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Ngāti Kahungunu Reo Māori Awards SELLS OUT

Press Release – Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

Ngti Kahungunu Reo Mori Awards SELLS OUT NG TOHU REO O NGTI KAHUNGUNU 2017 SOLD OUT! On Friday 25 August, Ngti Kahungunu will celebrate the third bi-annual Ngti Kahungunu Mori Language Awards. Established in 2013, this evening celebrates … Read more »

PSA Launches Progressive Thinking on Housing Booklet

Press Release – PSA

WHAT: The launch of the PSAs Progressive Thinking: ten perspectives on housing; a booklet featuring ten leading authors, academics and campaigners writing journalistically on a range of topics in housing. It includes contributions from Alan Johnson (Salvation … Read more »

Social Worker Registration Costs a Concern

Press Release – Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa national manager Brenda Pilott has welcomed the Social Worker Registration Bill being referred to a select committee. The Bill had its first reading on the last sitting day of Parliament. Read more »

The World Humanitarian Day to remember 82 aid workers killed

Press Release – Council for International Development

New Zealands community of disaster relief workers are marking World Humanitarian Day and remembering the 82 aid workers who have died so far in 2017. Read more »

Taking the Long View – Sustainability in Tertiary Education

Article – Gord Stewart

Many things on which our future health and prosperity depend are in dire jeopardy: climate stability, the resilience and productivity of natural systems, the beauty of the natural world, and biological diversity.It is worth noting that this is not … Read more »

Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund Applications Open

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Applications for funding for events in 2018 that commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi open on Monday 21 August. Read more »

NZ Government Fails! No Answers over Injustices at Ihumātao

Press Release – Save Our Unique Landscape

The New Zealand Government delegation to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racism and Discrimination in Geneva yesterday failed to answer multiple questions about the development of a Special Housing Area on confiscated Mori land at Ihumtao … Read more »

Social Housing Minister stifles debate on critical issues

Press Release – State Housing Action

Social Housing Minister Amy Adams is refusing all requests to front up and justify the National governments plan to sell 2,500 state houses in Christchurch after the election. Read more »

National Day of Silence Against Homophobia & Transphobia

Press Release – InsideOUT

Today thousands of students across New Zealand will take a vow of silence, to draw attention to the silence surrounding homophobic, biphobic, and transphobic bullying in their schools and communities. Read more »

Why We Need a More Open Election in 2017

Article – Joseph Cederwall

In April Scoop received crowdfunding from our generous supporters in order to achieve the goal of Opening The Election in 2017. We are happy to announce that Scoops new Opening The Election 2017 page is live now. Read more »

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