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National Conference Waiariki 2013 – National President

National President Kataraina O’Brien of Te Ropu Wahine Maori Toko i te Ora – the Maori Women’s Welfare League (MWWL) says that strength in numbers is preferred to working as an individual.

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Working together to get the best for Waikato-Tainui children

Young children getting a strong start in education are at the heart of Government agencies and iwi working together in the Waikato.

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New professional body for teaching and educational leadership

Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced proposals for the new body for educational professionals in the early learning and school sectors.

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Ideas shared at Auckland hui

“The aim of the hui was to share ideas about progress for women and to identify ongoing areas for working together”, said Jo Cribb, Ministry Chief Executive.

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Celebrating 120 years of women’s suffrage

To celebrate 120 years of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, Statistics NZ has partnered with the Ministry of Women’s Affairs to create an infographic representing women’s achievements in New Zealand over the past 120 years.

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Suffrage anniversary inspires momentum for change

The 120th anniversary of women’s suffrage last month was celebrated widely across the country with many people using the anniversary to champion actions to improve lives for New Zealand women.

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Buddy Day 2013

15 November is Buddy Day 2013 – A child abuse awareness initiative.

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Lack of exercise and fatty diet leave six out of 10 Pacific adults obese

Twenty-eight per cent of New Zealanders aged 15 and over – “about one million adults” – are obese, the 2013 Ministry of Health annual report says.

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Ikaroa is Online

Following the launch of the National MWWL website in July this year, IKAROA region is the first of four other regional websites to follow.

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Changes to child restraint laws

From 1 November 2013 the mandatory use of child restraints in vehicles will be extended by two years, with all children required to be correctly secured in an approved restraint until their seventh birthday.

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