Positive Feedback at PSA’s 100th birthday celebration

Judy Whitcombe attended the PSA’s 100th birthday celebration.  This is an excerpt from an email she sent to Barbara Arnold following this event: In the course of the evening I spoke with Maryan Street, and later Sue Moroney. When I mentioned NCW submissions Maryan said that she had been most impressed by all the submissions that NCW […]

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Some interesting links to read

A couple of interesting articles for your reading pleasure: It’s time for an end to ‘women’s stories’ – Salon At every age and every stage – Diane Revoluta And a new infographic from the World Health Organisation, highlighting some staggering statistics around violence against women.  

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YWCA body image campaign

A group of young women are taking grim body image statistics into their own hands with a campaign encouraging their peers to see themselves in a more positive way. The YWCA launched Love Notes – a social media campaign – in a bid to get young women viewing their bodies for what they can do, […]

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Kiwi Connection with East Timor

Kiwis are no strangers to East Timor (Timor-Leste). You’ll find them contributing to all sorts of initiatives including to develop community, law and order, business and infrastructure to name just a few. Wellingtonian Tracey Wemyss shares some insights into the situation for women in Timor-Leste, and the work one innovative Timorese organisation is doing to […]

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More Women in Science

Check out this clip from the Big Bang Theory, which addresses getting more women into science. Any tips we could introduce here in New Zealand…? NCWNZ is working to reduce occupational segregation – find out more here.

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Welcome to Our New Website

We’re proud to unveil our brand new website! We’d like to thank the team at Wellington ICT for helping to make it happen– Justin Meade (Webrider Project Manager), Hannah Cook (content manager), Jacob Roberts (web designer)  and Dana Williams (graphic designer). We’ve simplified the layout to help make it easier for you to find the […]

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