Posts Tagged ‘Barnados’

Former convent site to be developed for low-cost housing

Friday, October 17th, 2014

A low-cost housing sub-division is to be developed on the site of a former convent in Taita. The developer, Rudi van Baarle, is to meet Finance Minister Bill English and intends using it as an example of what experienced building companies can achieve without the added cost of “middle men”. Barnardos announced more than a Read more

Child poverty a business issue

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Business New Zealand, a business lobby group, is supporting a series of discussions that aim to ensure that child poverty in New Zealand is given due consideration. Working with the Every Child Counts campaign (a group of NGO’s including Plunket, Save the Children and Barnados), Business New Zealand’s Phil O’Reilly says that “Businesses first and foremost Read more