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Free Assange and Manning - protest in Wellington on Sunday

Saturday, 13 July 2019, 1:59 pm | Socialist Equality Group

The Socialist Equality Group is hosting a protest rally in Cuba Street, Wellington (at the intersection with Left Bank) on Sunday 14 July at 2:30pm to oppose the persecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and whistleblower Chelsea Manning, and to demand ... More >>

Protest in Wellington against US brutality towards refugees

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 10:16 am | Socialist Equality Group

By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 8 July 2019, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/07/08/nzus-j08.html More >>

NZ media promote far-right Christian party

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 9:15 am | Socialist Equality Group

By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 2 July 2019, original url https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/07/02/dest-j02.html More >>

NZ Primary teacher union pushes through sellout pay deal

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 3:14 pm | Socialist Equality Group

The New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI) announced on Wednesday that a majority of roughly 30,000 primary teachers had voted in favour of a union-backed pay agreement with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Labour Party-NZ First-Greens coalition government. ... More >>

Protest on July 14: Free Julian Assange!

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 9:17 am | Socialist Equality Group

The Socialist Equality Group (New Zealand) will hold a rally in Wellington, as part of the global campaign of the International Committee of the Fourth International and the World Socialist Web Site to demand freedom for Julian Assange. The WikiLeaks ... More >>

Vote no to union sellout of New Zealand teachers!

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 12:21 pm | Socialist Equality Group

The Socialist Equality Group (SEG) calls on teachers to decisively reject the proposed settlement announced last Friday by the New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI), Post-Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s ... More >>

NZ government extends Iraq and Afghanistan troop deployments

Saturday, 15 June 2019, 11:33 am | Socialist Equality Group

The Labour Party-NZ First-Greens coalition government announced on June 10 that New Zealand’s deployment of about 100 soldiers to Iraq will be extended for another 12 months. The deployment of about a dozen troops to Afghanistan will last for at ... More >>

Teacher speaks out against conditions at impoverished school

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 4:56 pm | Socialist Equality Group

The WSWS recently spoke to a teacher at a secondary school in a small New Zealand regional town. In his first year in the profession, the young teacher wished to remain anonymous to avoid repercussions for speaking out. But he described the severe crisis ... More >>

NZ secondary teachers’ union cancels industrial action

Saturday, 8 June 2019, 5:22 pm | Socialist Equality Group

By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 7 June 2019, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/06/07/nzte-j07.html More >>

Budget gives billions to military, starves public services

Monday, 3 June 2019, 1:53 pm | Socialist Equality Group

"Wellbeing" budget gives billions to the military, starves public services More >>

Break from Labour and the unions! Unite the working class

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 3:19 pm | Socialist Equality Group

About 52,000 teachers and some principals held New Zealand’s biggest-ever education sector strike on Wednesday, involving every state-run school in the country. It is the first time primary and secondary teachers have held a joint strike. Mass protests ... More >>

NZ media to censor coverage of Christchurch terrorist trial

Saturday, 25 May 2019, 12:37 pm | Socialist Equality Group

New Zealand’s major media outlets—TVNZ, Stuff, Mediaworks, NZME and Radio NZ—signed an unprecedented agreement on May 1 to self-censor their coverage of the trial of Brenton Tarrant, who is accused of killing 51 people in terrorist attacks on two ... More >>

New Zealand PM leads global Internet censorship campaign

Sunday, 19 May 2019, 3:31 pm | Socialist Equality Group

The so-called “ Christchurch Call ” summit in Paris on Wednesday, led by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron, marked a significant escalation of the drive by governments throughout the world to censor ... More >>

Government’s promises to combat child poverty exposed

Friday, 17 May 2019, 11:53 am | Socialist Equality Group

Statistics released last month point to growing child poverty and deepening social inequality under the Labour-NZ First-Greens coalition government, a right-wing formation installed in October 2017. More >>

NZ Labour government rules out capital gains tax

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 6:07 pm | Socialist Equality Group

13 May 2019, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/05/13/nzta-m13.html More >>

Free Assange NZ denounces hypocrisy

Sunday, 12 May 2019, 3:57 pm | Socialist Equality Group

Free Assange NZ denounces hypocrisy at World Press Freedom Day event By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 11 May 2019, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/05/11/assa-m11.html More >>

Wellington rally demands freedom for Julian Assange

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 11:28 am | Socialist Equality Group

The Socialist Equality Group (New Zealand) took part in a rally in Wellington on Sunday called by Free Assange NZ, a group of WikiLeaks supporters. Protesters gathered outside the US embassy and marched to the nearby British High Commission. More >>

Royal Commission set to whitewash fascist murders in Chch

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 3:09 pm | Socialist Equality Group

On Monday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the terms of reference for the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the March 15 Christchurch fascist attack in which 50 Muslim worshippers were killed. More >>

New Zealand fascist killer appears in court

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 9:14 am | Socialist Equality Group

Accused mass murderer Brenton Tarrant made his second court appearance in New Zealand on Friday following the terrorist attack at two Christchurch mosques on March 15. He faces 50 murder charges and 39 counts of attempted murder. A police statement ... More >>

After fascist attack, NZ teacher unions cancel strike action

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 3:58 pm | Socialist Equality Group

By John Braddock, Socialist Equality Group 2 April 2019, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/04/02/nzte-a02.html More >>

 

 

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