Category Archives: Media Release

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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BPW NZ congratulates midwives for challenging structural pay discrimination

Media Release: BPW NZ congratulates midwives for challenging structural pay discrimination The New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ) congratulates the College of Midwives for taking action on low remuneration for Lead Maternity Carers (LMCs/midwives). The High … Continue reading

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Report shows New Zealand’s gender inequality in the workplace

by NCWNZ on 28 June 2015  Results from the Human Rights Commission’s Tracking Equality at Work report released today are shameful and show we need to do more to help women in the workplace, says the National Council of Women … Continue reading

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Media Release: BPW NZ calls for the government to fully implement international conventions for disabled people

The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) urges the Government to do more for disabled New Zealanders, especially disabled women, by fully implementing international conventions. New Zealand has signed and ratified the UN Convention on the … Continue reading

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Media Release: BPW NZ challenges NZ’s lack of leadership with the decline in Gender Equity Ranking

The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) is concerned at New Zealand’s drop in ranking in the Global Gender Gap Report 2014 just released by the World Economic Forum. New Zealand is now ranked 13th out … Continue reading

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BPW NZ calls fashion industry to account

Media Release: BPW NZ calls fashion industry to account The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) joins the call for action on the use of skinny models and mannequins as it is directly affecting the self-esteem … Continue reading

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Media Release: BPW NZ – Congratulates Business Leaders

The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) congratulates all NZ and Australian businesses who entered the YWCA Pay Equity Awards. The inaugural YWCA Pay Equity Awards show that when public companies, private companies and NGO’s put … Continue reading

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Statement by Stop Demand Foundation

A call for action to   stop sexual violence against women and children. Media Release12 June 2014 Statement by Stop Demand Foundation  Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict 10-12 June 2014, London The collective intent by representatives of governments, … Continue reading

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New Chief Executive for NCWNZ

MEDIA RELEASE: Friday 28 March 2014 New Chief Executive for NCWNZ The National Council of Women New Zealand (NCWNZ) has appointed Sue McCabe as its new Chief Executive. NCWNZ President Barbara Arnold said Sue McCabe had a varied background which … Continue reading

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Shortland St Stars walk for Future Leaders

10 out of 10 Update –  This  Saturday 6th July We’re pleased to announce that a team from Shortland Street will be hitting the track to walk 10k, celebrating 10 years of Future Leaders. Joining Teuila Blakely will be Jacqueline Nairn, Chris Tempest, Peter Huang, Tyler Read, Kerry-Lee Dewing and Reid Walker. You can support their amazing effort here.. Every … Continue reading

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