Posts Tagged ‘Vulnerable children’

Award for caring for vulnerable youngsters. Comments 0

Monday, October 12th, 2020

Mavis Bridgeman was among 11 people who received New Plymouth Citizen’s Awards. She has cared for more than 250 foster children and still has one boy spending a week with her each month. Bridgeman has also supported Faith and Light, a faith-based group supporting those with intellectual disabilities, the Taranaki Disabilities Information Trust, the Open Read more

Suffer the little children as adults experimented Comments 0

Monday, September 21st, 2020

The 1970s was not a time anyone in their right mind should feel nostalgic for. It’d be a difficult ask if you actually lived through its madness. Maybe you might recall Clint Eastwood’s Dirty Harry movies is worthy of note, but I can only watch them in fury today – as I did then. Starting Read more

Innovative Kaitaia healthcare business in line for two awards. Comments 0

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Navilluso Medical, a healthcare company is a finalist in the Callaghan Innovation Māori Innovation Award and in the Kiwibank Hi-Tech Innovative Services Award. The company was established by Kaitaia GP, Dr Lance O’Sullivan and his wife Tracy O’Sullivan Both nominations are due in large part to iMOKO™, a healthcare software program which utilises technology to deliver high Read more

UN challenges NZ on Vulnerable Children Ministry Comments 0

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley said she was looking forward to receiving recommendations from the UN’s Committee on the Rights of the Child, after a “comprehensive” session in Geneva. Mrs Tolley and a delegation of officials were questioned by the committee as part of its five-yearly report. They talked at length about the new Ministry Read more