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The severe under-funding of the community sector cannot continue

The community sector is an essential part of a healthy thriving society. From housing and health to emergency support and everything in-between, the community sector plays a critical role in individual family, whānau and community wellbeing. But many in the community...

Psychoactive substances

Psychoactive substances policy to protect the wellbeing of the community into the future On Tuesday 11 September 2018 the Community and Culture Committee adopted the Psychoactive Substances (Local Approved Products) Policy, to protect the Tauranga community should any...

National Home Safety Service (NHSS) Whanau Protect

We are pleased to announce that Tauranga Women’s Refuge and Papamoa Family Service, a service of Anglican Care Waiapu, will be working in partnership across Tauranga Moana to provide Whanau Protect. This service is focused on ensuring the safety of High...

Social Housing

New directions for Social Housing - a discussion Over 60 people gathered to participate in a discussion with Housing NZ's Regional Manager Darren Toy, General Manager Accessible Properties Vicki McLaren and General Manager Tauranga Community...

Digital Technology Pilot

The DTP is currently underway for some organisations. View the video and see what's happening. Now its time for another few organisations to jump into this programme. If you meet the following criteria this programme may be just what you are looking for:...

National Positive Ageing Strategy Conversations

NATIONAL POSITIVE AGEING STRATEGY Seniors Minister Tracey Martin today released a discussion document and opened consultation on a new positive ageing strategy. “The Government is going develop a new Positive Ageing Strategy to shape the policies needed to...

Free policy, evaluation and research services

Today we are calling for organisations, whether government, non-government or community-based, to express their interest in pro bono research, policy, or evaluation services during late 2018. Paul Houliston, Allen + Clarke Director, said: “Every year we undertake a...

Contingency planning at Tauranga and Whakatāne hospitals

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board says services at Tauranga and Whakatāne hospitals will be reduced to a minimum if the proposed nurses’ strikes go ahead on Thursday 5 July and Thursday 12 July.  NZNO (nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants’ union) has...

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