Diversity Headlines

Vital that Government takes languages seriously

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

A multilingual Auckland wont be achieved unless strong policy is in place with a deliberate and determined strategy to make it happen, says Labours Pacific Island Affairs spokesperson Sua William Sio. Being able to communicate in more than … Read more »

Minister Turns The Lights Out On Turakina

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

The closure of Turakina Mori Girls College, in Marton, by Education Minister Hekia Parata is a devastating blow to students, staff and alumni who stood in the rain at Parliament in September, begging the government to save their school, says … Read more »

Education Legislation Bill 2015 introduced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata says the Education Legislation Bill 2015 introduced today will amend eight statutes to improve administrative and governance arrangements for educational entities and funding organisations across the education sector. Ms … Read more »

Mayoress’ Scholarships Announced

Press Release – Auckland Council

Four students from Aucklands lower decile schools have been awarded Mayoress Fund for Youth scholarships. River Jorgensen, Racheal Kaituu, Penina Latu and Tule Mahe – selected as scholarship recipients from more than 30 applications – will … Read more »

More Women Senior Leaders in State Sector

Press Release – State Services Commission

MORE WOMEN SENIOR LEADERS IN STATE SECTOR, WHILE CE PAY REMAINS IN CHECK The number of women in senior leadership roles in the State sector has grown from 16% to 44.2% since 2008, and 38% of current or acting Chief Executives in the Public Service are … Read more »

Sustainability – the total package

Press Release – University of Waikato

Professor Priya Kurian says sustainability is too important an issue to dismiss or ignore. It might be complicated, but she says it cannot be abandoned. Read more »

Pasifika communities to celebrate Jonah Lomu’s life

Press Release – Auckland Council

Pasifika communities will pay traditional tributes to Jonah Lomu at a unique celebration of his life in Manukau on Saturday, ahead of the official memorial service at Eden Park on Monday. Read more »

Refugees and Police compete in Communities Football Cup

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Wellington City will come alive this weekend as Somalia Wellington defends its title at the 2015 New Zealand Communities Football Cup (NZCFC). Read more »

Flavell: Rise 2025 Indigenous Coaching & Development Program

Speech – New Zealand Government

Today we are here to acknowledge the first 14 whine Mori to embark upon the # Rise 2025 Indigenous Coaching and Development Programme supported by MWDI. This global coaching certification aims to deploy these certified coaches to work with MWDI clients. … Read more »

Flavell: Crossing the floor book launch

Speech – New Zealand Government

I am delighted to welcome you all here to the Banquet Hall of Parliament to celebrate the Honourable Dame Tariana Turia , and to launch her biography, as written by Helen Leahy . It is a mark of the high esteem in which she is held that there are so many … Read more »

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