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Seven Days In Dhaka: Dying for Fast Fashion

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Kate Davis, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  4 Comments

The world has forgotten the survivors and the victims. The children being raised without parents have receded in our collective consciousness in the stampede  to get to the next shop sale or mega mall opening.

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Criminal Justice Experts Condemn Appointment of Haumaha – People Against Prisons Aotearoa

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  5 Comments

People Against Prisons Aotearoa (PAPA) shares victims advocate Louise Nicholas’ concerns about the appointment of Wally Haumaha as Deputy Police Commissioner. “Haumaha spent years insisting that Nicholas, a victim of gang rape by police officers, was lying,” says PAPA spokeswoman Emilie Rakete. “He defended his friends Rickards, Shipton, and Schollum, while disregarding any responsibility to […]

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Psa Litigation – New Zealand Government

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

MPI has received the High Court’s decision on the long-running Psa litigation and we are now carefully considering its findings and implications for current and future biosecurity activities. The 500 page document traverses events dating back 12 years, pre-dating the establishment of MPI, and requires a thorough examination. We cannot rush this process. Once we […]

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Distinguished Services Award for Dame Susan Devoy – Multicultural New Zealand

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Distinguished Services Award for Dame Susan Devoy – Multicultural New Zealand

  Multicultural New Zealand recognises Dame Susan Devoy with Distinguished Services Award Multicultural New Zealand has recognised Dame Susan Devoy for her efforts to improve inclusion and diversity in Aotearoa New Zealand with a Distinguished Services Award. The award was present to Dame Susan last weekend during a Multicultural New Zealand annual conference exploring pathways […]

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CPAG welcomes Working for Families increases on July 1

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on CPAG welcomes Working for Families increases on July 1

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) welcomes the long overdue increases to Working for Families (WFF) rates coming in this Sunday. But after six years of no adjustment for average wage and cost increases, the changes signify little more than an overdue catch-up. Working families on low incomes have been particularly hard hit by past cuts […]

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More whistle-blowers emerge over animal cruelty – SAFE

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  3 Comments

After disturbing footage of animal abuse on a Northland dairy farm was released yesterday, SAFE and Farmwatch are pointing to the numerous and severe failings of the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). They are demanding that MPI be stripped of its animal welfare responsibilities and an independent Animal Welfare Ministry be set up. “The Ministry […]

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Key aspects of the IGIS 2018/19 work programme

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Key aspects of the IGIS 2018/19 work programme

The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security has published an unclassified version of her office’s work programme for the next year to update the public about the inquiries and reviews she is undertaking to ensure the intelligence and security agencies are acting lawfully and properly. “One inquiry will look into certain events in Afghanistan, some of […]

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