Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Dress for Success Wellington wins people’s choice

Media Release

Friday 23 November, 2012

Dress for Success Wellington wins people’s choice


Dress for Success Wellington proudly announced today that it’s awinnerof theDominion Post Readers’ ChoiceCharity Donation presented last night at the Wellingtonian of the Year Awards dinner,held at the Amora Hotel. The donation to the value of $10,000,recognises the exemplary contribution organisations make to Wellington’s vibrant and thriving communities.

"We’re thrilled to receive this donation and we’ll put it to very good use," says Helen Trim, President of Dress for Success Wellington. "To be a winning charity chosen by the people, is really special. It is a testament to the passion and dedication of our committed team of staff, volunteers and supporters, who actively support determined women,to get ahead with their lives.

“Our thanks go to those who voted for us and The Dompost for backing this wonderful gesture of kindness.”

Dress for Success Wellington helps women into employment and supports their aspirations for greater economic self-sufficiency.

“We’re a connected community of women and supporters with a big vision,to see life changing results for other women and their families. And we act on that vision.

“But we’re not the only people making a difference in our communities, we wish to congratulate the other winners at last night’s Wellingtonian of the Year Awards, who are all making amazing contributions to peoples lives.”

Dress for Success is a nationwide organisation that helps thousands of Kiwi women find the job of their dreams. Women are offered professional clothing for job interviews and career development tools to help them thrive at work and in life. For more information visit our website www.dressforsuccess.org.nz.


Ends


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Sky City : Auckland Convention Centre Cost Jumps By A Fifth

SkyCity Entertainment Group, the casino and hotel operator, is in talks with the government on how to fund the increased cost of as much as $130 million to build an international convention centre in downtown Auckland, with further gambling concessions ruled out. The Auckland-based company has increased its estimate to build the centre to between $470 million and $530 million as the construction boom across the country drives up building costs and design changes add to the bill.
More>>

ALSO:

RMTU: Mediation Between Lyttelton Port And Union Fails

The Rail and Maritime Union (RMTU) has opted to continue its overtime ban indefinitely after mediation with the Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) failed to progress collective bargaining. More>>

Earlier:

Science Policy: Callaghan, NSC Funding Knocked In Submissions

Callaghan Innovation, which was last year allocated a budget of $566 million over four years to dish out research and development grants, and the National Science Challenges attracted criticism in submissions on the government’s draft national statement of science investment, with science funding largely seen as too fragmented. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Spark, Voda And Telstra To Lay New Trans-Tasman Cable

Spark New Zealand and Vodafone, New Zealand’s two dominant telecommunications providers, in partnership with Australian provider Telstra, will spend US$70 million building a trans-Tasman submarine cable to bolster broadband traffic between the neighbouring countries and the rest of the world. More>>

ALSO:

More:

Statistics: Current Account Deficit Widens

New Zealand's annual current account deficit was $6.1 billion (2.6 percent of GDP) for the year ended September 2014. This compares with a deficit of $5.8 billion (2.5 percent of GDP) for the year ended June 2014. More>>

ALSO:

Still In The Red: NZ Govt Shunts Out Surplus To 2016

The New Zealand government has pushed out its targeted return to surplus for a year as falling dairy prices and a low inflation environment has kept a lid on its rising tax take, but is still dangling a possible tax cut in 2017, the next election year and promising to try and achieve the surplus pledge on which it campaigned for election in September. More>>

ALSO:

Job Insecurity: Time For Jobs That Count In The Meat Industry

“Meat Workers face it all”, says Graham Cooke, Meat Workers Union National Secretary. “Seasonal work, dangerous jobs, casual and zero hours contracts, and increasing pressure on workers to join non-union individual agreements. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news