Auckland Action Against Poverty - Latest News [Page 1]

Hundreds Queue For Help At Mangere "Impact"

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 2:16 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

“The number of people in need standing outside Mangere Work & Income early this morning was almost beyond belief,” says AAAP spokesperson Sue Bradford. “Some had been here since 6am to get help from our advocates. There have been many hundreds ... More >>

Mangere advocates overwhelmed by numbers seeking support

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 5:24 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

On the first day of a beneficiary ‘impact’ in Mangere, advocates found themselves overwhelmed by the numbers seeking assistance. More >>

Work and Income fail to provide support

Friday, 13 June 2014, 12:33 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Auckland Action Against Poverty has today raised further examples of the harsh reality of Paula Bennett’s welfare reforms. “The National Government continues to ignore the social and economic reality of beneficiaries. Their individual needs and circumstances ... More >>

Govt order is basic compassion for beneficiary parents

Monday, 26 May 2014, 4:59 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

On Wednesday 21st of May a caught-out PM made false claims about assistance available to beneficiary parents. Bennett then hastily signed a new order to support Key’s incorrect comments, says Auckland Action Against Poverty spokeswoman, Nadia Abu-Shanab. More >>

Prime Minister’s denialism about poverty is unrelenting

Sunday, 18 May 2014, 12:27 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Prime Minister John Key’s dismissive jokes about anti-Budget protests are typical of a Government which is shameless in its indifference to poverty, says Auckland Action Against Poverty spokeswoman Nadia Abu-Shanab. More >>

Budget ignores beneficiaries' reality - protest planned

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 5:25 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

“Five years of social havoc cannot be undone by announcing $493 million extra for children and families,” says Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson Alastair Russell. More >>

Protest Planned for Prime Minister's Post-Budget Speech

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 12:57 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

Auckland Action Against Poverty will hold a protest at John Key's post-budget speech at Sky City on May 16. More >>

Government ignores its responsibility to lower unemployment

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 4:13 pm | Auckland Action Against Poverty

“The government continues to have total blind and uncaring faith in a free market solution to unemployment. The government refuses to act,” says Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson, Alastair Russell. More >>

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 >>

Auckland Action Against Poverty

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 >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
InfoPages
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news