Human Rights

Bill to ban conversion practices passes second hurdle

The proposed law to ban conversion practices has passed its second reading in Parliament on Tuesday.

NZers too angry, Human Rights Commission launches Covid campaign to get us to chill

The Human Rights Commission has received hundreds of complaints around Covid-19 and many are about people being on the receiving end of divisive, derogatory and damaging…

How NZ’s housing crisis is a human rights failure from government

The Human Rights Commission says New Zealand’s ongoing housing crisis is a human rights issue

New Zealanders may be spending $34 a week on items linked to slave labour

The report showed $3.1 billion worth of goods linked to slave labour were imported into NZ in 2019.

Rainbow refugees come to NZ to find safety, but say the system is not built for them

New Zealand welcomes refugees who are persecuted in their home country for being part of the rainbow community. But the experience isn’t always a safe haven.