Monthly Archives: April 2011

Congress Update

BPW NZ will represented by a strong team of seven members at Congress 2011. Based on our number of members, BPW NZ has the right to send 5 voting delegates plus alternative delegates to Congress this time. The following members … Continue reading

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A Woman to Watch!

Winner of the Margery Toulson Award 2011 A woman to watch ! Our winner this year is Te Aroha Hohaia from BPW Hawera. She has been an Executive Officer of the club holding various positions since October 2006. Te Aroha … Continue reading

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MMP Works for Women

May 2011 MMP Works for Women   Summary. MMP works for women.  More women have been elected to parliament in the last 12 years under MMP (62) than in the previous 77 years under FPP (44).  It’s not just about … Continue reading

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BPW NZ wins Third Place in International Awards

B PW International “Power to Make a Difference through Advocacy” Awards – Excellent Advocacy for Women: 1st Place:    BPW Germany,  “Equal Pay Day Campaign” 2nd Place:    BPW Australia,  “Equal Pay Alliance” 3rd Place:    BPW New Zealand,  “Pay and Employment Equity, … Continue reading

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BPW NZ Club Awards 2011

Community Award – BPW Huntly & Districts- Domestic violence-making a difference Harrison-Lee Membership Award- highest percentage increase in membership-BPW Wairarapa with 25%  increase Daphne Chapman-The award committee had  difficult task with this award. The criteria are clear & specific. After … Continue reading

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Angela’s Valedictory Speech, Conference 2011

Many thanks for the experience, I worked hard. I used my position, both geographically and employment, to raise the profile of BPW NZ. I hope that I can continue this. My media background, networking ability, relationship building skills and knowledge … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day Report

March 8th, 2011   Photo: Angela McLeod holds the bullhorn for Carol Beaumont, MP Pay Equity Pledge Launched yesterday at IWD Event     A moving event attended by about 40 people was held at Parliament Grounds yesterday organized by … Continue reading

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Alcohol Reform Bill Submission

Submission to Justice and Electoral Sub-Committee on behalf of BPW NZ by Angela McLeod Oral Submission to Justice and Electoral Sub-committee   New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women Thank you. “Excessive drinking and intoxication is contributing to New … Continue reading

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