Posts Tagged ‘Vulnerable children’

Award for caring for vulnerable youngsters.

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

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.

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

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