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30th Anniversary of Aotearoa New Zealand’s Nuclear-Free Zone Auckland Public Event with Mayor For Peace – Phil Goff

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on 30th Anniversary of Aotearoa New Zealand’s Nuclear-Free Zone Auckland Public Event with Mayor For Peace – Phil Goff

On Sunday 11 June, from 12.00 midday to 2pm in Auckland, The Peace Foundation is organising a public peace event at the Auckland Domain with an unveiling of a plaque by Mayor Phil Goff, one of more than 7000 ‘Mayors for Peace’ globally who are committed to the abolition of nuclear weapons.

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The looming election: a union perspective – Wed 17 May

By   /  May 16, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

Working people in unions made a major advance recently with pay equity. Unions make the difference winning rights for workers, secure hours and being heard in the economy. There is still much to be done though, and many workers are missing out on decent work.

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Meetings Saturday to discuss migrant worker changes

By   /  May 12, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  4 Comments

Two meetings are planned on Saturday to discuss concerns around the changes proposed by the government for migrant workers in New Zealand.

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GRILL BILL: A call to action to demand housing, welfare and work

By   /  May 11, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  4 Comments

Bill English will be speaking at the Northern Regional Conference on Sunday 14 May, where Northern Regional National Party members will be discussing their election strategy.

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TDB to livestream Child Poverty Action Group post-budget breakfast

By   /  May 10, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

The Daily Blog is proud to announce that we will live stream the Child Poverty Action Group Auckland Post Budget Breakfast, Friday 26th May 7:15am-8:45am.

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Mother’s day rant, for grumpy mums to read with their cup of tea?

By   /  May 10, 2017  /  Genevieve McClean, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  7 Comments

OMG it’s another whole week till Mother’s Day… not only is it a load of blocks, but so many of you are celebrating two weeks and one week early, making it a mother’s month… What a triumph for shopping centres.

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Weekly Cricket Pasta recipe – Garlic Sautéed Cricket Pasta with Broccoli

By   /  May 9, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Weekly Cricket Pasta recipe – Garlic Sautéed Cricket Pasta with Broccoli

Garlic Sautéed Cricket Pasta with Broccoli:

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J Day Event Schedule this Saturday High Noon

By   /  May 5, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on J Day Event Schedule this Saturday High Noon

Speeches, music and a day to celebrate cannabis – see you from high noon

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ComedyFest review: Markus Birdman, Wrestlemania 33 & Logan – a requiem for the cultural death of Generation X

By   /  May 4, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on ComedyFest review: Markus Birdman, Wrestlemania 33 & Logan – a requiem for the cultural death of Generation X

Markus Birdman is a fascinating comedian and proof that the snippets you see of an act in a big gala is not indicative of the comedians full body of work. In short bursts, Birdman is a cynical but well read 40s something solo father of a 12 year old but in a full show he is a philosopher who encapsulates the zeitgeist of the cultural death of Gen X.

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An Invitation to Laugh – ComedyFestival 2017

By   /  May 4, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on An Invitation to Laugh – ComedyFestival 2017

Next Tuesday, May 9th, we open some major headline Comedy Festival acts at The Classic

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Beyond Neoliberalism – Professor Jane Kelsey

By   /  May 4, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

Jane Kelsey, Professor of Law at the University of Auckland and one of New Zealand’s most astute social commentators will present the Quaker Lecture 2017, 7.00pm, Saturday 13 May at El Rancho, 58 Weggery Drive, Waikanae Beach. Entry is free.

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J Day Saturday 6 May, nationwide cannabis law reform events

By   /  May 3, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  2 Comments

Cannabis law reform supporters and advocates will gather for nationwide events on ‘J Day’ this Saturday 6th May, 2017.

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Aucklanders hold emergency rally for peace – Auckland Peace Action

By   /  May 2, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Aucklanders hold emergency rally for peace – Auckland Peace Action

On May 6 at 2pm, Auckland will come together at Aotea Square to oppose New Zealand involvement in war. The rally has been provoked by growing local concern about the rising threat of war in the Korean peninsula and an escalation of the war in Syria. “I’ve been talking to people all over the city […]

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Solo Fatherhood, gender roles and my fingernail polish

By   /  April 30, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  8 Comments

Solo Fatherhood is just like sole fatherhood but uses Han Solo more.

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Flick Electric co. Comedy Gala review

By   /  April 30, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Flick Electric co. Comedy Gala review

There were some sparkles this year, there was also a lot more misses than one would have expected. I won’t name and shame the misses, but the words ‘experimental’ were used about a few of the comedians in a way that isn’t positive.

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Meeting to discuss plight of people on work and student visas

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  8 Comments

Come to a meeting at the Unitarian Church, 6pm, Monday, May 1, 1a Ponsonby Rd, Grey Lynn, Auckland City.

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