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Ombudsman’s investigations will ensure voices heard

Press Release – New Zealand Human Rights Commission

The Ombudsmans investigations into the oversight of facilities and services for people with learning disabilities is timely says Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero. Read more »

CORRECTION: AMP NZ’s earnings slide; group profit slumps 97%

Article – BusinessDesk

(Corrects to show AMP NZ results in the first sentence are for the life insurance business only) Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Feb 14

Press Release – Hansard

1. Hon PAULA BENNETT (Deputy LeaderNational) to the Prime Minister : Does she stand by all her Government’s statements, policies, and actions? Read more »

AMP NZ’s earnings slide 45%; group profit slumps 97%

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 14 (BusinessDesk) – AMPs New Zealand arm reported a 45 percent slump in operating earnings to A$39 million for calendar 2018, largely reflecting A$180 million of capitalised losses and about A$50 million of experience losses. This follows an increase in income … Read more »

Te Wai o Te Taniwha and Rangitapu Rahui

Press Release – Te Whanau a Rangiwhakaahu Hapu

Te Whanau Rangiwhakaahu Hap intend to place a rhui over Te Wai o Te Taniwha (Mermaid Pools) and the access route over the Rangitapu headland at Matapouri Bay to restore the mauri of the taonga. While the Rahui is in place Te Whanau a Rangiwhakaahu … Read more »

Fewer victims of crime during 2018

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New data shows a significant drop in the number of people who were victims of crime in the past year. Police Minister Stuart Nash says the number of victimisations recorded by Police during 2018 fell by 2.7 per cent. Read more »

Services for people with intellectual disabilities

Press Release – Office of the Ombudsman

The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has launched investigations into the Ministry of Healths oversight of facilities and services for intellectually disabled people with high and complex needs [1] . Read more »

Entries Open for timely new LBGTI+ workplace Awards

Press Release – New Zealand Rainbow Excellence Awards

MEDIA RELEASE Entries Open for timely new LBGTI+ workplace Awards Entries open tomorrow for the inaugural Westpac New Zealand Rainbow Tick Excellence Awards, which will mark five years of the Rainbow Tick and recognise organisations making a difference … Read more »

Crown rush to sign before Tribunal hearings

Press Release – Ngati Paoa Trust

Ngti Paoa Iwi Trust says Ngti Paoa is being put under pressure to rush to sign the Hauraki Collective Treaty settlement tomorrow, before an imminent urgent hearing is held by the Waitangi Tribunal and independent review of commercial structures … Read more »

Public thanked for theft information

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Waikato Police executed search warrants relating to illegal drugs on Wednesday and uncovered stolen 100-year-old artefacts in the process. Read more »

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