57 days ago

Should prisoners be allowed to vote in the council elections?

The team Reporter from Kapi-Mana News

Hi neighbours - prisoners have expressed that they want to be able to vote in both the general election and local body elections.

They say it would help them feel human and connected to the community, with former prisoner Awatea Mita saying the voting ban is "humiliating and dehumanising".

What do you think? Should prisoners be allowed to vote in the council elections? Read more here

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11 hours ago

Xmas Presents Wanted

Phil Davies from Kiwi Community Assistance (KCA)

For many families Xmas time is a very stressful time.

Here at KCA we sponsor families whom are doing long term budgeting (with our partner agencies) by providing them with Xmas presents. We also sponsor the homeless and those who have experienced violence in the home.

The agencies that we assist with Xmas presents are:-

1) Newlands Foodbank (budgeting clients)
2) Porirua Womens Refuge
3) Birthright Wellington (budgeting clients)
4) Wellington Night Shelter
5) Supergrans Lower Hutt & Porirua (budgeting clients)

We are looking for companies to join us by popping up a Xmas Tree and asking staff members to donate festive treats of Xmas presents. The items must be brand new.

If the gifts are wrapped please ensure that you pop the gender and the age group that the gift is for.

If you are able to assist us please email us on admin@kca.org.nz

If you are an individual and want to assist us, please note that you are able to drop off your Xmas presents at Tawa Community Centre, Churton Park Community Centre, Johnsonville Community Centre, Newlands Community Centre and Island Bay Community Centre.

Our other drop off points are also available for you to leave Xmas treats and gifts at.


1 day ago

Help needed

Amanda from Tawa

Would any one have any womans size 14 to 16 tops or pants I've got a young girl I've taken in so she not sleeping on the streets an she has nothing my daughter has helpd her with a fuw things but she needs pants an tops if any one can help would really be grateful thank you

6 hours ago

What's On: Whitby Walking Group

Christine from Whitby

We walk locally and a little further a field for about an hour. This week it is Browns Bay. Join us 9:00am any Sunday or call Christine on 04 971 2141
Whitby Walking Group
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