Diversity Headlines

van Riel’s Album a Recipe for Success in Child Development

Press Release – Quirky Music

2014 New Zealand Music Awards Finalist, Anna van Riel is making a difference to the development of children through her upcoming album, Cooking Up A Song . Read more »

More powers for Human Rights Commission

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A bill to give the Human Rights Commission greater flexibility in dealing with emerging human rights issues passed its second reading in Parliament today. Read more »

Human Rights Legislation Progresses

Article – ParliamentToday.co.nz

Following Question Time the interrupted second reading debate on the Human Rights Amendment Bill was completed. Read more »

Minister welcomes reports on Whānau Ora

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Whnau Ora Hon Te Ururoa Flavell welcomes the Office of Auditor Generals report on Phase One (2010-2014) of Whnau Ora tabled in Parliament today. Read more »

You, Me, Us

Press Release – Rainbow Youth

Everyone deserves to be in healthy and violence-free relationships. Its also vital that people in marginalised communities have easy access to information and support for when things go wrong. RainbowYOUTH and the Ministry of Social Developments … Read more »

International Nurses Day

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

Whangarei nurse and midwife Donna Collins is currently helping earth quake victims in Nepal. On the eve of her flying out and for International Nurses Day this week, she spoke to Jodi Fraser about her career to date. Read more »

Process for NZ Flag Consideration Announced

Article – Francis Cook

Emeritus Professor John Burrows today laid out the formal process for the coming flag referendums. Speaking at Te Papas Icon Room, he described the procedure for selection in detail, emphasising the New Zealand publics contribution to the decision. Read more »

Joint venture between council and iwi pays off

Press Release – Auckland Council

The Araparera Forest Joint Venture between council and a hapu of Ngati Whatua O Kaipara is being wound up with the profitable harvest of the trees. Read more »

Questions For Oral Answer May 5

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements; if so, why? Read more »

Same-sex couples opt for marriage over civil union

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The number of same-sex couples entering into civil unions dropped significantly in 2014, with couples opting to join in marriage instead, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the first full year of same-sex marriage registrations since the Marriage … Read more »

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