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Author of book on being ‘generationally aware’ in Wellington

Tuesday, 27 March 2012, 4:38 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

A highlight of the 2012 Services for Older People conference taking place in Wellington this week (Thursday and Friday, 29-30 March) will be international visitor Professor Simon Biggs – a world expert on ageing societies. More >>

Taking a closer look at the hard questions about an older NZ

Monday, 26 March 2012, 5:34 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

The 2012 Services for Older People conference taking place in Wellington this week (Thursday and Friday, 29-30 March) will bring together a gathering of national and international experts on ageing issues. More >>

Conference: Critical Issues For NZ’s Aging Population

Tuesday, 20 March 2012, 9:43 am | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Conference To Address Critical Issues For New Zealand’s Aging Population Re-framing the debate about future wellbeing for older people and the impact of clowning in dementia care are examples of a varied programme looking at the critical issues that ... More >>

Invest in Social Housing to Prevent Social Deficit

Monday, 13 February 2012, 1:16 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

The Hamilton Council of Christian Social Services and Poverty Action Waikato are asking their networks to make a commitment to ensure social housing stock remains in Hamilton City. More >>

Reforms Impacting on Vulnerable People and Service Providers

Thursday, 12 January 2012, 3:38 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

The increasing hardening of access to government benefits and housing is resulting in higher levels of vulnerability and more people wanting services from social support organisations. More >>

A Parliamentary majority to support reducing Inequality?

Tuesday, 22 November 2011, 12:38 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

More than 63 political leaders and party candidates from six political parties have signed up to support policies to reduce inequality if elected. They have been responding to NZ Council of Christian Social Services’ (NZCCSS) invitation to show support ... More >>

POLICY WATCH - Election Watch 16 November 2011

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 4:42 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Is it fair? The politicians choice • The Three Biggies: Inequality, Welfare and Children • The inter-genrational divide, and hoping for a house • Hotline to party policies • Keep MMP • Rebuilding Canterbury More >>

Political parties asked for commitment to reduce inequality

Thursday, 3 November 2011, 12:53 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

The NZ Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) is inviting all Party leaders and political candidates to commit to building a fairer New Zealand by actively supporting policy measures that reduce income inequality and bring people closer together. More >>

Church leaders: shared responsibility toward a fair society

Monday, 31 October 2011, 10:01 am | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Church leaders are calling on all political parties to acknowledge their shared responsibility to provide a just share of society's wealth and resources for all its citizens, especially the most vulnerable. More >>

Left Further Behind - Inequality Hurts Our Children the Most

Tuesday, 13 September 2011, 1:35 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

The recently released report from Child Poverty Action Group “Left Further Behind” is another document recording the heart-breaking damage being done to our children who are missing out on the food, housing, healthcare and education that we would ... More >>

Update on Closer Together Whakatata Mai project

Friday, 17 June 2011, 1:13 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

The Down Community Ministries ukulele band welcomed us with music as we all crammed into the small foyer for the launch of Closer Together Whakatata Mai - reducing inequalities. More >>

New project targets Inequality in New Zealand

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 3:06 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Leaders from NZ’s major churches are supporting the launch of a new project today, aimed at reducing the gap between the rich and the poor in this country. More >>

Budget 2011 – Cementing the Inequalities

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 6:03 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services social service agency members have identified that much of the misery and social disease they see every day in their communities is caused by the ever increasing inequalities in our society. More >>

Eighth Vulnerability Report Released

Monday, 28 March 2011, 11:31 am | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Today’s Vulnerability Report shows families cannot afford any cuts to essential social services. This report, released today, shows that more and more families are finding they cannot provide the essentials for their children and are seeking support ... More >>

Anglican Bishops’ praise for prevention of family violence

Wednesday, 23 March 2011, 4:12 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) congratulates the Anglican Bishops who celebrated the prevention of family violence work being carried out in New Zealand Communities. The Anglican Bishops, supported by the Anglican Social Justice ... More >>

Celebrate Beneficiaries - The Heroes of the Recession

Tuesday, 22 February 2011, 4:37 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

It is the government who is making bad life choices, not beneficiaries!  In fact, Trevor McGlinchey from the NZ Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) says beneficiaries are the heroes who are carrying the country through the recession. More >>

Alternative Welfare Working Group Report Welcomed

Thursday, 9 December 2010, 3:11 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

“The strong research base and well-reasoned analysis of the issues presented in the ‘Welfare Justice for All’ report must give pause to those responsible for the work of the government sponsored Welfare Working Group”, said Ruby Duncan, ... More >>

A Future Vision of Dignity and Compassion

Friday, 15 October 2010, 12:06 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

“NZCCSS carries the vision for an aged care sector that puts older people at the centre and seeks to ensure that they can live with dignity and enjoy fulfilled lives, offering a range of alternative models of support and care, ” says Gillian Bremner, ... More >>

Celebrating Older People

Friday, 1 October 2010, 12:56 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

“The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) celebrates the increase in the proportion of older people within our communities” said Judy Hindrup, Convenor of the NZCCSS Services to Older People Policy Group. “New Zealanders are living ... More >>

Sixth Vulnerability Report: Recession Grinds On

Thursday, 9 September 2010, 3:58 pm | NZ Council of Christian Social Services

Christchurch Earthquake “Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Christchurch as they experience the huge vulnerability brought about by last Saturday’s devastating earthquake. We thank God that no lives were lost and pray for a speedy recovery for ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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