Diversity Headlines

Scoop Independent News Launches “Operation Chrysalis”

Press Release – Scoop Operation Chrysalis

Scoop.co.nz , the pioneering online news resource with a deep publicly accessible archive, rich journalistic heritage and influential audience, is seeking new supporters to make it stable and sustainable into the future. From today Scoop is beginning … Read more »

Public invited to have say on human rights record

Press Release – Ministry of Justice

A draft report on New Zealands performance under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights has been released for public comment by the Ministry of Justice. Read more »

Korero Mai Kia Ahau: Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December 2014

Press Release – Radio Waatea 603 AM

Despite the cracking pace set by Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson, National fell short of its 2014 deadline for completing historic Treaty settlements and quietly extended it to 2017. In Kia Korero Mai, Eruera Morgan talks to Waitangi … Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: Tsunami anniversary, kicking the habit

Press Release – Science Media Centre

In This Issue: Merry Christmas; Science radar; Kicking the habit; Boxing Day Tsunami; Policy news; SAVVY; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Research highlights Read more »

Decision to transfer ownership of Okaro lake bed to Te Arawa

Press Release – Rotorua Lakes Council

Exactly 10 years after ownership of 13 of the districts lake beds was signed over to Te Arawa, the Rotorua Lakes Council has resolved to transfer ownership of the Okaro lake bed to Te Arawa Lakes Trust. Read more »

Consultation on NZ report on the Rights of the Child

Press Release – Ministry of Social Development

Sacha ODea, General Manager, Ageing, Disability and International of the Ministry of Social Development, announced the opening of public consultation on the Fifth Periodic Report under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCROC) … Read more »

Forestry opportunities in Maori Agribusiness

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Associate Primary Industries Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the release of a report highlighting the economic opportunities for forestry through more productive use of Mori freehold land. The report Growing the Productive Base of Mori Freehold … Read more »

PNG’s ‘paradox of plenty’ outlined in UN report

Press Release – Massey University

Transferring massive mining industry profits into improving the health, education and wellbeing of a struggling population is a key challenge for Papua New Guinea, says the author of a new UN report. Read more »

PARS celebrates first graduation

Press Release – PARS

The first five participants of PARS (People At Risk Solutions) Toe FesootaI Mentoring Programme graduated on Wednesday the 17th of December, marking the beginning of an innovative and culturally responsive mentoring programme thats already helped … Read more »

Disabled people keen to work

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Almost two-thirds of disabled adults aged under 65 are employed, and most of the remainder would like to have jobs, according to a new report released by Statistics New Zealand. Read more »

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