Taupo Greenlea Rescue Helicopter Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Mid Sunday afternoon Taupo's greenlea rescue helicopter
was called to Tongariro Alpine crossing to a 62 year old
danish woman who had fallen while hiking.
transported to Rotorua hospital with a suspected fracture to
he elbow and a lacerated head.
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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>>