Month: June 2023

SociaLink cooking kai for those in need

Staff at SociaLink and Volunteering Services turned into chefs for a couple of days last week to provide meals for Kura Kai as their contribution to National Volunteer Week.In four teams they cooked up a tuna bake, pork ragu, spaghetti carbonara and butter chicken,...

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Legal Help for Not for Profits

While Community Law Centres are often able to help charities/not-for-profits with legal advice, if they do not have the capacity or expertise to assist,  then they can refer these organisations to Te Ara Ture: an online portal that was launched in 2021 to connect...

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Government moving away from addressing child poverty

The Government’s Budget showed it was moving away from addressing the consequences of child poverty, a discussion in Tauranga heard this week.Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and SociaLink, which supports the Western Bay of Plenty social and community sector, held an...

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