The Diversity Directory
We know we’re not experts in all areas of diversity, equity and inclusion which is why we call on our DEI whānau who can help you tackle the different stages of your DEI journey. If we’re missing someone who you think should be included in the directory, please get in touch!
|Who they are
|New Zealand’s national body for workplace diversity, equity and inclusion
|Diversity Works New Zealand
|Global Women, Champions for change
|Global Women is a non-profit membership organisation that has been driving diversity in leadership in Aotearoa New Zealand for ten years.
|Global Women | Champions for Change
|Industry change coalitions
|Construction sector accord
|The Construction Sector Accord is a shared commitment between government and industry to create a high performing construction sector for a better New Zealand.
|The leading voice for women in the construction indsutry
|National Association of Women in Construction NZ
|Women in Trades
|Women in Trades (WIT) is a not-for-profit that promotes trades and trades training as a viable career option to women and employers
|Women in Trades
|Women in Infrastructure
|The Women’s Infrastructure Network (WIN), was launched by Infrastructure New Zealand at the 2016 Building Nations Symposium. Its purpose is to increase the number of women in leadership roles, grow the visibility of women, and to provide a networking and support group for women in the infrastructure sector.
|WIN – Infrastructure New Zealand
|Architecture + Women New Zealand
|Architecture+Women NZ simply shines the spotlight on women working in the field of architecture, because it so often misses them
|Architecture + Women New Zealand |AWNZ
|Founded during Covid, Au provides learning solutions with an indigenous lens.
|Rainbow Tick is a certification mark for organisations that complete a Diversity & Inclusion assessment process.
|Rainbow Youth create social change by providing support, information, resources and advocacy for queer, gender diverse, takatāpui and intersex young people across Aotearoa.
|The Pride Pledge is a values-based commitment that organisations and individuals can take to demonstrate their dedication to the safety, visibility and inclusion of the rainbow members of their community and workforce.
|The Accessibility Tick Programme helps New Zealand organisations become more accessible and inclusive of disabled and neurodiverse people.
|All is for All
|All is for All is a consultancy and specialist creative agency. We work with brands and businesses, helping them be truly inclusive and accessible for disabled people.
|All is for All
|Blind Low Vision
|Blind Low Vision NZ provides support and services to people of all ages across Aotearoa, New Zealand.
|Brain Badge helps organisations embrace diversity, unlock potential and become neuroinclusive
|Remarkable Minds provide support, coaching and guidance to help every neurodiverse person harness and utilise their unique talents and skills and minimise the challenges they face.
|DivergenThinking has been set up to work with New Zealand businesses to enable individuals and teams to understand, respect and embrace everybody’s differences, so they can bring out the best in both the individual and the entire team.
|Supporting gender equality
|For over 140 years, we’ve been all about the well-being, development, & achievement of young women in Aotearoa New Zealand.
|GenderTick was created in 2018 as an accreditation programme for organisations to show their commitment to progressing gender equality in the workplace.
|GenderTick — Gender at Work
|Menopause over martinis
|Menopause Over Martinis started as a potluck dinner with a difference. It’s since grown into a movement and invitation for friends, family and workmates to talk and learn about perimenopause and menopause at home, work and in the community.
|Menopause Over Martinis
|Dignity’s mission is to make period products accessible to everyone who needs them, so no one misses out on work, education, sport, or anything else in life.
|Accessibility For All | Dignity NZ
|The Pay gap
|Mind the Gap
|Mind the Gap launched NZ’s first pay gap registry
|Parental Leave support
|Crayon makes the decisions that come with parenthood simpler and more intuitive with financial roadmaps for every stage of parenthood.
|The New Zealand Parental Leave Register — Crayon
|Internship partners and scholarships
|TupuToa was born from the need to see increased Māori and Pacific representation in leadership positions in the corporate sector.
|The First Foundation
|First Foundation supports bright young Kiwis whose circumstances make it harder to attend university – giving them financial assistance, paid work experience and a dedicated mentor.
|The Southern initiative is an innovation team tackling some of south and west Auckland’s toughest social and economic challenges. We design and test novel solutions for equity and systems change and share what we learn.
|The Southern Initiative