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Huge Cost Of Workplace Bullying And Harassment Estimated In Groundbreaking Report

Friday, 17 May 2024, 5:23 am | Te Kahui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission

The report estimates the cost of bullying and harassment to New Zealand employers is around $1.5 billion a year, which is considered conservative as not all potential costs are included. More >>

Government To Respond To 259 Human Rights Recommendations

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 1:49 pm | Te Kahui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission

Acting Chief Human Rights Commissioner Saunoamaali’i Dr Karanina Sumeo says, “Addressing violence and abuse remains New Zealand’s most significant human rights issue affecting women. More >>

Te Kāhui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission Pays Tribute To Sir Robert Martin MNZM

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 6:38 pm | Te Kahui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission

Sir Robert devoted his life to disability rights after living in institutions in his younger years, says Kaihautū Tika Hauātanga | Disability Rights Commissioner Prudence Walker. More >>

Gang-patch Legislation ‘problematic For Human Rights’

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 4:43 pm | Te Kahui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission

Te Kāhui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission says the proposed Gangs Legislation Amendment Bill falls short on a range of human rights standards and is likely to have unintended consequences. A report from the Attorney-General found the measures ... More >>

National Action Plan Against Racism Must Include Māori Experiences Of Racism

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 10:03 am | Te Kahui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission

“Racism in Aotearoa has deep historical economic, cultural, social, political, and spiritual roots, enabled by individuals and within institutions. The ongoing harms to and losses for Māori, must therefore be addressed in a NAPAR if we truly ... More >>

New Zealand’s Indigenous Rights Record To Face Global Spotlight

Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 6:36 am | Te Kahui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission

Events and discussions with the Special Rapporteur Mr Calí Tzay will focus on the state of Indigenous rights in Aotearoa, & the foundational role of te Tiriti o Waitangi in the country’s constitution. More >>

Te Tiriti And Human Rights Issues In Aotearoa Raised With Diplomats In Wellington

Monday, 11 March 2024, 1:34 pm | Te Kahui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission

The need to protect the rights of mokopuna and children was a common theme shared with diplomats at an event hosted by Te Kāhui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission in Wellington. Māori and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) together with independent ... More >>

Additional Access To Flexible Supports For More Disabled People Welcomed

Friday, 8 September 2023, 5:14 pm | Te Kahui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission

The Government’s announcement that more disabled people and tāngata whaikaha Māori will be able to access more flexible support is a move in the right direction, says Kaihautū Tika Hauātanga Disability Rights Commissioner Prudence Walker. The ... More >>

Gender And Ethnic Pay Gaps A Concern For Majority Of New Zealanders, Most Support Pay Transparency Law – New Poll

Thursday, 1 June 2023, 9:09 am | Te Kahui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission

A nationwide poll on pay gaps shows nearly 2 out of every 3 New Zealanders consider pay gaps to be a ‘significant’ or ‘very significant’ issue (64%), with a similar number supporting new pay transparency policies to address the issue (63%). ... More >>

New Disability Rights Commissioner Welcomed

Friday, 12 May 2023, 2:36 pm | Te Kahui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission

Te Kāhui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission warmly welcomes the announcement of Prudence Walker as the new Kaihautū Tika Hauātanga Disability Rights Commissioner. Appointed by Right Honourable Dame Helen Winkelmann, the Administrator of the Government, ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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