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Managers blog - Dunedin and Waitaki September

We’re in this together. This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and even though it feels like it should be Mental Health Awareness Year – there are...

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Mental Health Awareness Week

This year, Volunteer South is running a #Mental Health Awareness Week campaign to support the mahi in the community being done by, with and for those...

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Managers blog - Dunedin & Waitaki August

Welfare Fatigue and Mental Wellbeing It was during a regular Zoom meeting with community organisations that the realisation of how much our language h...

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Volunteering and volunteer organisations under Alert Level 2

We know people are wanting to volunteer at the moment. The move back up the alert levels brings out the best of Kiwis and we know that there are vulne...

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Grand opening for Volunteer South - Waitaki!

Volunteer South, formerly Volunteering Otago and Volunteering Central, will be formally opening their new Waitaki volunteer centre on the 17th of Augu...

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State of Volunteering in Aotearoa New Zealand 2020

Volunteering New Zealand’s State of Volunteering Report 2020 presents a snapshot of the state of volunteering in Aotearoa New Zealand at a critical po...

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Managers blog - Dunedin and Waitaki July

New Beginnings Kāore e pau, he ika unahi nui. A fish covered in large scales will never be eaten. When the conversation from the community shifted aft...

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Volunteer of the Month - Dunedin

Neil Burrows is July's winner for Volunteer of the Month for his work with Presbytarian Support Otago.

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Managers blog - Dunedin and Waitaki June

National Volunteer Week 2020 runs from June 21-27. This year’s theme is ‘Te Hua o te Mahi Tahi I The benefit of working together’.  National Volunteer...

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Managers blog - Dunedin and Waitaki May

The Emphasis on Change This week is National Volunteer Week and Volunteer South has so much to be thankful this NVW. On March 17th, our operations cea...

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