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Sainsbury And Russell Take on Auckland Fringe

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Who better to peer into the world of female friendships than two men in wigs? Wigging Out sees Thomas Sainsbury (the more popular Paula Bennett) and Hamish Russell ( Drag Wars 2016 winner) don a couple of wigs and sashay onto the Basement Theatre stage … Read more »

Mental health a serious public health issue in New Zealand

Press Release – NZ Psychological Society

Briefing to Incoming Health Minister: Mental health a serious public health issue in New Zealand Read more »

Ban Street Prostitution & Residential Brothels – Poll

Press Release – Family First Lobby.

A nationwide poll has found strong support for banning both street prostitution and residential brothels. Read more »

City Mission thanks Greater Wellington for being stars

Press Release – Wellington City Mission

The Wellington City Mission has once again been blown away by Greater Wellingtons response to their Christmas Star Appeal. Read more »

Church leaders seek urgent meeting with PM on Manus

Press Release – Church In Progress

In the spirit of Christmas, Christian leaders are today seeking an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to discuss New Zealands response to the refugees on Manus Island, said Reverend Emily Worman, leader of Church in Progress MCC. Read more »

Auckland Dentists Give Back for Christmas

Press Release – Smile for Christmas

A group of Auckland dentists is pledging more than $30,000 of dental treatment, dentures, and other equipment to Aucklands most needy. Read more »

Protecting the protectors

Article – Charlotte Graham

What Do Those Working with Our Most Vulnerable Neighbours Need From Us to Help Keep Them Safe in a Natural Disaster? Read more »

Going soft on student loan defaulters a bad idea

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government must explain to New Zealand taxpayers why it is considering scrapping measures that ensure overseas student loan defaulters dont get away scot free, National Party Tertiary Education Spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Dec 19

Press Release – Hansard

1. ANGIE WARREN-CLARK (Labour) to the Minister of Finance : What reaction has he seen to the package of measures contained in the Families Package (Income Tax and Benefits) Bill that passed through the House last week? Hon GRANT ROBERTSON (Minister … Read more »

3,200 Women Queue for Hours for Food And Christmas Gifts

Press Release – Auckland City Mission

Women living in poverty are coming to the Auckland City Mission in overwhelming numbers this Christmas. Read more »

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