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TECT Community Awards

Nominations are now open Is there a volunteer at your community group who deserves some recognition? Have you ever thought about shining a spotlight on the work your community group does and getting some region-wide promotion? Make sure you nominate your volunteers...

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SociaLink’s AGM

Thursday 23 September at 4pm Guest speakers: Amohaere Tangitu followed by Tessa Mackenzie - Bi-cultural governance in practice - the journey so far.  An adaptation of the Two House Model. Watch the video 15 mins Keep checking back as we will be posting the other...

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Anaru Palmer

Ko Mauao me Moehau ngā maunga Ko Te Awanui, ko Waihou me Tikapa ngā moana Ko Mātaatua me Tainui ngā waka Ko Toroa me Marutūāhu ngā tūpuna Ko Ngāi Te Rangi me Ngāti Tamaterā ngā iwi Ko Ngāi Tūwhiwhia, ko Ngāti Tauaiti, ko Ngāi Tamawhariua me Ngāti Pinenga ngā hapū Ko...

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Social issues appearing in lockdown

People around the western Bay are more in need of food during this lockdown, according to the region's social agencies.SociaLink, the umbrella organisation for the Western Bay's social agencies and charities, surveyed social service providers through its newsletter...

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New Māori Engagement Advisor for SociaLink

SociaLink, the umbrella organisation for Western Bay of Plenty social agencies and charities, has appointed a new Māori Engagement Advisor.Irene Walker (Ngāiterangi, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāti Pukenga, Waitaha, Ngāti Rehua ki Ngāti Wai), whakapapas to the iwi within the...

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The Kollective thrives in post-Covid climate

Tauranga's co-working space for non-profit organisations The Kollective says it is thriving after Covid lockdowns.In its just-released second annual report it says The Kollective is well placed to suit organisations that have staff working from home but also needing a...

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Seeking new SociaLink Trustees

Do you want to take on a governance role that has influence over strengthening and giving a voice for the social and community sectors in the western Bay of Plenty?  Do you want to join the SociaLink board at an exciting time as the Board embeds a ‘Two House’...

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A living wage for all at The Kollective

Western Bay of Plenty's SociaLink and The Kollective have been awarded Living Wage accreditation.SociaLink is the umbrella organisation for the western Bay's social agencies and charities, and manages the purpose-built The Kollective building in Tauranga's 17th Ave....

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Social agencies discuss Budget effects

Only a small percentage of children will be lifted out of poverty over the next three years by Budget announcements last week, Tauranga social agencies heard today.About 40 members of social agencies gathered to discuss the effects of the Budget announcements on child...

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Social agencies meet to discuss budget

What does this week's Budget mean for the local social sector and the community? The Western Bay of Plenty branch of the Child Poverty Action Group is hosting a breakfast next week for social agencies to hear the national organisation's analysis of the Budget to be...

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Commissioners meet with social sector

Tauranga's residents have a sense of helplessness about the overwhelming growth of their city, commissioner Anne Tolley told social sector agencies on Thursday at The Kollective.The meeting was organised by The Kollective and SociaLink, the umbrella organisation for...

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SociaLink to meet with city commissioners

Social agencies around the city will meet with Tauranga City Council’s commissioners next week to discuss the region’s social issues.The meeting has been organised by The Kollective and SociaLink, the umbrella organisation for social agencies and charities in the...

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