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We have one year to create the largest ever protected area on Earth

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on We have one year to create the largest ever protected area on Earth

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: We have one year to create the largest ever protected area on Earth In the words of David Attenborough, “Our planet is a blue planet”. With over 70% of our world covered by water, our oceans can be seen from across the solar system. […]

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Consumerism or citizenship

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Consumerism or citizenship

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Consumerism or citizenship Life as a consumer is very different to what we’re told. We’re told it’s easy, it’s effortless. That life flows better with Visa. We’re sold an image of smash avo on toast; of beautiful, thin, white women laughing at salads; of […]

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Thursday, September 7: Occupying Central Plains Water

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Thursday, September 7: Occupying Central Plains Water

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Thursday, September 7: Occupying Central Plains Water The day started early, or late, depending on your perspective. We met the night before in Christchurch. People had travelled from across New Zealand at a moment’s notice – one group had even driven from Dunedin. The […]

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With love from the Arctic

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on With love from the Arctic

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: With love from the Arctic Greenpeace kayakers have stopped an oil rig drilling in the Norwegian Arctic. I know, because I’m there right now. My name is Lizzie. I’m a web designer from New Zealand, and I’m here on the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise […]

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Addressing inequality the greatest test of governments 

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Addressing inequality the greatest test of governments 

MIL OSI – Key announcements from Labour and the Green Party in the last week deliver the foundations of a strong alternative government in waiting which would make New Zealand a more equal place, the CTU said today. “Our economy is completely out of balance. Too many families are struggling to pay the bills. The […]

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Occupied Palestinian Territory: Fifty years of inaction and impunity must end

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Occupied Palestinian Territory: Fifty years of inaction and impunity must end

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Occupied Palestinian Territory: Fifty years of inaction and impunity must end The international community continues to turn a blind eye to Israel’s violations of international law and the abuse of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), Oxfam said today. As development and […]

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We are going to court!

By   /  February 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on We are going to court!

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: We are going to court! It’s time we hold governments accountable for their climate promises; we must protect the pristine Arctic – it’s critical for the preservation of our planet for future generations. That’s why we’re taking Arctic oil to court. Statoil-Operated Oil Drilling […]

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Missing the Target

By   /  February 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Missing the Target

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Missing the Target The urgency to solve our climate crisis feels something like a ship heading off course: The longer you delay, the more you have to turn the wheel.   Consider these numbers: 2, 350, 1990. These were the original climate goals. In […]

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Pike families deserve answers and justice

By   /  November 15, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Pike families deserve answers and justice

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pike families deserve answers and justice Date:  12 November, 2016 On November 19 2010, almost 6 years ago, 29 men were killed at Pike River Mine. Their deaths were completely preventable and no person or organisation has ever been held responsible. There […]

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Working for free

By   /  November 15, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Working for free

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Working for free Date:  15 November, 2016 There is 13 percent left of 2016. In New Zealand we have a pay imbalance of what men and women are paid. On average across our society men are paid 13 percent more than women. […]

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NZ quake – Oxfam ready to respond

By   /  November 14, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Economy, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oxfam New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZ quake – Oxfam ready to respond

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZ quake – Oxfam ready to respond Today Oxfam’s thoughts are with all of the people who have been affected by the earthquake in Wellington and the South Island last night – those who have been evacuated, those whose homes were destroyed and those […]

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New information shows households with lowest living standards face highest price increases

By   /  November 8, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on New information shows households with lowest living standards face highest price increases

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New information shows households with lowest living standards face highest price increases Date:  8 November, 2016 “The new information on prices facing different types of households released by Statistics New Zealand today means we should be even more concerned about inequalities and […]

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Plenty of potential in Future of Work and jobs proposals

By   /  November 6, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Plenty of potential in Future of Work and jobs proposals

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Plenty of potential in Future of Work and jobs proposals Date:  6 November, 2016 Labour has significantly upped the stakes on new ideas generation for the future of work and good jobs, the Council of Trade Unions said today. CTU President Richard […]

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Government policies still leave too many out of work

By   /  November 2, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Government policies still leave too many out of work

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Government policies still leave too many out of work Date:  2 November, 2016 “While a small reduction in unemployment is welcome, it is much too slow,” says CTU Economist Bill Rosenberg. “That is still 128,000 officially looking for work, and worse than […]

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Quality public tertiary education for all New Zealanders is what's needed

By   /  September 30, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Quality public tertiary education for all New Zealanders is what's needed

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Quality public tertiary education for all New Zealanders is what’s needed Date:  30 September, 2016 The Draft Productivity Commission Report looking at new models of tertiary education poses risks for students and working people if the recommendations to open up tertiary education […]

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Official information request reveals tip of the holiday pay iceberg

By   /  September 23, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Official information request reveals tip of the holiday pay iceberg

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Official information request reveals tip of the holiday pay iceberg Date:  23 September, 2016 The Council of Trade Unions has received a response to an official information request revealing that at least $35 million has been paid in outstanding holiday paid to […]

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Election Scorecards Launched

By   /  September 19, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Generation Zero, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Election Scorecards Launched

MIL OSI – Source: Generation Zero – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Election Scorecards Launched    Monday 19 September  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Leroy Beckett                                                                  […]

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Low quality growth in New Zealand’s production is not a good basis for better living standards

By   /  September 15, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Low quality growth in New Zealand’s production is not a good basis for better living standards

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Low quality growth in New Zealand’s production is not a good basis for better living standards Date:  15 September, 2016 “We are seeing low quality growth in what New Zealand produces,” says CTU Economist Bill Rosenberg commenting on the June GDP growth […]

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Paid leave for domestic violence survivors essential

By   /  September 13, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Paid leave for domestic violence survivors essential

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Paid leave for domestic violence survivors essential Date:  13 September, 2016 Justice Minister Amy Adams will announce her response to the Strengthening New Zealand’s Legislative Response to Family Violence report at midday today, and working people are calling for better support systems […]

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Everyone should be respected at work; including migrants

By   /  September 9, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Council Of Trade Unions, Employment Issues, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Everyone should be respected at work; including migrants

MIL OSI – Source: Council Of Trade Unions (CTU) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Everyone should be respected at work; including migrants Date:  9 September, 2016 Working people in New Zealand deserve the freedom to be respected and valued at work regardless of where they were born. The significant Cartias Report ‘Stand up for what’s right […]

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