Diversity Headlines

NEPAL: Torture seen as ‘necessary evil’

Press Release – Asian Human Rights Commission

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC). The AHRC translated and published Handbook on Torture in Nepali on the occasion of International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Read more »

This weekend on The Nation…

Press Release – TV3’s ‘The Nation’

A New Zealand first: As the Government consults on its plain packaging legislation, Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox debates Imperial Tobacco’s Axel Gietz, who’s flown in from the UK at The Nation’s invitation. Does plain packaging actually work? And … Read more »

What NZ Needs Is A Bouncer, Not A Doorman

Press Release – CAFCA

Land Information NZ released today the independent review of the Overseas Investment Offices good character process in the wake of its 2014 approval of the sale of Onetai Station to buyers who figure in the Panama Papers. Read more »

Pasifika Education Centre doomed

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Pasifika Education Centre appears doomed to close down this December, says Labours Pacific Island Affairs spokesperson Sua William Sio Read more »

Taurahere Camp Targets Aussie-Based Kiwis

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

When the NZRL Taurahere camp assembles on Queenslands Gold Coast next week, the two 18s squads will deliberately not bear the names of their Australian home states. Read more »

New campaign aims to eliminate discrimination in New Zealand

Press Release – Multicultural New Zealand

A new campaign called OWDSocks will be launched on Saturday 25th June, 2016 at Multicultural New Zealands annual general meeting in Auckland. The OWDsocks campaign seeks to raise awareness and eliminate all forms of discrimination in New … Read more »

Investing in Māori science & innovation

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Mori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell today announced the successful recipients of the 2016 Te Pnaha Hihiko Vision Mtauranga Capability Fund investment round. Read more »

Fulbright New Zealand announces 2016 graduate award grantees

Press Release – Fulbright NZ

Fulbright New Zealand announces the new grantees of its prestigious graduate awards, who will be honoured next week at a special ceremony at Parliament. The Fulbright New Zealand programme promotes international goodwill and mutual understanding between … Read more »

Empowering Pasifika youth

Press Release – Massey University

Young Pasifika people living in the United States experience similar social and health inequities to Pasifika people living in New Zealand, says a Massey University researcher. Read more »

Top-down, Wellington-led services failing whānau

Press Release – Te Pou Matakana

Largest provider of services to Mori has called CYFs criticism a wake-up call for all government agencies engage better with your communities or devolve services to those who will. Read more »

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