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Volunteers celebrated at Waikato awards

Volunteer from around the region were recognised for their hard work, time and effort at the Volunteer Excellence Awards on Friday, June 23, 2017...
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Volunteer has a zeal for helping at-risk youth

Every Saturday night between five and eight, Zeal Hamilton street youth workers head out to central Hamilton with the sole purpose of finding and helping young people who need it. ...
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Waikato's 'great givers' recognised

Arts' scene identity Rodger Gallagher has been named Waikato's top volunteer at the annual Waikato Volunteer Excellence Awards. Gallagher, named volunteer of the year at the ...
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'Retired' Raglan man Waikato's Volunteer of the Year

Although nominally retired, the Raglan resident works tirelessly in his community as a volunteer. A member of the Raglan Volunteer Fire Service, Lions Club, Residents and ...
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Waikato Generous With Time and Skills

Volunteer numbers across the Waikato are on the rise. Heather Moore, general manager at Volunteering Waikato, said the numbers of people volunteering has risen sharply over ...
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Honour for quiet achiever

A quiet determination to get on with the job at hand and a strong leadership within the GirlGuiding movement has seen Heather Kinloch win top honours at the Volunteering Waikato ...
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Volunteer Awareness Week 2012

Volunteer Awareness Week 2012

"Building Communities Through VolunteeringJune 17-23, 2012 This year, the week of acknowledgement, celebration and awareness is built around the theme: Building communities ...
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Pitch in for free to find the right path

Volunteering helps you get a feel for a job before you commit to a career change, says Val Leveson
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Taryn's volunteer efforts earn recognition

Taryn Fletcher is said to be be a "magnet" for kids. While many teenagers spend their holidays at the movies, parties and shopping centres, the 18-year-old helps run ...
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IHC volunteer - making a difference to Shane

Waikato University Student Ben Hansard came to Volunteering Waikato looking for a voluntary role - and applied for the role of IHC Friendship Volunteer...
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The winners are.... 2010 Volunteer Excellence Awards Results...

Celebrating Volunteer Awareness Week, Volunteering Waikato hosted the 2010 Volunteer Excellence Awards. Congratulations to all of the award recipients and nominees.
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Volunteering Leads to Job

Volunteering Leads to Job

Waikato University student Rosie Dixon found some exciting voluntary roles through Volunteering Waikato. These roles lead to some exciting opportunities...
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Trio Can't Get Enough

Today's teenagers might seem pre-occupied with cellphones, iPods, and the internet, but a group of Fairfield College students have found just as much fun and fulfilment in ...
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Church group creates new life

Church group creates new life

More than 200 young people attending a summer camp in Ngaruawahia have given a Hamilton community facility an extreme makeover. The young people from the Reformed Church of New ...
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When it is Time to Go… Exiting a Volunteer.

There are many reasons that your organisation may need to exit a volunteer. Perhaps they are no longer able to perform the role, cannot safely complete the required tasks, or are ...
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