Navigating the Election Policy Maze

Brenda Pilott
National Manager Brenda photo
Social Service Providers Aotearoa

In case you hadn’t noticed, but there’s an election at the end of September.  Recent events have placed a strong spotlight on the leadership of our parties and there’s no question the leaders are a critical factor in the calculation we all make about where to place our party vote tick. Read more »

Families to benefit under social housing plans

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Over 190 local Palmerston North families will be helped into a warm, dry place to stay through the Governments social housing plans for the city. Read more »

Fairer Taxes needed to fund essential social services

Press Release – NZ Council of Christian Social Services

A fairer approach to tax would mean more could be done to help those in need. Bringing in a higher tax rate on the highest incomes could provide the resources needed to lift kiwis out of poverty a way to help those facing hard times get back on … Read more »

RACP: Make Good Work the Norm

Press Release – Royal Australasian College of Physicians

23 August 2017 – The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is calling for politicians to take urgent action to make good work the norm. Read more »

David Seymour’s Bill a Threat to the Lives of the Disabled

Press Release – Right To Life

David Seymours Bill a Threat to the Lives of the Disabled Image result for euthanasia evilMedia Release Tuesday 22nd August 2017 Our disabled brothers and sisters know that a very real threat associated with the David Seymour Euthanasia bill, is that … Read more »

Top 10 Holiday Parks Communities Connect And Everyone Wins!

Press Release – Volunteering Canterbury

Last week TOP 10 Holiday Parks Group members converged on Christchurch for their national conference. The opportunity for members of the holiday park sector, which provides 36% of New Zealands commercial accommodation capacity and 20% of commercial … Read more »

Trust Seeks Info On Golden Bay Grandstand Cladding

Press Release – Golden Bay Grand Stand Community Trust

Golden Bay Grand Stand Community Trust (the Trust) is interested in hearing from anyone who remembers or has information about the style of external cladding and the inside of the grandstand over the years. Project Manager Paul Crockford says … Read more »

More primary healthcare needed

Press Release – NZNO

NZNO welcomes proposed new initiatives from the current National-led Government to improve healthcare access to disadvantaged New Zealanders, but Associate Professional Services Manager Hilary Graham-Smith cautions against exaggerating expected uptake … Read more »

BOPDHB takes proactive actions to provide better care

Press Release – Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is constantly looking at ways that we can improve the services and care we provide to our patients and community, from the very young to the aged. Read more »

New Māori video series features successful local businesses

Press Release – Matariki

A Mori video series called Mia which aims to inspire rangatahi Mori (youth) to reach big with their dreams features two successful Napier businesses. Read more »

Music school founder wins national migrant award

Press Release – NZ Association for Migration and Investment

Founder and principal of North Aucklands Albany School of Music, Grace Dong Liu, struck the right note with the judges and was named Migrant of the Year at the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI) Immigration Awards on August … Read more »