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Housing crisis intensifies under Labour government

Saturday, 16 February 2019, 5:19 pm | Socialist Equality Group

New Zealand housing crisis intensifies under Labour government By John Braddock, Socialist Equality Group 15 February 2019, url https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/02/15/nzho-f15.html More >>

NZ doctors, midwives strike

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 11:24 am | Socialist Equality Group

Around 3,300 junior doctors from New Zealand's public hospitals walked off the job for 48 hours on Tuesday to oppose attacks on working conditions. It was their third strike this year, following two stoppages last month, and is part of the broad resurgence ... More >>

Doctors hold second nationwide strike

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 4:51 pm | Socialist Equality Group

More than 3,300 junior doctors in public hospitals across New Zealand are striking for 48-hours starting Tuesday, in the second two-day nationwide strike this month in opposition to major attacks on working conditions. The Resident Doctors Association ... More >>

New Zealand doctors prepare nationwide strike

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 11:18 am | Socialist Equality Group

By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 14 January 2019, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/01/14/nzdo-j14.html More >>

New Zealand’s public healthcare crisis worsens

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 12:01 pm | Socialist Equality Group

New Zealand’s Labour Party-led coalition government took office in October 2017 promising to address the severe crisis caused by more than a decade of cuts to the public health system. The previous National Party government underfunded healthcare ... More >>

Social crisis worsens under Labour Party-led government

Saturday, 29 December 2018, 10:36 am | Socialist Equality Group

When the Labour Party-led government was installed in October 2017, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared that her priority would be to turn around homelessness and child poverty figures. Deputy Prime Minister and NZ First leader Winston Peters promised ... More >>

Celebrating 80 years of the Fourth International

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 11:27 am | Socialist Equality Group

By the Socialist Equality Group 11 December 2018, url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/12/11/well-d11.html More >>

World Socialist Web Site's David North to speak

Friday, 7 December 2018, 7:55 pm | Socialist Equality Group

David North, chairperson of the World Socialist Web Site editorial board and a leading member of the International Committee of the Fourth International, the world Trotskyist movement, will speak at a public meeting in Wellington on Sunday, December 9, at ... More >>

New Zealand teachers’ struggle at a crossroads

Monday, 3 December 2018, 10:13 am | Socialist Equality Group

On November 23, the Post Primary Teachers Association (PPTA) announced that a majority of its 17,000 secondary school teacher members had voted for a one-day strike early next year, after rejecting a second pay offer from the Labour Party-led coalition ... More >>

Intensifying US pressure on NZ government over China

Friday, 30 November 2018, 3:15 pm | Socialist Equality Group

Following US Vice President Mike Pence’s vitriolic attack on China at the recent Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit, divisions have erupted into public view within the New Zealand ruling elite over the US-China confrontation More >>

Anti-Chinese campaign escalates in New Zealand

Monday, 19 November 2018, 10:28 am | Socialist Equality Group

By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 17 November 2018, (original url https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/11/17/nzch-n17.html More >>

Fiji First Party retains power in sham election

Sunday, 18 November 2018, 12:27 pm | Socialist Equality Group

Fiji First Party retains power in sham election By John Braddock, Socialist Equality Group 16 November 2018, original url https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/11/16/fiji-n16.html More >>

Rail union enforces another pro-company pay deal

Monday, 12 November 2018, 8:34 am | Socialist Equality Group

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) has forced through its third pro-company wage contract with multinational companies Transdev and Hyundai Rotem (THR) covering 417 rail workers in Wellington, the New Zealand capital. More >>

Bus union ends Wellington strike

Sunday, 4 November 2018, 12:26 pm | Socialist Equality Group

Bus union ends Wellington strike By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 3 November 2018 (original url http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/11/03/nbus-n03.html ) More >>

NZ teachers’ union moves to call off strikes

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 11:33 am | Socialist Equality Group

On October 26, the New Zealand Education Institute (NZEI), which covers primary and pre-school teachers, joined with the Ministry of Education (MoE) to seek urgent facilitation from the government’s Employment Relations Authority to settle their long-running ... More >>

New Zealand military covered up killing of Afghan children

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 9:00 am | Socialist Equality Group

On October 15 the magazine North and South published allegations that the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) covered up the killing of two Afghan children by a member of the elite Special Air Service (SAS) unit. More >>

On the National Party donations scandal

Sunday, 21 October 2018, 11:04 am | Socialist Equality Group

On the National Party donations scandal By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 20 October 2018, original url http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/10/20/newz-o20.html More >>

Celebrating 80th anniversary of Fourth International

Saturday, 20 October 2018, 4:22 pm | Socialist Equality Group

Eighty Years of the Fourth International (1938-2018): The class struggle, revolution and socialism in the 21st century More >>

An anti-democratic law

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 11:33 am | Socialist Equality Group

A law passed by New Zealand’s Labour Party-led coalition government, which came into effect this month, significantly strengthens the anti-democratic powers of Customs officials to search people entering the country. More >>

US ambassador to NZ continues public attacks on China

Saturday, 13 October 2018, 12:07 pm | Socialist Equality Group

US ambassador to New Zealand continues public attacks on China By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group More >>

 

 

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