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Judith Tizards Media Diary May 15-21


Monday, May 15

10.30am: Ceremonial "trashing" of ECA at joint-inter-union rally organised as part of CTU Fairness at Work Campaign. Ms Tizard to give brief speech.Venue: Band rotunda, Albert Park, Auckland. Organised by Bronwyn Maxwell, Ak CTU Campaign Co-ordinator, 025 967 846

5.30pm: Speech to Auckland businesswomen about "The Woman and Her job" Brookfields House, 19 Victoria St West, 11 Floor, Auckland

Thursday, May 18
12 noon: Arts announcement, Grand Hall, Parliament Buildings

Friday, May 19
2.40pm: Attending Open Day at Auckland Central Remand Prison

Saturday, May 20
10am: Representing the PM and speaking at "The Future for Women in Film &Television, Local Content Quota" seminar. Venue: Kodak Theatre, Production Village, 27 Napier St, Freemans Bay, Auckland.

2pm: On panel of judges at Deutz 2000 Aids Media Awards, hosted by NZ Aids Foundation, Carlton Ballroom, Carlton Hotel, Auckland.

Sunday May 21:
6.30pm: Attending 17th International Candlelight Aids Memorial at Auckland Domain Winter Gardens

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