Bill to boost access to education officers in courts

Nikki Kaye

Nikki Kaye Wellington, April 21, 2018 I have launched a Member’s Bill to ensure that the Youth Court has greater access to education officers to help reduce the risk of reoffending. We know that getting qualifications reduces the risk of a young person reoffending and that education officers therefore have a big part to play in steering young offenders away…

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Exploitation at the heart of the Law in New Zealand

How young lawyers grin and bear it and break down Sasha Borissenko Newsroom, Auckland, April 21, 2018 Note: Different names have been used to protect the sources’ identity Allegations of sexual misconduct, systemic abuse and prejudice against women in law firms point to a wider employment problem in the profession: a culture of exploitation and ill treatment of junior lawyers…

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Diverse and dynamic team at Indian Association of New Zealand

Auckland, April 20, 2018 The Indian Association of New Zealand (IANZ) has done it again. In a move that is unprecedented, women will make up one-third of the Association’s Executive Committee. At its Annual General Meeting held earlier this month, 10 women were elected to the expanded 30-members executive for 2018-2019. “This is in keeping with IANZ’s philosophy of gender-equality,…

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