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Possibilities with dyslexia in the workplace

Friday, 31 August 2018, 9:48 am | Diversity NZ

With estimates saying employees in the primary sector are twice as likely to have dyslexia, the Primary ITO says an award from Diversity NZ for an innovative programme for people with dyslexia highlights the gains to be made from providing the right ... More >>

Commissioner’s role to ensure equality of choice

Friday, 9 March 2018, 12:07 pm | Diversity NZ

Internationally recognised diversity consultant Philip Patston has questioned Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero’s stance on the End of Life Choice Bill. More >>

NZ Diversity consultant and ex-comedian makes global top 10

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 10:42 am | Diversity NZ

Diversity consultant and former award-winning comedian Philip Patston has been named as one of the world's top ten diversity consultants for the second year running, by the Global Diversity List . More >>

More women working at governance level

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 2:15 pm | Diversity NZ

A biannual survey of Kiwi companies has shown a significant jump in the percentage of women in leadership and governance roles. More >>

Wellbeing important to Kiwi companies

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 2:13 pm | Diversity NZ

Kiwi companies rank wellbeing as a top priority, according to the latest New Zealand Diversity Survey results, but incidents of bullying and harassment are continuing to climb. More >>

New Zealand's superdiversity questioned

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 5:09 pm | Diversity NZ

Global Diversity List Top 10 Diversity Consultant, Philip Patston, has questioned the authenticity of the newly-established Superdiversity Centre. Chaired by Mai Chen, one of New Zealand’s foremost specialists in public and administrative law, and ... More >>

NZ Diversity Consultant Named Top 10 Globally

Saturday, 31 October 2015, 6:26 pm | Diversity NZ

Diversity New Zealand Ltd's Managing Director has been named one of the Top 10 diversity consultants in the inaugural Global Diversity List. Philip Patston was recognised in the first ever assessment of the world’s leading authorities on diversity announced ... More >>

Day of anti-silence

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 10:17 pm | Diversity NZ

12 June is the " Day of Silence ", "a day of action in which students across New Zealand vow to take a form of silence to call attention to the silencing effect of homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying, name-calling and harassment ... More >>

Assisted dying decision disappointing – I'm gutted

Saturday, 6 June 2015, 10:59 am | Diversity NZ

This morning I woke to the news that Lecretia Seales had passed away at 12.35am. As I write I am watching tweets from the NZ Herald that the Judge in her right-to-die case said no . I'm gutted about both. More >>

Philip Patston says mental health campaigns miss the mark

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 9:56 am | Diversity NZ

It's always something of a shock when well-known strangers like Charlotte Dawson kill themselves. I felt the same when Greg King suicided in November 2012. More >>

Campaign aims to reduce negative disability stereotypes

Monday, 4 March 2013, 5:14 pm | Diversity NZ

You know how kids stare at people in wheelchairs and aren’t sure what to say? Diversityworks Trust wants to change that. More >>

Health minister fudges family figures

Friday, 15 June 2012, 11:44 am | Diversity NZ

Social change and diversity advocate Philip Patston says Hon Tony Ryall, speaking on Radio New Zealand on 13 June, clearly omitted to tell the other side of the fiscal impact of the government's decision not to appeal the Court of Appeal decision in ... More >>

A plea for fair disability support

Monday, 20 December 2010, 2:10 pm | Diversity NZ

I back 100% NZ's Chief Human Rights Commissioner Rosslyn Noonan call to the Ministry of Health to accept the decision of the High Court to uphold the Human Rights Tribunal's landmark ruling in favour of a group of parents who have been battling to be paid ... More >>




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