Author Archives: BPW New Zealand

NEXT report: Sexism still rife in workplace for Kiwi women

Many of us are disillusioned, but there is hope. AUG 08, 2017 12:00PM  –  BY CATH BENNETT She was a single mum trying to get a job. After being turned down for a receptionist’s position, she called up the company’s manager … Continue reading

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Thank YOU for celebrating #BPWDay with #BPWPride!

#BPWDay a great, beautiful, yellow success as we celebrate with #BPWPride! Celebration of #BPWDay and #BPWPride all over the world. More celebration photos are over on our Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter pages Dear BPW sister, We want to thank YOU for … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is the BIG DAY a.k.a. the 87th BPW Day!

  Dear BPW sister, Don’t forget—tomorrow, 26 August, is the BIG DAY a.k.a. the 87th BPW Day! So, we do hope you already know what you need to do to participate in this worldwide celebration of women. In case you need … Continue reading

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Equal Pay Events: 12 August 2017 Wellington, Auckland, Whangerei and Palmerston North

Posted on August 14, 2017 by Eileen Brown   photos of Wgtn rally 12 August   Photos of Auckland 12 August    Whangerei & Palmerston Nth https://widgets.wp.com/likes/#blog_id=10940780&post_id=437&origin=payequity.wordpress.com&obj_id=10940780-437-599150d752ce5

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Spread the word: The 87th BPW Day is just ’round the corner!

  Dear BPW sister, We’re now in August, and you know what that means: The 87th BPW Day is just around the corner! In case you didn’t know, this milestone event is happening on 26 August, and when our calendars … Continue reading

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Equal Pay Week of Action: It’s time to pay the sisters the same as the misters

Posted on August 11, 2017 by Eileen Brown Media advisory : from Council of Trade Unions  Equal Pay Week of Action: It’s time to pay the sisters the same as the misters  Kiwis care about fairness. Ensuring that women are paid fairly … Continue reading

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Equal Pay Week of Action

Other Locations  Equal Pay Saturday Aug 12 locations Whangatei flyer  EP Flyerfinal The Equal Pay Week of Action 12 – 20th August From 12 – 20 of August all around the country our network of  equal pay campaign hubs are … Continue reading

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National’s Proposed New Law Disappoints

Posted on July 28, 2017 by Eileen Brown Media release: Pay Equity Coalition (Wellington)  NATIONAL’S PROPOSED NEW EQUAL PAY LAW DISAPPOINTS The Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill tabled yesterday by the Government doesn’t do what the Government promises it would … Continue reading

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Submission on the Marriage (Court Consent to Marriage of Minors) Amendment Bill

20th July 2017 Justice and Electoral Committee Parliament Building Wellington 6140 New Zealand E-mail: Justice.Electoral@parliament.govt.nz Re: Submission on the Marriage (Court Consent to Marriage of Minors) Amendment Bill This submission is from the NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women … Continue reading

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Wear Yellow and Be Proud: Celebrate the 87th BPW Day with your fellow sisters!

Dear BPW sister, Fast fact #1: Did you know that BPW International was founded in Geneva, Switzerland and is now in over 90 countries worldwide? Fast fact #2: Did you know that BPW International is celebrating its 87th anniversary this year? … Continue reading

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