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Sep
18
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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Sep
18
Campaigns
From the NZFVC: Te Wiki o te Reo Māori is 14 - 20 Mahuru (September) this year. The theme for 2020 is again 'Kia Kaha te Reo Māori' - 'Let’s make the Māori language strong'
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Sep
18
Campaigns
From Five to Thrive: A joint initiative from four of New Zealand’s leading children’s organisations aims to put the needs of tamariki at the top of the agenda ahead of Election 2020, calling for politicians and all people in Aotearoa to support five vital ‘asks’ for children. Launched today by Barnardos, Te Kahui Mana Ririki, Whānau Āwhina Plunket and Save the Children New Zealand, Five to Thrive identifies the five issues where urgent change is needed to ensure Aotearoa’s tamariki can thrive. The campaign asks politicians to commit to addressing these issues, and the voting public to support calls for urgent progress to be made
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Sep
18
Community Notices
Tuesday 20th October, 2pm at the Edsel Street Office. RSVP by 1st October
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Sep
18
Training
From Kidpower: We are excited to offer our first ever Kidpower for Young Children Professional Development webinar - aimed at educators involved in Early Childcare and Kindergartens. This 2-hour webinar will cover strategies and guidelines on how to develop a common language and set of skills for keeping your centre safe when dealing with conflict. Thursday 24 September 2020, 3.30 - 5:30pm, online
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Sep
18
Research
From MartinJenkins: ‘Social Services System: The funding gap and how to bridge it’ was a highly discussed research project in late 2019. MartinJenkins was engaged to undertake this independent study which was jointly funded by social service providers and philanthropic organisations. The report sought to understand and quantify the funding gap faced by social service providers and offer recommendations on how to bridge it. In the upcoming webinar Michael Flett and Donella Bellett will share our learnings and insights from the research that underpinned the report. Wednesday September 23 2020, 12-1pm, online
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Sep
18
Programmes
From Te Manawa Library & Community Hub: Calling all West Auckland change-makers and community leaders - the global Active Citizens Social Leadership Programme is coming to West Auckland! Active Citizens helps aspiring social leaders to take the next step by giving them the knowledge, skills and experience to solve community issues and become creative change agents in their communities. Active Citizens Social Leadership Programme is FREE and proudly hosted by Te Manawa. The programme will run on consecutive Saturdays - 3rd, 10th and 17th October 2020 (subject to Covid-19 Alert Levels) at Te Manawa Library & Community Hub, Massey
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Sep
18
Campaigns
From the NZFVC: E Tū Whānau is now accepting entries for the 2020 song competition
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Sep
18
Events
From the NZFVC: Organised by MAEVe. Dr Dalal Smiley and Dr Mohajer Hameed will present their findings from the MSEI Community Research Fellow project. Monday 28 September 2020, 4-5pm NZDT, online (Australia based)
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Sep
11
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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Sep
11
Training
From the Grief Centre: The Grief Centre provides support services in Australia and New Zealand and training for professionals who support people through difficult change, loss, grief, or trauma. Our workshops have been attended by over 3000 participants in varied professional roles including counsellors, community and youth workers, healthcare professionals, and social workers, to name just a few. Our online training offers ease of access with webinars which are recorded for viewing later. Grief & Loss - Getting to Grips with Grief & Loss - Tuesday 15 September 9.00am – 11.00am, online | Trauma - The Nature and Impact of Trauma and Ways to Provide Support - Wednesday 7 October 1.00pm – 3.00pm, online
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Sep
11
Government
Beehive Press Release: Two new sets of guidelines are being provided to schools to strengthen the teaching around relationships, health and sexuality, Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin announced today
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