Police criticised over Roast Busters communication – report out
Click here to download the (IPCA) report (Stuff, written by Laura Walters, Katie Kenny & Stacey Kirk) Police mishandling of the roastbusters case in the media once again “seriously undermined” the trust the public and sexual abuse victims had in police, a lawyer says. The ...Continue Reading...
When bullying stops, everyone wins
Anna Williams, The Marlborough Express, Photo Credit: SCOTT HAMMOND/FAIRFAX NZ) A Blenheim teenager who used to torment his classmates and teachers is now friends with some of his victims after turning his back on bullying. Tawhirirangi Mason, 16, said he used to intimidate his fellow students ...Continue Reading...
Rotorua mayor to welcome First Nations people from Canada
Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick is hosting a mayoral reception and official powhiri for a delegation of indigenous Musqueam people from Canada on Tuesday [5pm, 25 March] at Rotorua District Council’s Civic Centre. The visiting delegation will be in New Zealand to accompany the Te Ara: Maori ...Continue Reading...
Movie making made easy – Niue Film Commission
PRESS RELEASE FROM KILOCUTZ! ‘Movie making made easy’ is becoming a reality for youth in Niue via a one week media production workshop. Using a variety of smart phones and tablets to shoot and edit their footage, youth in Niue are fast becoming proficient in creating quick and entertaining ...Continue Reading...
He Tane Maori Pasifika $80,000 Scholarship to study in Singapore
UWC is an organization that granted me an $80,000 scholarship to study and live in Canada for two years with 160 students from over 80 different countries. It is been the greatest experience of my life and has opened the doors to many more international opportunities such as studying university ...Continue Reading...
Suicide, aren’t you sick of it? by Kiwa Huata
According to the Ministry of Health the Maori suicide rate in 2007 was 16.1 per 100,000 while the non-Maori rate was 9.9 per 100,000. Males from the most deprived areas were three times more likely to be hospitalised than those in the least deprived areas, while females from the most deprived ...Continue Reading...
Bootcamp start to trades training
A six-week “bootcamp” is kicking off an EIT and Youth Quest initiative aimed at helping at-risk Maori and Pacific Island youth into trades training and jobs. During their introduction to a year-long programme, the first intake will be flown by RNZAF helicopter to Santoft Forest near ...Continue Reading...
Make Rights Real for all NZ kids Petition
Kia ora tatou We have started a petition on change.org to support the launch of the Kids Missing Out report tomorrow – and to help build pressure for action as we head into election year and the next report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. Please sign the petition and ...Continue Reading...
Rangatahi technology apprenticeships now open at Vodafone
Vodafone are pleased to announce that application for next year’s Technology Apprenticeship is now underway. For those who are not familiar with the programme, below are the main selection criteria: - Have completed Level 2 NCEA and have the potential to, or have recently completed, Level 3 ...Continue Reading...
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