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Can a business reject customers based on religious beliefs or sexual orientation?

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https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/105353363/can-a-businesses-reject-customers-based-on-religious-beliefs-or-sexual-orientation Stuff, 10 July 2018 Can a business reject customers based on religious beliefs or sexual orientation? ANUJA NADKARNI Last updated 14:50, July 10 2018   The Warkworth baker who denied a request from a lesbian couple for a cake has […]

New Appointment to Chen Palmer Partners: Leo Donnelly

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Chen Palmer Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Leo Donnelly as a Special Counsel in its Wellington office. Leo is a former Ombudsman from 2016-2018, and Deputy Ombudsman from 2004-2016. He has also occupied the roles of Assistant […]

Mai Chen: Jacinda Ardern is proof women’s baby plans aren’t an issue

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https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics/2018/06/jacinda-ardern-s-proof-women-s-baby-plans-aren-t-an-issue-mai-chen.html Newshub, 17 June 2018 A top lawyer says attitudes towards women in pregnancy are changing, largely thanks to Jacinda Ardern. Ms Ardern is due to give birth this weekend, after spending the entirety of her Prime Ministership to date […]

Mai Chen: Diversity of public sector boards in the spotlight

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https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/voices/audio/2018643517/diversity-of-public-sector-boards-in-the-spotlight Radio New Zealand, 7 May 2018 Ethnic Communities Minister Jenny Salesa has ordered a stocktake of ethnic diversity on public sector boards, because at the moment the government doesn’t know the ethnic make-up of its own boards. While women […]

The Panel with Jock Anderson, and Mai Chen (Part 1)

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http://103.14.3.1/national/programmes/thepanel/audio/2018643171/the-panel-with-jock-anderson-and-mai-chen-part-1 Radio New Zealand, 2 May 2018 QV says some first-buyers have decided owning a house is more affordable than renting. In some regions rent is almost as high as a mortgage repayment, though first-home buyers also need to raise […]

Auckland Grammar pays out $20,000 in bullying settlement

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Stuff – Thursday, 14 March 2018 Auckland Grammar pays out $20,000 in bullying settlement A prestigious Auckland secondary school paid $20,000 to the family of a bullied student. Jesse Liu was the victim of two assaults by another student at Auckland Grammar […]

SUPERdiverse WOMEN join the #myidentity challenge

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SUPERdiverse WOMEN join the #myidentity challenge Thursday, 8 March 2018, 11:48 am Press Release: Scoop Mai Chen, Chair, SUPERdiverse WOMEN, welcomes the #myidentity videos received from the following prominent women, many of whom are members: • Alexia Hilbertidou, CEO, GirlBoss • […]

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