Kawepūrongo

$31 million for Maori education

The Government will pour more than $31 million into Maori secondary school students to lift achievement levels, Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced.

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Growing concern over rise of whooping cough rates

Mere Anderson, mother of baby Tewaimaria Pii Hoari with Marama Anderson, is urging pregnant women to get a whooping cough vaccination after her child developed the potentially deadly disease shortly after being born.

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Opening of MWDI’s new office in Wellington

On the 16th of May 2013, Māori Women’s Development Inc moved into their new offices. A special thanks to Kaumatua Sam Jackson for conducting the blessing, and to Dr Pita Sharples for officiating the opening.

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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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