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COVID-19: Volunteering during Level 3

COVID-19: Volunteering during Level 3

13 Aug 2020 | Articles

COVID-19: Volunteering in our new "normal" - Can you volunteer? Check out the Level 3 Guidelines

COVID-19: Engaging Volunteering - Level 3

COVID-19: Engaging Volunteering - Level 3

12 Aug 2020 | Articles

Are you a volunteer involving organisation? Do you have or need volunteers to support your services during COVID-19? This article is for you

A Dose of Kiwi Kindness

A Dose of Kiwi Kindness

28 Jun 2020 | Articles

EHARA TAKU TOA I TE TOA TAKITAHI ENGARI HE TOA TAKIMANO My strength is not that of an indivudual, but that of the collective

Lockdown Hero - Tyrone Raumati

Lockdown Hero - Tyrone Raumati

27 Jun 2020 | Articles

Lockdown was a difficult time for those who lost loved ones. Tyrone Raumati's aroha for his people meant going beyond what was required

Lockdown Heroes - Fran and Tracy

Lockdown Heroes - Fran and Tracy

26 Jun 2020 | Articles

While many of us rediscovered the joy of cooking during the lockdown, few took their foodie passions as far as Fran Waishing and Tracy Hickford

Lockdown Hero - Brigitte Sistig

Lockdown Hero - Brigitte Sistig

25 Jun 2020 | Articles

Many local communities came together to support each other during Lockdown. Brigitte Sistig from GreyLynn2030 coordinated neighbourhood communications

Lockdown Heroes - Mentors for Youth

Lockdown Heroes - Mentors for Youth

24 Jun 2020 | Articles

Everyone need someone to talk to. Everyone needs someone who cares, Mentors kept on connecting during Lockdown - it helped!

Feeding Bellies not Bins at Everybody Eats

Feeding Bellies not Bins at Everybody Eats

24 Jun 2020 | Articles

Individually, it would be harder, but as a collective there are a lot of us, we can deliver something really worthwhile for our community. Wise words...

Thank you Volunteers - Phil Goff

Thank you Volunteers - Phil Goff

24 Jun 2020 | Articles

Phil Goff thanks volunteers for Covid-19 response during National Volunteering Week 2020

Lockdown Hero - Steven Price

Lockdown Hero - Steven Price

23 Jun 2020 | Articles

Many rural communities came together to support each other during Lockdown. Steven Price from Laingholm created a hub of support


Volunteer Stories

Helping young people grow

Helping young people grow

I had a family friend who supported and mentored me when I was young. I felt that I could give back and that I wanted to give back.