Published in the NZ Herald Rez Gardi lived in a refugee camp in Pakistan, coming to New Zealand under the refugee quota system at age 6. After spending nearly 20 years in Auckland, which she now calls home, Gardi says […]
Published in the NZ Herald Describe your ethnic or cultural background and how this has shaped the way you view yourself and the world. I’m a New Zealander with Chinese ancestry. As a child and young adult I wrestled with ambivalence […]
Published in the NZ Herald To mark its launch, Super Diverse Women commissioned a survey of almost 300 New Zealanders to assess their experiences of discrimination and diversity. Here are a selection of (anonymous) quotes from their responses. Maori • I […]
Published in the NZ Herald This week sees the launch of a new organisation dedicated to championing the rights and achievements of women from indigenous and migrant backgrounds. Super Diverse Women has more than 100 foundation members, many of them […]
A leading constitutional law expert says New Zealand’s laws need to be overhauled in the wake an ugly incident of racial abuse filmed in Waikato that was directed at a Muslim-New Zealand woman.
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Published by the New Zealand Law Society in LawTalk. A 21st century necessity. A new report by the Superdiversity Centre for Law, Policy and Business, to be published on or before February 2017, examines the need for an intersectional approach […]
Since releasing the Superdiversity Stocktake: Implications for Law, Policy and Business last November, (downloaded now over 130,000 times), I have realised the need to refresh what the word “diversity” means in 21st century New Zealand.
“I knew I had been nominated [for the Women of Influence Awards], but I didn’t expect to get selected as a finalist,” Chen Palmer partner Marina Matthews told LawTalk.
New Colmar Brunton research reports that a “new modern New Zealander is starting to emerge”, driven by both our changing cultural mix and our need to adapt to the changing world.
Mai Chen named in Top 50 Diversity Figures in Public Life in Global Diversity List supported by The Economist
Mai Chen, Chair of the Superdiversity Centre for Law, Policy and Business, has been named on The Economist’s Top 50 Global Diversity List. Mai Chen is also Managing Partner at Chen Palmer Partners, Chair of New Zealand Asian Leaders, Adjunct Professor for the Faculty of Law at the University of Auckland, and a Director of the BNZ.