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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Wednesday 20th June 2018

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  1 Comment

Announce protest actions, general chit chat or give your opinion on issues we haven’t covered for the day.

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GUEST BLOG: Anonymous – the horror of dealing with WINZ

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  12 Comments

Heartless and sad to think the giant room full of WINZ staff can not see the right thing to do. Took me 1 visit 1 morning to see how needless that is. 5 security! More than any bank! 

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  9 Comments

All that is wrong with neoliberalism in one image

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Tuesday 19th June 2018

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5: Trump said he’s asking the Pentagon to create a sixth branch of the military — for space
4: Anger mounts against Trump over child separation policy
3: FETISHIZING “IDENTITY POLITICS” COULD COST DEMOCRATS IN 2020
2: Meet the Migrant Child Detention Center Whistleblower Now Speaking Out Against Family Separations
1: Donald Trump says US will not be a ‘migrant camp’

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Tuesday 19th June 2018

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

Announce protest actions, general chit chat or give your opinion on issues we haven’t covered for the day.

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Fundraiser launched for filmmakers’ defence fund – ActionStation

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Community campaigning organisation ActionStation have launched a Givealittle fundraising campaign in support of filmmaker and mum Renae Maihi. Earlier this year, Maihi launched an online petition that gathered more than 70,000 signatures asking Parliament for the removal of business mogul Sir Bob Jones’ knighthood. The petition followed a now-removed National Business Review column in which […]

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Health bosses need to step up – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Nurses a vital part of public health system; health bosses need to step up “It’s up to health bosses now to put aside their point-scoring and knuckle down to the task of reaching an agreement with nurses to avoid national strikes,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS). He […]

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NZNO seeking urgent mediation

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

The latest revised DHB MECA offer has been strongly rejected by NZNO members. However, Industrial Services Manager Cee Payne says that as nursing and midwifery is an essential service, mediation or facilitation will begin with urgency. NZNO remains committed to working with DHBs to find a resolution to this impasse and avoid strike action. “Alongside […]

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Nurses’ vote shows frustration has reached tipping point – CTU

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The Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said that today’s vote from New Zealand Nurses Organisation members to reject the latest agreement offer from District Health Boards showed the cumulative strain of nine years of health underfunding has reached breaking point. “Collective bargaining is a reflection of the mood of the workforce. It’s clear […]

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Home ownership dream, a reality for Ngā Potiki families

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Treaty settlement tribe Ngā Potiki a Tamapāhore Trust formally launched the Ngā Potiki Housing Shared Equity Scheme in partnership with Westpac New Zealand on Friday 15 June, that will see Ngā Potiki families assisted to realise their dreams of home ownership. The formal launch marks the culmination of over twelve months work for Ngā Potiki […]

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University criminologist to speak at anti-prison rally – People Against Prisons Aotearoa

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Victoria University criminology professor Dr. Liam Martin will be speaking at a rally organised by People Against Prisons Aotearoa (PAPA) in Wellington to oppose the building of a 600 bed unit for Waikeria prison. He will be joined by University of Otago mental health expert Dr. Keri Lawson-Te Aho, and prominent human rights lawyer Gayaal […]

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Monday 18th June 2018

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5: States are spying on teens’ social media to prevent the next school shooting
4: Italy closes ports for two more Mediterranean rescue ships
3: DESPERATE ASYLUM SEEKERS ARE BEING TURNED AWAY BY U.S. BORDER AGENTS CLAIMING THERE’S “NO ROOM”
2: Lawyer: Jeff Sessions’ Attacks on Migrant Domestic Violence Survivors Drags U.S. Back to “Dark Ages”
1: Suicides raise alarm about UK’s treatment of child refugees

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  7 Comments

What time do you want me to start attacking Air NZ, Fonterra and Public Servants again? She’s not back for 6 weeks right?

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Monday 18th June 2018

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GUEST BLOG: Elizabeth Lea Vos – Online ‘Unity4J’ Vigil Reveals The Strength Of Support For Assange Among Journalists, Activists, Whistleblowers

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

The Unity4J online vigil, which took place over the weekend, saw the participation of renowned activists, journalists, whistleblowers and even filmmakers who came together – despite vastly different personal and political backgrounds – to support efforts to reconnect and free WikiLeaks Editor-In-Chief, Julian Assange. Assange has been trapped in conditions that amount to solitary confinement […]

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ISRAEL – KIMBERLEY PROCESS – Palestine Solidarity Network NZ

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

ISRAEL – KIMBERLEY PROCESS   We have received a request from Sean Clinton the campaign coordinator from War Diamonds to endorse the attached call to action. (See attachment) Next week the international diamond regulatory body, the Kimberley Process, meets in Antwerp chaired by the EU’s, Hilde Hardeman. We want the EU, jewellers and consumers to […]

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