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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Paula’s Pānui October

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Business, Christchurch, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Education, Employment, English, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Paula’s Pānui October

Source: Human Rights Commission It’s been an incredibly busy time over the last few months, and I wanted to share with you all what has been happening each month. To do this, I will be letting you know: who I’ve been talking to; what I’ve been talking about; some topical issues my team and I […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Disability Rights Commissioner quarterly updates

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24-7, APEC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Education, English, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Disability Rights Commissioner quarterly updates

Source: Human Rights Commission July-September 2018 Meetings: Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni for our bi-monthly catch-up Minister of Education Chris Hipkins and Associate Minister of Education (responsibility for learning support) Tracey Martin about the education reforms Minister of Health David Clark about both Family Funded Care and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Chair of […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Karanina Sumeo

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Education, Employment, English, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Karanina Sumeo

Source: Human Rights Commission Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner, Dr Saunoamaali’i Karanina Sumeo Karanina Sumeo is the proud mother of a son and two daughters. She is of Samoan descent, originally from the village of Vailima, Upolu, Samoa. She comes to the Human Rights from working as a Principal Practice Advisor (Pacific) at Oranga Tamariki, working […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Paul Hunt

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, England, English, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Paul Hunt

Source: Human Rights Commission Chief Human Rights Commissioner, Dr Paul Hunt Dr Paul Hunt has a vast human rights experience encompassing civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights. He has worked with organisations such as the World Health Organisation and the United Nations, touching on issues such as health and improving economic, social, and cultural […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Appointment of two new Commissioners for the Human Rights Commission

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Employment, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Justice, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Appointment of two new Commissioners for the Human Rights Commission

Source: Human Rights Commission The Human Rights Commission welcomes the appointment of two new Commissioners, announced today by Justice Minister Andrew Little. Professor Paul Hunt has been appointed the Chief Human Rights Commissioner. Professor Hunt will the join Commission in January 2019. The new Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner will be Dr Saunoamaali’i Karanina Sumeo. Acting […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Paula Tesoriero: Pacific culture is New Zealand’s culture, so let’s treat it that way

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Culture, English, Fisheries, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Immigration, Labour, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Politics, Tonga  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Paula Tesoriero: Pacific culture is New Zealand’s culture, so let’s treat it that way

Source: Human Rights Commission New Zealand is an island in the Pacific, shaped and defined not only by its geographic location, but the people and cultures of the Pacific. To say that the Pacific Islands do not matter is to undermine the basic human right of Pasifika people to be free from discrimination and to […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Human Rights Commission welcomes changes to Funded Family Care

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Justice, law, MIL OSI, NATO, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Human Rights Commission welcomes changes to Funded Family Care

Source: Human Rights Commission The Human Rights Commission welcomes the announcement by the Government that it intends to repeal Part 4A of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 and to consider changes to Funded Family Care. Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero says that the repeal of Part 4A of the New Zealand […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Erihapetu Rehu-Murchie: A woman of incredible mana

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Education, English, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Erihapetu Rehu-Murchie: A woman of incredible mana

Source: Human Rights Commission Respected Ngāi Tahu kuia and former Human Rights Commissioner, the late Dr Erihapeti Rehu-Murchie now has her own entry in the Dictionary of NZ Biography. Erihapeti is one of 25 influential wāhine added to the collection to celebrate 125 years since women won the vote in New Zealand. As well as […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: EEO Commission comment on Equal Pay Amendment Bill

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Employment, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: EEO Commission comment on Equal Pay Amendment Bill

Source: Human Rights Commission The following is a statement from Dr Jackie Blue, Equal Employment Opportunities and Women’s Rights Commissioner, regarding the Equal Pay Amendment Bill which was introduced to Parliament yesterday afternoon: “It is encouraging that pay equity moved a step forward with the introduction to Parliament of the Equal Pay Amendment Bill on […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: September Tūrangawaewae Newsletter

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Business, Christchurch, Commerce, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Education, English, Human Rights, Human Rights Commission, Justice, law, Legal, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Trade, United Nations, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: September Tūrangawaewae Newsletter

Source: Human Rights Commission Welcome to the latest Human Rights Commission newsletter Tūrangawaewae – a summary of recent developments on the New Zealand human rights landscape, and the work the Commission is doing for a better, fairer New Zealand. This issue covers Māori Language Week, an invitation to organisations to participate in the UPR process, […]

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