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    Civil rights icon visits Alfriston College

    Civil rights activist Minniejean Brown-Trickey a member of the Little Rock Nine told her story to students of Alfriston College today. 

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    Govt responds to unconscious bias against Māori students

    The Education Minister Chris Hipkins says the government is looking to lift the achievement of Maori students through creating culturally safe learning environments. 

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    Human Rights Commission backs UN report for Treaty rights

    The Human Rights Commission is backing a report by the United Nations committee and their concerns that recommendations by the Waitangi Tribunal are not legally binding. 

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    Justice delayed for disabled children in NZ education system

    Of the 95,000 New Zealand children living with a disability, more than half have difficulty learning. The IHC says delays in getting a hearing to address allegations that the education system is breaching the human rights of disabled children are unfair.

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    Dame Devoy asks UN to tell NZ Govt to inquire into state abuse

    The Race Relations Commissioner has asked a United Nations committee to urge the New Zealand Government to have an inquiry into the physical and sexual abuse of children and disabled people held in state institutions.

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    NZ anti-racism message reaches millions

    New Zealand’s first nationwide anti-racism campaign has reached millions of New Zealanders since its launch less than a year ago.

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    Let's not blame everything on the Chinese- Jenny Lee-Morgan

    Let's not blame everything on the Chinese. This from Associate Professor Jenny Lee-Morgan in response to Hone Harawira's call to execute Chinese involved in P.

  8. Video for Māori approach brings better outcomes than Seclusion and restraint methods
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    Māori approach brings better outcomes than Seclusion and restraint methods

    The "Thinking Outside the Box" report released today by the Human Rights Commission outlines a number of serious concerns around seclusion and restraint practices in New Zealand. But a mental health services expert says Māori approaches could offer cultural specific preventions to avoid using these methods.

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    Poi rule reviewed and changed

    The Ngā Kapa Haka Kura Tuarua National Committee has issued new rules giving single sex schools the right to perform either poi or mau rākau and receive aggregate marks. This follows a meeting of the committee and its regional co-ordinators to review the rule changes made last month.  

  10. Video for 'Kia Ora' comment taken to Human Rights Commission
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    'Kia Ora' comment taken to Human Rights Commission

    Controversy has erupted over an email relating to the greeting Kia Ora.

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