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Minister Of Health Says Ministry Of Health Should Release Māori Health Data

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Since the High Court delivered its resounding view that the Ministry of Health should release critical individual data to the Whnau Ora Commission Agency to improve Mori communities Covid vaccination rates, everyones still waiting despite … Read more »

Whānau Ora Heads Back To Court As Māori Vaccination Rates Stall

Press Release – Whanau Ora

Whnau Ora Commissiong Agency Chair Merepeka Raukawa-Tait says vaccination rates for Mori have gone backwards, despite assurances from Ashley Bloomfield that his Ministry can lift the lagging Mori rate. Last week the Director-General of Health … Read more »

Racism In Government Organisations Responsible For Māori In Care, Independent Research Reveals

Press Release – Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

11 November 2021 The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry has been presented with an independent research report showing that structural and systemic racism across several government organisations was responsible for the over-representation of Mori … Read more »

Young People Deliver Strong Message To APEC Leaders

Press Release – APEC Voices New Zealand

A raft of practical ways to help solve global issues has been delivered to APEC leaders by youth delegates participating in APEC Voices of the Future 2021. Around 90 delegates from 21 APEC economies have been meeting online this week to discuss … Read more »

SEEK Employment Report – Highest Number Of Job Ads Ever In October 2021

Press Release – SEEK

STATE OF THE NATION: Highest number of job ads posted in a month in SEEKs 23+ year history. SEEK job ads jumped 10.2% month-on-month (m/m). SEEK job ads were up by 63.2% in October 2021 year-on-year (y/y) and were up 44.0% compared to October … Read more »

YWCA Sale Of Central City Site Opens Up A Host Of Possibilities

Press Release – Bayleys

A substantial commercial building and land holding on the fringe of Aucklands CBD which has housed the YWCAs Auckland hostel for over 20 years will offer a multitude of options for its next owner. The 1,324sqm freehold site and the seven-level … Read more »

The Salvation Army Launches 2021 Christmas Appeal

Press Release – Salvation Army

In 2021, we are calling on New Zealanders to help The Salvation Army rekindle hope for all Kiwis at Christmastime. Here at The Salvation Army, we mobilise the generosity of New Zealanders to provide hope to vulnerable people at Christmas. Our services … Read more »

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Press Release – Kmart Christmas Wishing Tree Appeal

Kmart launches annual Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal with charity partner, The Salvation Army Kmart will officially launch its Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal alongside founding charity partner, The Salvation Army, on Monday 8 November. This year marks 29 years … Read more »

Productivity Commission Finds Immigration Policy Disconnected From Infrastructure And Housing Supply

Press Release – New Zealand Productivity Commission

The inability or unwillingness to build the infrastructure needed to support and settle people in the community suggests pre-pandemic rates of immigration are unsustainable, says the Productivity Commission. The Productivity Commission today released the … Read more »

Community Comes Together To Host Safe And Fun Events For Horowhenua Youth

Press Release – Horowhenua District Council

On Wednesdays in November and December, Horowhenua District Council in partnership with Muapoko Tribal Authority and other local organisations are holding free community youth activities at Paul Ireland Skate Park and the Village Green in Levin from 3pm … Read more »

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