Diversity Headlines

Mental health a serious public health issue in New Zealand

Press Release – NZ Psychological Society

Briefing to Incoming Health Minister: Mental health a serious public health issue in New Zealand Read more »

Arson attack can’t stop Tuakau paddlers

Press Release – Te Wananga o Aotearoa

On a hot summer afternoon beside the Waikato River at Tuakau, a dozen young kids are playing in the water before being called ashore and formed into a circle. Read more »

Week-long celebration of cultural diversity in Palmerston

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Week-long celebration of cultural diversity in Palmerston North One of Palmerston Norths longest-standing community events, the Festival of Cultures is set for a week-long, packed programme. Festival-goers can travel the globe exploring the … Read more »

SFO looking at Waitangi Trust financial irregularities

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 12 (BusinessDesk) – The Serious Fraud Office is investigating the Waitangi National Trust after the discovery of “financial irregularities” at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds administrator. Read more »

Kiwi workers deliver message to Fiji government

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

50 people protested outside the Fiji High Commission in Wellington today as part of an international mobilisation for 200 ground handling workers at Nadi airport who have been locked out by Fiji Government-controlled Air Terminal Services. The … Read more »

Waitangi National Trust Conducts Enquiry

Press Release – Waitangi National Trust

Waitangi, 12 January 2018 Waitangi National Trust, the organisation that administers the Waitangi Treaty Grounds confirmed today that an enquiry was underway into financial irregularities. Read more »

Wonderful women support each other

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Over the last three years the Heretaunga Womens Centre has come of age, with more than 150 women now gathering for classes, catch-ups, support, health enhancement and friendship every week. Read more »

Tonga’s human rights record to be reviewed by UN

Press Release – UN Human Rights Council

GENEVA Tongas human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Councils Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group for the third time on Monday, 15 January 2018 in a meeting that will be webcast live . Read more »

Attitudes towards students with disabilities must change

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

11 January 2018: The recent case of an autistic boy having to move schools due to bullying is a clear indication that more has to be done to change attitudes towards children with disabilities and address bullying in schools, says the Human Rights … Read more »

Southbase Construction Commits to Shaping a Creative Capital

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Wellingtons Newest Construction Business Southbase Construction Commits to Shaping a Creative Capital New Zealand Festival and Southbase Construction today announced a new partnership, as the company comes on board to invest in one of the 2018 Festivals … Read more »

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