Auckland Transport (AT) are currently working towards making road safety improvements in Henderson to provide a safer environment for all – especially as their project area has a high number of schools and childcare facilities, which require better and safer walking and cycling safety facilities. Public consultation on the proposals starts today (February 10th), and runs until Sunday 8th March 2020. Auckland Transport is proposing a number of speed calming measures and safety improvements around Henderson, find out more and have your say....
Rutherford College Community Education
• We are looking for a part-time evening tutor with a passion for teaching adults.
• Experience teaching at a beginners and Intermediate level is desirable.
• A teaching certificate or an adult teaching qualification is preferred.
• Police vetting and proof of the right to work in NZ required.
For further information and to submit an application, please contact Andrea Cameron >>
What: 7 a-side football tournament
When: Saturday 28th March 2020
Where: Parrs Park, West Coast Rd, Glen Eden
Celebrating West Auckland's cultural diversity & friendship through football, men's & women's social and competitive grades, register your team and be a part of this fantastic tournament....
Human Rights Commission has published a resource providing an overview of the legal framework on hate speech. The report includes definitions of hate speech and considers different legal approaches in New Zealand and around the world. It is intended as a resource to help New Zealanders have an informed, inclusive and respectful discussion about the complex and contentious issue of hate speech, as well as provide an accessible introduction to the subject in national and international law.
This year’s report Tangata Whenua, Tangata Tiriti, Huia Tangata Kotahi—People of the Land, People of the Treaty, Bring Everyone Together promotes a unified approach to key social issues like adequate housing for all, the wellbeing and safety of our children, and reducing poverty levels.
The report shows mixed results but acknowledges improvement in increased welfare spending, decline in offending and imprisonment, and an increase in the number of social houses built. Areas for sustained action include youth suicide, household poverty, addictions, and personal debt. Read the report >>
The current funding round of the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust is accepting funding applications for activities that promote the preservation and awareness of Chinese New Zealand history and contributions of early Chinese settlers. They also fund projects that provide tangible support for Chinese New Zealanders’ history, language and culture. Applications for funding close on 25 March 2020. >>
Following the advice of the Emergency Committee today, WHO Director-General has declared the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. In China, more than 7700 cases have been confirmed, and 170 people have died. There are 82 additional cases confirmed in 18 countries. More >>