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Zonta commends new Family Violence legislation

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:46 am | Zonta International

Zonta commends the passing of the Family Violence Act and related Family Violence (Amendments) Act. Zonta made a submission in favour of this new legislation and is committed to supporting its implementation. More >>

NZ Woman of the Biennium Award: Mai Chen Honoured

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 10:36 am | Zonta International

On Saturday 23rd September at the 14th Zonta International District 16 New Zealand (Zonta) conference held in Christchurch, one of New Zealand’s top constitutional and administrative law experts, Mai Chen, accepted the prestigious Zonta New Zealand ... More >>

Zonta on Helen Clark Named as Honorary Member

Saturday, 15 July 2017, 4:33 pm | Zonta International

The Right Honourable Helen Clark, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and Chair of the United Nations Development Group, Named Honorary Member of Zonta International Zonta International ... More >>

Call for a New Women’s Charter on International Women’s Day

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 3:36 pm | Zonta International

Feminist and writer Sandra Coney is calling for a new Women’s Charter that would spell out an agreed agenda for change for women and girls in New Zealand. More >>

Zonta International Women in Business Scholarship

Friday, 30 October 2015, 1:18 pm | Zonta International

Young Christchurch woman, Kathryn Keir, studying at Auckland University, has been named the recipient of a prestigious Zonta International Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship for 2015. More >>

Standing Ovation For New Zealand’s Leading Feminist

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 10:46 am | Zonta International

Dr Marilyn Waring, guest speaker at the 2015 International Women’s Day Breakfast at Parliament in Wellington, spoke on “Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it!” More >>

Top Zonta Woman Recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Friday, 6 June 2014, 1:38 pm | Zonta International

Congratulations to Lynn McKenzie, our International President of Zonta International and the Zonta International Foundation. She became an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition of her services to women in the Queen’s Birthday ... More >>

Marilyn Waring Named Honorary Member of Zonta International

Friday, 7 March 2014, 10:13 am | Zonta International

Zonta International announced that it would award Dr. Marilyn Waring, Professor of Public Policy at the Institute of Public Policy at Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand, honorary membership in the organization, which seeks to advance the ... More >>

‘Zonta says No’ to Roast Busters

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 11:03 am | Zonta International

The sexual violence of women and girls is endemic in New Zealand and this has been blatantly brought to our attention over the past week with the exposure of the ‘roast busters’. These young men are not only sexual predators of underage girls, but ... More >>

Heather Henare Honoured As ‘Woman of the Biennium’

Monday, 30 September 2013, 12:38 pm | Zonta International

Chief Executive of National Collective of Independent Women's Refuges, Heather Henare was honoured as Zonta’s ‘Woman of the Biennium’ at the Zonta International, District 16, National Conference held in Queenstown at the weekend. More >>

Queenstown Set to Host Influential Women’s Conference

Friday, 27 September 2013, 3:29 pm | Zonta International

A women’s advocacy organisation is set to attract more than 160 influential women from around New Zealand to its conference in Queenstown next week. For the first time ever, the international representative will be New Zealand’s own Lynn McKenzie, ... More >>