Welfare Headlines

Shanghai Maling sale deal still on says SilverFern Farms

Article – BusinessDesk

June 26 (BusinessDesk) – Silver Fern Farms will miss the June 30 deadline to satisfy conditions of the sale of a controlling stake in the country’s largest meat processor to China’s Shanghai Maling Aquarius but insists the deal hasn’t been derailed. Read more »

Speech: The Lessons of Brexi

Speech – New Zealand First Party

This is a massive wake-up call for the British establishment and the high-placed bureaucracy. Read more »

Minister to attend WW1 commemorations in Europe

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley will represent the New Zealand government at First World War centenary commemoration events in England and France next week. Read more »

Auckland Students’ Association celebrates 125th birthday

Press Release – Auckland University Students Association

June 24th 2016 is a special day for Auckland University Students Association its the day it turns 125. Read more »

Te Omanga Hospice revamps retail operation

Press Release – Te Omanga Hospice

Te Omanga Hospice , the Hutt Valley specialist palliative care provider, today announced that it had signed a lease for a warehouse and would be closing its shop on Petones Jackson Street. Read more »

Top-down, Wellington-led services failing whānau

Press Release – Te Pou Matakana

Largest provider of services to Mori has called CYFs criticism a wake-up call for all government agencies engage better with your communities or devolve services to those who will. Read more »

Vulnerability: an ongoing story

Press Release – Anglican Action

We applaud the work of the New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services in the launch of their final Vulnerability Report today. These reports have kept issues of poverty and the range of pressing issues that those living in poverty are facing … Read more »

Ambulance at the bottom of the cliff is full

Press Release – Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is gravely concerned that the depth and breadth of poverty currently in the spotlight is becoming seen as inevitable, normal and permanent. Read more »

Government needs to step in to feed the kids

Press Release – Green Party

The Government needs to urgently reconsider its position to not provide funding for breakfasts and lunches for children who go to school hungry, the Green Party said today. Read more »

More families forced to turn to food banks for meals

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Increasing numbers of families are having to go to food banks just to put a meal on the table, according to a new report that should shame the Government into action, says Labours Social Development spokesperson Carmel Sepuloni. Read more »

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