Monthly Archives: November 2014

Glenn report – judges need to be inquisitors on family violence

Simon Collins 5:00 AM Friday Nov 28, 2014 Call for agency to follow up on offenders and new alcohol law. Sir Owen Glenn set up the inquiry to reduce child abuse and domestic violence in New Zealand. Sir Owen Glenn’s … Continue reading

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Managers set the tone of the workplace

SARAH TOWNSEND  Last updated 12:25 24/11/2014 Joseph Kelly SARAH TOWNSEND: ‘What is appropriate and acceptable in one workplace, might not be in another.’ Roger Sutton’s recent high-profile resignation from his position as chief executive at the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Agency … Continue reading

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Working women 65 and older set to double

SHANE COWLISHAW  Last updated 05:00 22/10/2014 How are you planning for retirement? KEVIN STENT EYE ON THE FUTURE: Karen O’Leary, a caregiver at Summerset retirement village in Trentham, is retraining so she can move to a different job as she … Continue reading

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Architecture + Women in New Zealand

Student from Auckland University School of Architecture. Image: Ainsley O’Connell The 1993 November/December issue of Architecture NZ included a section titled “Women in Architecture.” At the date of publication, women had been practising architecture in New Zealand for sixty years, … Continue reading

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Sexist underbelly in the spotlight

The Roger Sutton case should be a lightning rod for change in how we treat each other. It highlights our country’s sexist underbelly. It demonstrates that: gender issues are complicated; the context within which things happen is important; and as a … Continue reading

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The grey line before harassment

KATIE KENNY Last updated 05:00 18/11/2014 It is a blurry line between jocular behaviour and sexual harassment and those in positions of power need to be more careful, employment lawyers say. Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority boss Roger Sutton yesterday resigned … Continue reading

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Women should ‘shut the f**k up’: Is this the most offensive song of 2014?

NOVEMBER 10, 2014 5:29PM Women should ‘shut the f**k up’: Is this the most offensive song of 2014? NICK BOND NEWS.COM.AU NOVEMBER 10, 2014 5:29PM The “Literally I can’t” girls, shortly before being forcibly ordered to “Shut the f**k up.” … Continue reading

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Research: How Female CEOs Actually Get to the Top

NOVEMBER 6, 2014 Sarah Dillard Vanessa Lipschitz Ambitious young women hoping to run a major business someday are often advised to take a particular career path: get an undergraduate degree from the most prestigious college you can, an MBA from … Continue reading

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Fewer women in high tech jobs

Sunday, 09 November 2014 Sheryl Sandberg (L), Carly Fiorina (C) and Marissa Mayer (R) have all served as CEOs of high-power tech companies, but they are the minority. Photo / Getty, NZ Herald, AP The conventional explanation for why there … Continue reading

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NZ’s shame: Huge slip in global gender gap report’s rankings feed

By Sophie Schroder | 03 Nov 2014 New Zealand has just returned the worst result in its history in the World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report. The country has slipped six places in the rankings from last year and … Continue reading

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