Welfare Headlines

PM Post-Cab Conference: Flag Shortlist, Business Confidence

Article – The Scoop Team

Speaking at his Monday post-cabinet press conference, John Key said there were two or three flags he would personally vote for in the shortlist. He said the chosen flag would be instantly recognizable as a representation of New Zealand. Key stood … Read more »

A life sentence for vulnerable children?

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says John Keys suggestion that care for vulnerable children could be contracted out to private, for profit, corporations is dangerous and unacceptable. Read more »

Louise Nicholas to deliver 4th Dame Dorothy Fraser lecture

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The woman who took on the police force over rape and abuse and won will deliver the fourth annual Dame Dorothy Fraser Lecture on Monday 28 September in Dunedin. We are excited to have confirmed Louise Nicholas ONZM to deliver the first lecture since … Read more »

Kaikoura’s new family health centre has an official name

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

It is Kaikoura Health, Te H o Te Ora. Kaikoura Service Level Alliance (SLA) members, who are overseeing development of the model of care and service design for the $13.4 million facility, asked Te Rnanga o Kaikoura to gift a name for the centre. … Read more »

Wellness in the Workplace Survey

Press Release – Southern Cross

This morning the second Wellness in the Workplace survey – a nationwide study of 113 employers (with 116,000 employees) by Southern Cross Health Society and BusinessNZ is being released. The full Wellness in the Workplace 2015 survey can be found here … Read more »

Privatising CYF about ideology not care

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

John Keys suggestions today that Child Youth and Family could be privatized will be a terrifying thought for New Zealanders already dealing with the mess created in private prisons and plans to sell our state houses to Australians, Opposition … Read more »

Helping Rotorua Students Get Back On Track

Press Release – Bay Trust

Everyone needs a second chance in life and Te Arawa Lakes Trust in Rotorua are providing that opportunity for dozens of students every year who have dropped out of secondary school. Read more »

New research will provide evidence of pathways taken

Press Release – Walters PR

New research being conducted by the Collaborative for Research and Training in Youth Health and Development and supported by Community Colleges New Zealand, Unitec, the YMCA, and Ako Aotearoa will provide evidence of the longer-term pathways for young … Read more »

The Nation News Bites: Serco, CYFS & Former PM Helen Clark

Article – The Nation

A selection of news bites from the Saturday 29th August 2015 edition of The Nation which featured interviews with Former PM Helen Clark, SERCO CEO Rupert Soames and Children’s Commissioner Russell Wills. Read more »

Q+A: David Seymour – Paid parental leave concessions costs

Press Release – TVNZ

CORIN Well, Sue Moroneys bill to extend paid parental leave to 26 weeks will be back in the house in a couple of weeks time. And this time, the Labour MP could just have the numbers. It, of course, all hinges on Peter Dunne. Now, one MP who … Read more »

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