591 days ago

Neighbours Aotearoa

The Team from Neighbours Aotearoa

Kia ora Wellington,

We're on the hunt for Connectors to join the Neighbours Aotearoa team!
We're looking for people who:

Have great communication skills - able to motivate and inspire people to take part in Neighbours Aotearoa (From Councils to community groups to your neighbours!)

Are well connected - tap into your existing connections and build new connections to encourage participation in Neighbours Aotearoa 2023

Are highly organised and self-motivated - able to manage your workload autonomously and get things done!

Have strong geographical knowledge of their area, including the best approach to encourage participation

Loves a chat and can spot a good story - able to spread the Neighbours Aotearoa message as well as capture local stories

If this sounds like a bit of you, send us a message us or find out more - neighboursaotearoa.nz...
kiaora@neighboursaotearoa.nz

Applications close mid next week!

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Riddle time neighbours! Can you crack this?

Riddler from The Neighbourly Riddler

What has a head and a tail but no body?

Do you think you know the answer to our daily riddle? Don't spoil it for your neighbours! Simply 'Like' this post and we'll post the answer in the comments below at 2pm.

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5 days ago

Do you volunteer or know someone who does?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

It's NZ Volunteer Week (16-22 June) and we know there are real good sorts in your community.

Often these kind acts and regular volunteering efforts go unnoticed but let's put a stop to that.

Let us know below who is making a difference in your neighbourhood so we can all appreciate them for the great work that they do!

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22 hours ago

Mahi Aroha Awards

The Team from Volunteer Wellington

Volunteer Wellington Te Puna Tautoko hosted the Mahi Aroha Awards 2024 on Thursday 20th June celebrating volunteers in the Wellington Region. The Mahi Aroha Awards are an opportunity honour the collective energies and mana of volunteers and the contributions they make to our communities.

There were over 80 outstanding nominations this year for three award categories presented by the Honourable Louise Upston, Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector.

Congratulations to the 2024 Mahi Aroha Award recipients:

⭐ Mitre10 MEGA Volunteer of the Year Winner – Juliet Clare from Lower Hutt Foodbank.

⭐ Mitre10 MEGA Volunteer of the Year Runner up – Tui Davies from Youthline Wellington.

⭐ Volunteer of the Year Highly commended – Corban Plester from Mountain to Sea Wellington.

⭐ Volunteer of the Year Highly commended – Harita Gandhi from National Council of Women NZ and Wellington Indian Association.

⭐ LEAD Team Governance Winner – Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Aotearoa / Tu mate Tuatea, me te mate Pōuri o Aotearoa.

⭐ LEAD Team Governance Runner up – Vogelmorn Community Group.

⭐ Employee Volunteer Community Team Winner – Salesforce and House of Science (Wellington Branch).

⭐ Employee Volunteer Team Runner up – Spencers and Kaibosh.

The awards were supported by Mitre 10 MEGA Wellington and LEAD Centre for Not for Profit Governance & Leadership.

Gail Marshall, Volunteer of the Year 2023, spoke about co-founding the Community Comms Collective and the impact of their mahi supporting the community sector.

The Kapa Haka group from Karori Normal School gave a wonderful performance which the guests thoroughly enjoyed.

The Hon Louise Upston Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector was a speaker and presented the awards:

“As we look to the future, I want to confirm this Government’s commitment to seeking ways to enable communities to thrive and be at the forefront of their own successes. This will best happen when community, government and business work together for aligned outcomes that strengthen our society.

Your dedication to your communities is inspiring, and your efforts do not go unnoticed. Whether it's organising events, implementing projects, or advocating for change, your tireless contributions make a real difference in the lives of those around you.”

Pictured: Volunteer of the year Winner Juliet Clare from Lower Hutt Food Bank with Jeremy Prentice Mitre10 MEGA and Honourable Louise Upston Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector

Photo Credit – Broadmedia www.broadmedia.co.nz...

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