Category: Events

Fabian Society: Charles Waldegrave – Addressing the Systemic Housing Crisis

From the Fabian Society: I would like to invite you to hear Charles Waldegrave discuss this issue at Central Baptist Church, 46 Boulcott Street, Wellington at 5:30p on Monday 23rd November. The combination of high rents, low homeownership, lack of supply, homelessness and reliable international ratings showing NZ housing to be one of the most unaffordable

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Dame Silvia Cartwright: Cambodia, Crimes Against Humanity, Survival, and Justice

The Aotearoa New Zealand Human Rights Foundation invites you to a public seminar by Dame Silvia Cartwright, our Patron. Dame Silvia served as Governor General of New Zealand from 2001 to 2006 after an illustrious career at the forefront on New Zealand’s judicial system. In 2007, she was appointed as an international judge to the

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Come hear Saunoamaali’i Dr Karanina Sumeo speak at our AGM

Come and hear newly appointed EEO Commissioner at the Human Rights Commission  Saunoamaali’i Dr Karanina Sumeo at our AGM on 28 November 2018 at 6pm – drinks and nibbles at 5:30! ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS FOUNDATION OF AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND WHEN: 6:00pm on Wednesday 28 November 2018 (with drinks/nibbles from 5:30pm) WHERE: St Columba Centre, 40

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NZIIA Event: Kate Crisham: Human Trafficking: An American Law Enforcement Perspective on an International Problem

Abstract: Human trafficking is a global issue that has seen increased public awareness in the past 30 years.  Depictions of human trafficking in the media and entertainment industry lead to an inaccurate understanding of the nature and extent of this problem.  This address discusses some of the myths and inaccurate perceptions that result from these

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Two hundred businesses, communities and Kiwi leaders call for climate action

The Aotearoa New Zealand Human Rights Foundation today signed an open letter along with over 200 New Zealand businesses, community organisations and leaders, which we together delivered to climate minister James Shaw. The open letter was coordinated by WWF-New Zealand and Generation Zero. The letter congratulates the government on setting “a new, bold, ambitious goal of

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HRLA: Event Announcement: Cultural Racism: Construction of a Scapegoat

The Human Rights Lawyers Association in conjunction with the Khadija Leadership Network is hosting a panel event on racism and human rights. Who is the other? In a world where nation-states are no longer sheltered, where mass migration, mass telecommunication, and mass liberalisation have punctured our once sacrosanct borders, who belongs, who does not, and,

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