"Police News Alert Issued *** 1.05pm, February 6th
A rescue is under way on the
Takaka Hill near Nelson after a woman fell down a tomo
The woman was able to activate a locator
Tasman Bay Cave Rescue and a team of eight cave
rescuers are working to rescue the woman
The tomo is
believed to be 8 to 12 metres deep.
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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>>