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Pillars Award

Verna McFelin of the PILLARS Trust receiving a cheque from the National President Kay Blackburn. Congratulations to Verna McFelin and Pillars for winning the Community of the Year award received at the Mitre 10 New Zealand Awards in 1918. Verna is the Founder and Chief Executive of Pillars, … [Read More...]

National board plans, reports and prays

Twice a year all members of the National Board meet for up to three days of planning, prayer, reporting and discussion. The first National Board meeting was held in Christchurch at the end of January. The theme for the meeting was taken from WUCWO 2018 Resolution 4, A Call to … [Read More...]

Two new board appointments

The Catholic Women's League board is very happy to announce two national appointment National Social Issues Convener Dawn Mullins is from Auckland  and  worked in Social Services during my working life and as a volunteer advocate when asked by people for help. On learning of her appointment she … [Read More...]

Slavery-free Easter chocolate – Be a good egg this Easter

Children as young as 12 years old are picking cocoa in West Africa to make the chocolate we eat. Some of these children are trafficked.  Most are forced to pick cocoa from an early age for minimal or no wages, for long hours, in dangerous working conditions, without any possibility of attending … [Read More...]

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