Submissions

Submissions made by SociaLink on behalf of the social sector in the Western Bay of Plenty

Pay Equity and Funding

Frequently Asked Questions 1. What is a pay equity claim? A pay equity claim is made by workers or a union under the Equal Pay Amendment Act, which came into force on 6 November 2020. A claim must be for gender-based systemic undervaluation of...

From the lounge to a community

Tauranga’s Brain Injured Children’s Trust started small. Trustee Shirley Wilson said they worked out of her lounge with “50 bucks and a heap of passion and a vision to help other families experiencing the difficulties of raising a child with a...

Productivity Commission on Scoping the Terms of Reference for an Inquiry into Breaking the Cycle of Persistent Disadvantage

SociaLink Tauranga Moana is a registered charity based at The Kollective in 17th Avenue, Tauranga. It aims to support “a thriving social and community sector improving Western Bay of Plenty communities” through research, innovation, collaboration,...

Pay Equity and Funding

Frequently Asked Questions 1. What is a pay equity claim? A pay equity claim is made by workers or a union under the Equal Pay Amendment Act, which came into force on 6 November 2020. A claim must be for gender-based systemic undervaluation of roles, which has...

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From the lounge to a community

Tauranga’s Brain Injured Children’s Trust started small. Trustee Shirley Wilson said they worked out of her lounge with “50 bucks and a heap of passion and a vision to help other families experiencing the difficulties of raising a child with a disability”. The members...

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Measuring Child Poverty

Information and Resources on Measuring Child Poverty Below is some government information that might be useful, if you haven’t seen already when working on/supporting work on child poverty and child and youth wellbeing eg with Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) or if...

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Incorporated Societies Bill

Here is our summary of some of the key changes: The minimum number of members is to be reduced from 15 to 10. This list of a minimum of 10 will need to be updated and current. At the moment there is no obligation to do this. If your organisations memberships falls...

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Council Long Term Plans

Bay of Plenty Regional Council Long Term Plan (LTP) Feedback due by 4pm 22 March 2021  see https://www.participate.boprc.govt.nz/ltp/submission-form Four main areas are being consulted on:...

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Does Pay Equity Exist?

In our experience, most Not for Profit (NFP) organisations would agree that they strive to develop remuneration systems that are: Fair and equitable Defensible Transparent (some more than others) Affordable Achieving this in good times is a challenge and when the...

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