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Budget not enough to fix child poverty

While the Government made some good changes in last week’s Budget, it’s just not enough to make a real difference to child poverty in New Zealand, Tauranga social agencies heard this week. The Western Bay of Plenty branch of the Child Poverty Action Group, supported...

Social agencies discuss effect of Budget on child poverty

What does the Budget mean for the local social sector, and children living in poverty in New Zealand? The Western Bay of Plenty branch of the Child Poverty Action Group supported by SociaLink are hosting a discussion on May 24 for social agencies to hear the national...

New Organisational Advisor for SociaLink

Christa George is the new Organisational Advisor for SociaLink. SociaLink is the umbrella organisation for social agencies and charities in the Bay of Plenty. Christa has more than 25 years’ experience working in executive management teams across the education and...

Media Releases – how to…

How do I write a media release so the media will actually use it? Is there a structure? Yes there's a structure - include who, what, when, where, why. Start with the most important thing, which is what the release is about. You may be running an event so start with...

Commissioners meet with social agencies

Tauranga city commissioners met with social agencies this week to discuss the Long Term Plan and Annual Plan for the city. The meeting was organised by SociaLink, the umbrella agency for social agencies in the Western Bay, and was focused on community needs for the...

Volunteering

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Ask Annie Questions and answers that our NFP organisations have asked.

Training Needs Analysis

Question: “How can I plan professional development and training for my staff and know what to put in the budget to allow them to get what they need and what we can afford?” Answer: Training Needs Analysis How do you currently decide what type of internal training you...

Social Media

Question: On social media, how do you make just the right number of posts on Facebook or Instagram without looking like you're spamming? Answer: Social media: How much is too much? If you're posting something every day, that's probably too much, unless you have...

Pacifica

Pacifica      Brings together research that advances understanding of public health issues that can improve access to healthcare and promote positive health and wellbeing among Pacific peoples in New Zealand. Includes Pacific Island Families Study, Healthy Pacific...