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Ruapehu 2018 Citizen of the Year Awards

Press Release – Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehus 2018 Citizen of the Year Awards have been presented with the Northern Ruapehu Citizen Award going to Janet Hedges of Ohura and the Waimarino-Waiouru Citizen Award going to Geoff Anderson of Raetihi. Read more »

Pacific women paid lowest in New Zealand’s Public Service

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

Pacific women paid lowest in New Zealands Public Service A pay gap of 21% for Pacific women working in the public service is alarming and needs to be addressed urgently, says Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Saunoamaalii Dr Karanina … Read more »

Enlafax – Monitoring to Continue

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Two separate Ministerial Expert Advisory Groups have concluded that a rise in adverse reaction reporting to a commonly prescribed antidepressant is not caused by medicine safety or quality concerns. Read more »

Tomorrow’s Schools

Press Release – New Zealand Principals’ Federation

Tomorrow’s Schools Last Friday, the much anticipated Tomorrow’s Schools final report was released by the Task Force. Most in our sector welcomed the report which signals some major changes. These changes are outlined under eight key issues in the Report … Read more »

1st Anniversary of the End of Life Choice Bill

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

One year on from the first reading of the End of Life Choice Bill in Parliament, I have released a Sponsors Report outlining recommendations on how the Bill might be improved, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Ngāti Tūwharetoa passes third reading

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Andrew Little, today welcomed Te Ariki T Tumu Te Heuheu and members of Ngti Twharetoa to Parliament to witness the Third Reading of their Treaty Settlement legislation, the Ngti Twharetoa Claims … Read more »

Rainbow competency for mainstream organisations

janeeditedJack Trolove

Director | Rainbow Ready 

Jane Zintl

CEO | Ara Taiohi

Youth suicide is at epic proportions in Aotearoa.  This is not news to many, in fact most of us are personally affected by this reality at some level.  Perhaps less well known is that young people from our rainbow communities (those who identify as LGBTQI+) are amongst the highest rates of youth suicide, especially trans and gender diverse young people.  We are doing something wrong, and this has to change. Read more »

Milestone for women in Police

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Todays graduation at the Royal New Zealand Police College brings with it a special milestone for women in Police. Read more »

There’s Still Gold in Them There Rivers

Press Release – Rafting New Zealand

Theres Still Gold in Them There Rivers! Rafting New Zealand Picks up Prestigious Qualmark Tourism Award Rafting New Zealand has received one of the countrys most coveted tourism awards the Qualmark Gold Sustainable Tourism Business Award. … Read more »

2018 NZRL Award winners announced

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Jared Waerea-Hargreaves and Honey Hireme reign supreme at the 2018 New Zealand Rugby League Annual Awards announced on Sky Sports Kiwi League Show tonight. Read more »

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