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The Role of Government (in Volunteering)

The Role of Government (in Volunteering)

21 Nov 2011 | Articles

<em>Excerpted from "The values and basic principles of volunteering: complacency or caution?" by Jimmy Kearney in Volunteering and the...

Corporate Team Volunteering - a new approach

Corporate Team Volunteering - a new approach

7 Aug 2011 | EVP

A lot of businesses take part in team challenges every year, but how else can corporate, or team, volunteers help the wider community? Here are sugges...

Volunteering towards Employment

Volunteering towards Employment

17 May 2011 | Articles

It has been long understood that getting 'hands-on' experience goes a long way to gaining the skills necessary for obtaining work. It is also understo...

Volunteer Awareness Week 2011

Volunteer Awareness Week 2011

28 Apr 2011 | Articles

The theme for this year "Volunteering - every minute counts!" highlights that volunteers provide an invaluable contribution to our society a...

SmashFest 2011 - Demolition Derby

SmashFest 2011 - Demolition Derby

25 Mar 2011 | Articles

Volunteering Auckland is often asked ... "How do we recruit volunteers? ... the traditional methods e.g. posters, brochures, etc just don't seem...

Turia thanks Community Voluntary Sector

Turia thanks Community Voluntary Sector

9 Mar 2011 | Articles

<strong>Press Release by New Zealand Government at 12:21 pm, 10 Mar 2011</strong> Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Tariana Turia is...

Auckland Response to National Emergency

Auckland Response to National Emergency

25 Feb 2011 | Articles

<strong>Press Release: Auckland Council - Saturday, 26 February 2011, 2:45 pm</strong> Auckland Council’s Civil Defence Controller Clive M...

Volunteering Crucial To Communities

Volunteering Crucial To Communities

18 Dec 2010 | Articles

Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Tariana Turia is urging New Zealanders to celebrate the outstanding contribution volunteers make to their comm...

Volunteering's a win/win

Volunteering's a win/win

2 Dec 2010 | Articles

<strong>Age Concern New Zealand Media Release - 3 December 2010</strong> <h3>Volunteering's a win/win for Age Concern volunteers and...

International Volunteer Manager's Day - 5th November 2010

International Volunteer Manager's Day - 5th November 2010

1 Dec 2010 | Articles

<strong>Message from Hon. Tariana Turia, Minister for the Community Voluntary Sector</strong> "Volunteer managers do an important job...


Volunteer Stories

One Mum's Story

One Mum's Story

A chronically sick child in a family usually means a lot of hard work - and not a lot of spare time. But a sick child in Dianne Smith’s family meant s...