Shortland Street episode upsets Disability Rights Commission

Shortland Street episode upsets Disability Rights Commission Supplied Content Wednesday, August 1, 2018 Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero has said that the current storyline on New Zealand drama ‘Shortland Street’ emphasises the need for balanced information about Down syndrome. She issued the following Statement: It is concerning that the initial suggestion raised by a person playing a medical professional on…

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Panel appointed to re-write 2014 Family Court reforms

Supplied Content Wellington, August 1, 2108 Three experts have been appointed to an Independent Panel to examine the changes made to the family justice system in 2014 by the previous National Government, Justice Minister Andrew Little announced today. He issued the following Statement: The Panel will consist of former Chief Human Rights Commissioner Rosslyn Noonan, and family law experts, La…

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