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Where Are The 15,000 Jobs?

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 2:50 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

“Paula Bennett is today proudly telling New Zealand that beneficiary numbers have decreased by 15,000 in the past year. There is no proud declaration that 15,000 jobs have been created in the same period,” says Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson, ... More >>

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Saturday, 5 April 2014, 1:49 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Tonight, Minister of Social Development Paula Bennett will MC at the Young Nats Ball, held at the Rendezvous Hotel in Auckland. More >>

Bennett Continues to Bash Beneficiaries

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 3:01 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

“Today Paula Bennett has again perpetrated another beat-up on beneficiaries”, says Alastair Russell, Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson. “Ms Bennett is cynically trying to persuade New Zealand that beneficiaries live a life of luxury, ... More >>

AAAP to hold Block Party at Young Nats Ball 5 April

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 9:48 am | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Local musicians, students and beneficiary rights activists will provide an alternative to the Young Nats Ball as they prepare to block the National Party with a Block Party instead, says Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson Nadia Abu-Shanab. Auckland ... More >>

WINZ intimidation linked to surge in power disconnections

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 2:57 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

A deepening culture of intimidation at Work & Income explains why more people are going without power, and less are receiving their hardship entitlements to cover electricity and gas payments, says Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson Alastair ... More >>

Work & Income intimidation culture linked to disconnections

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 2:54 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

A deepening culture of intimidation at Work & Income explains why more people are going without power, and less are receiving their hardship entitlements to cover electricity and gas payments, says Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson Alastair ... More >>

National barbeques while welfare burns

Sunday, 8 December 2013, 9:50 am | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Today John Key and the National Party are holding a Christmas BBQ at the Auckland Grammar Old Boys Pavilion. Auckland Action Against Poverty will be paying them a visit, with a picket from 6.00pm - Gate 4, Mountain Road, Epsom. More >>

Picket planned for Nats’ Xmas BBQ

Friday, 6 December 2013, 9:44 am | Auckland Action Against Poverty

This coming Sunday John Key and the National Party are holding a Christmas BBQ at the Auckland Grammar Old Boys Pavilion. Auckland Action Against Poverty will be paying them a visit, with a picket from 6.00pm Sunday 8 December - Gate 4, Mountain Road, ... More >>

Latest proposal insidious attack on sole parents

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 11:24 am | Auckland Action Against Poverty

The Ministry of Social Development’s proposal to check for the presence of partners at the homes of all sole parents is a waste of government time and money which will only increase the harassment of families already under surveillance stress, says ... More >>

Benefit figures nothing to boast about, Paula

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 1:38 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Every time Paula Bennett boasts about a drop in numbers of people on benefits, she is indicting herself for crimes against the most vulnerable people in New Zealand. More >>

Tales of despair: from the streets of New Lynn

Thursday, 12 September 2013, 9:45 am | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Even seasoned advocates running a beneficiary ‘impact’ outside Work and Income in New Lynn this week have been shocked at the numbers of people in dire need says Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson Sue Bradford. More >>

Auckland Action Against Poverty to make an Impact

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 12:28 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Auckland Action Against Poverty intend to make an impact with beneficiaries and low wage workers next week says AAAP spokesperson Sarah Thompson. More >>

Welfare reforms an attack on beneficiaries

Monday, 15 July 2013, 11:37 am | Auckland Action Against Poverty

The latest welfare reforms, which come into effect today, will have a brutal impact on the well-being of hundreds of thousands of children and adults who are dependent on the state for survival, says Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson Sarah ... More >>

Ban on Beggars Ignores the Real Problem

Saturday, 6 July 2013, 10:20 am | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Auckland Action Against Poverty will support a protest opposing the 'anti-beggar' by-law proposal from noon today outside Smith and Caughey's on Queen Street. More >>

Paula Bennett – a driver of crime

Wednesday, 19 June 2013, 8:57 am | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Tonight's 'Safer Communities' meeting held by Paula Bennett was not only hypocritical but a gross misuse of parliamentary funding, says Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson Sarah Thompson. More >>

Safer Communities Without Bennett

Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 10:27 am | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Auckland Action Against Poverty will picket Paula Bennett's hypocritical public meeting entitled 'Safer Communities', at her office, 429 Great North Road, Henderson. The protest will begin at 6:40pm this evening, Tuesday 18 June. More >>

KickStart expansion a token gesture

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 3:03 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

The limited expansion of the KickStart Breakfast programme is yet another token gesture as National makes a cynical pretense of caring, says Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson Michael Brenndorfer. More >>

Anti poverty group to picket PM’s Budget business lunch

Friday, 17 May 2013, 9:24 am | Auckland Action Against Poverty

AUCKLAND ACTION AGAINST POVERTY Media release – Friday 17 May Anti poverty group to picket PM’s Budget business lunch More >>

Budget targets poor, not poverty

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 4:13 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

“In fact, today’s budget targets the poor, not poverty,” says Sarah Thompson, spokesperson for Auckland Action Against Poverty. More >>

Manukau Pak ’n Save Paying Poverty Wages

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 8:40 am | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Auckland Action Against Poverty is joining a FIRST Union picket outside the Manukau Pak 'n Save at 67 Cavendish Drive at 8.30am this morning. More >>

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