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Even the Bad Houses are gone

Friday, 11 July 2014, 4:49 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

“They don’t even have the bad housing they had before”, Christchurch City Missioner, Michael Gorman says of the people who had lived in inner-city houses destroyed as a result of Christchurch’s earthquakes. More >>

Kete Kupu Word Basket Issue 31

Monday, 7 July 2014, 3:39 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Kete Kupu includes information and commentary on a wide range of social service issues and provides updates and commentary on social service policy and practice. To download the newsletter, please follow the website link to download a PDF of Kete ... More >>

Christians called to vote to close Inequality Gap

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 10:06 am | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

As New Zealand Christians think about how to cast their vote in 3 months’ time the New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) is encouraging them to evaluate candidates on their party’s commitment to the wellbeing of our country’s ... More >>

Closing the Inequality Gap priority for new NZCCSS President

Monday, 23 June 2014, 10:14 am | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Lisa Woolley, newly-elected President of the New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS), will prioritise reducing inequality during her term, as part of the Council’s commitment to help overcome the huge structural pressures on New ... More >>

A Tick for Closing the Inequality Gap

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 10:46 am | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) supports Tick for Kids Election 2014 : it takes a child to raise a country . “We recognise it as a significant initiative towards closing the inequality gap between rich and poor ... More >>

Inequalities Growing

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 4:18 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Inequalities Growing “The terrible inequalities hidden in the so-called good news of the drop in young people not in employment, education or training is shocking”, says Trevor McGlinchey, Executive Officer of the New Zealand Council of Christian ... More >>

Kete Kupu Word Basket Issue 30

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 5:16 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Inequality is a top Issue for 2014 • Inequality in New Zealand - get informed • Poverty in New Zealand: even worse than we thought • Children's Action Plan • Social Housing Reform - Housing Needs Assessment Changes • Request for Information ... More >>

Welcome to the Policy Watch for 18 December 2013

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 5:10 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Policy Watch is a current awareness "e-letter" compiled regularly by NZCCSS. It provides a tool for keeping track of emerging issues, policy developments and other relevant news snippets and links. To view Policy Watch click here More >>

Families’ Basic Needs Not Being Met

Monday, 16 December 2013, 5:24 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

“The evidence is in - low income families can no longer provide for even the basics as their weekly incomes falls further behind the rate of inflation”, says Trevor McGlinchey, Executive Officer of the New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services ... More >>

Five Years after the GFC and Vulnerability Remains Too High

Friday, 16 August 2013, 5:22 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

“New Zealand needs to share its resources more evenly or we will have a greater entrenchment of income inequality and poverty and all of the negative outcomes associated with these conditions”, says Trevor McGlinchey, Executive Officer of the New Zealand ... More >>

Support for the Living Wage Campaign

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 12:47 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) fully supports the Living Wage Campaign. The Council encourages all social services organisations to work towards becoming living wage employers. NZCCSS recognises progress towards this ... More >>

NZ Council of Christian Social Services Backs Living Wage

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 12:20 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) fully supports the Living Wage Campaign. The Council encourages all social services organisations to work towards becoming living wage employers. NZCCSS recognises progress towards this ... More >>

Budget 2013: Lean Pickings for Those Most in Need

Friday, 17 May 2013, 2:41 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

The background to the 2013 Budget is the fact that social service agencies throughout the country are facing record demand for their support services. Our networks of social workers, counsellors, nurses and care workers, budget advisors, community ... More >>

Welfare Reforms Impacting on Young People and Families

Wednesday, 10 April 2013, 12:16 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

“Since the introduction of the youth focused Welfare Reforms our members are reporting an upswing in young people requesting food parcels and emergency accommodation’, says Trevor McGlinchey, Executive Officer of the New Zealand Council of Christian ... More >>

NZCCSS Policy Watch Newsletter 14 March 2013

Thursday, 14 March 2013, 2:40 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Policy Watch is a current awareness "e-letter" compiled fortnightly. It provides a tool for keeping track of emerging issues, policy developments and other relevant news snippets and links. To view Policy Watch click here . Items of interest ... More >>

Policy Watch Newsletter - 25 Jan 2013

Friday, 25 January 2013, 10:10 am | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Policy Watch is a current awareness "e-letter" compiled fortnightly. It provides a tool for keeping track of emerging issues, policy developments and other relevant news snippets and links. To view Policy Watch click here . More >>

Low Income Families Continue To Pay For Economic Recovery

Friday, 27 July 2012, 4:53 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

“The slow economic recovery is really hurting many low income New Zealand families”, said New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) Executive Officer, Trevor McGlinchey. “We have been collecting and comparing data and information ... More >>

Community Organisations Filling the Gap

Wednesday, 11 April 2012, 3:47 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

As the welfare and housing reforms are felt in communities, it is the community based social service agencies that are put under increasing stress to fill the gaps. The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) twelfth Vulnerability Report ... More >>

Professor Simon Biggs Re-Frames Debate on Ageing Population

Thursday, 29 March 2012, 12:06 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Professor Simon Biggs, a member of the Global Agenda Council on Ageing Societies, is the opening speaker for the NZ Services for Older People conference being held over two days in Wellington, starting today, on the topic of reframing the debate ... More >>

Dementia - no laughing matter?

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 2:08 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Question : Is the growing incidence of dementia in our ageing population a laughing matter? Answer: With dementia rates likely to double within the next 30 years definitely not - but a method of making the experience of dementia less stressful could be. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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