Getting Started with Hui E! Community Aotearoa

photo of dave HendersonFrom Dave Henderson
ANGOA – the Association of NGOs of Aotearoa

A great feeling this week that after months of talk between two key organisations – ANGOA and Social Development Partners. We’ve registered a new entity that will take us forward with renewed energy, inspiration and excitement.

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Heroes lead the way in new storybook for Starship

Press Release – Starship

A collection of heroic tales is just what the doctor ordered as young Auckland authors have their stories published through the Barfoot & Thompson Young Authors Challenge in aid of the Starship Foundation. Read more »

Improving access to mental health care

Press Release – Canterbury DHB

Canterbury Specialist Mental Health Services (SMHS) is streamlining its systems to ensure people get faster access to urgent or crisis mental health care. The SMHS Adult Service has developed a new model of care aimed at providing improved access … Read more »

Māori community stalwart up for APW awards

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Selfless commitment to the Mori community and a lifelong dedication to cricket and football will be recognised next Wednesday 5 November by the Wellington City Council when Bill Rawiri and Trevor Rigby are given Absolutely Positively Wellingtonian … Read more »

Gender equality information increase

Press Release – National Council of Women of NZ

The National Council of Women of New Zealand is starting a monthly e-newsletter and has added sections to its website to meet the growing demand for information and support around gender equality. Read more »

Exercise Wisdom Tooth Boosts Oral Health in Far North

Press Release – Northland DHB

They came and, like knights in shining armour, boosted the oral health of almost 750 high-need Far North residents, before leaving again two weeks later. In partnership with the Northland DHB oral health service, a team of New Zealand Defense Force (NZDF) … Read more »

NZ’s second tertiary community engagement summit at UC

Press Release – University of Canterbury

More than 10 national and international experts will deliver key addresses to the second New Zealand Tertiary Community Engagement Summit to be held at the University of Canterbury next month. Read more »

Turia: Women’s Refuge Conference 2014

Speech – The Maori Party

This is a milestone moment in my life. This will be my last official address as Co-leader of the Maori Party. On Saturday night at our Hui-a-Tau, I will be standing down from that role and enabling a new co-leader, wahine, to take the party forward. Read more »

Rodeo Code of Welfare ‘Sick Joke’

Press Release – SAFE

Animal advocacy organisation SAFE says the revised Code of Welfare for Rodeos just released is nothing but a sick joke. Rodeo animals are goaded, tormented and forced to endure needless suffering and gross mistreatment, all for the sake of so-called … Read more »

Walk the Talk – Opposing violence against women

Press Release – Soroptimist International of Auckland

Soroptimist International of Auckland have organised a walk on 22 November from Silo Park at the Wynyard Quarter through the Viaduct and back to Silo Park, to show their opposition to violence against women. This event hopes to raise awareness for the … Read more »

Chch’s Transition to the World’s Best Edible Garden City

Press Release – Edible Canterbury Expo

The Edible Canterbury Expo tomorrow, Saturday, 1 November, will showcase efforts to make Christchurch become the worlds best Edible Garden City. Edible Canterbury, the Christchurch City Council, community based organisations and local businesses … Read more »