November 12, 2019
Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero's response to the announcements in the ‘Supporting All Schools to Succeed’ document.
November 12, 2019
Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero statement on the Reform of the Tomorrow’s Schools System announcements.
November 5, 2019
Paula Tesoriero, Disability Rights Commissioner, presented the HRC's statement to the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry on 5 November 2019.
October 31, 2019
Welcome to the latest Human Rights Commission newsletter Tūrangawaewae – a summary of recent developments on the New Zealand human rights landscape, and the work the Commission is doing for a better, fairer New Zealand.
October 29, 2019
Continuing to deprioritise prevention, is another sign that we have normalised bullying in the same way we have learnt to tolerate our high rates of abuse, family violence and suicide.
October 25, 2019
The Women's Infrastructure Network New Zealand and the Human Rights Commission are hosting an event that will share insights into how they are helping to shift the dial and attract more women into STEM education and infrastructure careers.
October 23, 2019
Due to the situation in central Auckland we will be closing our Auckland office from 11am this morning. Calls to our Infoline will be forwarded to voicemail and we will return calls as soon as possible. We will monitor the situation and provide an update when we know more.
October 15, 2019
The Human Rights Commission, the Ministry of Education and disability rights stakeholders are collaborating to hold the first of a series of regional workshops on inclusive education.
October 4, 2019
Today’s announcement about the removal of the racist policy that prevented African and Middle Eastern refugees from settling in New Zealand, unless family were already living here, was well overdue, says Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon.
September 24, 2019
We must ensure that basic human rights to equality and dignity are realised for all and not just the majority.