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Young Black Americans Not Sold On Biden, The Democrats Or Voting

Article – The Conversation

Will young, Black Americans turn out to vote in November? Probal Rashid/LightRocket via Getty Images Read more »

Subsequent Provisions Of Oranga Tamariki Act To Change

Press Release – Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Te Ptahitanga o Te Waipounamu is relieved to see the announcement made today at the Iwi Leaders Forum that Cabinet has decided to repeal the subsequent children provisions of the Oranga Tamariki Act. The subsequent children provisions came into … Read more »

Local Charity Creating A New, Holistic Safe Haven For Survivors Of Domestic Violence

Press Release – I Got Your Back Pack

After five years providing essential care packs to refuges and safe houses around Aotearoa, I Got Your Back Pack are now creating their own place for families to heal through trauma and break the cycle of domestic violence. In October 2020, I Got Your … Read more »

2020 Gold Awards Finalists Announced

Press Release – Wellington Gold Awards

The Finalists for the 2020 Gold Awards were announced on Thursday 30th July at Te Wharewaka o Poneke on Wellington’s waterfront. The Finalists were selected from the largest group of entrants in the Gold Awards 22-year history and represent a fine … Read more »

National Pledge To End Family Violence Heads To Parliament Grounds

Press Release – Safe Man Safe Family Charitable Trust

Men from all over New Zealand are invited to join prominent violence-prevention voices in a show of solidarity and call for national change. This will culminate in a group pledge at Parliament grounds on 06 August 2020 from 10am-12noon. The pledge … Read more »

Unemployment Tipped To Rise – Maori Unemployment Tipped To Skyrocket

Press Release – Maori Council

The Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council, Matthew Tukaki, has said unemployment in New Zealand will rise significantly over the next quarter and the figures out today are just the tip of a very fast-moving iceberg. Tukaki has said … Read more »

Ōtaki Tells Their Untold Stories To Connect The Township With Diversity And Connection

Press Release – talk creative limited

GET PIQUED: 2 years ago, the somewhat fragmented town of taki cast their eye-sight sideways, and local leaders realised that the future was uncertain given the access into the town (a current focus of which National seek to resolve) – for their young … Read more »

Resetting New Zealand Tourism Through A Cultural Lens


By Ngahiwi Tomoana Chairman, Ngti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated Tn koutou katoa e te iwi, Ive been recently appointed to the Minister of Tourism, Kelvin Daviss taskforce. Mere and I have been hosting people here in Pakipaki for over … Read more »

Tax Justice Releases Election Policy Recommendations, 12:30pm 4 August

Press Release – Tax Justice Aotearoa

4 August 2020, Tax Justice Aotearoa (TJA) releases its tax policy recommendations in the ramp-up to the election. 12:30pm, GBLT2, Government Buildings, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University of Wellington Speakers: Louise Delany, TJA Chair; Paul Barber, … Read more »

The Salvation Army Warns Of Growing Pressure On Welfare Services As Covid-19 Measures End

Press Release – The Salvation Army New Zealand

The Salvation Army Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit (SPPU) is warning that more will need to be done to respond to the social impacts of Covid-19. The fifth Covid-19 Social Impact Dashboard released today by the SPPU shows that Salvation Army centres … Read more »

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