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Chen Palmer is at the cutting edge of public law – so there’s always lots going on. Here you can find media releases, articles and presentations by us, and examples of our work in the news.

NZME joins Asian Leaders Group

06 May 2015 / News articles

New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) and the New Zealand Asian Leaders (NZAL) have formalised their relationship with NZME becoming a major sponsor of the highly dynamic professional business group.

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NZQA consultation on English language requirements for international students

06 May 2015 / News articles

NZQA is currently seeking comment from providers about amending Rule 18 of the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2013, which sets out the English language proficiency requirements for international students.

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Mai Chen sells online wills website to Perpetual Guardian

06 May 2015 / News articles

Mai Chen recently announced Perpetual Guardian’s purchase of WillToLive limited and its website, MyBucketList.co.nz. 

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NZ Lawyer: Two lawyers, one job

29 Apr 2015 / News articles

Two part-time lawyers doing one full time job: job-sharing is a concept that is yet to take off in New Zealand.

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Henri Eliot: Mai Chen on corporate governance

22 Apr 2015 / News articles

Mai Chen recently spoke to Henri Eliot about corporate governance and her appointment today to the board of the BNZ.  This article was published in the New Zealand Herald.

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Mai Chen appointed to BNZ board

21 Apr 2015 / News articles

BNZ today announced that Chen Palmer Founding Partner Mai Chen has been appointed to the BNZ board of directors.


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Mai Chen:Cultural diversity in cities a challenge to decision-making

17 Apr 2015 / News articles

CQ (as it is defined by Julia Middleton, author of a new book by that name and one of our teachers), is different from IQ, and is the ability to lead people from cultures other than your own. The key issue is how to move the cultural intelligence lines in institutions and on boards to maximize the benefits of diversity, or as Middleton says, to give leaders crossing borders a competitive edge.

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Reviews and You: A Guide to ERO Reviews

14 Apr 2015 / News articles

There has been much discussion about the Education Review Office (ERO) reviews for early childhood services in recent editions of Swings + Roundabouts

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Public Law Toolbox 2nd Edition Launch

14 Apr 2015 / Photos

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Marina Matthews: Planning for the 2015 investment plan season

09 Apr 2015 / News articles

Information released by the TEC to Chen Palmer shows that 185 PTEs were recommended for two year plans following the last funding cycle, and 110 PTEs were recommended to remain on one year plans.

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