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Healthy Homes Initiative wins Spirit of Service’ Award

Press Release – State Services Commission

The Prime Ministers Award in the first annual Spirit of Service Awards has been won by the Ministry of Health and five agencies who teamed up on the Healthy Homes Initiative. Read more »

Real Journeys Cruise for-a-Cause Raises $53,220

Press Release – Real Journeys

This years Cruise-for-a-Cause to Doubtful Sound has raised a record $53,220 for Queenstown community support group Baskets of Blessing/Lets Eat for a portable chiller and commercial kitchen equipment to help the team distribute meals for individuals … Read more »

Royal Commission of Inquiry into Attack on ChCh Update

Press Release – Royal Commission of Inquiry into Attack on ChCh

The Muslim Community Reference Group met with Commissioner Sir William Young, Member Jacqui Caine and the Royal Commission team again in Christchurch this month. Read more »

No More Visa Delays!

Press Release – Migrant Workers Association

International students and NZ residents and citizens unite to demand justice from Immigration NZ and New Zealand government. Read more »

Tāmaki Regeneration’s shared home ownership programme

Press Release – Tamaki Regeneration Company

After more than thirty years living in state housing, a Glen Innes whnau are unpacking their boxes in their very own home, bought through a shared home ownership arrangement with Tmaki Regeneration Company (TRC). Read more »

AIA New Zealand win award for Diversity and Inclusion

Press Release – AIA

AIA were among the winners at last nights Financial Services Council Awards at the Pullman Hotel. AIA was awarded the Innovation and Wellbeing Award which recognises diversity and inclusion initiatives a company has implemented in their business. … Read more »

Osteoarthritis – is NZ neglecting our ageing population?

Press Release – Arthritis New Zealand

Its not just the elephant in the room – its a herd of elephants on the rampage. Osteoarthritis is a severe health issue that is only going to get worse. New Zealand needs to be much more proactive in acknowledging the seriousness of this debilitating … Read more »

Veronika Meduna: Kaitiakitanga – Seeing Nature As Your Elder

Article – The Dig

This story addresses the intricate interconnections between climate change and biodiversity loss, and how this disruption impacts Mori in particular. Meduna also discusses this relationship with prominent Mori scientists and environmentalists and inquires … Read more »

New horse float for Wanganui Riding for the Disabled

Press Release – NZ Community Trust

Over 80 riders and volunteers will benefit from an NZCT grant of $39,000 to the Wanganui branch of the New Zealand Riding for the Disabled Association (NZRDA). Read more »

Genuinely affordable homes are the answer to housing crisis

Press Release – Community Housing Aotearoa

Putting families into motels is a temporary fix for desperate situations, rather than a sustainable solution to problems of poverty and homelessness, says Scott Figenshow, Chief Executive of Community Housing Aotearoa. He was commenting on media … Read more »

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