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

 

Power Outages, Roads Close: Easter Storm Moving Down Country

The NZ Transport Agency says storm conditions at the start of the Easter break are making driving hazardous in Auckland and Northland and it advises people extreme care is needed on the regions’ state highways and roads... More>>

ALSO:

Houses (& Tobacco) Lead Inflation: CPI Up 0.3% In March Quarter

The consumers price index (CPI) rose 0.3 percent in the March 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. Higher tobacco and housing prices were partly countered by seasonally cheaper international air fares, vegetables, and package holidays. More>>

ALSO:

Notoriously Reliable Predictions: Budget To Show Rise In Full-Time Income To 2018: English

This year’s Budget will forecast wage increases through to 2018 amounting to a $10,500 a year increase in average full time earnings over six years to $62,200 a year, says Finance Minister Bill English in a speech urging voters not to “put all of this at risk” by changing the government. More>>

ALSO:

Prices Up, Volume Down: March NZ House Sales Drop 10% As Loan Curbs Bite

New Zealand house sales dropped 10 percent in March from a year earlier as the Reserve Bank’s restrictions on low-equity mortgages continue to weigh on sales of cheaper property. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Chorus To Appeal Copper Pricing Judgment

Chorus will appeal a High Court ruling upholding the Commerce Commission’s determination setting the regulated prices on the telecommunications network operator’s copper lines. More>>

ALSO:

Earlier:

Cars: Precautionary Recalls Announced For Toyota Vehicles

Toyota advises that a number of its New Zealand vehicles are affected by a series of precautionary global recalls. Toyota New Zealand General Manager Customer Services Spencer Morris stressed that the recalls are precautionary. More>>

ALSO:

'Gardening Club': Air Freight Cartel Nets Almost $12 Million In Penalties

The High Court in Auckland has today ordered Swiss company Kuehne + Nagel International AG to pay a penalty of $3.1 million plus costs for breaches of the Commerce Act. Kuehne + Nagel’s penalty brings the total penalties ordered in this case to $11.95 million ... More>>

ALSO:

Crown Accounts: Revenue Below Projections

Core Crown tax revenue has increased by $1.9 billion (or 5.0%) compared to the same time last year. However this was $1.1 billion less than expected and is reflected across most tax types, continuing the pattern of recent months. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
Computer Power Plus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news