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chris-glaudelChris Glaudel | ComVoices Chair

Deputy Chief Executive | Community Housing Aotearoa

The country’s community and voluntary organisations are delivering services where they matter – to New Zealanders in need – even as they continue to grapple with a number of significant challenges. Read more »

DHB offers walk-in oral health care in Flaxmere for children

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay District Health Board

People with children aged between 1 and 18 years needing dental exams or treatment can turn up to Hawkes Bay DHBs community dental hub in Flaxmere between 9am and 4pm from 13 January and be seen, no appointment necessary. Read more »

Paris, New York – and now Hamilton – for Raglan artist

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Please Do Touch, an exhibition by Raglan artist Yaniv Janson, previously displayed in Paris and New York, will be a featured exhibition at ArtsPost, part of Waikato Museum, in Hamilton from Friday 10 January. Read more »

ANZASW stands with Australia

Press Release – ANZASW

ANZASW stands with Australia Media Release: The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) 8th January 2020 Read more »

ASB Classic create ‘Best seats in the House’ to support Aust

Press Release – ASB Classic

A special centre court seating location is just one of a range of fundraising activities and initiatives rolling out across the ASB Classic to support the Australian Bushfire Relief. With the Womens ASB Classic being completely sold out for the remainder … Read more »

Social entrepreneurs & innovation leads Pacific contribution

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio says the New Year 2020 Honours List highlights the valuable contribution Pacific social entrepreneurs and innovators make to New Zealand, the Pacific region and the world. Read more »

Fire and Emergency honours’ recipients congratulated

Press Release – Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Chief Executive, Rhys Jones has congratulated six firefighters from Warkworth, Rotorua, Whanganui, Kirwee (Canterbury), Nuhaka (Hawkes Bay) and Wanaka, who were named in the New Years Honours list released today. Read more »

New Year Honours: Sporting greats among knights and dames

Article – RNZ

Six new knights and dames, including Silver Ferns coach Dame Noeline Taurua and economist Professor Dame Marilyn Waring, have been created in today’s New Year’s Honours List. Read more »

Auckland psychiatrist Dr David Codyre awarded Order of Merit

Press Release – Total Healthcare

It is with absolute delight that Total Healthcare PHO announces that Dr David Codyre has today been awarded a New Years honour he is now a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to mental health. Read more »

Paraplegicwoman calling for immigration policy change

Press Release – Juliana Carvalho

Paraplegicwoman dive with sharks and paraglide from a cliff in video calling for immigration policy change Read more »

Maori World View Best Path Forward on Climate Change

Press Release – Maori Climate Commissioner

New Zealand should be lauded for its climate leadership, but needs closer alignment with the Mori world view to build a sustainable path forward says Mori Climate Commissioner Donna Awatere Huata. Read more »