Greenpeace Comment on Police Raids
Auckland Monday 15 October –
Greenpeace New Zealand
said today it has no involvement with, nor knowledge of the
alleged activities which have sparked police raids around
"These raids have nothing to do with
Greenpeace and we have not been contacted by police in
relation to them," Campaign Director Carmen
"Greenpeace is an organisation with a long and
proud history of non-violence. This is still the most
important premise underlying the work we
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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>>