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Workers described as “pimple on a pumpkin” return to work

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Workers described as “pimple on a pumpkin” return to work

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Workers described as “pimple on a pumpkin” return to work   Workers described as “pimple on a pumpkin” return to work BNT (Brakes and Transmission), the Australian-owned car parts supplier, is struggling to get products to the market after workers at its […]

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Support for UCAN NZ Health Charter – Child Poverty Action Group

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Support for UCAN NZ Health Charter – Child Poverty Action Group

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Support for UCAN NZ Health Charter – Child Poverty Action Group Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) supports and endorses the Health Charter by the United Communities Action Network New Zealand (UCAN) that says “everyone deserves the right to health”.UCAN, an organisation formed […]

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Elderly Tāmaki tenant continues her struggle despite all odds

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Elderly Tāmaki tenant continues her struggle despite all odds

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Elderly Tāmaki tenant continues her struggle despite all odds Ioela (Niki) Rauti who has been fighting her eviction has vowed to keep the fight against the gentrification and privatisation of her community as she is declined a re-hearing. Last night Niki’s application […]

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CAFCA LAUNCHES AOTEAROA INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on CAFCA LAUNCHES AOTEAROA INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: CAFCA LAUNCHES AOTEAROA INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT The advent of Donald Trump in the US provides an unprecedented opportunity to take a good, hard look at Aotearoa’s place in the world. And to ask the question – why are we still a loyal member […]

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E tū urges change to tax on redundancy pay

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū urges change to tax on redundancy pay

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: E tū urges change to tax on redundancy pay E tū says if the government wants to help the Cadbury workers who have lost their jobs, they should abolish tax on redundancy pay. The Prime Minister, Bill English has said he is […]

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US Government report on violations against Palestinian children

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on US Government report on violations against Palestinian children

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: US Government report on violations against Palestinian children A recently-released US Government human rights report, which includes Israeli violations of international law regarding Palestinian children in 2016, is revealing. According to commentary dated 17 March 2017 by Defence for Children International-Palestine (DCIP), […]

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E tū disappointed with Cadbury closure; hopeful of some continued production

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on E tū disappointed with Cadbury closure; hopeful of some continued production

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: E tū disappointed with Cadbury closure; hopeful of some continued production E tū says it is extremely disappointed though not surprised by Mondelez International’s decision to close the Dunedin Cadbury factory. Neville Donaldson, E tū Strategic Director Food says the closure will […]

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Gareth Hughes: Intelligence and Security Bill – Part 6

Published By   /  March 17, 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 Gareth Hughes: Intelligence and Security Bill – Part 6

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Gareth Hughes: Intelligence and Security Bill – Part 6 Gareth Hughes MP on Friday, March 17, 2017 – 10:10 Kia ora, Mr Chair, ki a koutou, kia ora. I would like to rise to speak to Part 6 of this bill, and in particularly the […]

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White Ribbon welcomes family violence changes

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on White Ribbon welcomes family violence changes

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: White Ribbon welcomes family violence changes White Ribbon Committee Chair Cam Ronald welcomes the changes to the family violence system, and commends all those who have been advocating and providing evidence to help ensure New Zealand’s response to violence continues to improve. […]

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Women’s Refuge welcomes The Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Women’s Refuge welcomes The Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Women’s Refuge welcomes The Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill The introduction of the much anticipated Family and Whānau violence legislation has been warmly welcomed by family violence organisation Women’s Refuge. The legislation introduced to parliament today places a far greater emphasis […]

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Sexual violence organisations exempted, but issues remain around use of personal data for other social services

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Sexual violence organisations exempted, but issues remain around use of personal data for other social services

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Sexual violence organisations exempted, but issues remain around use of personal data for other social services Media release: Wellington Rape Crisis and Wellington Sexual Abuse HELP Two Wellington-based sexual violence agencies were relieved to hear the news today that sexual violence agencies […]

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Gridlock proof Nats have failed Auckland – Labour Party

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Gridlock proof Nats have failed Auckland – Labour Party

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Gridlock proof Nats have failed Auckland – Labour Party News that Aucklanders are spending the equivalent of four weeks a year – the annual leave entitlement for most working people – stuck in traffic is proof the Government has failed Auckland, says […]

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Whangarei Waterways in Crisis – Labour Party

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Whangarei Waterways in Crisis – Labour Party

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Whangarei Waterways in Crisis – Labour Party The sale of the Poroti Springs water is yet another example of government neglect in Northland, and its failure to properly engage with Maori values and local people, says Labour’s Whangarei candidate, Tony Savage. “Right […]

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15,000 strong petition to Save Our Water arrives at Parliament – NZ Water Forum

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on 15,000 strong petition to Save Our Water arrives at Parliament – NZ Water Forum

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: 15,000 strong petition to Save Our Water arrives at Parliament – NZ Water Forum A 15,000 strong petition that calls on the government to place a moratorium on freshwater exports is being presented to parliament today. At the same time, thousands of […]

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First Security to pay Living Wage to PECCS guards – E tū

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on First Security to pay Living Wage to PECCS guards – E tū

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: First Security to pay Living Wage to PECCS guards – E tū Prison escort guards employed by First Security are to be paid the living wage of $20.20 per hour as their base rate. First Security is to be congratulated for their […]

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Who Owns New Zealand? CAFCA Releases Latest Key Facts

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Who Owns New Zealand? CAFCA Releases Latest Key Facts

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Who Owns New Zealand? CAFCA Releases Latest Key Facts WHO OWNS NEW ZEALAND? CAFCA Releases Latest Key Facts The Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) has uploaded the 2017 edition of its Key Facts. They can be accessed here. They can […]

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Pay women more, pretty simple

Published By   /  March 8, 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 Pay women more, pretty simple

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pay women more, pretty simple Māori women are paid 22% less than men. Pacific women are paid 26% less than men. These are pay gaps driven by sexism and bias.  These are pay gaps that have real impacts on women’s lives. Having less income to […]

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Petition to save Cadbury goes global – E tū

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Petition to save Cadbury goes global – E tū

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Petition to save Cadbury goes global – E tū The petition to save the Dunedin Cadbury factory and the jobs of its workers has gone global.A local petition/open letter has been circulating online since last Friday and has attracted more than 8000 […]

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Call for a New Women’s Charter on International Women’s Day – UN Women NZ

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Call for a New Women’s Charter on International Women’s Day – UN Women NZ

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Call for a New Women’s Charter on International Women’s Day – UN Women NZ Feminist and writer Sandra Coney is calling for a new Women’s Charter that would spell out an agreed agenda for change for women and girls in New Zealand. […]

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Lecture series focuses on medium density housing – University of Auckland

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Lecture series focuses on medium density housing – University of Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Lecture series focuses on medium density housing – University of Auckland Experts in the fields of architecture, planning and urban design will debate what makes good medium density housing at the upcoming Fast Forward lecture and discussion series starting at the University […]

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