Monthly Archives: April 2013

FUTURE WORKS – a local partnership to give youth and our community a great future.

Dale Williams, the chair of the Mayors’ Taskforce for jobs and also the Mayor of Otorahanga, presented an inspiring, passionate talk to a group of business men and women at a breakfast meeting held on 10 April at Bridgehouse Restaurant … Continue reading

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Massive changes to employment legislation announced today

WrittenBy: HELEN KELLY – Date published:12:15 pm, April 26th, 2013 – 2 comments Categories: business, employment, equality, jobs, minimum wage, Unions, wages, workers’ rights – Tags: The changes announced today to employment law represent the most serious attack on the rights of working people to a fair go since 1991. As I wrote on this … Continue reading

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BPW NZ Conference – Women working for Women

What a wonderful conference we all had down at Hawera!  The warmth, the buzz, the laughter and the determination to make a difference for women was all around us.  The delight too of being able to include our individual members … Continue reading

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PROGRESSING THE AMENDMENT BILL THROUGH THE HOUSE

The Select Committee has read and heard submissions on the Education Amendment Bill 77-1, and has reported back for Parliament for the House, recommending by majority that the Bill be passed with just a few amendments.  The Committee was comprised … Continue reading

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NCWNZ wins back Charitable Status

Media Release NCWNZ wins back Charitable Status “The National Council of Women of New Zealand (NCWNZ) is absolutely delighted that it has regained its rightful place on the charities register,” National Council of Women of New Zealand (NCWNZ) President Barbara … Continue reading

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New EEO Commissioner has plenty of challenges

Press Release: Pay Equity Challenge Coalition 16 April 2013 New EEO Commissioner has plenty of challenges The Pay Equity Challenge Coalition is pleased to hear that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Commissioner position has been retained and congratulates Dr Jackie … Continue reading

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Who is Kristine Bartlett?

Who is Kristine Bartlett? Posted on April 12, 2013 by samhuggard An important legal case can put a previously unknown individual into the spotlight and maybe even make them a household name. It can also be a way for one person to symbolise … Continue reading

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BPW Hibiscus Coast Tertiary Student Award 2013 – Hayley Morrison’s speech

‘If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.’ – Isaac Newton I was a nervous freshman exploring the Massey University Albany campus the first time I encountered this metaphor. Seeing it as a credible … Continue reading

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Framework for Action on CEDAW Report Recommendations

Identify the current situation, using as guidance the reports to the 52nd Pre-session Working Group or the session of CEDAW available at http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cedaw/cedaws52.htm New Zealand’s 7th periodic report Auckland Coalition for the Safety of Women and Children (for PSWG) International … Continue reading

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