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Turangawaewae – Human Rights Commission e-newsletter

Column – Human Rights Commission

Please find our new newsletter here . Highlighted stories this month: Treaty of Waitangi and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People Dame Susan Devoy Al Jazeera interview Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner The Equal Pay Act … Read more »

Earthquake commemoration service in Hastings CBD

Press Release – Hastings District Council

The events of the day that changed Hawkes Bay forever will be remembered in Hastings CBD next Tuesday (3rd February). The commemoration service for the 84rd anniversary of the Hawkes Bay earthquake will begin in the Central Mall in Heretaunga … Read more »

Responsible dog ownership is not a matter of race says SPCA

Press Release – RNZSPCA

The Royal New Zealand SPCA strongly disagrees with Bob Kerridges recent comments in the media in which he links ethnicity with the high number of dog attacks in South Auckland. Read more »

Overseas markets ban pesticides commonly used in New Zealand

Press Release – Food Matters Aotearoa

The Food Matters Aotearoa conference will be looking closely at food production and the nutritional value of food, through to the regulations surrounding food safety. Read more »

Stereotyping ethnic groups as irresponsible pet owners wrong

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

Sweeping claims by an SPCA spokesman stereotyping entire races as irresponsible people who dont care about their pets are unhelpful, wrong and incredibly offensive to a lot of people says Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy. Read more »

Research tests shows stroke patients’ memories do improve

Press Release – University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury lab study tests show peoples memory can improve after a stroke. Read more »

Liam Butler interviews Kate Russell

Press Release – Fundraising Institute of New Zealand

Kate Russell is a fellow of The Fundraising Institute of New Zealand (FINZ) , chair of the FINZ Ethics Committee and past FINZ board member. Kate is chair of Pharmac’s Consumer Advisory Committee , a board member of Pacific Pathways and a Paediatric … Read more »

News Before Profits : Bill Rosenberg

Opinion – The State of NZ News Media

n New Zealand and internationally, news services are under stress. Developments in technology are creating new forms of media, allowing the public more choice. Combined with discontent with the conventional media, this undermines their main income source: … Read more »

Night of the Queer – Celebrating Pride 2015

Press Release – TAPAC

After the huge success of 2014 TAPAC is extending its season to 4 brilliant nights so DONT MISS OUT! A smashing event of world class and emerging performers NIGHT OF THE QUEER boasts an abundance of beautifully curated dance, song, live music, … Read more »

Recipients announced for latest round of River grant

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

Ten community-led projects will receive funding from the Manawat River Leaders Accord as part of an annual grants programme to restore pride and mana in the Manawat River and catchment. Read more »

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