Author Archives: BPW New Zealand

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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BPW NZ Newsletter article for July 2017 – Janet Gibb VP Issues

Kia Ora Koutou I have just returned from a USA holiday. We travelled across many states – we saw a lot and spoke with lots of people, both friends and strangers. Reflecting on this proves to me that we all … Continue reading

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#BPWDay

Use the hashtags #BPWDay and #BPWPride as these will be the two official hashtags for the 87th BPW Day. So again, on 26 August 2017, in celebration of this important event, don’t forget to… – Take a photo of yourself … Continue reading

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A Strategy to Prevent Suicide in New Zealand:  Draft for public consultation

26 June 2017 Suicide Prevention Strategy Consultation Ministry of Health PO Box 5013 Wellington 6140  via email to suicideprevention@moh.govt.nz Re: A Strategy to Prevent Suicide in New Zealand:  Draft for public consultation Submission This submission is from the NZ Federation … Continue reading

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More Kiwis approaching retirement with money trouble

SUSAN EDMUNDS Last updated 05:00, June 23 2017 Sylvie O’Donnell says it has become harder to find well-paying work as she has got older. Sylvie O’Donnell is turning 65 next year but don’t assume she is looking forward to a carefree … Continue reading

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Nowhere for Labour to hide on TPPA in election year

16 May 2017 As Prime Minister Bill English heads off to Japan with trade minister Todd McClay in their quest to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) minus the USA, ‘the silence from Labour is deafening’, Auckland University law professor … Continue reading

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Countdown latest to back Green’s domestic violence bill

ANUJA NADKARNI Last updated 05:00, June 4 2017 Supermarket chain Countdown is the latest to make a submission to select committee to back Green Party MP Jan Logie’s proposed domestic violence victim protection bill. National backed the bill in March taking it through … Continue reading

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Nurse’s personal plea for domestic violence leave law change

2 Jun, 2017 5:00am  A nurse has spoken about losing her job after suffering violence and rape at the hands of her partner – urging Parliament to back domestic violence leave. MPs on the justice and electoral committee thanked Ann … Continue reading

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SSC MEDIA STATEMENT

SSC MEDIA STATEMENT                    30 May 2017  New Chief Executives appointed for Ministry for Pacific Peoples and Ministry for Women State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of two … Continue reading

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Submission on The Care and Support Worker (Pay Equity) Settlement Bill

29th May 2017 Health Select Committee Parliament Building Wellington 6140 New Zealand E-mail: health@parliament.govt.nz Re:       Submission on The Care and Support Worker (Pay Equity) Settlement Bill The submission is from the NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) … Continue reading

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