T-shirts change lives

Lynn McKenzieLynn McKenzie
Chief Executive
National Council of Women of New Zealand

Social media has a way of igniting conversations and providing access into a diverse array of ideas and points of view instantly and globally. On September 24 a conversation about gender equality was started and has been viewed to date over 2+million times.

This spokesperson for gender equality wasn’t anyone famous, not a recognised academic or commentator. Rather it was 8 year old Daisy Edmonds from the UK.

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Postnatal Depression: ‘The Thief That Steals Motherhood’

Article – Alison McCulloch

Postnatal Depression: ‘The Thief That Steals Motherhood’ by Alison McCulloch This is the first in a series of articles looking at post-natal depression in Aotearoa New Zealand. Read more »

Labour Day at the Cross – 8 Women DJs spin for Equal Pay

Press Release – Public Service Association

This Labour weekend, join the PSA, the CTU and Death Ray Records to celebrate Labour Day At The Cross – raising awareness for equal pay. Read more »

NZ College of Midwives joins Canterbury’s health alliance

Press Release – Canterbury Clinical Network

The Canterbury Health System has welcomed the Canterbury/West Coast Region of the New Zealand College of Midwives to Canterburys district health alliance, the Canterbury Clinical Network (CCN). Read more »

Talented school students to seek solutions on climate change

Press Release – The Royal Society of New Zealand

Forty talented school students will be tasked to find answers and recommendations to some of New Zealands future problems around climate change, having been selected to attend Powering Potential in Wellington from 12 15 December. Read more »

Over $25,000 given to Kāpiti organisations

Press Release – Nikau Foundation

Nine local community organisations celebrated receiving grants from Nikau Foundation at an event last weekend, held at historic Lovat House in Waikanae. Read more »

New board members bring top skills

Press Release – Local Government NZ

20 October 2016 New board members bring top skills to Local Government Excellence Programme Local Government New Zealand is pleased to confirm the addition of two further high calibre members to the board overseeing its new programme designed to … Read more »

Council Urged to Take Action on Anti-Abortion Protests

Press Release – ALRANZ

Nearly a thousand New Zealanders have signed a petition calling for an end to anti-abortion protests outside Thames Hospital, after increasing intimidation of women accessing services there. Read more »

Young Kiwi leaders to make cities more inclusive and safe

Press Release – CommonWealth New Zealand

Four young kiwis will travel to Singapore this weekend to undertake an intensive Commonwealth-focused leadership programme and develop their ability to cross divides and thrive in multiple cultures Read more »

Medtech – from smart splints to sonification

Press Release – University of Auckland

New Zealands first ever medical technology showcase opens to the public at SILO6 in Aucklands Wynyard Quarter later this month. Read more »

More people aware of available housing help

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Paula Bennett Minister for Social Housing 20 October 2016 Media Statement More people aware of available housing help Read more »