August 2017 YWCA National Newsletter

We're Seeking New Board Members!

The YWCA of Aotearoa New Zealand is seeking new non-executive board members, including a treasurer, for the national board. If you have governance skills and a passion for empowering young women, we want to hear from you!


President's Message to Political Parties

We believe that public opinion and awareness of gender equality issues in New Zealand is at a pivotal tipping point. 


"There is More In You"

Jahvaya Wheki and Annie Oxborrow participated in Outward Bound through YWCA Hamilton's scholarship programme in April 2017, and had a life changing experience.


Spotlight: YWCA Christchurch

Christchurch YWCA provides emergency and transitional housing to women and children in a property owned by the Christchurch City Council. 

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Report: World YWCA board meeting

New General Secretary, new strategic priorities, and a new affiliation fee formula.



  • Weigh in on Research New Zealand's Gender Attitude Survey

Link removed because the survey is intended only for NCWNZ members.