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Gender Equality in New Zealand – Making It Happen

The UN Women National Committee Aotearoa NZ invites you to join us to hear about significant Gender Equality Bills currently before Parliament.

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Women fight back at meth use after seeing devastating effects on families

An article printed in the NZ Herald. Picture of Lovey Edwards who is involved with Nannies Against P, started by Nga Kairauhii Trust.   http://www.nzherald.co.nz/hawkes-bay-today/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503462&objectid=11818101

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Mahia woman tipped for Local Hero of the Year

A passionate Mahia local who dedicates her time to the community is a finalist for the 2017 Kiwibank New Zealand Local Hero of the Year. Pauline Tangiora who moved back to Hawke’s Bay in 1980 said the award was for the people of Mahia, Napier, Hastings and Hawke’s Bay. “I am so grateful for the […]

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He Manawa Whenua Indigenous Research Conference 2017

Registrations are open and available on: https://www.ivvy.com/event/HMW17/start-registration/delegate

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Artworks by Chinese and Maori women going on show

An exhibition featuring Chinese and Maori women’s artworks is staged in East Auckland in February. The Chinese and Maori Women Art Exhibition at the Asia Cultural Centre, in Pakuranga, is organised by the International Women’s Association NZ in conjunction with Nga Wahine Atawhai o Matukutureia Maori Women’s Welfare League, and Te Mahurehure Cultural Marae Society. […]

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CYF restructure may ‘breach Treaty’

National President’s interview with Radio NZ: One of the country’s most prominent Māori groups is urging the government to halt its radical restructuring of child welfare services. The Maori Women’s Welfare League says reforms outlined in Cabinet papers appear to weaken the role of whanau, hapū and iwi in ensuring children stayed as close to […]

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2016 Maori Women’s Welfare League National Conference

2016 Maori Women’s Welfare League National Conference Powhiri, Orakei Marae, Tamaki Makaurau Wednesday 28 September – Saturday 1 October 2016 Photographs taken by Simone Magner (to order you can email Simone at: info@simonemagnerphotography.com 021 057 0370) click on links below Powhiri        2016 National Conference    

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Merepeka Raukawa Tait, Te Pou Matakana Chair

  Mrs Raukawa Tait urged the league to work with other Maori organisations like Te Pou Matakana to counter the marginalisation of Maori and the poor delivery of services by government agencies.

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Dr Tracey McIntosh speech at the MWWL Conference

Associate Professor Tracey McIntosh from the University of Auckland told the Maori Women’s Welfare League conference mass incarceration of parts of Maori society was creating cumulative and intergenerational disadvantage.

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