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Home is more than a roof over our heads…

cushla-managhCushla Managh

Strategic Communications and Engagement Manager | Community Housing Aotearoa  

…but it’s a start.

And today one of the country’s many community housing trusts opened a new housing development designed to put a warm, dry, temporary roof over some of Auckland’s many families in need. Read more »

Directors urged to improve understanding of climate change

Article – BusinessDesk

Company directors are not as aware of climate change challenges as they should be and risk leaving their firms insufficient time to respond, says Karen Silk, deputy chair of the Sustainable Business Council. Read more »

Risk frameworks need ‘fundamental rethink’ on climate

Article – BusinessDesk

New Zealands risk and resilience frameworks need a fundamental rethink if communities are going to adapt to the greater potential risks arising from climate change, Local Government New Zealand says. Read more »

Young Pacific people can access earning and learning

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Pacific young people living in the Hawkes Bay, Southland and Otago regions will have access to support services that have proved successful in helping young people find new earning and learning opportunities. Read more »

World Sight Day sees People struggling to afford glasses

Press Release – Salvation Army

On World Sight Day (Thursday, October 10) many New Zealanders are unable to afford a basic tool to see clearly glasses. Read more »

Collaborative approach to ending family violence

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Two pilots of an integrated, safety-focused response to family violence have delivered positive results in Christchurch and Waikato, says an independent evaluation. Read more »

Hutt City takes lead on massive global charity campaign

Press Release – Capital C Concerts

On Saturday 7th December, the world will unite to help fight Homelessness & Displacement with what is thought to be the largest charitable fundraising campaign in a generation. With an aim of raising $50,000,000, The Worlds Big Sleep Out , spearheaded by … Read more »

GirlGuiding Gets Girls Moving

Press Release – GirlGuiding NZ

GirlGuiding NZ has been chosen by Sport New Zealand as one of nine organisations to be funded by the Young Womens Activation Fund to help get New Zealand girls moving. Read more »

Second stage of nation’s largest Waitangi claim

Press Release – Maori Council

The second phase of the nations largest Waitangi Tribunal claim gets under way and the New Zealand Maori Council has cautioned the Crown that Maori must play a significant leadership role in how the hearings get under way. Called Wai 2575 Health … Read more »

Independent Hospital for Queenstown Welcomed

Press Release – Hamish Walker

Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker has welcomed todays confirmation of an independent hospital for Queenstown. Read more »

2019 Northland Rescue Helicopter annual appeal underway

Press Release – Northland Rescue Helicopter

As the 2019 Northland Rescue Helicopter annual fundraising appeal gets into gear, spokesman Paul Ahlers says he is looking forward to plenty of community involvement. Read more »