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Budget 2017 $2B short on health spend

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017 $2B short on health spend

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Budget 2017 $2B short on health spend Media Release                                                                     25 May 2017 No relief for nurses or DHBs in Budget 2017 $2b more needed Budget 2017 does not bring relief to pressured nurses. It fails to increase operational funding to a […]

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Budget 2017 $2B short on health spend > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, NZNO, Unions  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017 $2B short on health spend > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017 $2B short on health spend > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases Media Release                                                                     25 May 2017 No relief for nurses or DHBs in Budget 2017 $2b more needed Budget 2017 does not bring relief to pressured nurses. It […]

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Budget 2017: Welfare group says Social Investment approach is about punishment, not investment – AAAP

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: Welfare group says Social Investment approach is about punishment, not investment – AAAP

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Budget 2017: Welfare group says Social Investment approach is about punishment, not investment – AAAP Social Investment is about punishing the poor and reducing spending, not investing in social services and improving social outcomes. “Unemployment is not caused by the unemployed. The […]

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Wellington Buses stop for do-not-sign pledge

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Wellington Buses stop for do-not-sign pledge

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Wellington Buses stop for do-not-sign pledge Hundreds of bus drivers met in Wellington today to decide how they’re going to fight back against a Council decision that threatens to slash their pay. The Greater Wellington Regional Council has awarded public transport contracts […]

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Health funding falls short of what is needed – again – ASMS

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Health funding falls short of what is needed – again – ASMS

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Health funding falls short of what is needed – again – ASMS “The Government’s decision today not to fund public health care to the level needed is a serious blow for New Zealand’s communities,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association […]

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Budget 2017: Welfare group says Accommodation Supplement increase is a con job – AAAP

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: Welfare group says Accommodation Supplement increase is a con job – AAAP

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Budget 2017: Welfare group says Accommodation Supplement increase is a con job – AAAP Increases in the Accommodation Supplement (AS) means an equal deduction from Temporary Additional Support (TAS). “The government is cynically hiding behind the complexity of the welfare payments,” says […]

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Happy Budget Day: Joyce gets his rocket

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Happy Budget Day: Joyce gets his rocket

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Happy Budget Day: Joyce gets his rocket HAPPY BUDGET DAY: JOYCE GETS HIS ROCKET 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Zealand taxpayer funding of the US rocket company, Rocket Lab, appears to have delivered its responsible Minister, Steven Joyce, a suitable present – a successful rocket […]

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‘Kiwifail’ black hole continues to grow

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on ‘Kiwifail’ black hole continues to grow

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Kiwifail’ black hole continues to grow ‘KIWIFAIL’ BLACK HOLE CONTINUES TO GROW 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Budget 2017 continues with the tradition of hundreds of millions diverted to Kiwirail but an apparent abandonment of the Government’s “Turn Around Plan” to get Kiwirail on a fiscally […]

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The Budget; a missed opportunity to make NZ a more equal place

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, CTU, Media Releases, Unions  /  Comments Off on The Budget; a missed opportunity to make NZ a more equal place

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Budget; a missed opportunity to make NZ a more equal place Today’s Budget, the ninth this Government has prepared does not make our country a more equal society. “A successful budget moves New Zealand towards being a more equal society – it […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017 (resent with corrections)

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017 (resent with corrections)

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017 (resent with corrections) VERY LITTLE FOR BUSINESS SECTOR IN BUDGET 2017 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE With the exception of corporate welfare (which taxes all businesses more, to divert grants to favoured businesses and industries) the […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: MEDIA RELEASE: Very little for business sector in Budget 2017 VERY LITTLE FOR BUSINESS SECTOR IN BUDGET 2017 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE With the exception of corporate welfare (which taxes all businesses more, to divert grants to favoured businesses and industries) thebusiness-friendlyiendly initiative which features in […]

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Budget 2017: Bill English bets on a modest carrot, big spending, to win an election

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: Bill English bets on a modest carrot, big spending, to win an election

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: Bill English bets on a modest carrot, big spending, to win an election Bill English bets on a modest carrot, big spending, to win an election 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ‘Vote for National and get a tax cut next year’ is the message from […]

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Budget 2017: Guide to Possible Tax Changes

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: Guide to Possible Tax Changes

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: Guide to Possible Tax Changes Budget 2017: Guide to Possible Tax Changes 25 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Steven Joyce has intimated that this Budget will provide tax relief to New Zealanders through an adjustment in tax thresholds (rather than changes to rates).  As we […]

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Kim Dotcom – Statement on #SethRich

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Kim Dotcom – Statement on #SethRich

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Kim Dotcom – Statement on #SethRich I KNOW THAT SETH RICH WASINVOLVED IN THE DNC LEAK. I know this because in late 2014 a person contacted me about helping me to start a branch of the Internet Party in the United States. […]

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Gareth Morgan Announces The Opportunities Party (TOP) First Set of Candidates

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Gareth Morgan Announces The Opportunities Party (TOP) First Set of Candidates

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Gareth Morgan Announces The Opportunities Party (TOP) First Set of Candidates “I’m proud to announce our first set of candidates,” says The Opportunities Party Leader Dr Gareth Morgan. “They are all top quality people who are committed to offering Kiwis evidence based […]

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Families must feature in Budget 2017 – Child Poverty Action Group

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Families must feature in Budget 2017 – Child Poverty Action Group

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Families must feature in Budget 2017 – Child Poverty Action Group In 2017 far too many families have neither a warm safe home nor sufficient money after rent for necessities to enable their children to thrive. CPAG expects changes to Working for […]

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Students release Budget wishlist – NZUSA

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Students release Budget wishlist – NZUSA

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Students release Budget wishlist – NZUSA The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has released a list of changes it says will begin to restore access to tertiary education ahead of this Thursday’s Government Budget announcement. The desired changes come amid […]

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Canadian minister exposes National’s political spin on Hanoi TPPA outcome – Jane Kelsey

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Canadian minister exposes National’s political spin on Hanoi TPPA outcome – Jane Kelsey

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Canadian minister exposes National’s political spin on Hanoi TPPA outcome – Jane Kelsey Prime Minister Bill English and Trade Minister Todd McClay are spinning the outcome of Sunday’s meeting of the eleven remaining countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement in Hanoi for […]

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Opportunities Party gives Greens full marks for trying on parental support

Published By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Opportunities Party gives Greens full marks for trying on parental support

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Unions Activists and Left Political Parties Headline: Opportunities Party gives Greens full marks for trying on parental support At The Opportunities Party (TOP) we’re so glad the Greens are joining us in choosing to address child poverty with policy that is supported by high-quality scientific evidence. Strong evidence shows […]

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SSC investigation should be wide and thorough

Published By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on SSC investigation should be wide and thorough

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: SSC investigation should be wide and thorough SSC investigation should be wide and thorough 22 MAY 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Taxpayers’ Union says that the State Services Commission’s investigation into the Transport Ministry’s handling of warnings about fraudster Joanne Harrison’s behaviour while the current Auditor General, […]

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