Diversity Headlines

Altogether Autism Rejects Measles Vaccine Myth

Press Release – Altogether Autism

24 March 2017 – THE COUNTRYS leading provider of trusted autism information and advice has come out strongly against claims of a link between vaccinations and autism in its latest Altogether Autism journal published today. Read more »

New Zealand athletes bring back medals from Winter Games

Press Release – Special Olympics NZ

A group of New Zealand athletes with intellectual disabilities will return from the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games on Monday 27 March, with a haul of medals. The 13 athletes won 18 medals between them and all achieved personal best results, … Read more »

West Auckland brings colourful spectacles of Holi

Press Release – Waitakere Indian Association

An enthusiastic crowd of over four thousand community members of all faiths enjoyed traditional Indian food, music and dancing for the twelfth annual Holi Mela at Trusts Arena, Henderson, on Sunday, March 19. Read more »

Prime Minister’s Speech to International Business Forum

Speech – New Zealand Government

Good morning. Can I start by thanking the International Business Forum and the Auckland Chamber of Commerce for hosting this event. Read more »

Health cuts taking toll on disability services

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The National Government must properly fund disability services after a major provider announced it will be significantly curtailing its services, says Labour’s Disability Issues Spokesperson Poto Williams. Read more »

No Place For Complacency – Winston Peters Speech

Speech – New Zealand First Party

Should Northland be cynical? Youth socially DNA-ed for destruction Read more »

Maori Party to back RMA reform

Press Release – BusinessDesk

March 23 (BusinessDesk) – The Mori Party has headed off a rival bid by government support partners United Future and the Act Party, reaching a deal to support an overhaul of the Resource Management Act which includes a framework to protect iwi rights. Read more »

More space needed for industry training in report

Press Release – Careerforce

Industry training should play greater role in preparing New Zealand school-leavers for the workforce, says the head of Industry Training Organisation, Careerforce. Read more »

NZDSN not surprised at IHC decisions

Press Release – Disability Support Network

While NZDSN has no specific comment to make about IHCs recent actions it is important to highlight that many disability service providers are having to be realistic about how they can maintain quality services and ensure long term financial viability in … Read more »

Jenny Shipley to visit Whitianga to help progress Cook 250

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Events that celebrate the November 2019 anniversary of Captain James Cooks visit to Te Whanganui a Hei are gaining momentum locally, at the same time that the Government is ramping up co-ordination of events nationally to mark the 250th anniversary of … Read more »

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