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Vision to eliminate poverty from our region by 2037

Manaaki Tairāwhiti | Nicky Solomon | 14th May 2017

Recently, my Facebook feed fleetingly featured an opinion piece reflecting on the 1664 painting by Caspar Netscher, depicting a lace-maker of the period. The painting pays homage to the skill, expertise and intelligence the young female subject brings to the equivalent of a latter-day minimum wage job. ...


New team, approach to family harm starts well

Manaaki Tairāwhiti | Gisborne Herald | 13th May 2017

A NEW police team set up to target the high rate of family harm in Tairawhiti have been excited with the results achieved since they started their work here in February. Whangaia Nga Pa Harakeke is a joint iwi and police pilot initiative with a 23-strong team focused on this large problem that affects so many. ...


Government announces new social investment agency to help vulnerable Kiwis

Social Investment | Stuff.co.nz | 21st April 2017

The Government is creating a new agency as part of efforts to provide more "rigorous and evidence-based" assistance to vulnerable Kiwis. The Social Investment Agency, to be launched in July, will encourage greater use of data by social sector agencies when making decisions about what sort of support to provide. ...


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