A new dawn?

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Wren Green, Director,
Council for International Development

One should be cautious about grand pronouncements. Will we be justified in trumpeting a new dawn out of that most unlikely of places, the UN Headquarters in New York? Read more »

PM John Key: TPP, Aussie Deporations, Syria

Press Release – The Nation

Key says Australia will back down on its policy of deporting Kiwis sentenced to at least a year in prison: I dont actually think the Australian positions sustainable over the very long term. Read more »

Dr Harry Shier to visit New Zealand

Press Release – Ara Taiohi

Ara Taiohi, national peak body for the youth sector in New Zealand, is delighted to announce that Dr Harry Shier will provide the keynote address. His presence at Ara Taiohi’s biennial national wnanga, Building Pathways, will add a wealth of … Read more »

Medical Provider, Police join on Domestic Violence

Press Release – Nirvana Health Group

Medical Provider Network And Police Join Forces to Improve Early Intervention to Reduce Domestic Violence Read more »

Gender equality news – Rise in gender pay gap

Press Release – National Council of Women of NZ

Kia ora koutou, welcome to On Balance – the National Council of Women of New Zealand’s weekly round-up of the latest gender equality news, research and events. Please share it with anyone you think might be interested and let them know they can subscribe … Read more »

Evolution Mining are in action at Puhipuhi

Press Release – MineWatch Northland

MineWatch Northland are encouraging all parties to exercise caution in relation to Evolution Mining Ltd at Puhipuhi. The new sign on SH 1 at Whakapara conveys MineWatch and other groups message Evolution Mining Go Away! Read more »

Dr Joe Williams named Patron of Pasifika Medical Association

Press Release – Pasifika Medical Association

The Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) announced Dr Joe Williams as the organisations inaugural Patron. Read more »

Phillip Smith Inquiry Supports CoSA

Press Release – JustSpeak

The Government Inquiry into Phillip John Smith has come out in support of the Circle of Support and Accountability (CoSA) Programme, and is concerned that the programme was not effectively supported, resourced, or monitored by the Department of … Read more »

Councils should flush the toilet tax – MANZ

Press Release – Motel Association of New Zealand

Councils should flush the toilet tax MANZ The idea of a toilet tax should be flushed away and councils should concentrate on ideas that support business not punish it, says the Motel Association of New Zealand (MANZ). Many councils across the country … Read more »

Lifeline CEO calls on NZ personalities for help

Press Release – LifeLine

Lifeline CEO calls on NZ personalities for help. A recent international trend has started with high profile people raising awareness around suicide prevention. This is certainly a trend Lifeline Aotearoa CEO Jo Denvir supports. Some of the international … Read more »

Caritas calls for immediate action

Press Release – Caritas Aotearoa

Caritas calls for immediate action in State of Environment in Oceania report Urgent action must be taken to help communities in Oceania cope with the serious consequences of climate change and environmental degradation, many of whom have been struggling … Read more »