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The Ups and Downs of Volunteering

Press Release – Billie Jordan

The Ups and Downs of Volunteering Survival Tips Although volunteering can be incredibly rewarding, it’s not without its pitfalls – which people need to be aware of when investing their time, money and soul into trying to improve the lives of strangers, … Read more »

Social Enterprise MyCup to end period poverty in NZ

Press Release – My Cup

MyCup NZ has just released the first New Zealand Made Menstrual Cup. Its launch two weeks ago has been hailed as a life changer for NZ women. Menstrual Cups have come a long way in the last 10 years and are fast becoming the most convenient menstrual … Read more »

Lincoln to become only university without a bookshop

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Lincoln VC ignores community to become NZz only university without a bookshop The Vice-Chancellor of Lincoln University has announced he will close the bookshop on campus, leaving students without a place to buy text books at their place of study. Read more »

Warning to plan now for sea level rise – Expert reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

A report from the Ministry for the Environment has warned that New Zealand lacks a coordinated plan to deal with future climate change. Read more »

More sustainable funding needed for tourism

Press Release – Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand says the first round of the Tourism Infrastructure Fund will help some councils meet the infrastructure challenges posed by booming tourism numbers. Read more »

Cheaper to cut emissions than deal with climate change

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 15 (BusinessDesk) – The cost of climate change to New Zealand is still unknown, but a group of experts tasked with plugging the country’s information gaps says it will likely be significant and it would be cheaper to cut greenhouse emissions than … Read more »

New Chairman to lead Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust

Press Release – Ngati Whatua o Orakei Maori Trust Board

Ngti Whtua rkei Trust has elected Marama Royal as its new Chairperson, replacing outgoing Chair Phillip Davis. Read more »

Climate change reports show need for joint leadership

Press Release – Local Government NZ

The findings of the climate change adaptation report released today confirm Local Government New Zealands longstanding policy and advocacy position that there is an urgent need for strong joint action to minimise the risks to the natural and built … Read more »

Public Equity and Tax-Benefit Reform

Article – Keith Rankin

Public Equity is not a difficult concept to understand. Equity is about ownership. And equity is about equality. Equal owners own what they own equally. Two equal owners of a house own that house equally. Two people with equal shares in a business have … Read more »

100 days in many ways great for kiwi kids

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO welcomes the governments Families Package increases and also the Winter Energy Payment. Nurses have seen an increase in recent years in illness of children due to poverty and damp poor living conditions. Read more »

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