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Political parties pledge to increase overseas aid

Press Release – Council for International Development

A survey of political parties looking at how much New Zealand should spend on Official Development Assistance (ODA) shows the overwhelming majority of parties are committed to raising the bar according to the Council for International Development (CID). … Read more »

Civic awards recognise lifetime of giving by volunteers

Press Release – Whangarei District Council

Five volunteers who have given to the community in a broad spectrum of areas over their lifetimes will be recognised by the District of Whangarei by Mayor Sheryl Mai, councillors and guests at a Civic Honours ceremony in the Council Chambers, Forum … Read more »

Community Sector Survey Open

Press Release – COMVOICES

ComVoices is conducting a snapshot survey of the community sector environment and invites all community organisations to take part. Read more »

“Bromance” Marriage Stunt Insulting Says LegaliseLove

Press Release – Legalise Love

A promotional competition asking two best mates to get married in order to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2015 Rugby World Cup is insulting, marriage equality campaign LegaliseLove Aotearoa claims. Read more »

Adventurer wins prestigious University of Waikato award

Press Release – University of Waikato

Adventurer, management consultant and motivational speaker Jamie Fitzgerald will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato next month. Read more »

PGA: Addresses NZ’s ratification of Arms Trade Treaty

Press Release – Parliamentarians for Global Action

President of Parliamentarians for Global Action and New Zealand MP Ross Robertson today addressed a celebration to mark New Zealands imminent ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which is expected within the next few weeks. Read more »

Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS)

Press Release – Auckland Regional Migrant Services

Auckland Regional Migrant Services Trust (ARMS) is ensuring that local ethnic communities are election-ready and will have their voices heard by the key political parties prior to the upcoming General Election. Read more »

Youth ambassador selection process announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Veterans Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse has announced plans to select 25 Youth Ambassadors to attend 2015 Anzac Day commemorations at Gallipoli. Read more »

More funding to prevent Kauri dieback disease

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner today announced the Kauri 2000 Trust has received $57,000 to help prevent the spread of Kauri Dieback disease on the Coromandel Peninsula. Read more »

Labour – supporting and valuing carers and the cared for

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Placing real value on our elderly and the people who care for them will be a priority for a Labour Government, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says. Read more »

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