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Pregnant Woman Started On IVF Cycle By Mistake

Press Release – Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding Fertility Associates Holdings Limited in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers Rights (the Code) for failures in its care of a woman undergoing … Read more »

Māori Standing Committee To Make Recommendation To Council On Māori Wards This Week

Press Release – Hastings District Council

This week, Hastings District Councils Heretaunga Takoto Noa Mori standing committee will make a recommendation to Council on whether or not it should introduce Mori wards. The Local Electoral (Mori wards and Mori constituencies) Amendment Act … Read more »

DHL Express Female-led Operations Team Grows 46% In 5 Years

Press Release – DHL Express NZ

DHL Express, the worlds leading express service provider, has recorded a 46% increase in the number of female employees in its operations teams since 2016. Today, half of the operations team across New Zealand is made up of females in the traditionally … Read more »

Proud To Be Māori

Press Release – Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

Te Whnau o Waipareira has launched a powerful campaign this morning; unapologetically celebrating Mori identity with a message of resilience and hope. The campaign fearlessly calls for Mori to be proud of their identity, whakapapa and tikanga, while acknowledging … Read more »

Trust Grants Largest Amount Of Any One Year

Press Release – Central Lakes Trust

Central Lakes Trust (CLT) closes its 20th financial year, 31 March 2021, having granted $9.45 million into the Central Lakes community, the largest amount granted in any one financial year the Trust has operated. Trust chair, Linda Robertson says, … Read more »

Inactivity Killing Us Warn NZ Chiropractors

Press Release – New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association

Our 21st-century lifestyle and inactivity, worsened by Covid-19 lockdowns, is killing us, warns the New Zealand Chiropractors Association (NZCA). The warning from the countrys peak body for chiropractors follows publication of a study that suggests … Read more »

PM Ardern And PM Morrison – Commencement Of Two-way Quarantine-free Travel Between Australia And New Zealand

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Joint Statement by Prime Ministers Scott Morrison and Jacinda Ardern Commencement of two-way quarantine-free travel between Australia and New Zealand Today, Australia and New Zealand have fulfilled their commitment to establish two-way quarantine free … Read more »

Hate Speech Sentence Longer Than Male Assaults Female

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Governments proposed Hate Speech Laws mean someone could spend longer in jail for having an unpopular opinion than assaulting a child, male assaults female, participating in a riot and common assault,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. … Read more »

Black Panthers on the Prowl

Article – Howard Davis

A passionate and gripping, inspired by true events, political drama from director and co-writer Shaka King, Judas and the Black Messiah is a informative and instructive tale of human frailty that centers around the charismatic Chicago Black Panther leader … Read more »

Young Women From Western Division Focus Of FWRM Leadership Programme

Press Release – Fiji Women’s Rights Movement

Twenty young women representatives from Lautoka, Ba and Tavua have now joined the eighth cohort (8) of the Fiji Women’s Rights Movements Emerging Leaders Forum (ELF) programme. FWRM today conducted the orientation workshop for the ELF 8 group … Read more »

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