Friday, November 16, 2018
Supporting Men > new zealand

New Zealand has one of the least equal education systems in the world

https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2018/11/06/308935/our-racist-education-system New Zealand has one of the least equal education systems in the world, and experts tell Laura Walters colonisation and racism are largely to blame. A new report has found New Zealand has one of the least equal education systems in the rich world, with Māori children lagging behind Pākehā. Further analysis

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‘Opportunity’, ‘adventure’ and ‘equality’ are others I can easily name.

https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2018/10/patrick-gower-citizenship-test-would-benefit-nz-but-winston-peters-will-never-define-our-values.html It could even ask for a favourite New Zealand place, with the answer left on paper for future generations to enjoy. It could make the granting of citizenship more special for everyone - not just those that are granted it, but Kiwis that are already here. As for 'values'? Well, memo to

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125th anniversary of a historic move to give women the vote

https://www.voanews.com/a/new-zealand-celebrates-women-s-suffrage-anniversary/4583583.html New Zealand has marked the 125th anniversary of a historic move to give women the vote. It was the first country in the world to enact suffrage for women. Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand's third female prime minister said the nation's 19th century fight for economic independence and equal rights was still

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#Tiny #bit #racist

https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/comment/columnists/93577160/dave-armstrong-fighting-racism-is-trickier-than-you-might-think When you hear of the horrifying racist abuse that some people can suffer in New Zealand, it's great to see a government organisation doing something about it. However, even the campaign itself tells us something about the racial structure of our society. In one ad we see quite a few successful

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#Football #Coach #Abused #Children #Worldwide #New #Zealand

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=11907243 Thirty-one former footballers, including England international Paul Stewart, have accused former youth coach Frank Roper of historical sexual abuse, including cases in New Zealand. Several alleged victims have also begun legal proceedings against Blackpool, with whom Roper was closely associated in the 1980s. Stewart, 52, has claimed that Roper, who died in

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