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Tatou Tatou E! All of us together

Ros 2015 short hairRos Rice

Executive Officer | Community Networks Aotearoa

On the 27th and 28th of August two National organisations, Community Networks Aotearoa and the New Zealand Council of Social Services are working together for their biennial conference.  To be held in Wellington this year, the theme of the conference is Tātou Tātou E! Everyone Together the value of relationships in building wellbeing. Read more »

Services for disabled stretched to breaking point

Press Release – Disability Support Network

The funding crisis facing the disability sector has become more urgent following the disturbing news that the Ministry of Health will not increase contract prices for providers this year, the New Zealand Disability Support Network said today. Read more »

Taking action on Pacific health

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has announced work is under way on a new Pacific Health Action Plan in an important step towards improving the health and wellbeing of all Pacific people in New Zealand, says Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa. Read more »

HUHA ‘Supreme’ winner for Upper Hutt

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council

Congratulations to Helping You Help Animals (HUHA) who were announced as Supreme winner for Upper Hutt in the 2019 Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. Read more »

Volunteers celebrated at awards ceremony

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Volunteers from across Lower Hutt were last night celebrated for their generosity and service to the community. Read more »

Multicultural NZ congratulates new Commissioner

Press Release – Multicultural New Zealand

Multicultural NZ is delighted to congratulate former Gisborne Mayor, Meng Foon, who has been appointed as New Zealands Race Relations Commissioner. Read more »

Kaingaroa community looks to a new future

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Mori Development and Associate Minister of Housing Hon Nanaia Mahuta today visited the close-knit community of Kaingaroa Village to announce a $2.4 million investment in housing as part of the ongoing community development project in the … Read more »

New Waikato Health Centre Breaks New Grounds

Press Release – Tu Tonu

A groundbreaking new holistic health care initiative in Hamilton is causing ripples nationwide and beyond, with its unique and innovative approach to setting new physical rehabilitation standards. Opening its doors for one-one-one services last week, T … Read more »

Congratulations to the new Race Relations Commissioner

Press Release – Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand

The Islamic Womens Council of New Zealand welcomes the announcement of Meng Foon as the new Race Relations Commissioner. Our community, along with many others, has deeply felt the absence of an advocate in that role, particularly in light of … Read more »

Report presents findings about creative spaces

Press Release – Arts Access Aotearoa

A report, Understanding the Value of Creative Spaces, presents key findings from a survey of creative spaces throughout New Zealand, intended to provide key decision-makers and agencies with information about the sector to better understand how the sector … Read more »

Commission welcomes new Race Relations Commissioner

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission welcomes the appointment of a new Race Relations Commissioner, announced today by Justice Minister Andrew Little. Read more »