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Implications of changes to Births Act for female inmates

Opinion – Georgina Blackmore

Implications of changes to Births Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Act for women’s prison inmates Read more »

New Council housing under way in Akaroa

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has celebrated the start of five new social housing units in Akaroa. Read more »

Fair Enough? – Tax HiveMind Midpoint Update

Article – HiveMind

Join our HiveMind exploration on this important issue: Fair enough? How should New Zealanders be taxed Read more »

Papakāinga provides refuge in time of need

Press Release – New Zealand Government

One year on from the Edgecumbe floods local whnau in ongoing and urgent need of a place to live will now benefit from new papakinga housing, says Mori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta. Read more »

MFAT used Thompson + Clark for security at TPP protest

Article – RNZ

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade used controversial firm Thompson + Clark to provide security services for the 2016 Trans Pacific Partnership signing in Auckland. Read more »

On Thompson+ Clark, and Russia’s FIFA World Cup

Article – Gordon Campbell

Daily, the coalition government keeps running into examples of the toxic legacy left behind by National and just as regularly, even the simple fixes are proving stubbornly difficult to enact. Take the case of the security firm Thompson + Clark, which has … Read more »

Strong future neighbourhood community celebrated

Press Release – Paetutu

The Wellington Company and Te Tumu Kinga today celebrated the upcoming construction of Paetutu: a high quality, affordable new neighbourhood development of 56 homes at 429 Jackson Street, Petone. Read more »

BAS’ Vision for Beneficiaries

Press Release – Beneficiary Advisory Service

We have been noticing positive change recently in societys attitude towards beneficiaries. This more positive view of the previously maligned group will lead to some much-needed changes in the benefit system. Things will only improve for beneficiaries with better … Read more »

ANZASW Response to Report on Registration Legislation Bill

Press Release – ANZASW

ANZASW Response to the Social Services Select Committees Report on the Social Work Registration Legislation Bill: Read more »

Spearhead Leaders hit the ground running in Upper Hutt

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council

With an ambitious vision, To empower youth voice and leadership in Upper Hutt the newly appointed Spearhead Leaders are off to a strong start. Read more »

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