Susan Devoy

Dame Susan Devoy is the NZ Race Relations Commissioner.

Society
Oct 31, 2017

'This is who we do not want to ever become': Dame Susan Devoy on anti-Semitism in New Zealand

Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy responds to an anti-Semitic speech at an Auckland mosque.

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Society
Aug 16, 2017

Susan Devoy: Why I'm telling the UN about NZ's immoral inaction on state care abuse

'This is not my New Zealand.' Ahead of her speech to the UN this week, the Race Relations Commissioner calls on politicians to stand on principle and do right by the victims of institutional abuse.

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Society
May 3, 2017

Canterbury Rugby is taking responsibility and taking a stand, to rid the game of racial abuse

Racist abuse is not welcome in our game. By launching We All Bleed Red, Canterbury has courageously become the first union to tackle discrimination head on in this way, writes Susan Devoy

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Society
Jan 30, 2017

A warning to politicians: we will not let racism and division poison our New Zealand

We need to stand alongside Muslim New Zealanders in the wake of the US visa ban – and tell our decision makers we will not allow the politics of hatred and bigotry to become normalised here, writes race relations commissioner Susan Devoy.

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Politics
Mar 7, 2016

Is our country’s heart as big as it was 72 years ago? We’ll soon find out

New Zealanders need to stand up for refugees today, just as we did in the past, writes Dame Susan Devoy

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