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New Zealand, Labour Market Statistics (Disability): December 2020 Quarter Persons with disabilities

This data “provides comparisons between labour market measures for disabled and non-disabled people in New Zealand” and “includes labour market participation and employment rates as well as differences in wages…

Support Package for Māori Communities and Businesses through COVID-19 Equality, Indigenous peoples

New Zealand’s plan, including its economic package, contains provisions “to support Māori communities and businesses in the face of COVID-19” including funding “targeted directly to Māori Health services,” assistance to…

Updated COVID-19 Māori Health Response Plan Equality, Indigenous peoples

The plan “builds on the progress made by the Initial COVID-19 Māori Response Action Plan and provides an updated framework to protect, prevent, and mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 within…

Making Disability Rights Real in a Pandemic, Te Whakatinana i ngā Tika Hauātanga i te wā o te Urutā Equality, Persons with disabilities

Several institutions including the Independent Monitoring Mechanism, the Ombudsman, and the Human Rights Commission published a report which “reflects disabled New Zealanders’ experiences of the COVID-19 emergency and details areas…

Joint Statement on International Access to Information Day 2020 Civil and political rights, Freedom of expression

“Information Access Commissioners and Ombudsmen from across Australia and New Zealand . . . released a joint statement to mark International Access to Information Day” in September 2020. The statement…

Rural Broadband Upgrade to Boost COVID-19 Recovery in Remote Communities Civil and political rights, Technology and digital rights

As part of an effort towards economic recovery from COVID-19, “[t]he Government has allocated up to $15 million in savings from the Ultra-fast Broadband initiative to improve rural broadband capacity”…

Electoral Amendment Regulations (No 4) 2020: Special Vote by Person in Isolation or Quarantine Governance, Voting and elections

In advance of the 2020 general election, a new regulation entitled “Special vote by person in isolation or quarantine” was inserted into the “Electoral Regulations 1996” to “enable persons to…

COVID-19 Response (Urgent Management Measures) Legislation Bill Housing, Social-economic rights

Measures implemented in order to “respond effectively to COVID-19” included the temporary enactment of rent freezes as well as “restrictions on termination of tenancy.” These measures comprised “New Schedule 5…