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Council “heartless and hypocritical” over council Housing

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 9:10 am | Christchurch Progressive Network

The Christchurch Progressive Network will appear in a deputation to the Christchurch City Council’s Social, Community and Housing Development Committee tomorrow to urge the committee to end its heartless and hypocritical policy towards council rental ... More >>

Millions in ratepayer subsidies for luxury apartments

Sunday, 14 October 2018, 11:59 am | Christchurch Progressive Network

Millions in ratepayer subsidies for luxury apartments but no money to rebuild council rental housing destroyed in earthquakes More >>

Protest tomorrow at Christchurch Council Meeting

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 6:39 pm | Christchurch Progressive Network

Members of the Christchurch Progressive Network will attend tomorrow’s Christchurch City Council Meeting from 8.30am to protest the proposal to spend an extra $220 million on a rugby stadium ahead of rebuilding council rental housing destroyed in the earthquakes. More >>

State house tenants should be compensated

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 8:59 am | Christchurch Progressive Network

Paula Bennett is right to say the government should compensate Housing New Zealand tenants who were evicted from their state homes unnecessarily because of bogus meth contamination standards. More >>

Empty Homes Tax could save tens of millions

Saturday, 5 May 2018, 11:40 am | Christchurch Progressive Network

Christchurch Progressive Network 5 May 2018 Media Release: Empty Homes Tax could save tens of millions in the fight against homelessness “It is stupid for the government to spend tens of millions on motel accommodation for homeless families when we have ... More >>

Vancouver’s Empty Homes Tax

Friday, 27 April 2018, 10:00 am | Christchurch Progressive Network

Vancouver’s Empty Homes Tax The Christchurch Progressive Network has written to Housing Minister Phil Twyford urging the government to consider implementing an Empty Homes Tax similar to the tax recently introduced in Vancouver, Canada. With winter ... More >>

Christchurch rally to Free Ahed Tamimi

Saturday, 3 February 2018, 11:52 am | Christchurch Progressive Network

Christchurch human rights supporters are joining the New Zealand national day of action to free Ahed Tamimi and all 350 Palestinian children held in Israeli detention centres. More >>

Silent vigil and wreath laying at Burnham Military Camp

Monday, 24 April 2017, 9:09 pm | Christchurch Progressive Network

Christchurch Progressive Network 24 April 2017 Media Release: Silent vigil and wreath laying at Burnham Military Camp The Christchurch Progressive Network is holding a silent vigil and wreath laying at Burnham Military Camp tomorrow morning to remember ... More >>

Picket today – 10am at Gerry Brownlee’s electorate office

Saturday, 12 September 2015, 10:42 am | Christchurch Progressive Network

The picket will be held from 10am today - Saturday 12 September - outside Gerry Brownlee’s electorate office at 283 Greers Road, Bryndwr, Christchurch. More >>

Government refugee response piddling – Let us help!

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 8:29 am | Christchurch Progressive Network

Christchurch Progressive Network supporters will picket the electorate office of Government Minister Gerry Brownlee this weekend in protest at the government’s embarrassing response to the latest refugee crisis. More >>

 

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