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Using Your Vote for a Better Balance of Income & Wealth

Friday, 15 September 2017, 10:53 am | Equality Network

Clear choices for voters are revealed in this election on policies that can share the income and wealth of our country more fairly. Parties that have committed to policies that are likely to make good progress towards greater equality are the Green ... More >>

Collective agreements and political donations for all

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 8:57 am | Equality Network

Curbs on political donations to stop money distorting politics and better support for industry collective bargaining to make fairer working conditions for everyone, are two ways that can help make our country more equal, say members of the Equality ... More >>

More than Māori Language Week required for full partnership

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 9:32 am | Equality Network

The Equality Network (EN) is calling for the Government to commit to a full partnership between Māori and the Crown to fulfil the promise of Te Tirīti - which means more than promoting Māori Language Week once a year. More >>

More than Māori Language Week Required for Full Partnership

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 9:17 am | Equality Network

The Equality Network (EN) are calling for the Government to commit to a full partnership between Māori and the Crown to fulfil the promise of Te Tirīti, and insist that this means more than just promoting Māori Language Week once a year. More >>

The “Hidden Costs” of A Free Education in Aotearoa

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 8:58 am | Equality Network

The Equality Network is asking for politicians to commit to a truly free education, which will benefit all children, irrespective of their household incomes. More >>

Wealthy support taxes on high wealth

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 8:46 am | Equality Network

Tax experts and the wealthy themselves are among those supporting the call for a tax on high wealth and for a higher tax rate on top incomes. More >>

We Want Living Wage Too: Cleaners at Parliament Speak Out

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 11:23 am | Equality Network

Cleaners at Parliament are slaving away for just $15.75, before tax. Cleaners like Eseta Ailaoa whose work day starts at 12pm. She cleans for 40 hours a week. It’s hard work - lifting heavy bins and replacing bin liners and scrubbing toilets. More >>

One Simple Change for Our Poorest Children

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 11:16 am | Equality Network

Maddy*, a beneficiary with a 10-month old child, says she hasn’t heated her cold, damp house all winter - except for the one tiny room where her baby sleeps. Surviving on just $100 a week after paying rent and power, the single mother is trying to find ... More >>

Equality Network Calls for Immediate Action on Inequality

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 8:52 am | Equality Network

The Equality Network (EN) today released its election statement announcing key measures to improve the wellbeing of all New Zealanders. More >>

Uniting against inequality: Equality Network

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 4:02 pm | Equality Network

The Equality Network (EN) today released its election statement announcing key measures to improve the wellbeing of all New Zealanders. More >>

 

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