Monthly Archives: March 2011

BPW Hawera Celebrates 25 Years!

Were you there then! MEDIA RELEASE BPW Hawera celebrates 25 year anniversary On Saturday the 7th of May, 2011, Business and Professional Women, Hawera celebrate their 25th anniversary. Thirty-five women met on the 5th of May 1986 and resolved to … Continue reading

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BPW Franklin – New Life Member

Presentation of BPW Franklin Life Membership Virginia Warren, BPW(F) Founding Member: 1984 to present Photo:   Virgina Warren, BPW Franklin’s new life member, with Dianne Glenn. President’s Note: It was a pleasure to award this Life Membership to Virginia Warren for … Continue reading

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Massey Scholarship Winner

Rebecca Berridge On February 14th, 2011, BPW Cambridge hosted the winner of the Massey Scholarship Award which was presented to Rebecca Berridge.  The Massey Scholarship Award was presented by Diane Dean,  BPWNZ Projects Convenor, Judith Clayton, BPW Cambridge President and … Continue reading

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Nepal Literacy Fund Report 2011

Nepal Literacy Fund In 2010 twelve clubs contributed to the Nepal Literacy Fund. The clubs who contributed were Cambridge, Dunedin, Gisborne, Hibiscus Coast, Huntly and Districts, Kaitaia, Katikati, Taupo, Te Puke, Upper Hutt, Warkworth, and Whangarei. There was also money … Continue reading

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Vice Regal Reception for launch of UN Women New Zealand

Un Women NZ Photo of the UN Women Auckland Committee (all BPW NZ members) with the Governor General – from left to right – Secretary Colleen Brooker, Treasurer Maureen Eardley-Wilmot, the Governor General, Sir Anand Satyanand, and President Faye Gardiner.” … Continue reading

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BPW International – Constitutional Reform Taskforce

A Message from the Chair of the Constitutional Advisory Committee and the Chair of Constitutional Reform Taskforce     Affiliates and members, be ready to contribute to the future of BPW International at Congress.  Make sure you, your President and … Continue reading

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Dianne Glenn – Human Rights Report

  In response to invitations sent to BPW NZ and NCW NZ members, I attended meetings with the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and the Human Rights Commission (HRC) about the domestic implementation of international human rights treaties, and the UN Convention … Continue reading

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Clubs Around the Country – BPW Whangarei

BPW Whangarei celebrates International Red Bag Day 18th February 2011 A Pay Gender Gap in New Zealand?  Yes, even today, when men receive a $20 note women receive 12% less and their portion is only $17.60. So why was the … Continue reading

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Dianne Glenn – Inaugural Margery Toulson Scholarship Winner

Dianne Glenn – Margery Toulson Scholarship winner 2009 “Past President of BPW Franklin and BPW NZ, and winner of the inaugural Margery Toulson Scholarship (2009), Dianne Glenn is now seeing fruition of Board training that she has been undertaking. The Ministry of … Continue reading

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Leadership Forum Report

February 12-13, 2011 The leadership forum was held in Wellington with a variety of speakers including: •   Lisl Prendergast, BPW NZ Young Careers Women (1979) who spoke on the difference between Management and leadership.Lisl quoted extensively some  of the … Continue reading

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