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“So, what exactly is your job?”

Nina Herriman 

Chief Storyteller | National Council of Women of New Zealand

“So, what exactly is your job?” is a question I’ve heard a lot since May this year when I started as Chief Storyteller (Data and Visualisation) at the National Council of Women of New Zealand. Read more »

Increased hunger in the land of plenty could be solved

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Increased hunger in the land of plenty could be easily solved Families going without food on a regular basis is dangerously on the verge of becoming normal in Aotearoa-New Zealand – and the problem doesnt seem to be easing since recent tax credit and … Read more »

Workplace giving a breeze for Coates

Press Release – Sunrise Foundation

The team at Coates Associates have donated nearly $5000 since joining The Sunrise Foundation Workplace Giving in February 2017. Read more »

Facebook investigating online abuse of Samoan author

Article – RNZ

She has spoken out on her blog and social media as a survivor of child sexual abuse and is an LGBT rights advocate – both highly contentious issues in conservative Samoa. Read more »

Use of motels for high-risk offenders under review

Article – RNZ

Corrections is reviewing the use of motels as emergency accommodation for high-risk offenders, and has charged a convicted sex offender with breaching his court-imposed conditions. Read more »

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Week

Press Release – Cystic Fibrosis New Zealand

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Week can you help New Zealanders living with Cystic Fibrosis increase their life expectancy? Read more »

Life-Changing Financial Support Increasingly Available

Press Release – MoneyHub

With New Zealands total household debt rapidly rising and now exceeding $250 billion, MoneyHubs review of personal debt relief options reveals glimmers of hope to those struggling with high-interest credit. Read more »

Gender pay gap is second-smallest

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The gender pay gap was 9.2 percent in the June 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Sponsor Boost for NZ Chinese Language Week 2018

Press Release – NZ Chinese Language Week

The New Zealand Chinese Language Week Trust is delighted to announce five new sponsors for New Zealand Chinese Language Week 2018. Read more »

Join your local rescue helicopter in World Helicopter Day

Press Release – Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Thank you seems too small a phrase for saving lives. But words of encouragement and support from the public, and heartfelt stories from the people they rescue, mean the world to the specialist crews of your local rescue helicopter. Read more »

Help for those who suffer in silence

Press Release – Wintec

A group of ethnic counsellors have seen their vision for a counselling service for migrants and former refugees become a reality. Read more »