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World Refugee Day – we can do our bit

Published By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on World Refugee Day – we can do our bit

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: World Refugee Day – we can do our bit I’m really proud that yesterday, on World Refugee Day, the Greens launched an ambitious plan to increase the refugee quota to 5000 over the next six years. Of those places, 4,000 will be directly resettled by […]

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Inaction puts Māui dolphins at risk

Published By   /  June 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Inaction puts Māui dolphins at risk

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Inaction puts Māui dolphins at risk Conservation Minister Maggie Barry was at the United Nations Oceans Conference in New York last week, trying to convince the world that the New Zealand Government is doing a good job at protecting our marine environment.  Yet last week […]

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Green Party supports protection of Karangahake from mining

Published By   /  June 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Green Party supports protection of Karangahake from mining

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Green Party supports protection of Karangahake from mining Catherine Delahunty MP on Sunday, June 11, 2017 – 13:11 The Green Party supports protest action today at a mining company drill site on public conservation land at Karangahake. The protest started at 1PM today and is […]

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PM says Te Kuha coal mine will never get a resource consent

Published By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on PM says Te Kuha coal mine will never get a resource consent

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: PM says Te Kuha coal mine will never get a resource consent Mojo Mathers MP on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 – 17:08 The Prime Minister said the controversial Te Kuha mine on high value conservation land will never get a resource consent in response to […]

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How the Social Security Bill has been affecting single mothers across New Zealand

Published By   /  June 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on How the Social Security Bill has been affecting single mothers across New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: How the Social Security Bill has been affecting single mothers across New Zealand This week we’ve been hearing stories of how section 70A of the Social Security Bill has been affecting single mothers across New Zealand. In particular, we have heard how a victim of […]

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

Published 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

Published 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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Weapons Expo plans exposed – Auckland Peace Action

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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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Living Wage set to transform lives at Auckland Council

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Living Wage set to transform lives at Auckland Council

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Living Wage set to transform lives at Auckland Council Living Wage Auckland will today celebrate a significant milestone in its campaign for a Living Wage at Auckland Council, with the council set to vote ‘yes’ today to a proposal to lift all […]

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More cowboy behaviour in Wild West rental market

Published By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on More cowboy behaviour in Wild West rental market

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: More cowboy behaviour in Wild West rental market Metiria Turei MP on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 – 10:10 People who rent are being ripped off by cowboy rental agencies hiking rents by five percent a week, every week, in times of high demand, the Green […]

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Carter Holt Harvey brings shame to Kiwi name across the ditch – E tū

Published By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Carter Holt Harvey brings shame to Kiwi name across the ditch – E tū

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Carter Holt Harvey brings shame to Kiwi name across the ditch – E tū New Zealand’s largest private sector union is calling on New Zealand’s richest man, billionaire Graeme Hart, to stop giving New Zealand a bad name in his treatment of […]

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Kim Dotcom Approaches Special Counsel

Published By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Kim Dotcom Approaches Special Counsel

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Kim Dotcom Approaches Special Counsel KIM DOTCOM APPROACHES SPECIAL COUNSEL INVESTIGATING INTERFERENCE WITH THE 2016 UNITED STATES PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION REGARDING EVIDENCE In accordance with his previous statement on this matter, Kim Dotcom’s solicitors in New Zealand have today sent the following letter […]

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Advocates say kids, bike lanes and safety are top priorities for cycling – Cycling Action Network

Published By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Advocates say kids, bike lanes and safety are top priorities for cycling – Cycling Action Network

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Advocates say kids, bike lanes and safety are top priorities for cycling – Cycling Action Network It’s time to raise the bar for cycling, say advocates. Cycling Action Network spokesman Patrick Morgan is calling on political parties to lift their game in […]

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Group vow to fight on to stop the sale of dedicated pensioner housing – Horowhenua United Group

Published By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Group vow to fight on to stop the sale of dedicated pensioner housing – Horowhenua United Group

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Group vow to fight on to stop the sale of dedicated pensioner housing – Horowhenua United Group A Horowhenua group that presented a petition to district mayor Michael Feyen objecting to the sale of their dedicated pensioner housing was signed by 2300 […]

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Families Moving North to Escape Poverty Often Worse Off – Family Works

Published By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Families Moving North to Escape Poverty Often Worse Off – Family Works

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Families Moving North to Escape Poverty Often Worse Off – Family Works Many parents moving from Auckland to Northland to escape poverty, find affordable homes and make a better life for their families are finding they are worse off and are facing […]

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Housing debate puts politicians under the pump – Community Housing Aotearoa

Published By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Housing debate puts politicians under the pump – Community Housing Aotearoa

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Housing debate puts politicians under the pump – Community Housing Aotearoa The first debate of the election year will ask political parties what they are doing to ensure all New Zealanders live in warm, dry, affordable homes. Hosted by Community Housing Aotearoa, […]

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