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Snap, Crackle and Pop – Parliamentary Breakfast September 2019

Breakfast for MPs and the Community Sector Hosted by Hon Jenny Salesa, Minister for Ethnic Communities Focus: Supporting minority communities to gain equitable access to meet community need Programme Panel of NGO leaders sharing key perspectives, challenges and ways forward (Vanisa Dhiru from National Council of Women, Tayo Agunlejika from Multicultural New Zealand with Inspector Rakesh Naidoo, Police National Headquarters) …

Snap, Crackle and Pop – Parliamentary Breakfast March 2019

Breakfast for MPs and the Community Sector Hosted by Hon Nicky Wagner MP Focus: youth wellbeing Programme Panel of young people and youth development practitioners sharing key perspectives, challenges and ways forward for the wellbeing of young people in Aotearoa Commentary from Hon Peeni Henare, Minister for Youth Facilitated discussion on youth wellbeing and the community sector Click here to …

Snap, Crackle and Pop – a report on the first of the ComVoices Breakfast series

The background Recently, ComVoices hosted the first of a series of breakfast events that aspire to create a new kind of relationship between Parliamentarians and the community sector, through wānanga style breakfasts that explore areas of mutual interest. We hope that through shared learning, we can build a different kind of conversation and relationship between our sector and MPs. ComVoices …

Snap, Crackle and Pop – Parliamentary Breakfast

More than 40 people attended this breakfast that included eleven MPs.  The breakfast was focused on strengthening the connections between the community sector and Parliament. Opening the event, Sir Anand Satyanand delivered an  address on civil society and the role of the of the community sector. Click here to read his address. Sir Anand Satyanand Address to ComVoices

ComVoices Election Issues 2017

ComVoices speaks for non-profit services working to support people and build strong, healthy communities. Many families are struggling to meet basic needs while the services designed to support them are also in a precarious financial situation. Communities are no longer places where everybody can participate and thrive. The three things that would make a difference, and what you can do …