Media release – Response to bikini-clad promo girls heartening

NCWNZ heartened by response to bikini-clad promo girls The National Council of Women of New Zealand is heartened by the strong response to the inappropriate use of bikini-clad girls at a technology expo. Council chief executive Sue McCabe said the condemnation of technology and digital life fans to NetGuide’s use of the women at their […]

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Politicians speak out on gender equality

The National Council of Women of New Zealand (NCWNZ) believes it is important to consider gender equality when deciding who to vote for in the upcoming general election. Therefore, we sent each political party four questions around this topic. The parties that answered were ACT, the Greens, the Internet Party, Labour, the Mana Movement, National, NZ First, […]

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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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