Volunteering New Zealand has its annual conference ‘Pivot’ coming up from 15-17 October in Wellington. The Pivot Conference theme “Linking vision to action” challenges leaders and managers of volunteers to translate new ideas shared at Pivot into action within their organisation and practice. Learn more and book tickets here
Wellington Time Bank are hosting an annual film fundraiser on October the 9th, screening the very relevant film: 2040, with a speech from feminist and activist Lily Parkin, from the Climate Strike Movement, from 5pm. More details here
Tax on Tuesdays has been launched by Tax Justice Aotearoa, Victoria University’s Institute for Governance and Policy Studies and the PSA to encourage debate and discussion.
Tuesday 8 October: A Slice of the PIE: Creating a more productive, inclusive economy. Join Bernard Hickey, Geoff Bertram and Alison Pavlovich to consider what the ideal tax system looks like to support a productive, inclusive economy. 12:30-1.30pm, Government Buildings Lecture Theatre 4, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University of Wellington.
Tuesday 12 November: Where’s the Party At? Political party representatives tell us NZ Herald journalist Hamish Rutherford chairs a panel of political party representatives as they share their views about tax, present and future, as well its relationship to equality, climate and economic productivity. 12:00 – 1:30pm, Rutherford House Lecture Theatre 2, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University of Wellington.
Hui E! is currently having conversations with interested groups on how to follow up on the Voluntary National Report on the Sustainable Development Goals and the civil society Alternative Report. If you want to be involved or are interested in staying informed, sign up to the SDG Network List here
Community Networks Aotearoa and the NZ Council of Christian Services are holding a joint conference on 27 and 28 August 2019 in Wellington. Everyone is welcome. The theme this year is Tātou tātou e – all of us together – the value of relationships in building wellbeing. To find out more or to register, click here
Action Stations is conducting Meet Your MP workshops, which will give people the opportunity to learn how to lobby their MPs on welfare system change. The workshops will be held at the times and dates below.: South Auckland: Saturday 17th August, 2-4pm at Manurewa Library Meeting Room,
West Auckland: Sunday 18th August, 2-4pm at Hub West, 29 Corban Ave, Henderson Central
Auckland: Tuesday 20th August, 6-8pm at CitySide Baptist Church, 8 Mt Eden Road, ·
Online: Wednesday 21st August, 6-8pm via ZOOM ·
Wellington: Sunday 25th August, 1-3pm at 39 Webb Street, Te Aro