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Posts Tagged ‘ volunteers ’

WATCH: Kaibosh Food Rescue out to reduce food poverty

Jun 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Kaibosh Food Rescue helps reduce food poverty aby saving 15 tonnes of food every month. COURTNEY DAY reports.



Archive photo captures SPCA encounter that changed a life

Nov 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

SPCA annual appeal time, and Sarah McMullan tracked down a boy in 1955 photo



Medal honours people behind capital’s beloved baby care packs

Nov 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Lead Story, News

Jo Alderdice and Little Sprouts charity has gone from making one baby care pack to becoming one of Wellington’s Local Heroes.



Migrant volunteers to be recognised for their work in capital

Mar 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

New migrants will celebrate their volunteering achievements in a special awards ceremony this week. ANNEKA PAUL reports on how volunteering has connected the recent arrivals to their new home.



Superhuman Trek attack forecast for Frank Kitts Park

Jan 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Khan will have to deal with female Star Trek leads and picnic baskets in the park.



Homeless single women being helped by new trust

Nov 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Wellington Homeless Women’s Trust is already busy providing transition time.



Newlands take disaster seriously – even if it is an exercise

May 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Other

Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds became disaster victims and helpers in a major earthquake.



Volunteers dig dirt to ease bush trail traffic

May 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

A new dedicated downhill mountainbike track will be ready by summer. ANNEKA PAUL talks to Kevin O’Donnell, above, about Brooklyn Trail Builders’ new Wellington project.



Khandallah artist and ‘bird nerd’ keeps native treasures safe

Dec 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Proceeds of Tony Stoddard’s prints go towards protecting NZ birds from pests



Fundraiser for Rape Crisis draws local artists ‘out of the woodwork’

Dec 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Artists donate work for auction to help raise funds for Wellington Rape Crisis.



Sushi roll 60 metres for 60 years of friendship

Aug 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington marks Japan and NZ relations in classic style



Library closes after more than half a century

Aug 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Plimmerton Library ends its last chapter through lack of use.



Volunteer power cleans up Oriental Bay

May 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Adventure Wellington out in force to clear Oriental Bay of rubbish.



Thousands of native plants ready to be dug in

May 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Mayor celebrates 2012 Arbor and World Environment Days.



Weather bomb has no effect on NZ’s biggest free festival

Mar 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

The threat of rain didn’t deter 60,000 people from attending the Newtown Festival. SARA GREIG (video) and CALLUM VALENTINE (story and photos) were there.



Chauvel supporters stand at electorate crossroads

Nov 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Volunteers foresee a turning point for Ohariu in tight contest



Cruelty free cat-walk will help stray felines

Aug 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Models strut their stuff for Wellington cat colonies.



Rugby cup volunteers turn out in hundreds

Nov 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Cup organisers seek 5000-plus to help at next year’s event.



Summer arrives in time for Welly’s big parade

Nov 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Smiles and iceblocks at welcome for Santa [WITH SLIDESHOW].



PHOTO ESSAY: Capital’s south coast cleaned up

Oct 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

Wellington coastal care groups join forces to get rid of rubbish



Petone police seeking volunteers for community patrols

Oct 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Similar voluntary groups have helped cut crime rates elsewhere in New Zealand, reports NICOLE BENNIK.



Big clean-up planned for city south coast

Sep 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

International coastal clean-up day marking 25th year.



Young volunteers talk about their work

Jul 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

‘Mission Possible’ forum focuses on success stories.



Wanted: Pianists for hospital baby grand

Jun 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington hospital’s piano needs lunchtime players.



Wellington SPCA marks 125 animal years

Apr 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Open day to celebrate last year at old Newtown centre



Kapiti Vaulting Club steps on to world stage

Apr 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Funding shortfall means their horse must stay behind



Coastguard needs $180,000 to buy new boat

Mar 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fundraising needed to replace rescue boat.



Painting the town red – and green, and blue

Nov 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Naenae locals give shopping centre second annual touch up.



Terror-raid house now building bikes for charity

Sep 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Volunteers helping people build their own bikes in Abel Smith St.



Recession crippling key city welfare agency

Aug 31st, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Welfare centre that helps thousands running out of money.



Playground benefits from church army

Oct 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Army of volunteers to build Newtown playground in a day.