Women's Network


Women who are happy, fulfilled and connected with other women, able to support their families, their community, and to reach their own potential.

Women's Steering groups

We facilitate three women's steering groups (Porirua, Hutt and Wellington) so our work is informed by these women. Read more

Driver Licencing

Over 90 applications were received for our pilot women's driver licence project. Listen to Radio New Zealand's coverage on the programme hereRead more


Women’s festival

By popular request, we held another women’s festival in January 2013. Read more

Summer Day Out

More than 150 refugee-background women and children from 9 communities came along to our Summer Day Out. Read more

Overcoming barriers to work

ChangeMakers and MCLaSS jointly facilitated a workshop that discussed the challenges that refugee-background women in Porirua face securing employment and identified solutions to address these challenges. Read more


Swimming and Recreation

 Following a request from the Women's Steering group, we ran a programme offering women swimming lessions. Read more