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Conference on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2017

By   /  October 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Conference on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Conference on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2017 Conference on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2017 October 3, 2017 The Commission, alongside the Massey University-based Global Centre for Indigenous Leadership, recently held a Conference to […]

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New Disability Rights Commissioner makes early impact in role

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New Disability Rights Commissioner makes early impact in role

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: New Disability Rights Commissioner makes early impact in role New Disability Rights Commissioner, Paula Tesoriero has been at the Commission for almost two months now and is already making an impact.  Since starting at the Commission in late July, Paula Tesoriero has been […]

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UNDRIP conference a success for Commission

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on UNDRIP conference a success for Commission

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: UNDRIP conference a success for Commission The Commission, alongside the Massey University-based Global Centre for Indigenous Leadership, recently held a Conference to celebrate the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples’ 10th anniversary and discuss a pathway forward for Indigenous Rights in […]

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Ka eke panuku te hui UNDRIP a te Kōmihana

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Ka eke panuku te hui UNDRIP a te Kōmihana

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Ka eke panuku te hui UNDRIP a te Kōmihana Nō nā tata nei i tū ai te hui a te Kōmihana, me te Pokapū ā-Ao mō te Ārahi Iwi Taketake kei Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa, hei whakanui i te 10 tau o Te […]

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State Care Abuse inquiry pressure grows

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on State Care Abuse inquiry pressure grows

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: State Care Abuse inquiry pressure grows Pressure on the Government to hold an independent inquiry into the systemic abuse of children and disabled adults held in state institutions has continued to grow, with a UN Human Rights Committee joining the calls for the […]

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New Human Rights Advisor – Pasifika joins Commission

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New Human Rights Advisor – Pasifika joins Commission

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: New Human Rights Advisor – Pasifika joins Commission Earlier this month, Tuiloma Lina-Jodi Samu joined the Commission as the new Human Rights Advisor – Pasifika. We are really excited to have her on board and have asked her a few questions about her […]

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Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner keeps pressure on, when it comes workplace equality and women’s rights

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner keeps pressure on, when it comes workplace equality and women’s rights

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner keeps pressure on, when it comes workplace equality and women’s rights Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Dr Jackie Blue has had a busy few months ensuring that workplace equality is a top-of-mind issue for all New Zealand workplaces. When Mark […]

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NZ Sign Language for final leaders debate a great way to kick off International Week of the Deaf

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on NZ Sign Language for final leaders debate a great way to kick off International Week of the Deaf

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Sign Language for final leaders debate a great way to kick off International Week of the Deaf The Human Rights Commission has welcomed the news that for the first time a NZ Sign language version of the final leaders’ 1News debate will […]

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Accessing and exercising your democratic right

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Accessing and exercising your democratic right

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Accessing and exercising your democratic right This Saturday millions of New Zealanders will have the opportunity to exercise their democratic right and have their say on how our country should be run. And for the first time, deaf New Zealanders will have access […]

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Rugby recommendations provide clear pathway forward

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Rugby recommendations provide clear pathway forward

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Rugby recommendations provide clear pathway forward The Human Rights Commission is pleased to see the Respect and Responsibility review recommendations released today by the Independent Panel, but says the onus is now on NZ Rugby to take concrete steps to implement them. Equal […]

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New stats data about disabled workforce paint a grim picture, Commission says

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New stats data about disabled workforce paint a grim picture, Commission says

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: New stats data about disabled workforce paint a grim picture, Commission says New detailed labour market data has highlighted the significant work needed to create more meaningful employment opportunities for disabled New Zealanders, says the Human Rights Commission. The data, released today by […]

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Conference an opportunity to develop the pathway forward for indigenous rights

By   /  September 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Conference an opportunity to develop the pathway forward for indigenous rights

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Conference an opportunity to develop the pathway forward for indigenous rights The Conference on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is hoped to provide a needed pathway forward for indigenous rights in New Zealand, says the Human Rights Commission. The […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Paula’s Pānui

By   /  August 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Paula’s Pānui

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Paula’s Pānui One month into the role………………. I have now been in the role of Disability Rights Commissioner for a month and thought it’d be a good time to share with you a bit about me, let you know […]

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UN recommends NZ Government hold independent inquiry into historic state abuse

By   /  August 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on UN recommends NZ Government hold independent inquiry into historic state abuse

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: UN recommends NZ Government hold independent inquiry into historic state abuse The Human Rights Commission has welcomed a United Nations human rights committee’s recommendation that the New Zealand Government hold an independent inquiry into the systemic abuse of children and disabled adults held […]

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Commission recommends Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill not passed in current form

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Commission recommends Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill not passed in current form

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Commission recommends Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill not passed in current form The Human Rights Commission has submitted its concerns around the human rights implications of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill (No.2) and recommended it not be passed in its current form. The Commission’s […]

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Mobility Inquiry report recognises accessibility for disabled New Zealanders

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Mobility Inquiry report recognises accessibility for disabled New Zealanders

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Mobility Inquiry report recognises accessibility for disabled New Zealanders Mobility Inquiry report recognises accessibility for disabled New Zealanders August 17, 2017 The Human Rights Commission says parliament’s Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee’s report on the “Inquiry into the future of New Zealand’s […]

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Call for inquiry into state abuse reaches the United Nations

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Call for inquiry into state abuse reaches the United Nations

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Call for inquiry into state abuse reaches the United Nations Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy is in Geneva and has asked a United Nations committee to urge the New Zealand government to initiate an inquiry into the physical and sexual abuse of […]

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Learning support pilot extension welcomed

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Learning support pilot extension welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Learning support pilot extension welcomed Learning support pilot extension welcomed August 14, 2017 The Human Rights Commission has welcomed the extension of a pilot programme that aims to make it easier for youngsters to access more learning support services. “An inclusive education system […]

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Historic Bill or opportunity missed?

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Historic Bill or opportunity missed?

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Historic Bill or opportunity missed? The Human Rights Commission have expressed their concern over the Government’s largely unchanged Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill following its first reading today.  Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner, Dr Jackie Blue says she is concerned that despite […]

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Human Rights Commission :: Paula Tesoriero

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, New Zealand, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Human Rights Commission :: Paula Tesoriero

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Human Rights Commission :: Paula Tesoriero Disability Rights Commissioner, Paula Tesoriero MNZM A world champion athlete and senior public service manager, Paula is a governance expert serving on several boards including the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation, NZ Artificial Limb Service and Sport Wellington. […]

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