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Polisario Front leader speaks on Western Sahara in Wellington on Oct 25

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, AM-NC, DJF, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, KB, KB, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Polisario Front leader speaks on Western Sahara in Wellington on Oct 25

Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland Polisario Front leader speaks on Western Sahara in Wellington on Oct 25 October 17, 2018 Leave a comment The Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs invites you to an address by Mr Kamal Fadel, Representative of theFrente Polisario in Australia and New Zealand“Western Sahara – Africa’s […]

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Protest NZDF War Crimes & Toxic Culture, Auckland, Tuesday October 16th

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, AM-NC, DJF, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, KB, KB, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Protest NZDF War Crimes & Toxic Culture, Auckland, Tuesday October 16th

Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland Protest NZDF War Crimes & Toxic Culture, Auckland, Tuesday October 16th October 15, 2018 Leave a comment Take Urgent Action Against NZDF crimes & toxic culture Where: NZDF Recruiting Centre, 284 Great North Road Time: 12:30-1:30pm FACEBOOK EVENT TO SHARE Auckland Peace Action and Organise Aotearoa are holding a demonstration […]

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Weapons Expo 2018: details on actions, accommodation & more

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Weapons Expo 2018: details on actions, accommodation & more

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Weapons Expo 2018: details on actions, accommodation & more View this email in your browser RESIST THE WEAPONS EXPO 2018: Actions, accommodation, transport & another action towards victory Get Ready to join in the actions against the 2018 Weapons Expo! We’re gearing up […]

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Apology from Greater Wellington Regional Council nice, but not enough

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on Apology from Greater Wellington Regional Council nice, but not enough

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) this morning welcomed the apology from the Greater Wellington Regional Council for the massive failure of Wellington’s bus network, but noted they did not appear to have a clue how to fix the problems facing bus drivers or commuters. CTU President Richard […]

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Significant settlement offer shows the power of unions for women’s equality

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on Significant settlement offer shows the power of unions for women’s equality

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU The union movement today celebrated another pay equity offer of settlement, with the Public Service Association securing an offer for social workers at Oranga Tamariki that would lift their pay on average by just over 30 percent. Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said the offer showed […]

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ACTION ALERT: Let’s shut down the 2018 Weapons Expo

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on ACTION ALERT: Let’s shut down the 2018 Weapons Expo

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: ACTION ALERT: Let’s shut down the 2018 Weapons Expo View this email in your browser Kia Ora Peace Friends, It’s that time of the year again – the Weapons Expo is coming – and we’re gearing up for actions opposing the 500+ weapons […]

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Pasifika women effectively working for free for the rest of the year

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on Pasifika women effectively working for free for the rest of the year

Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said that today marks ‘working for free day’ for Pasifika women because of the gender pay imbalance. “The latest figures out this year show that on average, per hour of work Pasifika women are paid just 68.5% of what Pākehā men receive, and 72.3% of what all men […]

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Six years ago, my mum was brutally murdered.

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Sensible Sentencing Trust, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Six years ago, my mum was brutally murdered.

MIL OSI – Source: Sensible Sentencing Trust – Release/Statement Headline: Six years ago, my mum was brutally murdered. She was a 66-year-old dedicated new entrant teacher who was setting up her class for the new school term when Whetu Te Hiko walked in and gave her a disgusting beating that can only be described as […]

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The final translocation for Mahia’s shore plover?

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24/7 News, biodiversity, birds, Conservation, Department of Conservation, east coast, Environment, Islands, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, rare birds, shore plover, shorebirds, staff, translocation, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on The final translocation for Mahia’s shore plover?

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: The final translocation for Mahia’s shore plover? During two weeks in May, seven juvenile shore plover/tūturuatu were translocated to Waikawa Island off Mahia Peninsula. This was the last of two translocation for the year. Local biodiversity ranger Helen Jonas explains what’s involved in keeping this […]

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Ridding boxthorn from predator free Motunau Island

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, biodiversity, canterbury, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, island, Islands, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, skinks, staff, Uncategorized, Weeds  /  Comments Off on Ridding boxthorn from predator free Motunau Island

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Ridding boxthorn from predator free Motunau Island Motunau Island is the only offshore predator free island in Canterbury. Community ranger Vanessa Mander tells us why ridding the island of boxthorn weeds is important for the sea birds survival.

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The Sound of Science: Living the high life

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Alpine, biodiversity, birds, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Pest control, predation, predators, Public Sector, Rock wren, Science, staff, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on The Sound of Science: Living the high life

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: The Sound of Science: Living the high life The life of a scientist in the Department of Conservation is worlds apart from the traditional stereotype of a lab-coat wearing academic hidden inside and away from the ‘real world’. DOC’s Threatened Species Ambassador Nicola Toki talks to […]

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Wellington whale watch: Your questions answered

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Marine, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Uncategorized, Wellington, Wellington/Kapiti, Whale  /  Comments Off on Wellington whale watch: Your questions answered

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Wellington whale watch: Your questions answered Wellington harbour has been getting lots of attention lately thanks to a visit from a southern right whale. With so many questions being asked our Marine Species Support Officer Hannah Hendriks gives us the scoop on deciphering whale behaviour.

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Deportation of Indian students shows need for a rule change

By   /  July 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, Media Releases, Migration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on Deportation of Indian students shows need for a rule change

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU An Ombudsman’s report released last week shows our deportation rules aren’t working, especially for eight Indian students who were deported last year, says CTU Vice-president Rachel Mackintosh. The report concluded that our law did allow for deportation of the students because of “fraudulent” paperwork, even when they committed […]

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Closing the gender pay gap in the state sector boosted by new Principles

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, equal pay, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Uncategorized, Unions  /  Comments Off on Closing the gender pay gap in the state sector boosted by new Principles

Source: Council of Trade Unions – CTU Ensuring that employment practices are free from gender bias, that pay rates are transparent and that the role of unpaid work is finally recognised, are among new Principles launched today to help workers and employers eliminate the gender pay gap in the state sector. The Gender Pay Principles […]

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Got plans for the weekend? Three Peace Actions are ON!

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Got plans for the weekend? Three Peace Actions are ON!

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Got plans for the weekend? Three Peace Actions are ON! View this email in your browser Kia ora Peace Friends, We are bringing you three peace events on this weekend. One of those is organised by Auckland Peace Action, the other two (on […]

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Comeback for curious kea Tiaki

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, birds, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, KEA, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Otago, Public Sector, ranger, rehabilitation, staff, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Comeback for curious kea Tiaki

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Comeback for curious kea Tiaki Last month Aoraki/Mt Cook and Te Manahuna/Twizel staff had the privilege of releasing Tiaki the Kea back to his mountain home in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park. This has come after over a month of care and rehabilitation by the South […]

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Hear acclaimed US/Palestinian author Dr Ramzy Baroud.

By   /  May 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Hear acclaimed US/Palestinian author Dr Ramzy Baroud.

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Hear acclaimed US/Palestinian author Dr Ramzy Baroud. NZ speaking tour itinerary – 18 to 24 May 2018. Hosted by the NZ Palestine Solidarity Network Please note that signed copies of Ramzy’s new book ‘The Last Earth: a Palestinian story’ will be on sale […]

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JustSpeak Report Launch and Events

By   /  May 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on JustSpeak Report Launch and Events

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: JustSpeak Report Launch and Events Tēnā koe Mike, JustSpeak are releasing our report The Case Against Prisons next week and we’re holding events in Auckland and Wellington to mark the occasion! We’re hoping these events will help fuel conversation about the supposed value […]

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Full itinerary for Ramzy Baroud’s NZ tour – please share/post/circulate widely.

By   /  May 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Full itinerary for Ramzy Baroud’s NZ tour – please share/post/circulate widely.

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Full itinerary for Ramzy Baroud’s NZ tour – please share/post/circulate widely. Hi all: here is the complete itinerary for Ramzy Baroud’s NZ tour (to date). Can you please share & circulate through your respective networks asap. This info is also posted on kiaoragaza.net […]

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Coming events: Antiwar forum, Action for Pay equity, Cabaret

By   /  April 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Coming events: Antiwar forum, Action for Pay equity, Cabaret

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Coming events: Antiwar forum, Action for Pay equity, Cabaret Friday, May 4, 1-2pm, St Andrew’s Conference Centre, 30 The Terrace, Wellington Welfare or warfare? A pre-Budget lunchtime forum on government spending priorities Link to share: https://www.facebook.com/events/202797460335587

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