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Huakina Ready And Waiting For Whānau Ora Support Teams

Press Release – Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency

Huakina Development Trust Tumuaki Maria Clarke cant wait for the arrival of the Whnau Ora Vaccination Battalion support crew to Pukekohe. The mobile teams from west Auckland have been supporting vaccinations in Manurewa and Papakura, and are … Read more »

Social Agencies, Priority One Meet On Employment Issues

Press Release – SociaLink

Young people and those with disabilities face many difficulties in gaining employment, a meeting of social agencies, Priority One and other agencies heard in Tauranga last week. The meeting, organised by social agency umbrella group SociaLink, Priority … Read more »

Celebrating Vaccinations In Papakura One By One

Press Release – Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency

Papakura will today welcome the Whnau Ora Vaccination Battalion support team before setting them onto the south Auckland streets to help lift the Mori vaccination rate one by one. Papakura Marae CEO Tony Kake said he was looking forward to … Read more »

Whānau Ora Heads South To Support Māori Vaccination Uptake

Press Release – Whanau Ora

The Whnau Ora battalion led by CEO John Tamihere is heading to south Auckland today to support the Mori vaccination drive. One hundred and twenty Waipareira kaimahi and volunteers left the Waipareira Vaccination Centre at 7.30am today in … Read more »

Community Organisations Struggling To Keep Pace With Demand For Services

Press Release – Hui E Community Aotearoa

Community organisations are running on empty after 18 months of pandemic pressures, new research from Volunteering New Zealand and Hui E! Community Aotearoa shows. The survey of more than 600 organisations in the tangata whenua, community and voluntary … Read more »

Whānau Ora Battalion Heads South To Support Māori Vaccination Drive

Press Release – Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency

One hundred and twenty staff and volunteers from West Auckland will head to south Auckland today to help with uptake of vaccinations. Led by Waipareira CEO John Tamihere, the group four mobile vax teams, will travel as a Car-koi from the Waipareira … Read more »

Social Unemployment Insurance

Press Release – CPAG

The Government proposal for social unemployment insurance (SUI) aka 2-tier welfare is imminent. If implemented, it would be the biggest change to New Zealands welfare system since the introduction of ACC in 1974, and has been designed behind closed … Read more »

Shining A Light On Loneliness In The Horowhenua

Press Release – Horowhenua District Council

Initiated by the New Zealand Coalition to End Loneliness, Light up Loneliness is about bringing people together, to reach out and support people who are feeling lonely and isolated. Horowhenua District Council was asked how they light up loneliness … Read more »

NZ ITPs (Institutes Of Technology And Polytechnics) Celebrating Research And Innovation Through Online Symposium

Press Release – Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

Whitireia and WelTec, alongside the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Ltd, will be hosting the National 2021 ITP (Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics) Research Symposium on 25-26 November via Zoom. The aim of the symposium is to bring together … Read more »

University Of Waikato To Introduce Vaccination Requirement On Campus

Press Release – University of Waikato

Following a consultation process, the University of Waikato has decided to make Covid-19 vaccination compulsory for staff, students and contractors accessing its campus and sites. The requirement will apply from 14 February 2022, giving the University … Read more »

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