Public consultation has now closed on the New Zealand Government's draft National Action Plan

The Minister for Women Hon Louise Upston has presented New Zealand's National Statement at the 59th session of the Uni

The Ministry for Women has released a new report exploring what Māori women believe to be the ke

Minister for Women Louise Upston has announced a name change for the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, which will represent the Ministry’s work in a more modern way.

There is already a shortage of trade workers, and the demand for trades labour will continue to grow. Half the working age population is female, but only one percent of plumbers, electricians and carpenters/ joiners are women.

The latest Household Labour Force Survey (September 2014) shows the employment growth is being led by wo

Over 200 guests were inspired by current women leaders in innovation, celebrated the 121st anniversary of women’s suffrage and had an opportunity to visit the National Library’s Leading Edge exhibition.

Louise Upston has been appointed Minister for Women. She is also Minister for Land Information and Associate Minister for Local Government and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment.

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs recently handed back to whānau the photographs of Wāhine Māori taken as part of the 1995 Karanga: Nga Reo o ngā Wāhine Māori – Voices of Māori Women project.

The New Zealand gender pay gap is 9.9 percent (as measured by median hourly earnings as at June 2014 from the New Zealand Income Survey (NZIS)).