Diversity Headlines

Consensus on need for bigger environmental regime overhaul

Article – BusinessDesk

A new coalition of environmental, business and infrastructure lobby groups has added new weight to a growing consensus that the 25 year-old Resource Management Act is failing both to allow sufficient development and to protect the environment. Read more »

Celebrating the benefits of learning Japanese

Press Release – Massey University

Intern Feliks Krawczyk with colleagues from Kyushu Railway Company. Image courtesy of Asia New Zealand Foundation. Read more »

Celebrating diversity, culture and the achievements of women

Article – Liana Pantaleo

This morning Dame Patsy Reddy was sworn in as the New Zealand Realms 21st Governor-General. The ceremony began with a pwhiri to welcome Dame Patsy and her husband Sir David Gascoigne to Parliament. Read more »

Graduate helping Māori to preserve past

Press Release – University of Auckland

Following his interests in Mori archaeology and the church led Taupo student Cruz Karauti-Fox to study at the University of Auckland. Read more »

Ombudsman Scheme releases 21st Annual Report

Press Release – Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman

21 years experience resolving complaints can help to improve businesses and empower customers, says the Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman Scheme. Read more »

Assisted voting empowers people with a disability

Press Release – Auckland Council

Using technology and in-house visits, Auckland Council and the Blind Foundation have teamed up to assist blind and low vision voters access information about candidates standing in the local elections and cast their postal ballot. Assisted voting … Read more »

Christchurch to be the Heart of Good Business

Press Release – Akina Foundation

NewZealand Aotearoa delegation singing a waiata (song) at Hong Kong handover ceremony; Photo credit: Adam Finlayson Read more »

Tasers Deployed at a Peaceful International Student Protest

Press Release – Migrant Workers Association

The international Indian students facing unfair deportations in New Zealand continue their fight for justice as they protest for the second time in 3 weeks. Read more »

Football scores for cultural diversity at Ethkick West

Press Release – Community Waitakere

The rain did not dampen teams spirit for the very first Ethkick West 7 a side football tournament, which was held in Starling Park, Ranui, on Saturday 17 September. Read more »

Barriers to educational success must be removed

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that distribution of resources to schools must be better targeted to ensure that all children across the decile system have the same access to quality educational opportunities. Read more »

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