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Income Policies Finally Focussing on Poor

Press Release – Beneficiary Advisory Service

We were very pleased to see some much-needed Welfare Policies proposed by the Green Party this last weekend, says Rebecca Occleston, publicity coordinator for Beneficiary Advisory Service in Christchurch. Read more »

Scam Savvy Training for Seniors

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Helping elderly avoid being scammed, either on-line or on their doorstep, is the aim of a new programme being rolled out this year. Read more »

Māori IT Company Lays Foundation for Award Winners

Press Release – Whanau Tahi

Thursday July 27 2017 – Whnau Tahi managing director Ray Noonan says the fact that the Whnau Tahi platform is behind four major category winners at this years Pharmacy Awards is timely recognition for an IT company that has always punched above … Read more »

Freshwater HiveMind Enters Week 2 – New Statements Added

Article – Hivemind

After only one week we have already had almost 60 people take part in our HiveMind consultation on the issue of freshwater quality in NZ . The participants have cast a total of 1663 votes on existing statements and suggested a number of new statements … Read more »

Questions and Answers – July 26

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Social Development, MinisterStatements 1. JACINDA ARDERN (Deputy LeaderLabour) to the Minister for Social Development : Does she stand by her statement yesterday that the Ministry of Social Development … Read more »

High Fashion Comes to Auckland’s Culture Capital: Otara

Press Release – Pacific Fusion Fashion Show

NEW YORK – LONDON – PARIS – OTARA. The Pacific Fusion Fashion Show is smashing the stereotype that Pacific fashion is only about brightly coloured, oversized flowing floral dresses. Read more »

Kiwi school leavers not equipped to engage with Asia

Press Release – Asia New Zealand Foundation

Research released today by the Asia New Zealand Foundation has found less than 10 percent of school leavers are Asia-ready and only 36 percent are in the zone when it comes to Asia readiness*. Read more »

Manurewa Candidate Hohaia: Let’s get legal on homelessness

Press Release – The Maori Party

Mori Party candidate for Manurewa Tasha Hohaia will be supporting the hkoi for homelessness happening this Saturday in the local community. Hohaia notes As with all movements that raise awareness though, we need to consider what we can make happen … Read more »

Funding available to grow community expertise

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Community groups looking for outside help to upskill can today apply for funding to do so, says Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Alfred Ngaro. Read more »

Youth Suicide in NZ: A Discussion Paper

Press Release – Sir Peter Gluckman Chief Science Advisor

Over recent months the Prime Ministers Chief Science Advisor together with the Departmental Science Advisors from Health, Education, Social Development and Justice have been preparing a discussion paper on youth suicide. This paper was provided … Read more »

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