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Young Leaders Win TrustPower Community Award!!

Volunteer Nelson would like to congratulate all Volunteer Nelson Young Leaders and Youth and Community Works,  for the recent win at the prestigious Trustpower Community Awards. The Nelson Tasman Volunteer Nelson Young Leaders took out the 2017 Regional Award in the Education & Child/Youth Development Category. The award came as a surprise and luckily Volunteer Nelson Manager, Gordon Oldfield and Board Member, Soheil Ighani were there to receive it on …Read More

Crisis line volunteers needed for Nelson Women’s and Children’s Refuge.

Crisis line Volunteers needed now.
Become a crisis line volunteer and help support women and children in domestic violence.
Full Training provided on the 18th (5pm-8pm)/ 19th (9am-5pm)/ 20th August (10am-4pm) 2017.
Email: tania@whakaturefuge.org.nz
before 11th August 2017 with any questions or to enrol.
Ngā Wāhine Tamariki Punanga O Whakatū
Nelson Women’s and Children’s Refuge ServicesRead More

August is family history month at Richmond Library

With the Queen Street upgrade in mind, our theme this year is Queen Street through the years.
There is something for everyone, from Family history classes, children’s crafts, Caring for your photos workshop to Queen Street Richmond heritage photos.
Bookings essential for all events.
For more details visit our website:
http://www.tasmanlibraries.govt.nz/about-us/events/featured-events/family-history-month-2017/Read More

Parenting and Life Skills course – 6 September

Having a new baby is one of the most amazing (and scary) things in life.

There’s so much to learn. So many new things to get used to. You get no sleep. There’s another hungry mouth to feed. It can be exhausting!

This course will help you to care for your baby and yourself.

More than 80 other mums have taken this course. Time and again, we’ve seen them go on to do amazing things.Read More

Working with Dyslexia course – starts 29 August

Some of the most amazing people in the world have dyslexia… could you be one of them?

This free 12 week course will help you to manage your dyslexia at work. Read faster and understand more. Get on top of paperwork. Impress others with your writing skills. Work to your strengths. Meet other dyslexics and be inspired.

It goes from 29 August to 31 October. It’s on Tuesday nights from 6pm to 9pm.

Only 6 spots available! Secure your place today by contacting Elise on 03 548 3041 or coordinator@adultlearning.co.nz.Read More