Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


What Price Safety?

What Price Safety?

When David received the phone call that told him his son was hurt, in hospital, and on life support he couldn’t function. His 17-year-old boy had been attacked just 50 meters from their Auckland home.

The charity Crimestoppers is asking you to put a value on preventing crime in our communities.

They are asking you to consider swapping something you don’t need – like unwanted share parcels – for something you want …safer communities for your family. Simple as that. And you can get a 100% tax deductible receipt for your efforts.

Crimestoppers receive over 50 calls every day from Kiwis who want to prevent crime, generally calling the anonymous line to share their concerns about something that doesn’t seem right to them. And by doing so, these callers are actively contributing towards reducing the number of crime victims we have each year.

If you hold share parcels, you can call Computershare -Auckland 488 8777 or Link Auckland 375 5998 to check your FIN and CSN numbers, and then go to www.sharesforgood.com and in 2 minutes you can donate shares on line, before May 31st.

JBWere are donating their time in transacting all donations.

Your donations will go towards ensuring Crimestoppers can continue to provide its 24/7 anonymous call line service.

Recent Police Commissioner, Peter Marshall, said “Crimestoppers has become a really important channel of information for Police. It is most unlikely that Police would have received any of that information without Crimestoppers support and New Zealanders are less likely to be victims when information about behaviour is provided quickly. Crimestoppers is making a real contribution to both crime prevention and reduced victimisation goals of Police”.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Album Review: Donnie Trumpet And The Social Experiments: Surf

Chance the Rapper is one of my favourite rappers of the last couple years. He bought a uniquely fucked up, acid sound with his debut Acid Rap which has demonstrably influenced others including ILoveMakonnen and A$AP Rocky. It’s remarkable that, at such a ... More>>

Photos: Inside The Christchurch Arts Centre Rebuild

Lady Pippa Blake visited Christchurch Arts Centre chief executive André Lovatt, a 2015 recipient of the Blake Leader Awards. The award celebrated Lovatt’s leadership in New Zealand and hisand dedication to the restoration of the Arts Centre. More>>

Running Them Up The Flagpole: Web Tool Lets Public Determine New Zealand Flag

A School of Design master’s student is challenging the flag selection process by devising a web tool that allows the public to feed their views back in a way, he says, the current government process does not. More>>

ALSO:

Survey: ‘The Arts Make My Life Better’: New Zealanders

New Zealanders are creative people who believe being involved in the arts makes their lives better and their communities stronger. Nine out of ten adult New Zealanders (88%) agree the arts are good for them and eight out of ten (82%) agree that the arts help to improve New Zealand society. More>>

ALSO:

Wellington.Scoop: Reprieve For Te Papa Press

Following its review of the role of Te Papa Press, Te Papa has committed to continue publishing books during the museum’s redevelopment, Chief Executive Rick Ellis announced yesterday. More>>

Law Society: Sir Peter Williams QC, 1934 - 2015

“Sir Peter was an exceptional advocate. He had the ability to put the defence case for his clients with powerful oratory. His passion shone through in everything he did and said.” Mr Moore says Sir Peter’s lifelong commitment to prison reform was instrumental in ensuring prison conditions and the rights of prisoners were brought to public attention. More>>

ALSO:

CTU: Peter Conway – Family Statement

Peter committed his whole working life to improving the lives of working people, both in unions and, more recently, as the Economist and Secretary of the Council of Trade Unions. He was previously Chair of Oxfam New Zealand and was on the Board of NZ Trade and Enterprise. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news