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Caring Cops – Police Graduation Tomorrow

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Fifty-nine new cops are preparing to graduate from the Royal New Zealand Police College on Thursday. All are taking on the challenge of helping their communities to be safe and feel safe, but some of the graduates are also taking their previous … Read more »

Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2020 call for nominations

Press Release – Arts Access Aotearoa

Do you want to see an outstanding Deaf or disabled artist recognised? How about an inclusive project celebrating community arts or a leader providing access to the arts for people in New Zealand? Nominations to this years Te Putanga Toi Arts … Read more »

Water Investment In Raukokore

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Shane Jones Minister for Regional Economic Development   26 February 2020  MEDIA STATEMENT The remote eastern Bay of Plenty community of Raukokere will receive a Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) investment of $10.6 million for a water … Read more »

RANZCR Calls For Investment In Cutting Edge Technology To Improve Healthcare

Press Release – Royal Australian and NZ College of Radiologists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) has signaled a need for significant investment in cutting edge technology to create an integrated health system and break down access and equity barriers for patients in New Zealand. … Read more »

HealthCare NZ Job Cuts Symptom Of Deeper Crisis In Support Sector

Press Release – Fuseworks

Public Service Association members have now spent weeks campaigning against over 200 proposed job cuts at HealthCare New Zealand, a subsidiary of NZ Health Group, alongside hundreds of workers and community members up and down the country. Union … Read more »

More Government Action Needed To Lift Children Out Of Poverty

Press Release – The Salvation Army New Zealand

Child poverty figures released today by Statistics New Zealand show further urgent Government action is needed to lift more children and whnau out of poverty, says The Salvation Army, which is calling for a change in core welfare benefits to be … Read more »

Charity Seeks To Tackle Nz’s Noise Induced Hearing Loss Problem Through Education

Press Release – Hearing New Zealand

Hearing New Zealand and its 23 Branches throughout New Zealand have today announced their focus for Hearing Awareness Week which runs from Sunday 1st to Saturday 7th March. Hearing Awareness Week is an extension of World Hearing Day which is held … Read more »

Ageing is the new black!

stephanie-clareStephanie Clare

Chief Executive | Age Concern New Zealand

Our population is ageing and we all need to know how to prepare. Age Concern New Zealand and The New Zealand Association of Gerontology are leading the way by co-hosting the Vison for Ageing in Aotearoa conference. Read more »

New Zealand Arts Council Has Two New Board Members

Press Release – Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Two new appointees, Robyn Hunt and Kura Moeahu, have joined Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (the board of Creative New Zealand), Manat Taonga Ministry of Culture and Heritage advised today. Wellingtonian Robyn Hunt brings a strong disability … Read more »

Covid-19: Travel Restrictions For Those Coming From China Extended

Article – RNZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed the country’s China travel ban will be extended for another eight days. Photo: RNZ /Dom Thomas The restrictions were put in place in early February as part of precautionary measures to try to keep the … Read more »

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