Monthly Archives: July 2015

Retirement savings a ‘forgotten gender gap’

Michael Sergel, National,   Thursday, 30 July 2015, 6:28AM Employers are being asked to step up to the plate to address the forgotten gender gap in retirement savings. ANZ has announced it will contribute to the KiwiSaver of staff on parental leave. … Continue reading

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Mauritius inaugurates new president

04 JUN 2015 16:44 SAMANTHA SPOONER Ameenah Gurib-Fakim has become Mauritius’s first female president, the third on the African continent. On June 1 the government of Mauritius named Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as the Indian Ocean island nation’s new president. Her appointment … Continue reading

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Labour’s paid parental leave bill back on the agenda

5:02 PM Thursday Jul 23, 2015 Labour MP Sue Moroney has had a second bill for 26 weeks paid parental leave drawn from the ballot — and NZ First leader Winston Peters’ win in Northland means this time the bill … Continue reading

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Rebecca Stack wins supreme ‘mumtrepreneur’ award for Christchurch Eye Surgery

TESS MCCLURE AND COLLETTE DEVLIN Last updated 16:11, July 22 2015 Business women Rebecca Stack, from Christchurch Eye Surgery has won the supreme prize at the Mumtrepreneur Awards held in Wellington. The awards celebrate successful businesses run by mums. The woman … Continue reading

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We support the “ONE IN 4”

I support the one in four: A campaign to raise empathy for sexual abuse survivors living in our community By Ciaran Torrington, Vice President Kaitaia BPW, NZ I come from a town in the Far North of New Zealand Aotearoa … Continue reading

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Residency issues play increasing role in domestic violence

EMILY SPINK Last updated 05:00, July 15 2015 Immigration status is being used as a tool to control women in abusive relationships, an advocacy group says. Men are increasingly using residency threats to control partners in abusive relationships, an ethnic women’s … Continue reading

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Public Wi-Fi – how risky is it?

 JULY 13, 2015 1PM  SHANNON WILLIAMS Businesses may be unaware of the risks involved when using public Wi-Fi, according to a new experiment conducted by F-Secure. The security and privacy software firm says businesses must understand the risks involved and put … Continue reading

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Generation Overstimulation? Generation Y’s addiction to being busy

Inga Ting Data journalist     View more articles from Inga Ting Broden Tadros is typical of Generation Y. He works up to 50 hours a week, performs as a singer/songwriter in his spare time and is training for a half … Continue reading

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Bystander effect in cyberbullying

JULY 09, 2015 11AM SHANNON WILLIAMS A new study has explored the concept of bystander intervention in case of cyber bullying, taking a look at what conditions draw people to intervene. Cyberbullying activity has soared in recent years, with a larger … Continue reading

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