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Napier City Rovers Football Club, Senior Men's Team has the distinction of being Volunteering Hawkes Bay's Volunteers of the Month for September 2023. They were nominated by Ally Rogers, who shared the following message with us. "Thank you from the bottom of my heart to... Read More
Sandra Hazlehurst, Mayor of Hastings, shouts out her thanks to the volunteers of Hawkes Bay.
Kirsten Wise, Mayor of Napier, shouts out her thanks to the volunteers of Hawkes Bay.
With volunteers contributing so much to the success of organisations, community projects and groups, ensuring they are recognised, appreciated and valued for all they do is essential. Here are some ideas to help you get started. Create a volunteer appreciation wall in your... Read More
Youth engagement in community development and well-being is crucial for building a thriving society. Young people possess unique perspectives, energy, and creativity that can drive positive change. By involving youth in decision-making processes, their needs, concerns, and... Read More
How many remember stuffing envelopes at the dining table for the local animal shelter, and licking the sharp-tasting postage stamps to stick in the corner?  Maybe you folded flyers for distribution in your community or helped a group organize their filing system. These... Read More
Here is another free online workshop brought to you by our friends at Volunteering Waikato and presented by Luke Smeele, the Senior Legal Educator at Community Law Canterbury. The seminar will focus on the different legal steps you can take under the civil law to deal with... Read More
No matter the reason, whenever chaos, mayhem and destruction occur, we also get to witness powerful examples of the human spirit. From individual acts of heroism to entire communities rising up to support one another, whenever it happens, it is a warming reminder, that depsite... Read More