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Framework for the Future (2004)

Framework for the Future: Equal Employment Opportunities in New Zealand by Michael Mintrom and Jacqui True.

Employers Guidelines For The Prevention Of Pregnancy Discrimination

These guidelines will assist employers in providing a supportive and discrimination-free workplace for pregnant workers. 

What Next? National Conversation About Work

The report identifies the priority issues for EEO in New Zealand, provides recommendations for action, and highlights best practice. 

Māori Representation in Local Government: The Continuing Challenge

Māori have long been under-represented on local government councils. This report looks into the issue.

"Don't Touch It" poster

The Commission's "Don't Touch It" workplace harassment poster from 2001. 

2014 Race Relations Day Poster

2014 Race Relations Day Poster: "I am Aotearoa New Zealand" 

Trans-People's Rights Poster

Trans-People Are Born Free & Equal In Dignity & Rights Poster

New Zealand Human Rights Milestones Poster

New Zealand Human Rights Milestones

Treaty of waitangi Poster

Treaty of Waitangi poster

2008 Race Relations Day poster

2008 Race Relations Day poster – We All Sit Under The Same Stars

Race Relations Day Poster 2004

2004 Race Relations Day poster – Take A Walk In Someone Elses Shoes

Bullying prevention and response: A guide for schools 2015

Guide created by the  for schools, on preventing and responding to bullying.

Race Relations Day 2015 Poster: Te Reo Version

Race Relations Day 2015 Poster: Te Reo Version. Download the JPEG version here

Race Unity Speech Competition: Vipasha Metha

Race Unity Speech Competition quote: Vipasha Metha. Download the JPEG Version here

Race Unity Speech Competition: Thai An Vo

Race Unity Speech Competition quote: Thai An Vo. Download the JPEG Version here

Race Unity Speech Competition: Thai An Vo 2

Race Unity Speech Competition quote: Thai An Vo. Download the JPEG Version here.

Race Unity Speech Competition: Samantha Kutesera

Race Unity Speech Competition quote: Samantha Kutesera. Download the JPEG Version here

Race Unity Speech Competition: Gauri Prabhakar.

Race Unity Speech Competition quote: Gauri Prabhakar. Download the JPEG Version here

Tui Tui Tuituia: Race Relations in 2012

The annual review of Race Relations in New Zealand. Read the Accessible Version here

2006 Race Relations Day poster

2006 Race Relations Day poster – Aotearoa, New Zealand, Turangawaewae.  Our Home

Tui Tui Tuituia: Race Relations in 2013

The annual review of Race Relations in New Zealand. View the Accessible Version here.

Tui Tui Tuituia: Race Relations in 2011

The annual review of Race Relations in New Zealand. 

Te Waka a Reo - Statement on Language Policy

A framework to prioritise, implement and monitor language policy development in New Zealand.

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Religious diversity in the workplace

This report offers guidance in understanding and accommodating religious diversity in the workplace.

Statement of Religious Diversity

The statement provides a basis for ongoing discussion of religious diversity in New Zealand.

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To Be Who I Am: Transgender Inquiry

The final report of its Transgender Inquiry.

You can also view the report in HTML and Word.

Guidelines for the Prevention of Pregnancy Discrimination

Employers’ guidelines for the prevention of pregnancy discrimination. Most recent resource here.

English only in the workplace

Guidance on language policies in the workplace

Te Mana i Waitangi booklet

This guide gives you a better understanding of the Treaty and its human rights dimensions.

What's Working

Case studies of positive work practices in the public sector.

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Tracking Equality at Work

New methods to track and advance equal employment opportunities.

A-Z Pre-employment Guide

This is a set of guidelines aimed at ensuring equality and fairness for all job applicants.

Cases that made a difference '07

Ten discrimination complaints mediated by the Commission

Cases that made a difference '08

Ten discrimination complaints mediated by the Commission

Cases that made a difference '06

Ten discrimination complaints mediated by the Commission.

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Te Rito 2007

Case studies that illustrate some of the ways human rights issues affect us.

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Te Rito 2008

Case studies that illustrate some of the ways human rights issues affect the lives of New Zealanders.

Te Rito 2009

Case studies that illustrate some of the ways human rights issues affect the lives of New Zealanders.

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Te Rito 2011

Case studies that illustrate some of the ways human rights issues affect the lives of New Zealanders.

Te Rito 2012

Case studies that illustrate some of the ways human rights issues affect us.

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Annual Report 2014

2014 report of the Human Rights Commission and OHRP.

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Letter to Health Committee on the repeal of the NZ Public Health and Disability Amendment Act

A letter supporting the repeal of New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Act.

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Chief Executive Expenses 15-12-14 to 30-06-15: Travel

Travel expenses for Cynthia Brophy 15-12-14 to 30-06-15.

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Chief Executive Expenses: 15-12-14 to 30-06-15

Expenses for Cynthia Brophy 15-12-14 to 30-06-15.

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Chief Executive Expenses 15-12-14 to 30-06-15: Other

Other expenses for Cynthia Brophy 15-12-14 to 30-06-15.

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Chief Executive Expenses 15-12-14 to 30-06-15: Hospitality Received

Gifts received by Cynthia Brophy 15-12-14 to 30-06-15.

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Chief Executive Expenses 15-12-14 to 30-06-15: Hospitality Provided

Hospitality provided by Cynthia Brophy 15-12-14 to 30-06-15.

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Executive Director Other Expenses - 01/07/14 to 23/01/15

List of other expenses provided by Executive Director Joanna Collinge 

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Executive Director Travel Expenses - 01/07/14 to 23/01/15

List of travel expenses provided by Executive Director Joanna Collinge

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Executive Director Expenses Final - 01/07/14 to 23/01/15

List of final expenses provided by Executive Director Joanna Collinge

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Executive Director Hospitality Provided Expenses - 01/07/14 to 23/01/15

List of hospitality provided expenses provided by Executive Director Joanna Collinge

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Executive Director Hospitality Received Expenses - 01/07/14 to 23/01/15

List of hospitality received expenses provided by Executive Director Joanna Collinge

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Chief Commissioner David Rutherford Hospitality Provided - 01/07/14 to 30/06/15

List of hospitality items provided by Chief Commissioner David Rutherford

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Chief Commissioner David Rutherford Hospitality Received - 01/07/14 to 30/06/15

List of hospitality items received by Chief Commissioner David Rutherford

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Chief Commissioner David Rutherford Other Expenses - 01/07/14 to 30/06/15

List of final expenses spent by Chief Commissioner David Rutherford

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Chief Commissioner David Rutherford Travel Expenses - 01/07/14 to 30/06/15

List of travel expenses by Chief Commissioner David Rutherford

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Submission on on the Electoral Disqualification of Convicted Prisoners Bill (2010)

Submission by the Human Rights Commission on the Electoral Disqualification of Convicted Prisoners Bill (2010)

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UN Convention Against Torture Report On NZ (2009)

Concluding observations of the Committee against Torture on New Zealand's performance. 

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Statement of Performance Expectations 2015/16 to 2018/19

This report outlines how we will contribute to protecting human rights and promoting harmonious relations between 2015-2018.

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HRC report to the Committee Against Torture 2015

HRC submission to the Committee Against Torture on NZ's performance. 

Read the Accessible Word version here.

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HRC's report to the Committee Against Torture 2009

The Commission's submission on New Zealand’s implementation of the Convention Against Torture.

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Human Rights Act 1993 Summary

This document provides a summary of the Human Rights Act 1993 including the changes to it following the the Human Rights Amendment Act 2001.

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Chief Commissioner expenses Jan-June 2014

Chief Commissioner David Rutherford's expense disclosure.

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Chief Commissioner expenses Jul-Dec 2013

Chief Commissioner David Rutherford's expense disclosure.

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Chief Commissioner expenses Jan-June 2013

Chief Commissioner David Rutherford's expense disclosure.

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Chief Commissioner expenses Jul-Dec 2012

Chief Commissioner David Rutherford's expense disclosure.

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Chief Commissioner expenses Jan-June 2012

Chief Commissioner David Rutherford's expense disclosure.

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Chief Commissioner expenses Sep-Dec 2011

Chief Commissioner David Rutherford's expense disclosure 

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Chief Commissioner expenses Jul-Aug 2011

Chief Commissioner Rosslyn Noonan's expense disclosure.

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Chief Commissioner expenses Jan-June 2011

Chief Commissioner Rosslyn Noonan's expense disclosure

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Chief Commissioner expenses Jul-Dec 2010

Chief Commissioner Rosslyn Noonan's expense disclosure

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Summary of Human Rights in New Zealand 2010

major report card on the state of human rights in New Zealand.
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Human Rights in New Zealand 2010

major report card on the state of human rights in New Zealand.

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HRNZ 2010: rights of women

A chapter of the major report card on the state of human rights in New Zealand in 2010.

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HRNZ 10: rights of sexual and gender minorities

A chapter of the major report card on the state of human rights in New Zealand in 2010.

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HRNZ 10: rights of refugees

A chapter of the major report card on the state of human rights in New Zealand in 2010.

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HRNZ 10: rights of people who are detained

A chapter of the major report card on the state of human rights in New Zealand in 2010.

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HRNZ 10: rights of migrants

A chapter of the major report card on the state of human rights in New Zealand in 2010.

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HRNZ 10: rights of disabled people

A chapter of the major report card on the state of human rights in New Zealand in 2010.

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HRNZ 10: rights of children

A chapter of the major report card on the state of human rights in New Zealand in 2010.

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HRNZ 10: Right to work

A chapter of the major report card on the state of human rights in New Zealand in 2010.

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HRNZ 10: right to social security

A chapter of the major report card on the state of human rights in New Zealand in 2010.

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HRNZ 10: Right to Justice

A chapter of the major report card on the state of human rights in New Zealand in 2010.

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30 Priority Areas for action on Human Rights in New Zealand

The Commission's top priorities for action on human rights in New Zealand.

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Resolving discrimination and harassment guide

A guide to making and responding to a complaint under the Human Rights Act 1993.

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Statement of Intent 2013 – 2016

This report outlines the scope, goals and objectives of the Human Rights Commission.

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Statement of Intent and Service Performance 2012-2015

This report provides a comprehensive review of the status of human rights in 2012 and the performance and priorities of the Human Rights Commission and The Office of Human Rights Proceedings.

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Statement of Intent and Service Performance 2011-2014

This report provides a comprehensive review of the status of human rights in 2011 and the performance and priorities of the Human Rights Commission and The Office of Human Rights Proceedings.

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Statement of Intent and Service Performance 2010-2013

This report provides a comprehensive review of the status of human rights in 2010 and the performance of the Human Rights Commission and The Office of Human Rights Proceedings.

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Statement of Intent 2009-2012

This report outlines the scope, goals and objectives of the Human Rights Commission.

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Statement of Performance Expectations 2014-2018

This report outlines how we will contribute to protecting human rights and promoting harmonious relations.

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Statement of Intent 2014-2018

This report outlines the scope, goals and objectives of the Human Rights Commission.

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