Tag Archives: Health

MEDIA RELEASE: WOMEN’S VOICES ADD TO THE CALL FOR COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELLING

Research shows that the need for country of origin labelling of single ingredient foods is stronger than ever says the New Zealand Federation of Business & Professional Women (BPW NZ). “The survey results released today by Horticulture NZ and Consumer … Continue reading

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UN ‘deeply concerned’ about child poverty in NZ

Sat, Oct 8 Source: 1 NEWS The United Nations says it is “deeply concerned” with New Zealand’s enduring high prevalence of child poverty and a systemic approach is needed to resolve it. In a Committee on the Rights of the … Continue reading

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Submission: Submission on International treaty examination of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

This submission is from the NZ Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW NZ) Inc. Our Organisation Our organisation’s aims are to link professional and business women throughout the world, to provide support, to lobby for change and to promote … Continue reading

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Midwives drop bombshell with court action over pay discrimination

A High Court action to be filed Monday will have ‘global ramifications’ for women’s pay. DEIDRE MUSSEN AND NICOLE MATHEWSON Last updated 08:45, August 30 2015 CARYS MONTEATH/FAIRFAX NZ Sheyna Huband credits midwife Jacqui Anderson, left, with giving her support and … Continue reading

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Too many men at work make women ill – research

5:00 AM Thursday Aug 27, 2015     Scott Yeoman is a NZ Herald reporter ‘Token’ females at work suffer unhealthy levels of stress, according to new research. Social problems associated with being the “token” female could deregulate the body’s stress … 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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Glassons removes thin mannequins

AIMEE GULLIVER  Last updated 20:17 16/10/2014 64 JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON MANNEQUIN PETITION: More than 15,000 people have signed Meg Randall’s petition calling for the skinny Glasons mannequins to be replaced by “regular” mannequins. Fashion Fashion retailer Glassons is to remove its … Continue reading

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Ride Out of the Blue

  Day 1  –  Bluff to Gore We’re off! Ride Out of the Blue 2014 has finally started and what a start it was! Two punctures, two crashes, two kilometres!  First puncture before Corinne had even hit the road, second … Continue reading

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May 28 International Day of Action for Women’s Health

May 8, 2014 On the Re-Launch of May 28 International Day of Action for Women’s Health, Women’s Rights Defenders Worldwide Call for the Inclusion of Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Post-2015 Development Agenda This May 2014, … Continue reading

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Preparing for an Active Retirement – Bringing the Sunshine to the Golden Years.

3,2,1 time catches up to you. Establish what is best for you or your family member anytime after the 55th birthday. It is best to refer directly to experts who can assist with your questions or circumstances. Health specialists, accountants, solicitors, … Continue reading

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