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Measuring deprivation in New Zealand regions – a CPAG presentation series

By   /  March 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Measuring deprivation in New Zealand regions – a CPAG presentation series

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) 25 March 2019 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and Associate Professor Dan Exeter are launching a series of discussion documents which look at the concentration and drivers of deprivation in regions across Aotearoa, using The New Zealand Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD). The IMD, produced by Dr Exeter and […]

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Oxfam Trailwalker brings Edgecumbe community together for charity

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Oxfam Trailwalker brings Edgecumbe community together for charity

Source: Oxfam New Zealand The community of Edgecumbe is banding together for a good cause to support the fourteenth annual Oxfam Trailwalker this weekend. The town was devastated in 2017 when a breach in the Rangitāiki river stop bank unleashed a wall of water on the small community. Around 1600 people were evacuated and almost […]

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Cyclone Idai leaves trail destruction in southern Africa

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Idai leaves trail destruction in southern Africa

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam will be responding with water, sanitation services, food and other non-food items to people affected by Cyclone Idai that hit Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe on March 14-15. Scores of people have been killed, several hundred more are still missing and almost a million have been left destitute and in need […]

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Oxfam confederation condemns NZ terror attack and sends message of solidarity

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Oxfam confederation condemns NZ terror attack and sends message of solidarity

Source: Oxfam New Zealand The leaders of Oxfam’s agencies worldwide are meeting in Kenya this week and we send a message of strength and solidarity to the people of New Zealand as they respond to the appalling act of extremism against the Kiwi Muslim community, where at least 50 people were shot dead by a […]

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Oxfam confederation condemns New Zealand terror attack and sends message of support and solidarity

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Oxfam confederation condemns New Zealand terror attack and sends message of support and solidarity

Source: Oxfam New Zealand The leaders of Oxfam’s agencies worldwide are meeting in Kenya this week and we send a message of strength and solidarity to the people of New Zealand as they respond to the appalling act of extremism against the Kiwi Muslim community, where at least 50 people were shot dead by a […]

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Standing Together We Are Strong

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Standing Together We Are Strong

Source: Oxfam New Zealand The New Zealand we believe in is one where the hopes of refugees and migrants arriving in any New Zealand community are realised with welcome and safety. It’s one where our Muslim whānau who have long been part of Aotearoa New Zealand would remain safe. Above all, safety at prayer. Let […]

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Hope beats hate

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, Greenpeace New Zealand, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Hope beats hate

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Yesterday we saw the best, and the worst. Thousands of young people came together to demand a brighter future, and a small group of far-right white nationalists carried out a cowardly act of terror at two Christchurch mosques. Our hearts go out to the Muslim community, and to the people of […]

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Oxfam supports young people in School Strike 4 Climate

By   /  March 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Oxfam supports young people in School Strike 4 Climate

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam New Zealand is standing in solidarity with young people taking action against climate change in the School Strike 4 Climate. Executive Director Rachael Le Mesurier said: “We are proud of the young people who are standing up for what’s right. It’s inspiring to see such leadership from students committed to […]

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LIVE FEED: School Strikes For Climate

By   /  March 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, Greenpeace New Zealand, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on LIVE FEED: School Strikes For Climate

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Tomorrow on Friday 15th March young people all over the world will be walking out of school to Strike for the Climate. This movement, inspired by a 16 year old activist Greta Thunberg has grown from one person to a global movement. Here is a live feed of their social media […]

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New IMF Report should trigger seismic shift in international communities approach to corporate tax abuse, says Oxfam

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New IMF Report should trigger seismic shift in international communities approach to corporate tax abuse, says Oxfam

Source: Oxfam New Zealand “The IMF report confirms what Oxfam has being saying for years – that the international tax system is broken and needs fundamental reform. “This report should trigger a seismic shift in the international communities approach to corporate tax abuse. It recognises that corporations are paying less than they were even before […]

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Greenpeace disturbed by directive to stop criticising companies

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, Greenpeace New Zealand, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace disturbed by directive to stop criticising companies

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Tuesday, 12 March: Greenpeace has been told to take down “provocative” billboards about synthetic nitrogen fertiliser. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled against a series of Greenpeace billboards reading: “Ravensdown and Ballance Pollute Rivers – #TooManyCows” In its decision, the ASA accepts the scientific basis of the ads stating that […]

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Meet the women taking on some of the world’s biggest climate polluters

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, Greenpeace New Zealand, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Meet the women taking on some of the world’s biggest climate polluters

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand These inspiring, determined, and hopeful women are fighting to hold oil, gas and coal companies accountable for climate change. (L-R) Desiree Llanos Dee, Veronica ‘Derek’ Cabe, Marielle Trixie Bacason, with Johanna Fernandez from Greenpeace Southeast Asia. © Jiri Rezac / Greenpeace Marielle Bacason was 22 when she experienced the storm that […]

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Why care about Nitrogen? – Ask the UN

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, Greenpeace New Zealand, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on Why care about Nitrogen? – Ask the UN

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand The United Nations has placed Nitrogen pollution on a hit list of the top five new environmental crises facing the globe. A move which has huge implications for New Zealand and intensive dairy farming in particular. Greenpeace campaigner Gen Toop says “this new report should be all the Government needs to […]

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Parents aren’t asking for the earth, just a safe, affordable place to call home

By   /  February 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Parents aren’t asking for the earth, just a safe, affordable place to call home

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) The latest announcement from Housing Minister Phil Twyford on the new Healthy Homes standards is really great news. The new standards will mean low-income families who are renting will get homes that are able to be heated more efficiently and are better safe-guarded against dampness. Anything to stop children […]

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Yemeni crisis forces families to take desperate measures to survive

By   /  February 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Yemeni crisis forces families to take desperate measures to survive

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Conflict, rising food prices and plummeting incomes in Yemen are forcing people to resort to desperate measures to stave off hunger, Oxfam said today.   The warning comes as rich countries meet in Geneva to pledge aid for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen which has left almost ten million people one […]

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How you can help protect Patagonia from Shell and Total

By   /  February 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, Greenpeace New Zealand, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on How you can help protect Patagonia from Shell and Total

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand When you picture Patagonia, what comes to mind? Mountainous vistas as far as the eye can see? Majestic pumas? Giant, dinosaur-like Condors? Big Lakes and roaring rivers? Perhaps Indigenous Mapuche living since time immemorial among crystal blue streams, fields of wildflowers, and shimmering glaciers capping the mountaintops? Dozens of Greenpeace Argentina […]

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New research reveals how our clothes are Made in Poverty

By   /  February 26, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Economy, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New research reveals how our clothes are Made in Poverty

Source: Oxfam New Zealand GMB Akash/Panos/OxfamAUS The systemic failure of big Australasian clothing brands to bring an end to the payment of poverty wages is denying the workers who make our clothes even the basics of a decent life, new research released by Oxfam today has revealed. The report, Made in Poverty, published by Oxfam Australia, is the […]

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National turns new leaf on green attitude but still lost on agriculture and climate

By   /  February 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, Greenpeace New Zealand, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on National turns new leaf on green attitude but still lost on agriculture and climate

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Greenpeace has welcomed some of the National Party’s new environment policy proposals announced at the annual Bluegreens Forum today, but is critical of the party’s failure to address climate change and agriculture. Speaking from the Bluegreens conference in Raglan, Greenpeace senior campaign advisor Steve Abel says National’s proposals for new marine […]

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School strikes take off as legacy from ‘grandfather of climate science’

By   /  February 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, Greenpeace New Zealand, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs  /  Comments Off on School strikes take off as legacy from ‘grandfather of climate science’

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand The death of one of the world’s leading climate scientists this week and the swiftly expanding school climate strikes is symbolic of a generational baton change in the fight against global warming. London’s school children go on strike and take to the streets to protest about climate change (Feb 2019). © […]

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CPAG welcomes move to qualified in-home early childcare providers

By   /  February 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, AM-NC, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, FifthEstate1, KB, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on CPAG welcomes move to qualified in-home early childcare providers

Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) 22 February 2019 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) welcomes the move by the Ministry of Education towards more professional in-home early childhood care and education (ECCE), ensuring all children in ECCE environments are accessing high quality, culturally relevant, consistent and safe educational opportunities. Dr Jenny Ritchie, Associate Professor in […]

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