Politicians answer: Health and welfare of women

National Council of Women of New Zealand asked what each party would do to improve the health and welfare of women. Their answers are as follows: ACT: With respect to the health and welfare of women, it is acknowledged that there are distinct ethnic groups who have impaired health. ACT supports consumers having greater choice […]

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Politicians answer: Violence against women

National Council of Women of New Zealand asked each political party what they would do to reduce violence against women. Their answers are as follows: ACT: There have been significant reductions in violence against women over the preceding 4 years. The courses run by the Justice Department have been very effective in many cases and international […]

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Politicians answer: Women’s leadership and pay parity

National Council of Women of New Zealand asked each party what they would do to increase women in leadership positions and achieve pay parity. Here are their answers: ACT: ACT believes that it is not the role of the State to mandate pay levels and to interfere in the private choices of employers and employees. […]

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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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