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Ministry welcomes NZX new Diversity Listing Rule

Thursday, 5 July 2012, 11:56 am | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

“The NZX’s new Diversity Listing Rule is a ground breaking step in New Zealand that the Ministry applauds” said Kim Ngarimu, Acting Chief Executive, Ministry of Women’s Affairs. More >>

Encouraging but slow progress on gender pay gap

Wednesday, 15 February 2012, 3:01 pm | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

“While New Zealand’s current gender pay gap is 9.6 percent, down from 10.6 percent in 2010, and the second lowest in the OECD, we still have a long way to go to achieve pay equity between men and women,” said Rowena Phair, Chief Executive, Ministry ... More >>

Mentoring programme promotes women into leadership

Thursday, 8 December 2011, 11:28 am | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

“The new mentoring programme launched tonight by the Institute of Directors will support women into governance roles,” says Ministry of Women’s Affairs Chief Executive, Rowena Phair. More >>

Skills not stereotypes

Friday, 19 August 2011, 3:05 pm | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

New Zealand needs a sharper focus on skills not stereotypes, says Ministry of Women’s Affairs Chief Executive, Rowena Phair, speaking to the Institute of Directors (IOD) today. More >>

Skills not stereotypes

Thursday, 18 August 2011, 1:57 pm | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

New Zealand needs a sharper focus on skills not stereotypes, says Ministry of Women’s Affairs Chief Executive, Rowena Phair, speaking to the Institute of Directors (IOD) today. Ms Phair was discussing findings from the recent Goldman Sachs report ‘ ... More >>

Girls need to consider the trades

Thursday, 25 September 2008, 4:21 pm | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

There are some jobs that girls could happily and productively do but they do not get the chance, Ministry of Women's Affairs Chief Executive Shenagh Gleisner said today. More >>

Preventing family violence highest priority

Wednesday, 10 May 2006, 1:21 pm | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

The level of violence within families is unacceptable and reducing violence is one of the highest priorities for women and for the Ministry of Women’s Affairs says Ministry Chief Executive Shenagh Gleisner. More >>

Ministry launches new website

Monday, 5 December 2005, 5:29 pm | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs today formally launched a new-look website with many new feaures and resources. The site – www.mwa.govt.nz – has been built with assistance from the State Services Commission (SSC) and is the first site by another government ... More >>

Workplace Is Major Focus For Women’s Affairs

Tuesday, 24 May 2005, 5:18 pm | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

Women's safety in the home and their ability to participate as fully in the workforce as they choose are the priorities for the Ministry of Women's Affairs during the next three years More >>

Karanga celebrated for Mana Wahine Week 05

Wednesday, 13 April 2005, 8:26 am | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

Mana Wahine Week will be launched this year by celebrating the ten year anniversary of the release of the ‘Karanga – Nga Reo o nga Wähine Mäori’ (Voices of Mäori Women). More >>

Action Plan for NZ Women comes to New Plymouth

Monday, 16 August 2004, 11:17 am | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

New Plymouth people who made submissions on the proposed Action Plan for New Zealand women will next week get to hear how their views influenced the final Plan. More >>

Action Plan for NZ Women comes to Nelson

Wednesday, 4 August 2004, 10:21 am | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

Nelson people who made submissions on the proposed Action Plan for New Zealand women will tomorrow get to hear how their views influenced the final plan. More >>

New Policy Manager for Ministry of Women’s Affairs

Monday, 2 August 2004, 1:13 pm | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

New Policy Manager for Ministry of Women’s Affairs, Rowena Phair, is no stranger to women’s issues, having previously worked in both the Ministry and the Minister of Women’s Affairs Office. More >>

Ministry urges women to stand in local elections

Friday, 23 July 2004, 12:04 am | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs is urging more women to stand in this year’s local body and district health board elections. Nominations for the elections opened today and the elections will be held on 9 October. More >>

Celebrating 110 years of Women’s Suffrage in NZ

Friday, 19 September 2003, 11:21 am | Ministry Of Women's Affairs

The 110th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the women who campaigned for the right to vote, and to reflect on the position of women in society today. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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