Waikato women accessing top class services

Press Release – Waikato District Health Board

Two thirds of all Waikato women are registering with a lead maternity carer within the first 12 weeks of their pregnancy, a just-published Waikato District Health Board Maternity Annual Report shows. Read more »

So gay or Intolerable Tolerance

Article – Alexander Lowe

According to the latest issue of NZ skateboarding magazine Manual, UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova announced skateboarding as the official professional sport for this years observance of World Tolerance Day 16 November 2014. The article Skate, … Read more »

Century21 Goes Pink During Month Of October

Press Release – Century 21 Real Estate

Breast cancer affects one in nine New Zealand women over their lifetime making it one of New Zealands most common cancers. Read more »

Barnardos to develop 21st century childcare service

Press Release – Barnardos

Barnardos, through support from the Akina Foundation, is to develop a high quality flexible childcare service to assist parents to enter and stay in the workforce. Read more »

Successful social enterprise teams announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the announcement of the teams who will take part in a pilot programme to support new social enterprise start-ups. Read more »

Communities Still Count

Trevor McGlinchey - Executive Officer, NZCCSS

Trevor McGlinchey – Executive Officer, NZCCSS

From Trevor McGlinchey
Executive Officer, NZ Council of Christian Social Services

The efforts of many organisations to influence the electorate and the political parties they voted for in the lead up to the 2014 Election is over. The voting public has spoken and provided a strong endorsement to the centre-right National Government led by John Key. New Zealanders have voted for a centre right government but they remain concerned about our high rates of inequality and child poverty. We must ensure we continue to advocate for policies that will support vulnerable members of our communities to realise their potential.
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Eleven social enterprises get ready to take off

Press Release – Akina Foundation

Eleven teams from across the country will take part in the Launchpad, kinas programme to get social enterprise ideas off the ground. Read more »

Snapshots Show Excellent Older Persons Care

Press Release – Waikato District Health Board

When Older Persons and Rehabilitation group manager Barbara Garbutt asked her team of people working in the service for examples of care excellence, the response staggered her. Read more »

First anniversary for City Assist ambassadors

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of the formation of the City Assist team in Hastings CBD. The ambassadors began walking the streets of the central shopping area in Hastings on Monday 30th September 2013, in response to calls for greater security … Read more »

Auckland Deaf Society launches bequest programme

Press Release – Auckland Deaf Society

According to the Department of Internal Affairs Charities Services there are 27,422 registered charities in New Zealand which generate a combined income of $15.7 million a year[2]. Read more »