Labour shuffling the deck chairs with Gay remit

Well this guy has to go for starters. He is not a lesbian woman from an ethnic minority.The Labour Party are suckers for punishment - you have to give them that. After their defeat in the 2008 general election they have overseen one of the most successfully inept re-election campaigns in New Zealand political history. Their ambitious plan to tick off every political mistake in the book carries on this weekend with their conference in Christchurch, where they look [...]

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Tribunal dismisses Tattoo coverup case

A claim of discrimination made by a woman whose employers asked her to cover a tattoo has been dismissed by the Human Rights Review Tribunal. In May last year Claire Haupini, 32, who worked as a casual worker for the Spit Roast Catering Company in Auckland, was asked to cover up the tattoo on her left forearm, which evoked her Whakatohea and Ngaphui tribal links. Working at a corporate function, Mrs Haupini was asked to wear a three-quarter shirt instead of [...]

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