Updates

13 Aug 2018 - 11:30am
Tēnā Koutou Katoa. On 31st July 2018, the Channel View Lounge at the Mary Thomas Centre, in Takapuna was overflowing with more than 100 people interested in learning about archaeology and pre-colonial Māori history on the Devonport – Takapuna peninsula. Nau mai, Haere mai… welcome one and all! This... read more

7 Aug 2018 - 12:02pm
Repair Café Auckland received the Power to the People Award at the Auckland Community Zero Waste Awards. A little piece of this is for everyone who has been involved with the 18 events that have been supported across Tāmaki Makaurau over the last 18 months.  Repair Café Auckland is a Global Action... read more

13 Jun 2018 - 12:17pm
On 11th June — ANCAD was awarded the Arthur Coombes Memorial Cup from the Rotary Club of Takapuna.  The award was for services to the community. “ANCAD has been chosen as the 2018 recipient of the Arthur Coombes Memorial Cup in recognition of the positive contribution if has made to the local... read more

22 Feb 2017 - 9:52am
An Employment Primer for Generation Z
  “Ralph Penning talks about his working life and philosophy and
reflects on the state of the Third Sector in Aotearoa New
Zealand” Good is something you do, not something you talk about.
Some medals are pinned to your soul, not to your... read more

20 Jun 2016 - 3:20pm

My Story, Your Story — Together Builds Communities Capturing the legacy of Auckland’s North Shore, this book documents an inspiring collection of stories and photographs of fifty four community workers and leaders. Some are well known, others less so, but all have made a real difference to... read more

3 Nov 2015 - 12:59pm
Our CEO — Yvonne Powley was one of more than 250 delegates from around the world, who attended the 2015 Collective Impact Summit in Vancouver.  “I came to the CIS 2015 with three primary questions”. Does Collective Impact offer a viable model for building and sustaining large scale social change... read more

3 Jun 2015 - 1:50pm
  In 2014 Government passed new legislation regarding lending and borrowing. Part of this legislation required the creation of the Code of Responsible Lending — the document that details how a lender knows that they’re lending responsibly. The Code has been created – New Zealand Federation of... read more

3 Jun 2015 - 1:49pm
Seminars, videos and booklets New reporting standards for charities came into effect on 1 April, and Charities Services is expecting that from now onwards, charities will progressively file Annual Returns that meet the new standards. See more details online.  Charities Services has also produced a... read more

20 May 2015 - 3:22pm
Who are Community Networks Aotearoa? In November this year, Community Networks Aotearoa will celebrate a special birthday.  Forty years ago the NZ Council of Social Services, as it was then known, was established by the government of the day under the Department of Social Welfare Act 1971. ... read more

18 Mar 2015 - 10:15am
Auckland Council are moving toward an Empowered Communities Approach. This approach is a way of working that empowers people to play a more active role in the decisions that affect their communities. To find out more, please refer to the draft document here.  

17 Mar 2015 - 12:56pm
Changes to employment law came into effect as of 6th March 2015. The key changes include: extending the right to request flexible working arrangements to all employees; how employers and employees should agree on rest and meal breaks; establishing a process for the transfer of employees in some... read more

19 May 2014 - 12:52pm
15 May 2014 Committee Secretariat Transport and Industrial Relations Parliament Buildings Wellington Phone: +64 4 817 6891 Fax: +64 4 499 0486 The Auckland Regional Methamphetamine Working Group supports the intent of the proposed Health and Safety Reform Bill which aims to secure the health and... read more