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 »

Growth of generosity in Auckland.

Press Release – Auckland Foundation

Current chair of Auckland Foundation, Geoff Clews, has announced that he is stepping down after four years at the helm. Joy Marslin has been elected the new Chair, with Ian Short elected to the Deputy Chair role – effective 1 August. Read more »

LeadMe Launch

Press Release – Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering NZ (VNZ) is proud to announce the release of LeadMe , an innovative new digital tool to assist leaders of volunteers to be more effective in their roles. Read more »

Report Provides Zero Carbon Solution

Press Release – Joint Press Release

A report to the Productivity Commission is recommending bold action to eliminate tillage or ploughing within the next five to 10 years and replace it with low disturbance no-tillage. Read more »

Predator Free Wellington ready to spread its wings

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Predator Free Wellington was today given Wellington City Councils tick of approval to become a legally recognised charity, opening the door for further growth and a wider raft of funding opportunities. Read more »

“The Money or The Bag” and make a difference this winter

Press Release – Wellington City Mission

Winter in Wellington has its challenges from the cold temperatures and the strong southerlies, to the (occasional) horizontal rain. During this season we all have to make choices about how to keep ourselves and our families warm, safe and healthy. Read more »

Volunteers crucial for Auckland homeless count

Press Release – Housing First Auckland

A collaboration of community organisations, people with lived experience of homelessness, emergency housing providers, government, academics and approximately 750 volunteers will be involved in Ira Mata, Ira Tangata: Aucklands Homeless Count the first … Read more »

Auckland’s first region-wide homelessness count

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff this morning announced Ira Mata, Ira Tangata: Aucklands Homeless Count – Aucklands first region-wide count of people living without shelter (people living on the street and in cars). Read more »

What Māori men really think about exercise

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Mori men are disproportionately affected by lifestyle-related illnesses associated with sedentary behaviour, but relatively little is known about their thoughts and preferences towards exercise. Read more »

Significant drop in HIV diagnoses but no way to tell why

Press Release – AIDS Foundation

MEDIA RELEASE: 20 JUNE 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Significant drop in HIV diagnoses but no way to tell why Read more »

Make a difference at Sustainability Trust’s winter market

Press Release – Sustainability Trust

MEDIA RELEASE 20 June, 2018 Make a difference at Sustainability Trusts winter market Brighten up your winter Sustainability Trust’s Winter Market is back! The Make a Difference Market is on Saturday June 30, 10am – 2pm at Sustainability … Read more »