When can we talk about the money?

photo of Tess CaseyTess Casey
CEO
Inclusive NZ

The disability community is changing it up this week.  We’re having a Rally at Parliament to let the Government know that they must invest in inclusive education.

This action has not been taken lightly.  Like most of the community sector our aim is to have constructive interactions with government and we are a little nervous about damaging what feels like a fragile relationship.  So it says a lot that the Education for All collaborative who are organising the rally felt that it was time to do something different.  Disabled people and families, in particular, feel that they have not been listened to and it is time to take a stand. Read more »

Scholarships recognise support staff and early educators

Press Release – NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has announced scholarships for support staff and early childhood members at its annual conference in Rotorua last night. Read more »

Submissions Called on Waitara Lands Bill

Press Release – New Plymouth District Council

Now is the time to send your comments to Parliaments select committee on the New Plymouth District Council (Waitara Lands) Bill. Read more »

New stuttering clinic opens in Albany

Press Release – Massey University

A new specialist stuttering clinic has opened at Massey Universitys Auckland campus, and aims to help people of all ages across the region who stutter. Read more »

Ange Davis to appeal decision

Press Release – BoxRec

Over the weekend in Auckland, New Zealand, Benjamin Watt put on his first boxing under BTW Promotions fight 4 Charity. The main event was Nailini Helu vs Ange Davis for the Vacant NZPBA and Vacant UBF Asia Pacific Womens Heavyweight title. Read more »

150 Clothing Packs and 5000 Lunches Gifted to Needy Kids

Press Release – AMP Scholarships

A Year On, AMP Scholarships Peoples Choice Winner Paige Kirk has Gifted over 150 Clothing Packs, 300 Requests and 5000 Lunches to Children in Need Voting for AMP Peoples Choice Scholarship 2016 Closing Soon Read more »

Smokefreerockquest national final results 2016

Press Release – Nelson Media Agency

Northland metal band Alien Weaponry won this yearss Smokefreeroquest on Saturday night at Aucklands Raye Freedman Centre, capping their win of Smokefree Pacifica Beats on Friday night. Auckland singer-songwriter Iris Guevarra was named Smokefreerockquests … Read more »

Stop the deportations of Indian International Students

Press Release – Racial Equality Aotearoa

Racial Equity Aotearoa unequivocally condemns the treatment of migrant students by Immigration New Zealand and the National-led government. Many international students now face the threat of deportation due to falsified documents produced without their … Read more »

Yale Students Urge Auckland University to go Fossil Free

Press Release – University of Otago

Fossil Free Yale University have applauded the recent decision by the University of Otago Council to exclude fossil fuels from their investment portfolio. Read more »

Waikato Vital Signs 2016 launch events announced

Press Release – Momentum Waikato

Members of the Waikato community are invited to attend one of four October events to hear about the findings of the recent Waikato Vital Signs 2016 project, where community priorities for action were identified for Waikato District, Hamilton City, … Read more »

Noisy action to highlight Todd’s climate crimes

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Community group Oil Free Wellington will be making noise at Todd Corporations Wellington headquarters today to protest the companys ongoing oil and gas exploration, including fracking. Read more »