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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 »

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 »

Sonny Fatupaito in response to Simon Bridges

Press Release – Waikato Mongrel Mob Kingdom

In response to our invitation to the Leader of the Opposition, Simon Bridges to participate in our Mana Whnau Event on Saturday 9 November which he abruptly declined. Read more »

NZ to go Dutch to battle climate change

Article – BusinessDesk

Dutch and Kiwi farmers must innovate together, the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte said, announcing a joint cooperation statement on climate change with New Zealand today. Read more »

Small end of town needs to chip in on climate change – Carr

Article – BusinessDesk

Corporate New Zealand is increasingly engaged on the real challenges of climate change but the nations efforts will need to be much broader based to be effective, the new head of the Climate Change Commission says. Read more »