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Neighbourhood Support Volunteers Honoured

30 June 2023 – New Zealand – To wrap up 'Get Involved' month, we'd like to acknowledge just a few of the amazing NS volunteers who were honoured across the country this month as part of #NationalVolunteerWeek.

To start off, Diane Martin, our Katikati Neighbourhood Support Coordinator, was honoured with a Queen's Service Medal! Truly amazing Di! Well done! Read article.

Next up is Neighbourhood Support Manawatū volunteer, Barbara Wills, who was recognised at the10th Annual Volunteer Recognition Event in Palmerston North. Read article.

Then we have Western Bay of Plenty Neighbourhood Support Chair and Bellevue Street Coordinator, Kathy Webb, who was honoured in Tauranga. Read article.

And lastly our very own CEO, Louise Grevel (who is also a volunteer firefighter), received a #NVW afternoon tea invitation from the Governor General of NZ, alongside four other fabulous NSNZ women: Sue Robertson, Michelle Hohepa, Toni Helleur and Margaret Faed. (Pictured)

Thank you again to the thousands of NS volunteers who work to support their neighbourhoods via NS initiatives across New Zealand each and every day!


For More Information Please Contact:

Louise Grevel

027 637 4708

About Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Neighbourhood Support is a nationwide community led movement that brings people and neighbourhoods together to create safe, resilient, and connected communities. Over 220,000 households are part of our growing network. Neighbourhood Support work alongside NZ Police and other partners to equip neighbourhoods to improve safety, be prepared for emergencies and support one another so that our communities are great places to live.

Address (appointment only)

C/O Police National Headquarters

180 Molesworth Street

Thorndon, Wellington, 6011

New Zealand

Phone - 0800 4 NEIGHBOURS (0800 463 444)

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