Skylight, a highly regarded national not-for-profit social enterprise that supports people of all ages through times of change, trauma, loss and grief, is delighted to announce the appointment of Heather Henare as its new Chief Executive. Ms Henare is currently the Chief Executive of Women's Refuge and will take up her new post with Skylight in February 2015. Heather Henare is a qualified Senior Social Worker and has held positions at Child Youth and Family as a Senior Practice Consultant and Senior... Read more
“Making a stand to not stock R18 games and DVDs from stores is a progressive and laudable step for a retail business,” says Chief Executive of Women’s Refuge, Heather Henare.
“Keeping these products out of iconic family stores like The Warehouse and Noel Leeming shows that every person, group or business can take a stand to make our communities safer places,” she says.
Some extreme R18 games or DVDs diminish the importance and respect towards women and children. “The... Read more
The Warehouse has partnered with Women’s Refuge to bring some Christmas cheer to women and children around New Zealand who seek help over the holiday season, by facilitating a nationwide gifting campaign called Elves on Shelves. The initiative runs between 1 – 19 December, whereby Kiwis can drop off gifts at any of the 92 The Warehouse stores nationwide to be donated to Women’s Refuge for distribution among at risk women and children who seek shelter from domestic violence. ... Read more