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take the time to listen to the story of a refugee

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on take the time to listen to the story of a refugee

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: take the time to listen to the story of a refugee For World Refugee Day the Human Rights Commission has asked New Zealanders to take the time to listen to the story of a refugee. “Take the time to listen to the story […]

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“Real New Zealand Recruiters Say NO to Racism”

Published By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on “Real New Zealand Recruiters Say NO to Racism”

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: “Real New Zealand Recruiters Say NO to Racism” Earlier today RCSA, the peak industry and professional body for recruitment in New Zealand, became aware of a racist audio recording posted on social media by the New Zealand Human Rights Commission which, if genuine, […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Give Nothing To Racism

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Give Nothing To Racism

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Give Nothing To Racism A campaign urging New Zealanders to give nothing to racism and refuse to spread intolerance has been launched by some of the country’s most well-known people. “How we treat other people will define what kind […]

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He mahi anō me mahi e whakatinanatia ai te UNDRIP

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on He mahi anō me mahi e whakatinanatia ai te UNDRIP

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: He mahi anō me mahi e whakatinanatia ai te UNDRIP Kua tata huri tōna tekau tau i te whakaūnga o te Whakapuakitanga o Ngā Tika Iwi Taketake e te Kotahitanga o Ngā Iwi o te Ao, engari ka nui te ango i ngā […]

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More work on putting UNDRIP into action needed

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on More work on putting UNDRIP into action needed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: More work on putting UNDRIP into action needed Nearly ten years on from the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), there remains a major ‘implementation gap’ between the rights protected by the Declaration and their realisation […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Race Relations Day 2017

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Race Relations Day 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Race Relations Day 2017 Knowing what to do when a racist attack is happening to you or in front of you was the focus of Race Relations Day 2017. “Support. Record. Report. These are the 3 words we want […]

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Human Rights and the Treaty

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights and the Treaty

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights and the Treaty With a long-term goal of affecting better policy development for Maori in Oranga Tamariki and the Ministry for Social Development, the Commission has been working with advisors for each department, strengthening their understanding of human rights and Te […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Online Human Rights Education

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Online Human Rights Education

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Online Human Rights Education To make sure as many New Zealanders as possible develop an understanding of human rights – what they are and what they mean – the Commission is developing an online education programme that will be […]

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Sports star support for former refugees

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Sports star support for former refugees

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Sports star support for former refugees He’s one of the most photographed athletes in New Zealand but last month Sonny Bill Williams was the one wanting to take the photos as he visited Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre for the first time. After visiting […]

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Draft Bill to bring protection to the workplace for victims of domestic violence

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Draft Bill to bring protection to the workplace for victims of domestic violence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Draft Bill to bring protection to the workplace for victims of domestic violence The Human Rights Commission recently submitted on Green Party MP Jan Logie’s Domestic Violence Protection Bill that seeks to create a system where businesses can better support victims of family […]

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Court of Appeal affirms ability to determine Declaration of Inconsistency with Bill of Rights Act

Published By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Court of Appeal affirms ability to determine Declaration of Inconsistency with Bill of Rights Act

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Court of Appeal affirms ability to determine Declaration of Inconsistency with Bill of Rights Act The Court of Appeal affirmed today, in Attorney-General v Taylor, that the High Court does have the authority to issue a declaration that a statute is inconsistent with […]

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A pink shirt today says we can stop children bullying

Published By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on A pink shirt today says we can stop children bullying

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: A pink shirt today says we can stop children bullying The latest survey by Pisa, the Programme of International Student Assessment, showed 20 per cent of New Zealand school students are bullied. That is the second highest rate in the OECD and double […]

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IDAHOT puts violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI community front and centre

Published By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on IDAHOT puts violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI community front and centre

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: IDAHOT puts violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI community front and centre Issues that still need to be addressed for the LGBTIQ+ community in New Zealand are being highlighted today as International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) is marked.   IDAHOT, […]

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State of Care report demonstrates need for alternatives in Oranga Tamariki residences

Published By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on State of Care report demonstrates need for alternatives in Oranga Tamariki residences

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: State of Care report demonstrates need for alternatives in Oranga Tamariki residences The Human Rights Commission is echoing the call of the Children’s Commissioner for better and more consistent care and conditions in the New Zealand’s Oranga Tamariki residences. The State of Care: […]

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Human Rights Commission commends the NZX on positive moves to increase diversity

Published By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission commends the NZX on positive moves to increase diversity

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission commends the NZX on positive moves to increase diversity The Human Rights Commission has commended the NZX on its updated Corporate Governance Code (NZX Code) that includes significant changes around the measurement of diversity. The updated NZX Code, released today, […]

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State sector board representation of women to be congratulated

Published By   /  May 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on State sector board representation of women to be congratulated

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: State sector board representation of women to be congratulated The Human Rights Commission has welcomed newly released data that shows the highest ever percentage of women on state sector boards and committees. The 2016 Ministry for Women Gender Stocktake of State Sector Boards […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Fourth International Intersex Forum

Published By   /  May 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Fourth International Intersex Forum

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Fourth International Intersex Forum The Fourth International Intersex Forum was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands last month. The world’s largest intersex human rights forum to date was attended by 40 representatives of intersex organisations and independent advocates across all regions, […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Community News: Unseen & Unspoken

Published By   /  May 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Community News: Unseen & Unspoken

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Community News: Unseen & Unspoken To commemorate World Braille Day, the Commonwealth Youth Council launches “Unseen & Unspoken.” This is a segment of creative expression of the #iamABLE campaign through the art of poetry. The theme of the competition […]

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Focus on what journalists write not their ethnicity

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Focus on what journalists write not their ethnicity

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Focus on what journalists write not their ethnicity Focus on what journalists write not their ethnicity April 27, 2017 Race Relations Commissioner Susan Devoy says NZ First leader Winston Peters needs to focus on what is relevant. “We suggest Winston Peters focuses on […]

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Independent report highlights urgent need for action on seclusion and restraint practices

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Independent report highlights urgent need for action on seclusion and restraint practices

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Independent report highlights urgent need for action on seclusion and restraint practices A new independent report has outlined a number of serious concerns about New Zealand’s seclusion and restraint practices, says the Human Rights Commission.   The independent report, Thinking Outside the Box? – A Review […]

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