Amnesty International’s top honour goes to Te Ara Whatu, School Strike 4 Climate NZ...

Source: Amnesty International NZ AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL has awarded three New Zealand climate youth groups with its Ambassador of Conscience award, its highest recognition for human rights work,...

Statement on Religious Diversity launched

Source: Human Rights Commission This week, the New Zealand Human Rights Commission co-partnered with Office of Ethnic Communities and the Religious Diversity Centre to launch...

200 environmental and human rights leaders pledge to tackle climate emergency together

Source: Amnesty International NZ NEW YORK, 18 September 2019 – In an unprecedented move, more than 200 representatives of Indigenous Peoples, workers, academia, environmental and...

Germany: Oktoberfest 2019

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Germany: Oktoberfest 2019 Munich’s annual Oktoberfest beer festival is scheduled to take place this...

Amnesty International: Students Have a Right to Strike

Source: Amnesty International NZ An open letter from Amnesty International Secretary General Kumi Naidoo is being sent to school principals around New Zealand asking that students be supported in their right...

Japan – Typhoon Faxai (Typhoon No. 15)

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Japan – Typhoon Faxai (Typhoon No. 15) Typhoon Faxai (Typhoon No. 15) is currently...

We must uphold the rights of people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Awareness (FASD)

Source: Human Rights Commission E ngā mana, e ngā reo, raurangatira mā    Tena koutou katoa    Ko Paula Tesoriero ahau    Ko au te Kaihautu Tika Hau  Atanga mō te Kāhui Tika Tangata ki Aotearoa   Nō reira, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa.    Mauri tangata, Mauri ora    Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today as Disability Rights Commissioner. My role under the Human Rights Act...

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