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Pasifika Intern Programme Wins Diversity Award

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 6:07 am | Diversity Works

An internship programme designed to “grow the tide” of Pacific peoples influencing the public sector policies that affect all New Zealanders has won the country’s top workplace diversity award. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment ... More >>

Diversity Awards NZ™ To Be Streamed Live

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 1:53 pm | Diversity Works

The 2020 Diversity Awards NZ™ will be streamed live online. The awards are set to be announced on Wednesday, 16 September at Auckland’s Sky City Theatre. But the re-emergence of Covid-19 cases in the community has created uncertainty about ... More >>

New Trustees Appointed To Diversity Works New Zealand Board

Tuesday, 28 July 2020, 11:59 am | Diversity Works

Diversity Works New Zealand has announced the appointment of Nicola Ngawati, Alex Chadwick and Laulu Mac Leauanae to its Board of Trustees. “I am really encouraged by the appointment of such outstanding individuals to represent our public sector ... More >>

2020 Diversity Awards NZ™ Finalists Announced

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 4:24 pm | Diversity Works

Finalists in the 2020 Diversity Awards NZ™ were announced today, with judges recognising 32 entrants for the work they are doing to advance a culture of inclusion in New Zealand workplaces. The awards, run by Diversity Works New Zealand, are in their ... More >>

Inclusion must be a priority for workplaces post Covid-19

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 9:33 am | Diversity Works

New Zealand workplaces will need to strive to maintain a diverse and inclusive culture as our businesses recover from the Covid-19 fallout. The 2020 New Zealand Workplace Diversity Survey identified wellbeing, gender equity and bias as the three most important ... More >>

Closed Borders Demand More Investment In Local Workforce

Monday, 4 May 2020, 10:06 am | Diversity Works

With the number of migrants to New Zealand likely to significantly reduce in the next few years, employers will have to look to other diverse groups in our workforce to ensure their business thrives. Massey University’s Distinguished Professor Paul ... More >>

Diversity Works New Zealand Appoints New Chief Executive

Monday, 9 March 2020, 2:34 pm | Diversity Works

The Diversity Works New Zealand Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Chief Executive, Maretha Smit. Maretha has held a number of senior leadership roles in her native South Africa and New Zealand, including as Chief Executive of ... More >>

New Zealand Workplaces Asked To Contribute To Diversity Research

Monday, 24 February 2020, 9:56 am | Diversity Works

New Zealand organisations can contribute to valuable research uncovering important workplace diversity issues. The annual New Zealand Workplace Diversity Survey is underway for 2020. Diversity Works New Zealand Interim Chief Executive Adrienne Miller ... More >>

2020 Diversity Awards NZ™ Entries Open, New Category

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 9:09 am | Diversity Works

The introduction of a new category in 2020 will allow the Diversity Awards NZ™ to celebrate even more organisations doing workplace inclusion well and doing well because of it. The Impact Award will recognise organisations that provide a service ... More >>

Why we need to stop telling women to be more confident

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 3:27 pm | Diversity Works

New Zealand women want to improve their strategic, financial and business acumen to get ahead in their careers and add value to their organisations, says leadership development expert Dr Sue Watson. More >>

Air New Zealand wins cultural diversity award

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 8:46 am | Diversity Works

Air New Zealand’s commitment to making our cultural identity a pivotal part of the journey for cabin crew joining the airline has won the Cultural Celebration category of the 2019 Diversity Awards NZ™. More >>

IAG commended for cultural diversity initiative

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 8:45 am | Diversity Works

Insurance giant IAG New Zealand has been lauded for its employee-led initiative encouraging the use of te reo Māori within the company at the 2019 Diversity Awards NZ™. More >>

Vector Limited wins top diversity award

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 8:44 am | Diversity Works

Vector Limited has won New Zealand’s top workplace diversity award, demonstrating excellence in more than one diversity category and a commitment to integrating an inclusive culture right across its business. More >>

2019 Diversity Awards NZ finalists announced

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 9:15 pm | Diversity Works

Finalists in the 2019 Diversity Awards NZ™ were announced today, with judges recognising organisations that are embedding workplace diversity and inclusion into the way they operate. More >>

Diversity survey reveals top priorities for NZ organisations

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 2:45 pm | Diversity Works

The 2019 New Zealand Workplace Diversity Survey has highlighted some of the key questions organisations need to answer in order to create and maintain inclusive workplaces. More >>

Small businesses to be recognised at Diversity Awards NZ™

Monday, 18 February 2019, 5:46 pm | Diversity Works

The important role small businesses play in creating a truly inclusive workplace culture in New Zealand will be recognised at the 2019 Diversity Awards NZ™. More >>

Entries open for 2019 Diversity Awards NZ™

Monday, 18 February 2019, 2:51 pm | Diversity Works

The 2019 Diversity Awards NZ™ are open for entries, offering New Zealand workplaces the opportunity to showcase the diversity and inclusion initiatives that are positively impacting their people and their business performance. More >>

New online diversity and inclusion training

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 7:48 pm | Diversity Works

New online diversity and inclusion learning modules will give New Zealand organisations access to world-class training for people at all levels of their business, and in all locations. More >>

NZ Defence Force takes top diversity award

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 9:07 am | Diversity Works

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) initiative to tackle harmful sexual behaviour in the workforce has taken out the top award at the 2018 Diversity Awards NZ™. The NZDF has rolled out mandatory Sexual Ethics and Respectful Relating (SERR) training ... More >>

Diversity Works appoints Head of Membership Services

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 9:09 am | Diversity Works

Mary Haddock-Staniland has been appointed into the role of Head of Membership Services at Diversity Works New Zealand. More >>