Diversity Headlines

Minister launches Tongan Language Week

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today launched Tongan Language Week at the Tongan Methodist Church in Otahuhu, Auckland. Read more »

An Open Government Plan developed in secrecy

Press Release – Public Good

The State Services Commission sent NZs Open Government Action Plan to the international Open Government Partnership (OGP) Secretariat on 31 July. The countries involved in the OGP since its inception – from the UK and US to Indonesia and Brazil – have … Read more »

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Whangaroa

Press Release – Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Whangaroa whanau

The existing kura whanau whose children have remained enrolled in the Kura Kaupapa o Whangaroa during the debacle caused by disaffected parents, are concerned that both the Ministry of Education and the media are confusing the real issues in relation … Read more »

Postman brings great news in IHC Art Awards

Press Release – IHC

Hawkes Bay artist Phillip Sisam has won first prize in the IHC Art Awards 2014 with his painting Postman Pat after Van Gogh . Read more »

HRC praises Auckland mum for speaking out

Press Release – Race Relations Commissioner

Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy has praised an Auckland mother of four who went public after humiliating treatment by staff at The Warehouse. Read more »

Auckland Disability Community Unite on First Feedback to UN

Press Release – CCS Disability Action

A group of 25 Disabled Peoples Organisations, interest groups and service providers, along with countless disabled people and family members have released their first assessment on New Zealands disability rights record to the United Nations. And … Read more »

Executive receives prestigious University of Waikato award

Press Release – Waikato University

Waikato-Tainui Chief Executive Parekawhia McLean will be recognised for her impact in public policy and the public sector with a University of Waikato Distinguished Alumni Award later this month. Read more »

Candidates Should Stand Together on Gamble-free Day

Press Release – The Maori Party

Mori Party Co-leader and Waiariki MP Te Ururoa Flavell is calling on all candidates in the 2014 General Election to stand together on Gamble-free Day, 1 September, to campaign against the profound harm problem gambling causes to the health and wellbeing … Read more »

Halberg Sport for Life

Press Release – Harcourts

The Harcourts Foundation has today announced the inaugural Halberg Sport for Life dinner, an evening celebrating the power of sport, taking place on Thursday 9 October at the SKYCITY Convention Centre in Auckland to raise funds for its new charity partner … Read more »

Labour’s commitment to public broadcasting

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

A Labour Government will set up a working group to re-establish a public service television station as part of our commitment to ensuring New Zealand has high quality free-to-air local content. Read more »

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