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July 2017
Three finalists announced for the Beca corporate prize
Community Waikato are proud to partner with professional services firm Beca to bring community organisations with projects in the Waikato the opportunity to win advisory assistance for their project from the Beca Hamilton team.
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June 2017
Dragons Den Finalists Announced
Six Waikato Community Organisations to compete to win a share of $20,000
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 May 2017
Community Waikato celebrate Pink Shirt Day and take action to stop bullying
On 26 May 2017 Community Waikato will celebrate Pink Shirt Day and Speak Up, Stand Together and Stop Bullying. 
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Women's Heart Health Fun Walk
Heart disease is often overlooked as the biggest killer of kiwi women.
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March 2017
The Catholic Church shows increased care for the environment and social justice issues
Parishioners throughout the Hamilton Catholic Diocese are being called on to answer Pope Francis’s call for action on social justice.
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February 2017
Purple Walk
It’s the time of year again to have a hunt through your wardrobe for your purple threads and head along to the Hamilton Lake on March 8 for the annual Purple Walk for Endometriosis.
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Epilepsy Waikato Charitable Trust
Epilepsy Charitable Trust to launch a children's book to help demystify epilepsy and break down barriers
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January 2017
Poverty Action Waikato - Advocacy is our priority
The system is failing, many people are suffering, and the need to boldly advocate for social justice is increasing. This is the latest news from the local research and advocacy organisation, Poverty Action Waikato (PAW).
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December 2016
Kids First Whanau Centre
Kids FIRST Whanau Centre (KFWC) is a place where women take back their life and their children flourish.
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WEAVE Twilight market
Weave is a market that aims to celebrate, in particular, refugee background communities.
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November 2016
Giving boys a big buddy to turn to
Big Buddy is a free mentoring service run by dedicated professionals who recruit and rigorously screen male volunteers from the community to become mentors to fatherless boys aged 7-14 years.
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October 2016
The Hamilton Heart Foundation Atrial Fibrillation Session
Atrial Fibrillation is one of New Zealand's fastest growing forms of heart disease
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September 2016
The Western Community Centre working toward Para Kore - Zero Waste
Humans are the only species on the planet that don't live by zero waste principles
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The South Waikato Achievement Trust
The South Waikato Achievement Trust provides support for accident victims and people with disabilities in the South Waikato region
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August 2016
True Friendships through the IHC Volunteer programme
The IHC volunteer programme is about one-to-one friendship in the community
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Campaigning for accessible change places in public spaces
Accessible Change Places is a project that is advocating for public toilets that are fully accessible and have a hoist and change bench
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July 2016
Reimagining Social Housing
Can the problem of social housing be resolved by an already stretched community sector?
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Rauawaawa Kaumaatua Charitable Trust serving our elderly community
The Rauawaawa Charitable Trust are fundraising to upgrade their facility to meet the needs of a growing ageing population here in Kirikiriroa
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June 2016
World Elder Abuse Awareness Week
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THINK! The Head Injury Network for Kiwis
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May 2016
Life Unlimited - Programme helps anyone to get fit, boosts confidence
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The Forgotten Victims - PARS Waikato
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April 2016
Hamilton Homeless Trust serves people in need
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March 2016
Abbeyfield House provides affordable housing for elderly 
As population grows, affordable accommodation options for elderly are becoming more of a problem.  
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Saving Maui Dolphins
Whaingaroa Environment Centre hold an annual event to raise the profile of the plight of the Maui Dolphin
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Volunteering Waikato to recognise volunteers at the 2016 Volunteer Excellence Awards
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February 2016
Purple Walk to raise endometriosis awareness
Endometriosis is a debilitating disease that can have long-term consequences for many women
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Spotlight on Waikato Timebank
Timebanking shares community skills
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January 2016
Spotlight on Agora Community Trust
Cafe Agora gives all profits back to local charitable causes
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Special Olympics selects leadership ambassador
Hamilton's Alex Johnsen has been chosen as one of eight new Zealanders with intellectual disabilities selected to participate in Special Olympics New Zealands National Athlete Leadership Programme.
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December 2015
Spotlight on Red Cross Refugee Services NZ
NZ Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian organisation in the world
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Spotlight on Huggable Hearts healing families
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November 2015
Community Waikato Kaiwhakarite visits China 
Gary Thompson visits China in his role as Ngati Paoa Kaiwhakarite to support an international partnership to secure a safe flight path for the bar-tailed godwit
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Spotlight on Te Whakaruruhau
Waikato Women's Refuge is unique on many levels, but its driving force is to keep families safe.
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Refuge a Safe Haven
Having fled an abusive relationship, Angela has been supported by Te Whakaruruhau
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October 2015
Social Sector perfect fit for Community Waikato chief
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Len Reynolds Trust 
Funding Round now open
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Community Waikato Fundraiser
Buy your Village Press olive Oil today
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September 2015
Community Waikato Tindall Annual Fund 
Funding Round now open
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August 2015
Community Waikato announcement of new CE
Holly Snape announced as the new CE of Community Waikato
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Taupiri Youth Group wins top prize of $10,000 in Dragons Den at the Rising to the Challenge Conference
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July 2015
New Funder announced in the Waikato
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Five Waikato community organisations to compete to win $10,000 in a local Dragon's Den
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Community Waikato advertise for a new CE
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June 2015
Community Investment Strategy
Minister Tolley has released the Community Investment Strategy
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Children's Workforce Safety Checking Regulations Published
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May 2015
Waikato Community Conference welcomes fantastic key note speakers
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April 2015
Sponsored Free Spaces at Rising to the Challenge Conference
Apply to attend the “Rising to the Challenge” conference free of charge.
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Changes to Community Development Scheme
Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew has announced changes to the Community Development Scheme.
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