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Sunrise Foundation awards grants to 35 local causes

Press Release – Sunrise Foundation

The Sunrise Foundation board has approved $79,310 of grants to arts, education, environment, health, social services and sports causes throughout the Tairawhiti-Gisborne District. Read more »

Search begins for next Kiwi delegate to ‘plant their path’

Press Release – Bayer NZ

Auckland, 15 October 2018 Nows the time to step up and share your ideas with the world thats the call from Bayer New Zealand, which is on the lookout for a Kiwi delegate to represent New Zealand at the Youth Ag Summit in Braslia, Brazil … Read more »

Kaikohekohe – growing young boys into great men

Press Release – Te Runanga a Iwi o Ngapuhi

A new partnership between Te Rnanga–Iwi O Ngpuhi, philanthropic funder JR McKenzie Trust and Kaikohe Intermediate looks to change the narrative – challenging and transforming deficit views and statistics by growing young Mori boys who live … Read more »

Hula Hooping NZ Record Only a Fortnight Away

Press Release – Heart Hoop Off

Wresting a New Zealand hula hooping record from the deep south will be a key part of the Super Heart Hoop-Off in a couple of weeks time. Read more »

Woodford Folk Festival announce 2018/19 programme

Press Release – Woodford Folk Festival

Continuing its reputation for blending tradition with discovery, Woodford Folk Festival once again brings together music, art, circus, cabaret, yoga, dance, comedy and ceremony, in its 2018/19 festival programme. Read more »

Key challenges of jobs, climate change on agenda

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

Key challenges of jobs, climate change on agenda at alternative trade strategy hui 19-20 October Discussions on trade strategy in New Zealand usually focus on market access for primary products. Yet todays free trade agreements have 20-plus chapters … Read more »

Nurturing and embracing the Niuean language

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Nurturing and embracing the Niuean language There is much anticipation and excitement as the Niuean community are mobilised across New Zealand to celebrate Vagahau Niue Language Week, which gets underway today, says Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito … Read more »

Maori Crime will reduce – If Maori are in Charge

Press Release – Manukau Urban Maori Authority

All four Iwi/Community Panel providers came together today to look at how successful their work was in dealing with Maori and other crimes within Metro Auckland. The Iwi Community Panels known as Te Pae Oranga was launched 4 years ago in partnership … Read more »

New season sponsorship boosts lifesaving throughout NZ

Press Release – Toyota New Zealand

Toyota Financial Services has signed a vehicle sponsorship agreement with Surf Life Saving New Zealand and Surf Life Saving Northern Region which will establish one of the largest not-for-profit vehicle fleets in New Zealand. Read more »

Pink Ribbon appeal and Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Press Release – ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) supports the Pink Ribbon street appeal which begins today, as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Today we pay tribute to survivors, those living with the condition and their families … Read more »

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