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Young Women From Western Division Focus Of FWRM Leadership Programme

Press Release – Fiji Women’s Rights Movement

Twenty young women representatives from Lautoka, Ba and Tavua have now joined the eighth cohort (8) of the Fiji Women’s Rights Movements Emerging Leaders Forum (ELF) programme. FWRM today conducted the orientation workshop for the ELF 8 group … Read more »

Final Day Of ASB Polyfest’s 45th Anniversary Event

Press Release – ASB Polyfest

Aorere College Tongan Group After two years of disruption, ASB Polyfest will complete a four day festival today, and celebrate its 45th anniversary in style. Last years festival was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the final day of the 2019 … Read more »

Petition Launch Calling For An Immediate Independent Inquiry Into Insitutional Racism By The Waikato Police

Press Release – Racial INJustice Matters

Campaign & Petition Launch Racial INJustice Matters calling for an immediate independent inquiry into Institutional Racism and Racial Profiling by the Waikato Police. Where we live, work, play should be safe for everyone, no matter … Read more »

Māori Scientists Work ‘Cultural Double-Shifts’ – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Researchers have interviewed Mori scientists, who described the extra workload of helping their non-indigenous colleagues navigate te Ao Mori. We spend more time being Mori for others than being Mori for ourselves, is how one scientist … Read more »

Statement From Anusha Guler, Executive Director Office Of Ethnic Communities

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

The new Ministry for Ethnic Communities comes into being on 1 July. Its important that the views and needs of Aotearoa New Zealands many and diverse ethnic communities help set the priorities for the new organisation from day one. We are running a series … Read more »

Artist Flags To Fly At ANZAC Memorial Bridge And Across Six Wairarapa Towns – Celebrating Peace, Horses, And ANZAC Day

Press Release – NZ Pacific Studio

What happens when an artist loves horses, photography, textiles, and childrens art? Artist-designed flags will fly across six Wairarapa towns and at the ANZAC Memorial Bridge at Kaiparoro for the annual Service (2pm). The ANZAC Bridge Fellowship for … Read more »

New Breast Screening Clinic To Save Lives Of Auckland Women

Press Release – Auckland District Health Board

Auckland and Waitemat DHBs, with the help of Associate Minister of Health Dr Ayesha Verrall, have launched a new breast screening clinic in central Auckland today. The new Breastscreen Auckland clinic is located in Greenlane and is a collaborative approach … Read more »

Govt Continuing To Target Marae Breaches Te Tiriti O Waitangi

Press Release – Te Paati Maori ki Waitemata

Te Paati Mori Co-leaders Rawiri Waititi and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer are again calling on the Government to remove powers that allow for warrantless searches of marae within the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020 and Water Services Bill. It is disgraceful … Read more »

Despite Progress, Higher Rates Of Stigma And Discrimination Reported By New Zealand LGBTQ+ Students, New Analysis Shows.

Press Release – University of Auckland

Rainbow youth still facing stigma and stress but positive signs: new findings Youth19, the latest in a series of surveys focused on young people in Aotearoa, asked 7,721 secondary school-aged students about their experiences of school, home and community. … Read more »

Ethnic Inequities In Patient Outcomes From New Zealand Chronic Pain Services

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

A new study shows that Mori, Asian and Pacific peoples consistently experienced poorer patient outcomes compared to Europeans, and recommends a review of cultural safety across public and private pain treatment clinics. The findings of the study, … Read more »

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