Diversity Headlines

Airways provides Pacific aviation solutions

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

At the upcoming International Conference on Small Island Developing States, Airways New Zealand will present to delegates about the safe, successful and sustainable aviation model it has in the Pacific. Pauline Lamb, Chief Operating Officer, will … Read more »

Pacific languages recognised under Labour

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will act to recognise the five main Pacific languages in New Zealand including through the education system, said Pacific Affairs spokesperson Sua William Sio. Read more »

Halberg partners with Flight Centre Foundation

Press Release – Halberg Disability Sport Foundation

29 August 2014 HALBERG PARTNERS WITH FLIGHT CENTRE FOUNDATION TO HANG 10 Surf events to be held over summer for physically disabled young Kiwis Read more »

Prime Minister to Attend Launch of Te Toka Trade Training

Press Release – Te Toka

Building a solid foundation for the future of the Tairawhiti is the driving force behind a cross-sector initiative to be launched tomorrow in Gisborne. Read more »

Candidate calls for an end to institutional racism

Press Release – The Maori Party

29 AUGUST 2014 Tmaki Makaurau candidate, Rangi McLean has spoken up in support of Irie Te Wehi-Takerei who was wrongfully accused of shoplifting at a Warehouse store in Manukau. “Over the last month, two different supermarkets have been … Read more »

NZ Sign Language programmes receives $11 million boost

Press Release – Deaf Aotearoa

Deaf Aotearoa are thrilled with Education minister Hekia Paratas announcement this week that $11 million in funding will go towards a range of New Zealand Sign Language initiatives, including First Signs a programme that involves sign language … Read more »

Hundreds to join march against male violence in Auckland CBD

Press Release – Reclaim The Night

Hundreds of supporters are expected to join the ‘Take Back the Night’ march through central Auckland streets tomorrow night in solidarity with making the streets safe for women and the rainbow community to walk without fear of male violence. Read more »

Disability Focused Politicians’ Forum

Press Release – CCS Disability Action

A group of Disabled Peoples Organisations, providers and disabled people have organised a forum for disabled people and their families to hear how the main parties plan on tackling the big issues that effect disabled people. Read more »

Greens & Labour Politicising Bullying in Schools

Press Release – Family First

Family First NZ says that both the Greens and Labour are wanting to politicise and sexualise school children under the guise of bullying programmes rather than deal with the school bullying issue as it should be dealt with. Read more »

South Island Patient Information Care System Approved

Press Release – South Island Alliance

The South Island Alliance, a collaboration of the five South Island DHBs, is one-step closer to realising its vision for a more efficient and sustainable South Island health and disability system, as one of its core IT programmes has been signed off … Read more »

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