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Best of DPSN: Angelina Jolie’s boob job makes the news

Another top post about tops! Here we have Barbara’s take on the way the news media handled Angelina Jolie’s chest surgery back in 2013. We’ll be back next week with a brand new blog post! So the latest hot topic of conversation around the watercooler last week was actress and director Angelina Jolie’s boob job. More…

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Best of DPSN: Get your tits out for breast cancer!

This post is the third in our series of ‘Best of DPSN’ – it comes all the way from back in 2013 about the importance of people of all genders getting their chests checked out! September is Breast Cancer Awareness month – or Pink Ribbon month.  A time when you may hear and see plenty of…

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Best of DPSN: Charlotte Dawson and suicide reporting in the media

We’re back with another ‘Best of DPSN’ blog. This one was from March last year, after the death of Charlotte Dawson. Barbara reflects on the way media reports suicide, and society’s views of mental illness… I’ve thought a lot about suicide reporting in the media since the death of Charlotte Dawson, just over three weeks…

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many…

Have a great holiday break! Thanks for being part of making diversity fun, creative and social this year. We appreciate it and look forward to hanging out with you again in 2015. All the best from the crew at DiversityNZ.com and DPSN — Barbara, Anna, Sam and Philip.

DPSN Signing Off!

It’s that time again! We’re winding down for another year, reflecting back, and looking ahead to what the next year brings. This year our blog has seen 150% increase in trafficunique hits this year, with over 10,000 hits in total this year! And we’re well on our way to 900 likes on our Facebook page.…

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The Loss of Diversification as a Result of Self-Segregation

Blake Leitch is a writer from Auckland’s North Shore who recently graduated from Massey University with a degree in journalism. He also recently graduated the Be. Leadership programme.  In this week’s guest blog, he shares his thoughts on how we create, and define, diversity. Creating diversity is no easy task; if it were, we would not…