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Charity Aims to Help Over 1000 Mothers this Mother’s Day

Press Release – Dress For Success

More than 70 percent of the women who go through Dress for Success Auckland (DfSA) looking for help are mothers, a third of which are single mothers. This month, DfSA is launching their annual May I Help? campaign to raise much needed funds to support … Read more »

Countdown helps Kiwi families in need

Press Release – Countdown Supermarket

3 May 2016: Countdown stores throughout New Zealand will once again be getting behind The Salvation Armys annual Red Shield Appeal to help Kiwi families in need. Read more »

Kapiti Sports Awards winners revealed last night

Press Release – Kapiti Sportsperson of the Year

Taekwon-Do World Sparring Champion Rose Biddiscombe was judged both Sportswoman and Sportsperson of the Year at the PaknSave Kapiti Sportsperson of the Year awards dinner on Monday night. A great turn-out of 238 guests representing the Coasts … Read more »

‘Cathartic’ Pledge Pushes Project Along

Press Release – Hundertwasser Project Action Team.

A Whangarei widower who recently donated over $7000 in his wifes name toward the Hundertwasser Art Centre with Wairau Maori Art Gallery says the donation is keeping her spirit alive. Read more »

NGOs and trade unions – natural allies in making NGOs great places to work

Brenda photoBrenda Pilott, National Manager
Social Service Providers Aotearoa

I’ve just joined Social Service Providers Aotearoa as its national manager, after a decade working for the PSA, NZ’s largest union which includes thousands of community sector workers amongst its membership.  So I came to the job with some views about NGOs as employers and how they treat their staff.  I also brought with me a strong view that unions and NGOs are natural allies. Read more »

Fleet renewal creates jobs and opportunities for young Maori

Press Release – Aotearoa Fisheries

New Zealands biggest fishing fleet renewal project in four decades is creating career opportunities for young Mori looking to join the marine industry. Read more »

Annual Conference of the Islamic Women’s Council of NZ

Press Release – Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand

Stepping up and stepping out was the theme of this years Islamic Womens Council annual conference. The Hamilton conference, which was attended by 200 women from around the country, included a youth programme, along with competitions for written … Read more »

New Community Leadership Fund announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Community Leadership Fund Hapori Whakatipu, will benefit communities across New Zealand by strengthening the level of support available to organisations providing leadership and capability building, says Community and Voluntary Sector Minister … Read more »

VNZ Welcomes Proposed Changes to Fire Service

Press Release – Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand welcomes the Governments announcement on Friday, 29 April by Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne to re-build a fire service that supports its volunteer and paid workforce and its rural and urban communities. Read more »

Real Meals Coalition challenges Compass to DHB Cook-off

Press Release – Real Meals Coalition

Commercial provider, Compass has a 15 year contract with Southern DHB to provide ready-made meals, which opponents have criticised as disgusting and inedible. Read more »

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