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Funding to target local road blackspots welcomed by councils

Press Release – Local Government NZ

LGNZ welcomes the Governments announcement of the Safe Network Programme, which intends to invest $700 to $800 million in local road safety improvements over the next three years. The move comes after concerted work between LGNZ and NZTA to focus … Read more »

Making it Happen for community groups

Press Release – Porirua City Council

More than $15,000 has been given to community organisations that support young people in the latest round of Porirua Citys Making it Happen fund. Read more »

Man arrested for human trafficking and slavery

Press Release – Immigration NZ

A 64-year-old man has been arrested and charged with human trafficking and slavery, following a lengthy investigation by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) and NZ Police. Read more »

Pacific women paid lowest in New Zealand’s Public Service

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

Pacific women paid lowest in New Zealands Public Service A pay gap of 21% for Pacific women working in the public service is alarming and needs to be addressed urgently, says Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Saunoamaalii Dr Karanina … Read more »

CMD Print Solutions Celebrate the spirit of Christmas

Press Release – CMD Printing Solutions

North Shore based printing company, CMD Print Solutions are looking to give back to their local community with two separate sponsorships this holiday season. Read more »

Viva Scoop 3.0! Rounding Up 2018 and Looking Ahead

Article – Joseph Cederwall

2018 has been quite a year for Scoop. We are so thrilled to have successfully met the funding target for the first stage of the Scoop 3.0 plan raising $36,000. This means we can now proceed with the planning phase for the delivery of this bold … Read more »

Amendments to the Christchurch District Plan approved

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A proposal to clarify the rules for rebuilding homes in some eastern suburbs of Christchurch has been given the go ahead. Read more »

Tomorrow’s Schools

Press Release – New Zealand Principals’ Federation

Tomorrow’s Schools Last Friday, the much anticipated Tomorrow’s Schools final report was released by the Task Force. Most in our sector welcomed the report which signals some major changes. These changes are outlined under eight key issues in the Report … Read more »

Corrections Officer graduation caps off a strong year

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The graduation of 61 new Corrections Officers today caps off a strong year for the Department, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis said. Read more »

Rainbow competency for mainstream organisations

janeeditedJack Trolove

Director | Rainbow Ready 

Jane Zintl

CEO | Ara Taiohi

Youth suicide is at epic proportions in Aotearoa.  This is not news to many, in fact most of us are personally affected by this reality at some level.  Perhaps less well known is that young people from our rainbow communities (those who identify as LGBTQI+) are amongst the highest rates of youth suicide, especially trans and gender diverse young people.  We are doing something wrong, and this has to change. Read more »

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