Addressing the Gender Pay Gap

When Kate McKenzie took up the role of Chorus CEO earlier this year, she became the only woman to currently head an NZX50 company. 

SME flexibility could be an advantage when it comes to closing the gender pay gap, says Icebreaker Chairman, Rob Fyfe.

Recent News & Events

New research by the Ministry for Women and online safety organisation Netsafe highlights rates of harmful online communications received by young New Zealanders in the last 12 months.
New research released today confirms balancing parenthood and paid work in New Zealand is still highly gendered and over time, this can lead to substantive differences in employment and earnings between mothers and father.

Inspiring Women

Meet Ruth Smithers, who in January 2017 became the first Future Director in the state sector.

"A feminised industry carries the risk that salaries are on average lower than men’s. That’s of course not something that sits at all well with me."

Women at work

The Council

Read about the National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women (The Council).

Research and publications

Read the latest resources and publications.