2013 Conference - Conservation Inc
YEPT 2013 Conference - Conservation Inc
Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust is hosting a conference in October
2013 titled "Conservation Inc - What's ahead for
community-based conservation in NZ?". Planning for the
conference is well on track for what is shaping up to be a
truly exciting event. Please read the attached circular to
see how conference plans are progressing.
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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>>