Release of Lists of Dead and Injured Delayed
3.30pm 24 February 2011
- Release of Lists of Dead and injured
release of the names of missing people for whom Police have
serious concerns following the Christchurch earthquake has
Canterbury District Commander Superintendent
Dave Cliff will provide an update on progress with the lists
at a media briefing at 6pm this evening at the Christchurch
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8/3: International Women’s Day Celebrated Around New Zealand
As women celebrate March 8th, International Women’s Day, in 23 events around New Zealand, it’s timely to reflect on the fact less than a third of our Members of Parliament are women, and that occupations that women dominate, such as caregivers, are amongst the lowest paid in New Zealand, Sue Kedgley, President of UN Women NZ said today.
“We hope that women’s issues will become prominent during election year and that all political parties will commit to policies that promote gender equity in New Zealand,” Ms Kedgley said.
“While women have made enormous progress in the last few decades, violence against women continues unabated and many women and girls suffer from discrimination and disadvantage around the world. More>>