Search for missing Kiribati fisherman - Update #2
An RNZAF P3 Orion has completed an initial radar search of
the sea south of Tarawa Island, Kiribati, for three
fishermen overdue for three days in a 6m boat. No sign has
yet been seen of the fishermen.
The aircraft has now
landed on Tarawa Island and the search will resume at first
A further update will be issued
mid-morning, unless there are further developments in the
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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>>