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BPW Warkworth was established in 1984 and has a long history of working for and with women and girls in our community and advocating for women and girls locally, nationally and internationally through our resolutions process.

This last year we focused on perinatal depression, education of midwives, healthy homes and child poverty. We held a “Meet the Candidates” night prior to the elections where we asked the candidates to speak on these issues. This meeting was open to the public from 8pm.

We currently have the following projects on the go:

  • Mentoring years 12 and 13 business studies students at Mahurangi College
  • Making sustainable sanitary products for girls in our community and in the Pacific Islands to enable girls to attend school when they are menstruating. (Days for Girls)
  • Making up care packs for women and children who are victims of domestic violence and have moved into our local Women’s Refuge
  • Delivering BrainFit classes for anyone in our community who needs help to improve their memory and mental agility.

This year we plan to start working with local businesses on equal opportunities for women and young girls venturing into the workplace.

 

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Monthly Meetings – Warkworth

September 11 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

We meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Salty Dog Inn. We have fellowship for the first half hour then a dinner, guest speaker followed by a short meeting.

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News

2019 – BPW NZ Submissions

Submissions by BPW NZ for 2019  7th January 2019 - Submission - Criminal Cases Review Commission Bill 23rd January 2019 - Review of Prostitution ByLaw 2009 - Hamilton City Council 29th January 2019 - Submission - SIA EU New Zealand 13th March 2019 - New Zealand UPR...

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2018 BPW NZ Submissions

2018 BPW NZ Submissions  7th February 2018 - Submission on the Review of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 29th March 2018 - Submission to the Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018 11th May 2018 - Submission on the Employment Relations (Triangular Employment)...

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Submission Archives

2017  31st January 2017 - Submission on Education (update) Amendment Bill 28th April 2017 - Submission on Domestic Violence - Victim's Protection Bill 11th May 2017 - Submission on the Draft Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Exposure Bill 18th May 2017 -...

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Dinner meetings

We invite you to join our dinner meetings and enjoy great company and fascinating speakers
2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:00pm,  except for January
Salty Dog,  Snells Beach.
$25.00 per head.
Text Sally:  021 425 407 or Email: warkworth@bpw.nz  to book

021 425 407
BPW Warkworth 15 Beach St Sandspit RD2 Warkworth 0982

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