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VNZ Welcomes Proposed Changes to Fire Service

Monday, 2 May 2016, 5:30 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand welcomes the Government’s announcement on Friday, 29 April by Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne to re-build a fire service that supports its volunteer and paid workforce and its rural and urban communities. More >>

Microvolunteering Day – the value of making a little time

Friday, 15 April 2016, 10:01 am | Volunteering New Zealand

April 15 marks Microvolunteering Day when volunteering is recast as an activity that needs not be constrained by stereotypical views of volunteering being a time and commitment intensive activity. More >>

Giving thanks to our student volunteers

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 9:49 am | Volunteering New Zealand

New Zealand’s Student Volunteer Week (SVW), a weeklong celebration of all things student volunteering, kicked off yesterday. More >>

Nominations Open for Minister of Health Volunteer Awards

Friday, 18 March 2016, 10:33 am | Volunteering New Zealand

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards. These awards publicly recognise the many outstanding volunteers who support New Zealand’s health and disability services. More >>

First State of Volunteering in New Zealand Report Released

Monday, 29 February 2016, 10:43 am | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand announces the results of its inaugural State of the New Zealand Volunteering Sector survey today. More >>

Celebrating International Volunteer Day

Friday, 4 December 2015, 9:32 am | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) celebrates New Zealand’s volunteers and volunteering in general on International Volunteer Day (IVD) on 5th December. More >>

Power Behind Volunteers

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 10:58 am | Volunteering New Zealand

IMVD is a chance to recognise and celebrate those who work to support New Zealand volunteers. More >>

Volunteering the Neighbourly Way

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 3:49 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) is pleased to announce its partnership with website Neighbourly.co.nz - a commitment to working together to support and promote volunteering efforts in New Zealand communities. More >>

Recognising Older Volunteers

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 4:42 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering connects older people to their communities; offers a way to ‘give back’, to use existing and to learn new skills, see old friends and meet new ones. More >>

Fears safely relieved by Health and Safety amendments

Saturday, 25 July 2015, 10:48 am | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand is pleased that many volunteers’ fears that their roles and responsibilities would be increasingly complicated by the Health and Safety Reform Bill will today be relieved following the release of the revised report from the ... More >>

Volunteers could end up paying the price of police vetting

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 8:37 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) expresses its concern today as it is revealed that no concessions have been made by the Law and Order select committee to provide exemptions for not-for-profits under the proposed The Policing (Cost Recovery) Amendment Bill. More >>

New Zealand is our place to volunteer

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 3:41 pm | Volunteer New Zealand

National Volunteer Week (NVW) (21 – 27 June) is in full swing as we celebrate volunteers and the place volunteering has in Aotearoa New Zealand’s communities. More >>

Time to celebrate Microvolunteering Day

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 10:43 am | Volunteering New Zealand

Time to celebrate Microvolunteering Day New Zealand celebrates Microvolunteering Day on April 15th, 2015. Through an internet-connected device, or offline in small increments of time, microvolunteering is usually done to benefit a nonprofit organisation. ... More >>

Nominations open for Minister of Health Volunteer Awards

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 12:29 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards – which publicly recognises the thousands of unsung heroes who support New Zealand’s health and disability services. More >>

Kiwis now fifth in the world for giving

Monday, 1 December 2014, 7:35 am | Volunteering New Zealand

New Zealanders can stand tall and proud to be placed fifth in the world for giving and for volunteer participation. More >>

Celebrating Volunteering on 5 December

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 1:15 pm | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) encourages organisations to recognise their volunteer’s invaluable contribution to society and celebrate International Volunteer Day on Friday 5 December. More >>

Volunteer Workforce Strengthened by Senior Citizens

Friday, 7 November 2014, 10:39 am | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) has spoken out against recent claims that the health needs of senior citizens are a financial drain on provincial towns. More >>

Kiwis top Australasian volunteers manager awards

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 10:05 am | Volunteering New Zealand

New Zealanders have won the two top volunteer management titles in the 2014 Australasian Association for Managers of Volunteers Awards. More >>

Thank you to the leaders of Volunteers across Aotearoa

Saturday, 1 November 2014, 11:43 am | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) is encouraging organisations to celebrate International Volunteer Managers Day (IVM) to be held next week on Wednesday 5 November. More >>

6 week countdown to International Volunteer Managers Day

Monday, 29 September 2014, 9:46 am | Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) encourages organisations to celebrate International Volunteer Managers Day (IVM Day) to be held on November 5. More >>

 

 

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