For those organisations located in or delivering services in the Western Bay of Plenty District, you may have noted that the Western Bay of Plenty District Council voted to introduce Māori wards to improve Māori representation. However over 5% of community members contested this decision, which means the process needs to go to a poll. The poll will be open from Friday 27 April to Saturday 19 May.
Our SociaLink GM - Liz, urges organisations to talk with their local iwi/hapu and/or local Māori organsiations about what they would like to see in terms of Māori representation and to encourage people to vote accordingly. For more information about Māori wards please go to www.wbopdc.govt.nz and click on the Representation Review on the front page. ...
Yesterday was World Social Work Day, and we want to acknowledge the work that social workers do all across the globe. The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers asked New Zealanders and social workers about the role.
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