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Pacific Youth MPs present their Act

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Pacific Youth MPs present their Act

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Pacific Youth MPs present their Act One hundred young Pasifika people have presented an Act outlining legislation they believe will enhance Pacific Peoples development, in a strong push to be heard in election year. The Act, titled Pacific Youth Parliament (Our Movement) […]

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NZNO Kaiwhakahaere in New York calls again for a Māori nursing workforce strategy

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on NZNO Kaiwhakahaere in New York calls again for a Māori nursing workforce strategy

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: NZNO Kaiwhakahaere in New York calls again for a Māori nursing workforce strategy In New York this morning NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku addressed the United Nations forum of the United Nations Declaration on the Right of Indigenous People (UNDRIP). Ms Nuku repeated […]

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Bar Association supports statement by Principal Family Court Judge

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Bar Association supports statement by Principal Family Court Judge

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Bar Association supports statement by Principal Family Court Judge The NZBA fully supports the comments made by Principal Family Court Judge Ryan in response to allegations against the Family Court and its judges made by The Backbone Collective. He correctly points out […]

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Workers Memorial Day – too many Kiwis are being killed at work – CTU

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Workers Memorial Day – too many Kiwis are being killed at work – CTU

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Workers Memorial Day – too many Kiwis are being killed at work – CTU In the last two weeks seven New Zealanders went to work and never came home. They were killed at work. This Workers Memorial Day, April 28th, we remember […]

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No Pride in Prisons condemns use of isolation in New Zealand prisons

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on No Pride in Prisons condemns use of isolation in New Zealand prisons

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: No Pride in Prisons condemns use of isolation in New Zealand prisons Prisoner abolitionist organisation No Pride in Prisons is appalled by the findings of the Human Rights Commission’s report into the use of isolation and restraint. “No Pride in Prisons advocates […]

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Māori unionists mark Workers Memorial Day with call for iwi-union collaboration – CTU

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Māori unionists mark Workers Memorial Day with call for iwi-union collaboration – CTU

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Māori unionists mark Workers Memorial Day with call for iwi-union collaboration – CTU Māori unionists mark Workers Memorial Day with call for iwi-union collaboration The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) Rūnanga, the body representing 60,000 Māori union members, is marking Workers Memorial […]

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Independent report highlights urgent need for action on seclusion and restraint practices – Human Rights Commission

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Independent report highlights urgent need for action on seclusion and restraint practices – Human Rights Commission

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Independent report highlights urgent need for action on seclusion and restraint practices – Human Rights Commission A new independent report has outlined a number of serious concerns about New Zealand’s seclusion and restraint practices, says the Human Rights Commission. The independent report, […]

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Focus on what journalists write not their ethnicity – Race Relations Commissioner

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Focus on what journalists write not their ethnicity – Race Relations Commissioner

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Focus on what journalists write not their ethnicity – Race Relations Commissioner Race Relations Commissioner Susan Devoy says NZ First leader Winston Peters needs to focus on what is relevant. “We suggest Winston Peters focuses on what journalists write, not their ethnicity […]

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Hospitalisations linked to poverty must be reduced – Child Poverty Action Group

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Hospitalisations linked to poverty must be reduced – Child Poverty Action Group

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Hospitalisations linked to poverty must be reduced – Child Poverty Action Group Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that high rates of childhood bronchiectasis evidenced in the latest report from the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation, should provide the motivation for Government to […]

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Minister Dunne accepts hundreds of postcards on refugee labels – ActionStation

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Minister Dunne accepts hundreds of postcards on refugee labels – ActionStation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Minister Dunne accepts hundreds of postcards on refugee labels – ActionStation Minister Peter Dunne today accepted over 800 postcards calling for convention refugees to have the same entitlements as quota refugees at a LUSH store in Wellington. The campaign has been run […]

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Hospitalisations linked to poverty must be reduced

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Hospitalisations linked to poverty must be reduced

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Hospitalisations linked to poverty must be reduced 26 April 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that high rates of childhood bronchiectasis evidenced in the latest report from the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation, should provide the motivation for Government to prioritise spending […]

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New Defence Minister a mercenary in US wars – Auckland Peace Action

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on New Defence Minister a mercenary in US wars – Auckland Peace Action

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: New Defence Minister a mercenary in US wars – Auckland Peace Action “National MP Mark Mitchell, newly appointed as Defence Minister, was a mercenary fighter in Iraq during the bloodiest period of the US occupation. His appointment signals what a pro-war, pro-US […]

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OECD Report Highlights the Folly of Tax Cuts – Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand Inc. Closing the Gap

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on OECD Report Highlights the Folly of Tax Cuts – Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand Inc. Closing the Gap

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: OECD Report Highlights the Folly of Tax Cuts – Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand Inc. Closing the Gap New OECD data shows cutting taxes would be a big mistake for New Zealand, which instead needs to take in more tax from the […]

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What Does “Mother of All Bombs” Have to Do with Christchurch – Anti Bases Campaign

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on What Does “Mother of All Bombs” Have to Do with Christchurch – Anti Bases Campaign

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: What Does “Mother of All Bombs” Have to Do with Christchurch – Anti Bases Campaign In the week that the Five Eyes spy bosses are holding their secret meeting in Queenstown, thus reminding us that the Waihopai spy base is NZ’s key […]

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KFC, Pizza Hut, Carls Jr and Starbucks workers to strike tomorrow – Unite Union

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on KFC, Pizza Hut, Carls Jr and Starbucks workers to strike tomorrow – Unite Union

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: KFC, Pizza Hut, Carls Jr and Starbucks workers to strike tomorrow – Unite Union KFC, Pizza Hut, Carls Jr and Starbucks workers will strike tomorrow after negotiations broke down over a new collective agreement. “Yesterday Restaurant Brands announced profits of $26 million […]

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Long delay in ambulance funding review putting patients at risk – First Union

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Long delay in ambulance funding review putting patients at risk – First Union

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Long delay in ambulance funding review putting patients at risk – First Union   Long delay in ambulance funding review putting patients at risk – union The union  representing approximately 1000 ambulance professionals in New Zealand is outraged at excessive delays to the […]

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Another emergency housing grant blow out – Labour Party

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Another emergency housing grant blow out – Labour Party

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Another emergency housing grant blow out – Labour Party Emergency housing grants data released today show another blow out in spending on putting homeless people up in motels, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford.“The Government is renting motel rooms at a rate […]

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Proposed funding model could do more harm – CPAG

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Proposed funding model could do more harm – CPAG

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Proposed funding model could do more harm – CPAG Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that axing the current decile funding system on the basis that it is too crude, only to replace it with another that is already said to to […]

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Debate about the Family Court – Office of the Principal Family Court Judge

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Debate about the Family Court – Office of the Principal Family Court Judge

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Debate about the Family Court – Office of the Principal Family Court Judge Debate about the Family Court In recent weeks criticism of the Family Court has been aired publicly based on anecdotal experiences of a sample of people who have sought […]

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More tinkering, no leadership from Nats on immigration – Andrew Little

Published By   /  April 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on More tinkering, no leadership from Nats on immigration – Andrew Little

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: More tinkering, no leadership from Nats on immigration – Andrew Little National’s latest tinkering with the immigration system is another attempt to create the appearance of action without actually doing anything meaningful, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little.“New Zealand is richer […]

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