Building a fairer future

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Service stands with many others in our sector in the call for and mahi towards a fairer future for all. Check out how you can join with this movement to create healthier, happier communities in Aotearoa New Zealand.

NZCCSS Announces New EO

2 March 2021 The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nikki Hurst as Executive Officer. NZCCSS president Bonnie Robinson says the appointment follows a comprehensive recruitment process that generated good interest in the position. “This is a special role and we’re excited to welcome Nikki. She…

Policy Watch November 2020

“Leadership is made for service.” Jack Hyles Tēnā koutou katoa,Welcome to the November issue of Policy Watch, a short edition this month with news of the recently appointed Government Cabinet and a departure from the NZCCSS Secretariat. New Government Cabinet announced The October 2020 Parliamentary election produced a solidly conclusive result for the New Zealand…

Policy Watch August 2020

“See with the eyes of love and a thing becomes beautiful. See with the eyes of hate and things are ugly.” Joy Cowley. Welcome to the latest Policy Watch e-newsletter highlighting the latest news, research and policy developments relevant to NZCCSS’ core mission to work for a just and compassionate society in Aotearoa New Zealand. We begin…

Policy Watch: Budget 2020 Special

“This is the rainy day we have been preparing for – now we must weather the global storm” Hon Grant Robertson, Minister of Finance. Tēnā koutou and welcome to the NZCCSS Policy Watch Special on the Coalition Government’s 2020 Wellbeing Budget: Rebuilding Together.  The proverbial rainy day has arrived but not in a form anyone…

Policy Watch May 2020

COVID 19 – some light at the end of the tunnel “Thank you to all the social services and people supporting New Zealanders during the lockdown. Social services are critical to wellbeing, and helping vulnerable New Zealanders cope through this unprecedented time. You have stepped up to this challenge and are a vital part of…