Sahana Rose – Hero Medal Recipient

Sahana Rose – Hero Medal Recipient

Born and bred in Masterton, Sahana Rose is Wairarapa’s youngest local hero medal recipient this year, aged 25. Sahana is actively involved in the community through her position as a social worker at Oranga Tamariki. “The focus of my work is to promote the well-being...
First Wahine to win Māori player of the year

First Wahine to win Māori player of the year

Black Ferns Sevens captain Sarah Hirini (Ngāti Kahungunu) has made history by becoming the first woman to be awarded the Tom French Cup, for the top Māori rugby player of the year. She was honoured at the annual New Zealand Rugby Awards last night at Sky City in...

Govt supports more social workers

A surge in the number of registered social workers will contribute to improving the wellbeing of New Zealanders and their families, Minister of Social Development Carmel Sepuloni said on New Zealand Social Workers’ Day. “New Zealand now has 8100 registered social...