Human Rights

'No longer tenable': NZ suspends human rights dialogue with Iran

"Recent events continue to show Iran's position on human rights is deteriorating, not improving."

Bill to ban conversion practices passes second hurdle

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

  • 09 Feb 22

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.