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Wecan call for immediate overhauling of rights mechanism

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 1:16 pm | WeCan

WeCan (Canterbury based human rights’ watchdog) challenges Government lack of transparency, preventing citizens’ human rights' abuse claims being heard, and calls for an immediate overhauling of New Zealand’s only 'business and human rights' ... More >>

Major NZ companies named in human rights claims

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 9:11 am | WeCan

Two of New Zealand’s biggest companies have today been named in a claim to the international organisation OECD of ongoing human rights abuses against a Christchurch couple. More >>

Earthquake Minister must accept judicial review on Red Zone

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 8:53 am | WeCan

…and look for a creative solution to help affected people move forward. The Wider Earthquake Communities Action Network ( WeCan ) is calling on Earthquake Minister Gerry Brownlee to accept the judgment of High Court Judge, Justice Pankhurst. More >>

1000 days since the first Earthquake!!

Friday, 31 May 2013, 10:13 am | WeCan

It is a good time to sit back and reflect on Christchurch’s earthquake recovery since September 2010. More >>

Tell The Full Story About The Recovery Here In Canterbury

Friday, 15 February 2013, 9:38 am | WeCan

************ Media Release ************ Please Earthquake Minister as you show foreign media around the inner city on Friday tell the full story about the recovery here in Canterbury More >>

Brownlee extends his deadline on Port Hills zoning review

Monday, 17 December 2012, 11:33 am | WeCan

*****WeCan Media Release***** Mr Brownlee extends his own deadline on Port Hills zoning review but squashes red zoners need for deadline to be extended It appears any extra time Mr Brownlee and CERA need to make decisions regarding zoning announcements ... More >>

United Nations Human Rights Breaches by New Zealand Govt

Wednesday, 6 June 2012, 1:45 pm | WeCan

Private property ownership is the foundation upon which our legal system, our society and our economy rests. New Zealand is a country full of hard-working people as well as innovative entrepreneurs who are the engines of our economy. We rely on the seemingly ... More >>

Red Zone Residents: Clarification on Replacement Policies

Thursday, 24 November 2011, 2:19 pm | WeCan

The Wider Earthquake Communities’ Action Network has applauded MP Lianne Dalziel’s request for a legal opinion on red zone insurance issues that she announced yesterday in her Information Update 26. WeCan has been seeking answers to these important legal ... More >>

Call for an Independent Advocacy Commission

Sunday, 20 November 2011, 7:11 pm | WeCan

On Saturday more than three hundred marched on CERA where they nailed an open letter to all New Zealanders to a “cross of many colours”. More >>

An Open Letter to All New Zealanders

Sunday, 20 November 2011, 4:41 pm | WeCan

From the centre of three earthquakes we write this letter to you, the people of New Zealand. Can we ask you to listen to us? Please hear our hearts’ cry. We would like you to know what is really happening for the people of Canterbury. What you ... More >>

Call for an Independent Advocacy Commission

Friday, 11 November 2011, 9:59 am | WeCan

WeCan! the Wider Earthquake Communities Action Network today called for an independent Advocacy Commission with the powers to act on behalf of residents at the mercy of the Insurance companies and CERA. "There is a need to address the imbalance of power ... More >>

WEcan Staggered by ECan's Nuke Proposal

Monday, 30 August 2004, 3:13 pm | WeCan

WEcan, a new group who are contesting seats for the Regional Council in the upcoming local body elections, are "staggered" by the actions of Environment Canterbury (Ecan) councillors who voted at a council meeting last Thursday to investigate nuclear ... More >>


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