Monthly Archives: January 2014

Equal Pay and Pay Equity Challenge Coalition supporters are invited to Court of Appeal ( Wellington) Monday 3rd Feb: 1:30 pm

Tēnā koutou katoa The SFWU and NZNO invite supporters to be present at the hearing of the appeal on the Equal Pay Act case starting next Monday in the Court of Appeal. The details are below. Ngā mihi “Service and … Continue reading

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Harvard B-school dean offers unusual apology

January 29, 2014: 10:24 AM ET  Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria publicly apologized for the school’s treatment of female students and professors, and vowed to make changes at the institution. By John A. Byrne Harvard Business School Dean Nitin … Continue reading

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New Zealand’s 2nd cycle UPR review

Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:04:49 +0000 [UNCLASSIFIED] Dear stakeholders and members of the public, New Zealand will undergo its 2nd cycle Universal Periodic Review from 9am to 12pm on Monday 27 January in Geneva. As you know, New Zealand’s … Continue reading

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UN to examine NZ’s human rights performance next week

Peace Movement Aotearoa 24 January 2014 Starting on Monday, 27 January, the government’s overall performance on human rights will be examined for the second time through the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process. The UPR is a mechanism established in 2006 … Continue reading

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Meet BPW Kaitaia’s newest Young BPW member Naomi Waldron

Few people can say they have their dream job in a setting they regard as paradise, but midwife graduate Naomi Waldron can, and does.  Naomi is loving her new life in the Far North. Naomi (Ngati Tuwharetoa), born in the … Continue reading

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Vulnerable children ‘barometer’

How we care for our children is a barometer of our families and our society, Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae says in his New Year message. He said in a year that marks the 20th anniversary of the United Nations international … Continue reading

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