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Rebel President to Stand Down

Tuesday, 14 November 2000, 11:00 am | Prebble's Rebels

The President of Prebble's Rebels, Clint Heine, has decided to call it quits after being in the position for over two years and a member of the ACT party since 1995. More >>

Students & Taxpayers May Fund Protest School

Tuesday, 31 October 2000, 9:33 am | Prebble's Rebels

Taxpayers and students could end up funding a school for protesters if a plan by the Aotearoa Polytechnic Students’ Union (APSU) to set up a training establishment for lobbyists and activists is given the go-ahead. More >>

Students forced to pay $430000 for Maharey's Gulag

Tuesday, 24 October 2000, 12:35 am | Prebble's Rebels

Legislation pushed by Steve Maharey has created a political Gulag which will cost Waikato University students $430,000 next year, Charles Ashton, president of Prebble's Rebels Waikato said today. More >>

VSM A Matter Of Freedom

Friday, 13 October 2000, 9:58 am | Prebble's Rebels

Charles Ashton, Waikato University President of Prebble’s Rebels, has questioned the commitment of students associations to social causes, good government and student welfare by campaigning in favour of compulsory union membership and free education. More >>

OUSA Campaigns For Higher Fees

Tuesday, 26 September 2000, 10:40 am | Prebble's Rebels

Otago University Students Association (OUSA) has made a major policy u-turn, and now advocates increasing the cost of tertiary education, according to the Otago president of Prebble's Rebels, Sean Dougherty. More >>

Rebels Attack "Authoritarian Regime"

Thursday, 14 September 2000, 1:17 pm | Prebble's Rebels

Prebble's Rebels has expressed disgust at attempts by people associated with Waikato Student Union to censor opposition to the union's compulsory membership campaign. More >>

Campus Communists Embrace Capitalism

Friday, 8 September 2000, 10:27 am | Prebble's Rebels

A group of campus communists at Waikato University have totally lost the plot with their anti-trade fundraising activities, Prebble’s Rebels president Clint Heine said today. More >>

Merger Won't Solve Student Union Problems

Wednesday, 6 September 2000, 11:06 am | Prebble's Rebels

The proposed merger of the New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) and the Aotearoa Tertiary Students’ Association (ATSA), won’t solve the fundamental problems suffered by the two organisations, Prebble’s Rebels president Clint Heine said today. More >>

Cost Of University Hiked By Unions

Monday, 4 September 2000, 12:24 am | Prebble's Rebels

New Zealand University Students Association (NZUSA) has come under fire, being accused of hypocrisy for increasing their own fees while offering student money to compulsory membership campaigns. More >>

Student Politicians Hypocritical Over Debt Level

Friday, 25 August 2000, 9:48 am | Prebble's Rebels

The first thing student politicians should do at today's student loan summit is admit that student associations have increased the level of student debt, Prebble's Rebels president Clint Heine said today. More >>

Hamilton Mayor Set to Cuddle Campus Communists

Monday, 21 August 2000, 12:39 am | Prebble's Rebels

Hamilton residents should prepare to be embarrassed again by mayor Russ Rimmington with the news that a group of ageing communists are planning a new round of activism at Waikato University, Prebble's Rebels president Clint Heine said today. More >>

Alliance Betrays Student Supporters

Friday, 18 August 2000, 2:34 pm | Prebble's Rebels

The Labour/Alliance government's decision to vote down the Social Security (Work Testing and Community Wage) Amendment Bill has been labelled an act of blatant hypocrisy by Clint Heine, President of student group Prebble's Rebels. More >>

ERA Means Unemployment For Youth

Wednesday, 16 August 2000, 12:50 am | Prebble's Rebels

Youth group Prebble's Rebels has expressed dismay that the Employment Relations Bill has been passed into law, and warns that it will result in higher unemployment, especially for young people, Maori and women. More >>

Union fees to rise 23%

Wednesday, 9 August 2000, 9:25 pm | Prebble's Rebels

Students at Otago University have expressed concern at the announcement made that fees to join Otago University Students Association (OUSA) are to rise by 23% next year. More >>

Compulsory Student Associations To Bust Fee Freeze

Friday, 28 July 2000, 2:46 pm | Prebble's Rebels

Fee increases caused by moves to compulsory student association membership threaten to blow out the government's tertiary fee-freezing deals at some universities, Prebble's Rebels president Clint Heine said today. More >>

Independent Report Shows Need For Private Loans

Tuesday, 18 July 2000, 5:45 pm | Prebble's Rebels

Today's independent report on the processing of student loans illustrates the need to open the loan scheme up to banks and other private financial instuitutions, according to student group, Prebble's Rebels. More >>

Rebels Reject Red Budget

Thursday, 15 June 2000, 5:47 pm | Prebble's Rebels

Prebble's Rebels have attacked today's budget, saying "it lacks any reason young New Zealanders should believe that they can remain in New Zealand and get a job". More >>

Five Resignations Rock OUSA

Friday, 12 May 2000, 12:59 pm | Prebble's Rebels

Otago President of Prebble's Rebels, Sean Dougherty, said that he believes five members of the Otago University Students Association executive have resigned tonight, after Andrew Campbell (OUSA President) lost a confidence vote but refused to resign. More >>

Government Hits Youth Hardest

Friday, 5 May 2000, 10:57 am | Prebble's Rebels

With youth unemployment at over 18%, the government needs to accept that anti-business policies are having their worst impact upon young people, according to youth group Prebble's Rebels. More >>

Students Associations Increase Cost Of Education

Friday, 28 April 2000, 11:19 am | Prebble's Rebels

Complaints by the Aotearoa Post-Compulsory Student Union (APSU) and the New Zealand University Students' Association (NZUSA) about the impact of tertiary fee increases on inflation are hypocritical as both organisations support compulsory membership ... More >>

 

 

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