Just when it seemed the 2020 General Election (scheduled for September) was shaping up to be another yawnfest both National and New Zealand First have found themselves embroiled in a scandal that could upset the political landscape, or at least the outcome of the election itself.Continue reading New Zealand Election: Money, Power and Kiwi Non-Exceptionalism
So-called New Zealand. February 12, 2020. This year Aotearoa will be experiencing an election. The various political parties will be expecting people to vote for them and many will.Deutschland
Workers in Aotearoa (like workers everywhere) are under attack from those who own and control the undemocratic places where we are employed. The corporate media have little interest in bringing this to light. So, its up to us at the bottom of this system to highlight the reality we are experiencing.Continue reading #Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement: A Worker’s Story #1
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Tāmaki Makaurau Anarchists are excited to be hosting the first ever (as far as we know!) Anarchist Bookfair in Tāmaki Makaurau on the 27th and 28th of March at the Mount Albert War Memorial Hall! We will have nearly 20 workshops and talks, stalls, childcare, food and of course books. Possible topics will range from anarchist parenting to new forms of unionism to alternative media to playback theatre and mau rakau!
Aotearoa / New Zealand: The term “Lone Wolf” is used to obfuscate the level of organisation within the far-right scene and the fact that it is used as a deliberate tactic.Continue reading #Antifa #Aotearoa, #Christchurch: The “Lone Wolf” – Obfuscation and Tactic
Extinction Rebellion was established in the United Kingdom in October 2018 as a movement that aims to use tactics of nonviolent direct action in order to avert the effects of climate change. Since its formation it has rapidly spread to at least 35 other countries, including New Zealand, who have recently carried a few headline-grabbing protests, with the promise of more to come.Continue reading AWSM: Can #ExtinctionRebellion #Aotearoa #NZ help save the world?
Statement by the Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement: This is not about free speech – This is simply self-defence.
New Zealand/ Aotearoa: With much fanfare the Labour-led government announced in its first budget major changes to supposedly assist beneficiaries who are struggling with housing costs. On April 1st, 2018, the changes, especially to the Accommodation Supplement, took effect but it quickly became apparent the government had given with one hand and taken away with the other.