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Report on gender equality progress released

The National Council of Women New Zealand and United Nations Women National Committee for Aotearoa  have released their report for the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. This report feeds into the global review of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. This platform set goals in 1995 for the […]

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National Council of Women New Zealand supports the Bring Back Kate campaign

Media release – National Council of Women Supports Bringing Back Kate

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Office administration superstar wanted

The National Council of Women New Zealand is looking for an experienced administrator who is a self-starter, enjoys a variety of tasks, and delivers excellent customer service. A rewarding part of this 15-hours a week role will be leading and supporting volunteers who help with the administration. This is a great job for someone well-organised […]

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Call to action on Mother’s Day

There’s another way of looking at Mother’s Day, writes the President of the National Council of Women New Zealand Barbara Arnold.   It’s the 100th anniversary of Mother’s Day this Sunday, and we urge you to use the occasion to think more deeply about what you can do to help the women in your lives. […]

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Seeking Finance Sub-Committee members

The role of a Finance Sub Committee member is to provide advice to the NCWNZ Board.  This primarily includes sharing your expertise and experience to inform the direction of NCWNZ’s financial assets. We are specifically seeking people with recent experience with managed portfolio and Investment Advisors.   As committee meetings will take place in Wellington, […]

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Media Release: New Chief Executive for NCWNZ

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 includes public sector leadership, senior public relations and governance positions.  Sue also holds a number of voluntary […]

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Media Release: A century worth celebrating

Media Release: Saturday 8 March 2014 It is 100 years this year since the 8th March was chosen as the global date to celebrate International Women’s day. This year’s world wide theme of ‘Inspiring Change’ calls for challenging the status quo and focusing attention on areas requiring further action said Barbara Arnold, the President of the National Council […]

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Media Release: Equal pay for work of equal value – Pay Equity Court of Appeal Challenge

Media Release: Tuesday 4 February 2014 Equal pay for work of equal value – Pay Equity Court of Appeal Challenge NCWNZ congratulates the Service and Food Workers’ Union (SFWU) for bringing to the Court of Appeal the case of Kristine Barlett vs. Terra Nova and wishes them well for success in this landmark case. Barbara […]

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Media Release: National Council of Women of New Zealand (NCWNZ) Files High Court Challenge to Charitable Status Decisions

Media Release: 31 January 2014 National Council of Women of New Zealand (NCWNZ) Files High Court Challenge to Charitable Status Decisions NCWNZ has today filed a challenge in the High Court with a Notice of Appeal against the DIA- Charities’ (previously the Charities Commission) decision not to back date the Council’s re-registration as a charity. […]

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Media Release: Action is needed NOW! (Sexual Violence and Violence Against Women

Press release 29 November 2013 Action is needed NOW! The National Council of Women of New Zealand (NCWNZ) has been waiting impatiently to see an appropriate response to the Roast Buster scandal from the authorities. The response of the authorities has been too little and lacking in focus. The New Zealand Government is a signatory […]

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