Here is everything you need to know for promoting National Volunteer Week (NVW), 16 – 22 June 2019. We would love media coverage for this year’s campaign, as volunteers in New Zealand make such an impact and it would be great to acknowledge and promote them. 
National Volunteer Week Context: 
This is an opportunityy to celebrate the way that volunteering connects all people and all communities within New Zealand. It is also an opportunity to celebrate and thank all those that volunteer in our communities every year!
The NVW 2019 theme:Whiria te tangata – weaving the people together.

Getting involved:

  • Produce a feature story about NVW –  This could be a profile about a volunteer and/or group or a broader piece thanking and acknowledging Volunteers in New Zealand
  • Share NVW content on social media –  Tag #NVW2019
  • Other – create your own campaign!

Volunteer Statistics and Resources:

Sample Promotional Text:

National Volunteer Week celebrates the collective contribution of the 1.2 million volunteers who enrich Aotearoa New Zealand.

National Volunteer Week 2019 runs from June 16-22. This year’s theme is “Whiria te tangata – weaving the people together”. Volunteering, Mahi Aroha and social action weave people and communities together.

Join us this National Volunteer Week to stand together in our differences and choose to connect.

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National Volunteer Week Social Media:

Connect to our channels now, and tag us when you post content or images:

We appreciate any support of this year’s campaign. Please contact us if you have any questions or if you need any assistance.