Monthly Archives: October 2013


Congratulations to Dianne Glenn who has been elected to the Counties Manukau District Health Board. She top-polled the three new members on the Board, following the four who got re-elected, to make up the seven elected members on the Board. … Continue reading

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International Days in October, from today 11 Oct: Girl Child

11 October is the international Day of the Girl Child. UN theme for 2013:  Innovating for Girls’ Education – and there are many issues requiring urgent attention** world-wide. Intel has created an International Day of the Girl (IDG) toolkit. Click … Continue reading

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Real answers on how to stand up for yourself at work.

ABC News: Millions of Adults bullied at work video citing how to stand up for yourself at work Is this behaviour becoming acceptable office in the workplace?

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REPORT TO NCW PAPAKURA/FRANKLIN BRANCH – NATIONAL EXECUTIVE MEETING – SEPT.2013 Friday 20 September: 1. Constitution Review – this was facilitated very expertly by Megan Blenkarne, who was the delegate for GirlGuiding NZ. At Branch level, our Executive Committee had … Continue reading

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Statistics show Government action needed on gender pay gap

Pay Equity Coalition Challenge Press Release – 4 October 2013 “The income figures from the New Zealand Income Survey released today show that there is no progress in reducing the gender pay gap,” says spokesperson for the Pay Equity Challenge … Continue reading

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Beware the Pre-Employment Work Trial

  Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 2:50 pm Article: Sarah Townsend Beware the Pre-Employment Work Trial Work trials should be treated cautiously, by both employer and employee, following a recent decision in the Employment Court, says Duncan Cotterill employment law specialist Sarah Townsend. … Continue reading

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