Monthly Archives: February 2013

“The Constitution Conversation” for New Zealand

Over the next six months (from 25 February 2013) there will be a consultation process on New Zealand’s constitutional arrangements.  The process is led by a Government-appointed constitutional advisory panel which will hold public meetings between February and July, before … Continue reading

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Submission on the Family Court Proceedings Reform Bill

BPW NZ made a submission in mid-February on the Family Court Proceedings Reform Bill as we, as an organisation, are committed to ensuring all women and their families have fair access to Family Courts and representation through advocacy, education and … Continue reading

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Plant your garden 2013

“life is too short for drama, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly”     How To Plant Your Garden  First, you  Come to the garden alone,  while the dew is still on the roses.  ….. . . , . FOR … Continue reading

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Is private school a good investment?

CATHERINE HARRIS MEASURING VALUE: Are private schools a good investment? As another school year grinds into gear, many parents are faced with some big decisions. Co-ed or single sex? State, integrated or private? Boarding or day student? No option is … Continue reading

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BPW NZ MASSEY UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNER 2012

BPW NZ MASSEY UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNER 2012                                                          Jane Wallwork.  BA History. Last … Continue reading

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What is a bad link?

Is The Link You’re Clicking On Safe? Michael:  Hi, Michael McKinnon, Security Advisor at AVG. “What is a bad link?“ We’re always telling people, “Don’t click on this link.” “Don’t click on that link.” “Be careful what you click on” it’s a … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Children and Families Be Disadvantaged

Please kindly send the signed petition sheets  PETITION_AGAINST_THE_ANNOUNCED_CHANGES_TO_THE_FAMILY_COURT_SYSTEM  and   Stop Harmful Changes to the Family Court to our office so that we receive them by Friday 8 February 2013. Our mailing address is Robyn Mathews, P O Box 664, Whangarei … Continue reading

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The 2012 Top Ten List of Business & Human Rights Issues

From Institute for Human Rights & Business http://www.ihrb.org/top10/business_human_rights_issues/2012.html The 2012 Top Ten List of Business & Human Rights Issues 1. Combating casualisation of labour and erosion of workers’ rights As Western economies continue to struggle, public spending cuts take hold … Continue reading

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Auckland Women’s Centre Gossip Newsletter

New Year – fabulous new women We are pleased to welcome Tania Brady as our new Administrator. Tania has considerable accounting and administrative experience, a long interest in feminism and has worked securing funding for a charity. Sadly our previous Administrator, … Continue reading

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New Horizons for Women Newsletter

Supporting education, innovation and research that benefit women  February newsletter is attached.  February 2013 Newsletter Back issues here In this Issue  From the Chair Meet our new Trustees Margaret L Bailey Research Award Teupoko’ina Utanga Morgan Memorial Award Sponsor Spotlight … Continue reading

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