Community Scoop

Black November: when neighbours risked their lives to help neighbours

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Chief Executive | Public Health Association of New Zealand

Following last year’s World War 1 commemoration, the names of those whose lives were lost and of the great battles – Gallipoli, the Somme, Passchendaele, Monte Casino, the Coral Sea – are respectfully recalled on memorials around the country. Read more »

Minister Martin’s proposed intervention strategy

Press Release – Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) supports Minister for Children Tracey Martins strategy of intensive intervention to lower the number of children being placed in care. Read more »

Ten reasons to have hope for a better Media in the future

Article – Joseph Cederwall

Last week, I wrote about the news crisis in 2018 and why there is hope for journalism despite of (or perhaps because of) this dire situation . This piece will explore what exactly gives us at Scoop hope and will outline some tangible projects and approaches … Read more »

Government delivers election promise

Press Release – Platform Trust

After a year of uncertainty, community mental health and addictions service providers congratulate the Government on agreeing to bring wage rates for support workers in line with those in the aged care, disability and home and community care sector. Read more »

Pay equity settlement for support workers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Dr David Clark is pleased to announce an estimated 5,000 mental health and addiction support workers will soon receive the same pay rates as care and support workers. Read more »

2017 State of Volunteering Report Released

Press Release – Volunteering New Zealand

Low recruitment rates, funding issues and decreasing time given to volunteering are the greatest issues facing volunteering, according to Volunteering New Zealand. Their 2017 State of Volunteering 2017 report was released in Parliament yesterday … Read more »

Human Capital and the Living Standards Framework

Speech – The Treasury

Speech delivered to the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) by the Secretary to the Treasury, Gabriel Makhlouf, 21 June 2018. Read more »

Nikau Foundation’s chocolate-munching call-to-action

Press Release – Nikau Foundation

Wellingtons community foundation is behind a campaign to build a pot of funding to make grants for building community resilience and all they are asking the public to do is eat chocolate. Read more »

He Iti Kahurangi

Press Release – The Maori Party

Nau mai e noti i te knenga mai o te aroha. Ko te Pti Mori e mihi nei, ko te motu tnei e whakanui ana i t putanga ki te ao troa nei. Read more »

Report calls for hip fracture surgery within 48 hours

Press Release – Health Quality and Safety Commission

Offering surgery to people with hip fractures within 48 hours could lead to fewer deaths, a report by the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) has found. Read more »

New life breathed into the Te Hiku o Te Ika

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New life breathed into the Te Hiku o Te Ika Crown Social Accord Minister for Social Development, Carmel Sepuloni, and Minister for Maori Development, Nanaia Mahuta, have today met with senior leadership from Te Hiku o Te Ika Iwi and other Government … Read more »