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April 2017

Room available for rent in women only space

Room available at Nelson Women’s Centre
A room/office space is available to rent immediately. This would suit an organisation or group needing a safe, friendly, women-only space in central Nelson with compatible values. The room can be rented on an hourly or daily basis until we find a long term house mate.
For more information please ring 546 7986 or email nnwomenscentre@ts.co.nzRead More

Nelson Social Enterprise Forum – May 2017

Welcome to our 2nd social enterprise forum for 2017. As well as an opportunity to reconnect with fellow social entrepreneurs and discuss the scope and focus of your projects, we have the privilege of having Alex Hannant – CEO of Akina Foundation (http://akina.org.nz/)
‘Strengthening social and economic development through social enterprise’
Around the world and in New Zealand, social enterprise is a becoming an increasingly popular approach to support local development and address social and environment problems.
By combining social and commercial approaches, the social enterprise model appeals to business-minded entrepreneurs wanting to achieve social good, and to community organisations seeking independence and financial sustainability.
Alex will introduce the practicalities of how social enterprises work, and layout the strategic context for how they can be supported. His talk will cover:
– Social enterprise models and approaches
– Relevance to community resilience and local economic development
– Developmental challenges and enablers
– New Zealand data points and sector developments
– Potential opportunities and strategies for local government and other partners
For Further info or questions please contact Matt.walters@ncc.govt.nzRead More

SASH-Nelson is on the move to new premises

From next Monday, 1st May we will be located at 16 Nile Street (right beside INP – Independent Nursing Practice) which will complement our service perfectly.

Leaving the Women’s Centre was not an easy decision to make, however the synergy we will have with INP will be amazing, as well as the additional opportunities this move will provide. It also means that we will have a little more office space which will be greatly appreciated, as with the growth we have been experiencing in client numbers we have definitely outgrown our current office.

New details :

Street Address : 16 Nile Street, Nelson 7010
Manager Cell Phone : 022 548 2407

All other contact details will remain the same :

Postal Address : PO Box 830, Nelson 7040
Phone : (03) 548 2407
Email Admin – sash-nelson@ts.co.nz
Email Manager – manager-sash-nelson@ts.co.nz
Web – www.sash-nelson.co.nz

Feel free to pop in and see our office if you are passing that way, we would love to see you.Read More

Training day: Tū Ake, Tū Pono, Tū Tika – Free from violence through a Māori world view – 23 May

Whakatu Marae in conjunction with the Te Rito Network present:

Tū Ake, Tū Pono, Tū Tika – Free from violence through a Māori world view

We will be exploring a Whānau Ora approach to whanau free from violence.

Tues 23rd May 2017
9am – 3pm
Whakatu Marae
Cost: Food koha appreciated

For more information or for a registration form please email katiana.maaka@whakatumarae.co.nzRead More

Child Poverty Action Group Post Budget Breakfast – 31 May

CPAG Post Budget Breakfast Nelson-Tasman
Wednesday 31 May 2017
Stoke School Hall 9.30 -11.30 am

Alan Johnson, Social Policy Analyst for The Salvation Army’s
Social Policy & Parliamentary Unit
Kindra Douglas, Director Victory Community Centre
Rosalie Grant, Manager Nelson Budget Service

Registration to cpag2016nn@gmail.com

Attachment: flyerPBBCPAGNelson31052017.pdfRead More

White Ribbon Ambassador – Jeremy Eparaima – 8 May

Come and join us to hear White Ribbon Ambassador Jeremy Eparaima share his experiences of Family Violence and how he has made positive changes in his life. This will be followed by a Question and answer opportunity with other Family Violence prevention specialists.

When: Mon 8th May, 6- 7.30pm
Where: The Beachcomber, Nelson
Everyone is welcome
Free eventRead More