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Alternative trade strategy hui starts today, aims to set agenda for change

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

A 2-day hui to explore what an alternative and progressive trade strategy should look like starts today at 9am at the Fale Pasifika at Auckland University, and will be livestreamed on itsourfuture.org.nz/hui-2018/. Co-sponsors include The NZ Council of Trade Unions, It’s Our Future, Doctors for Healthy Trade, Ora Taiao: New Zealand Climate and Health Council, […]

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NZNO supports NZEI, says urgent negotiations should continue

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

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) supports the New Zealand Educational Institute’s (NZEI’s) strong stand over pay that may result in regional primary school teacher strikes in November. However, it is encouraging all parties to resolve issues urgently in a way that reflects the true value of New Zealand teachers and avoids the need for […]

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AAAP welcomes Privacy Commissioner Inquiry into MSD

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

The Privacy Commissioner has launched an inquiry under the Privacy Act 1993 into the Ministry of Social Development’s (MSD) investigative practises. This comes almost a month after Auckland Action Against Poverty released an OIA report which highlighted MSD’s invasive investigation practises, that allows the Ministry to pry into people’s sex life. People on the benefit […]

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Wellington supports the bus drivers – Unions Wellington

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

With Wellington bus drivers preparing to strike on October 23, union members around the city have pledged support. Hundreds of people are expected to rally in Cuba Mallat noon on Labour Day, protesting the destruction of our once proud public transport system by the Regional Council and Tranzit, and in solidarity with the pending bus […]

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Open letter presented to Sistema CEO today – E tū

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

At midday today, Sistema workers, together with community leaders and local and national politicians will present Sistema CEO Drew Muirhead with thousands of open letters, urging the company to improve the pay and conditions of its workers. E tū says it’s a strong message from the public to Sistema, which the union understands is struggling […]

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Human rights for all Kiwis: NZ can and must do better – Amnesty International

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

Amnesty International is urging the New Zealand Government to walk the talk on human rights in advance of its four-yearly review before the UN Human Rights Committee in January. In a submission to the UN on New Zealand’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR), Amnesty International welcomed a variety of initiatives that have sought to tackle key […]

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KiwiBuy could provide security to low-income families – CPAG

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

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that a broad sweep of new housing programmes is required to reduce the reliance on an increasingly unaffordable and unreliable private rental market. The Salvation Army’s new report, Beyond Renting says that changes in the private rental market mean that private rental housing is no longer a reliable housing […]

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  4 Comments

spot the difference

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Banksy on Advertising

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  1 Comment

Banksy on Advertising

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Friday 19th October 2018

By   /  October 19, 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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Political Caption Competition

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  6 Comments

Inappropriate behaviour for a married mp

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Thursday 18th October 2018

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

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Dr Liz Gordon – Ructions in the national caucus

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  8 Comments

I bet Simon Bridges wishes he had been born a Smith, Jones or almost anything rather than bridges.  After Winston’s little musical stunt “Burning Bridges”, and extremely punny headlines in the Press two days running, he will be sick of his own name.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  4 Comments

See no evil, hear no evil, smell bullshit

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Wednesday 17th October 2018

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

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

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TWITTER WATCH: Better luck next time Mr Bishop

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

TWITTER WATCH: Better luck next time Mr Bishop

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