Calling for applications to the volunteering fund
Calling for applications to the volunteering
Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew
is calling for applications for this year’s Support for
“The fund provides over $502,000 each
year to projects and organisations that promote and support
volunteering in New Zealand,” says Mrs Goodhew.
funding is divided between Volunteering New Zealand,
regional volunteer centres and selected projects in the
“We are looking to fund projects
promoting information sharing, networking and development of
resources that support Māori, Pacific and ethnic
“We’re also interested in projects
responding to specific cultural values and needs or
encouraging, recognising and promoting volunteers as
Organisations applying for funds
are required to have legal entity status, appropriate
governance and management structures and processes in
Further information about the Support for
Volunteering Fund and application forms are available at
www.communitymatters.govt.nz or calling 0800 824 824.
Applications close Wednesday 7 May
© Scoop Media
Issue 49: Werewolf Weekender
Philip Matthews: From The Lost Continent
It’s a case of better late than never for Olivier Assayas’ marvellous After May/Apres Mai, which first screened at Venice in 2012, had a couple of North Island screenings last year during the International Film Festival’s “Autumn Events” season, got a theatrical release in Australia – but not here – and only now appears on DVD, after Assayas himself has moved on. More>>
The Complicatist: Blue Eyed & Soulful
For a while in June, the top two singles on the US Billboard charts featured Iggy Azalea, an Australian model turned hip hop performer. To some, this may seem like just the latest chapter in a long saga of whites ripping off black culture, while enriching themselves in the process. Obviously, there’s some truth in the stereotype. Yet it can also obscure the positive collaborations – in jazz, soul music and hip hop – between musicians who treated each other as creative equals, race regardless. More>>
Satire: Carry On Captaining
Oh hello. Scanner Technician Davis. To what do I owe the pleasure?
You think we’re what?
Oh, pish. This vessel has been travelling along smoothly for generations – particularly smoothly in the last few years though I say so myself – and I happen to know we have never once been hit by an asteroid... More>>