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Kaiawhina Workforce Programme – Matariki a time of reflection – July 2017

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Matariki, the Māori New Year, began at the end of June. Matariki is a time of hope in the calendar year and a marker of transition, symbolising renewal, reawakening, and revival. It is a time to recall and consider the events of the past year and is a great opportunity for us to reflect on progress with the Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan.

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Pay Equity and fixed hours’ big wins for Kaiāwhina – May 2017

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Recent months have seen two big steps forward for the progress of the Workforce Recognition domain of the Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan. The implementation of guaranteed hours for community support workers in April and the pay equity settlement for care and support workers to take effect on the 1st July 2017 are strong indicators that…

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Kaiāwhina Workforce Programme – Taking action now and seeing Kaiāwhina triumph – September 2016

Friday, September 30th, 2016

The Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan Working Group was thrilled with the news regarding the Future Business Leader Awards. Two apprentices studying mental health and addiction support, took top places at the inaugural Future Business Leaders Awards on 25 August. The event celebrated the achievements of New Zealand’s ‘bright young things’ in the trades and services.

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Workforce Action Plan – Positive inroads made in the first year – July 2016

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

    Workforce Action Plan – Positive inroads made in the first year  One year after its implementation, the Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan is making inroads to raising awareness and opportunities for this workforce.  The full list of 5-year actions can be downloaded here.  Help us learn about the residential, home and community aged care workforces We…

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