Welfare Headlines

Maori Women’s Welfare League

Press Release – Maori Women’s Welfare League

The Maori Womens Welfare League says Mori women must play a central role in helping address the significant needs of Mori children and their families. Read more »

NZ Multiple Birth Association announces name change

Press Release – Multiples NZ

The New Zealand Multiple Birth Association (NZMBA); a volunteer organisation that supports and advocates for parents of multiples has officially changed its name to Multiples NZ. Read more »

Peters: Circus or Soap Opera and Foreseen Circumstances

Speech – New Zealand First Party

The performance of the National led government resembles a unique blend of circus and soap opera. When there are major social and economic issues to be resolved our future as a trading nation is at stake the leadership is obsessed with pandas … Read more »

ADHD no barrier to student’s achievement

Press Release – University of Auckland

When she was five years old Anna Redgraves parents were told she would never achieve success. But she has repeatedly proved the doubters wrong. Her latest achievement was to graduate with a Master of Counselling (Hons) from the University of Aucklands … Read more »

Q+A: Marama Fox – ‘Well, okay, long gone the Anzac Spirit.’

Press Release – TVNZ

On the issue of New Zealanders whore being detained, awaiting deportation from Australia after committing a crime, Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox told TV Ones Q+A programme, So is it time to bring in reciprocal legislation and say, Well, … Read more »

Dr Harry Shier to visit New Zealand

Press Release – Ara Taiohi

Ara Taiohi, national peak body for the youth sector in New Zealand, is delighted to announce that Dr Harry Shier will provide the keynote address. His presence at Ara Taiohi’s biennial national wnanga, Building Pathways, will add a wealth of … Read more »

Principals Reject Parata’s Funding Plans

Press Release – New Zealand Principals’ Federation

Minister Paratas announcement to scrap the decile system of funding and link future school funding to student achievement has been roundly rejected by school principals. Read more »

Report on Phillip John Smith highlights information sharing

Press Release – Office of the Privacy Commissioner

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has welcomed the findings of the report looking at the criminal justice system failings which enabled Phillip John Smith to escape overseas. Read more »

Whanau Tahi rides on back of Whanau Ora

Press Release – Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

A Memorandum of Understanding with a Native American provider could unlock the door for Whanau Ora and Whanau Tahi piggy-backing into the US. Read more »

Smith / Traynor Inquiry report released

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Inquiry report into Phillip John Smith / Traynors escape is being released alongside the Governments response to its findings, State Services Minister Paula Bennett says. Read more »

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