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Bold changes and combined efforts could work for families

By   /  July 18, 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 Bold changes and combined efforts could work for families

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Bold changes and combined efforts could work for families 18 July 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) applauds the Green Party’s “Mending the Safety Net” policy announcement of Sunday, which is the boldest step yet in family income policy taken by New Zealand’s political parties. […]

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A good start to WFF changes, what will Greens have in store?

By   /  July 14, 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 A good start to WFF changes, what will Greens have in store?

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: A good start to WFF changes, what will Greens have in store? 14 July 2017 There could finally be some real headway made with Working for Families (WFF) if all the latest policy announcements come into effect, says Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG). But […]

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Befuddling figures will not house families in need

By   /  July 5, 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 Befuddling figures will not house families in need

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Befuddling figures will not house families in need It’s time our Government stopped confusing the nation with its baffling numbers and vague talk of housing projects, and showed New Zealanders a real plan to increase the current social housing stock from 66,000 […]

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Superu report: Incomes and housing crucial to community stability

By   /  June 30, 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 Superu report: Incomes and housing crucial to community stability

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Superu report: Incomes and housing crucial to community stability 30 June 2017 The findings of the latest Superu Families and Whānau status report, provide clear evidence that addressing one issue at a time will not significantly improve the situation for many children […]

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Policy priorities for supporting family incomes

By   /  June 29, 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 Policy priorities for supporting family incomes

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Policy priorities for supporting family incomes 28 June 2017 CPAG (Child Poverty Action Group) says the upcoming election provides an opportunity for all political parties to put the wellbeing of all New Zealand’s children at the centre of their policies. Each year, […]

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Dispelling the myths of food poverty

By   /  June 23, 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 Dispelling the myths of food poverty

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Dispelling the myths of food poverty The New Testament can be spot-on. As usual, the Budget handed out considerable amounts to those that hath at least a moderate amount already, and only a few scraps to those that hath hardly anything. Post-Budget, […]

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Dispelling the myths of poverty

By   /  June 22, 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 Dispelling the myths of poverty

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Dispelling the myths of poverty The New Testament can be spot-on. As usual, the Budget handed out considerable amounts to those that hath at least a moderate amount already, and only a few scraps to those that hath hardly anything. Post-Budget, I’ve […]

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CPAG asks, what’s changed since Park Up For Homes?

By   /  June 16, 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 CPAG asks, what’s changed since Park Up For Homes?

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: CPAG asks, what’s changed since Park Up For Homes? 16 June 2017 June 16 marks the anniversary of the inaugural event for the Park Up For Homes movement which took place at the Mangere town centre, Auckland. A year on, Child Poverty […]

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Poor Report Card result shows New Zealand is failing its children

By   /  June 15, 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 Poor Report Card result shows New Zealand is failing its children

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Poor Report Card result shows New Zealand is failing its children 15 June 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that New Zealand’s failure to improve the situation for many children is evidenced in the latest Innocenti Report Card 14 Building the […]

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Making sense of the Government’s housing numbers

By   /  June 7, 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 Making sense of the Government’s housing numbers

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Making sense of the Government’s housing numbers In a press release of June 1 2017, Social Housing Minister Amy Adams claimed her Government was “planning to increase the number of social houses from 66,000 today to 72,000 over the next three years.” […]

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Social Investment priorities for a New Zealand where all children can flourish

By   /  June 7, 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 Social Investment priorities for a New Zealand where all children can flourish

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Social Investment priorities for a New Zealand where all children can flourish 07 June 2017 CPAG (Child Poverty Action Group) says that with a government election impending, it is crucial to bring in policies that have the wellbeing of all New Zealand’s children […]

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“Sanitary hygiene products too expensive,” says CPAG

By   /  June 6, 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 “Sanitary hygiene products too expensive,” says CPAG

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: “Sanitary hygiene products too expensive,” says CPAG 06 June 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) supports the call by Dr Sarah Donovan, from  the University of Otago’s Department of Public Health, to improve access to sanitary hygiene items by removing the cost […]

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Students to march for an end to violence and discrimination this Youth Week 2017 – Shakti Youth

By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Students to march for an end to violence and discrimination this Youth Week 2017 – Shakti Youth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Students to march for an end to violence and discrimination this Youth Week 2017 – Shakti Youth As part of Youth Week 2017, young people, many from migrant and refugee backgrounds, are coming together to demand their voices be counted. Shakti Youth […]

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Mid Northern Rodeo animal handler guilty of animal cruelty – SAFE

By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Mid Northern Rodeo animal handler guilty of animal cruelty – SAFE

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Mid Northern Rodeo animal handler guilty of animal cruelty – SAFE SAFE welcomes the news that an animal handler at the Mid Northern Rodeo has been formally warned for cruelty by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) but says it is not […]

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Fifty years of inaction and impunity must end

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Occupied Palestinian Territory: Fifty years of inaction and impunity must end

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Occupied Palestinian Territory: Fifty years of inaction and impunity must end The international community continues to turn a blind eye to Israel’s violations of international law and the abuse of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), Oxfam said today. As development and […]

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Weapons Expo plans exposed – Auckland Peace Action

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Weapons Expo plans exposed – Auckland Peace Action

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Weapons Expo plans exposed – Auckland Peace Action “Today Auckland Peace Action took action at BECA Engineering, the company hosting a weapons expo planning meeting at their Auckland offices.” “Beca is a major sponsor of the annual weapons expo held by the […]

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Latest research echoes Women’s Refuge view on teen domestic violence

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Latest research echoes Women’s Refuge view on teen domestic violence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Latest research echoes Women’s Refuge view on teen domestic violence Family Violence Clearing house has published today a research paper “Preventing adolescent relationship abuse and promoting healthy relationships” which looks at adolescence domestic violence in Aotearoa. The paper found a number of […]

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Government delays “morally repugnant” case against Greenpeace activists

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Government delays “morally repugnant” case against Greenpeace activists

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Government delays “morally repugnant” case against Greenpeace activists The Government has asked for more time to take a case against three Greenpeace activists who put themselves in the path of the world’s largest seismic oil ship, the Amazon Warrior, in April. Greenpeace […]

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Consumer organisations help Commission catch crooks – Nga Tangata Microfinance

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Consumer organisations help Commission catch crooks – Nga Tangata Microfinance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Consumer organisations help Commission catch crooks – Nga Tangata Microfinance Nga Tangata Microfinance (NTM) welcomes the collaboration between the Commerce Commission and consumer organisations, including budgeting services, which is triggering investigations and prosecutions of third tier lenders. One media release of this collaboration, published […]

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Gareth Morgan Welcomes PCE’s Stance on Feral Cats – TOP

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Gareth Morgan Welcomes PCE’s Stance on Feral Cats – TOP

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Gareth Morgan Welcomes PCE’s Stance on Feral Cats – TOP Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright has today issued a major report highlighting the need for urgent action on the control of feral cats to protect and preserve New Zealand’s […]

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