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'NZ Government Lack Of Action Costing Lives In Gaza'

Monday, 27 May 2024, 3:55 pm | ActionStation

ActionStation is calling for Prime Minister Christopher Luxon and Foreign Minister Winston Peters to take urgent action to respond to the escalating situation in Gaza. More >>

Two Thirds Of Public Want Disability Funding Reinstated - New Poll

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 5:08 am | ActionStation

A poll commissioned by Talbot Mills for the Fairer Future coalition found that 66% of people support fully reinstating funding for disabled people and carers, after funding flexibility was reduced for disabled people or carers, and limits were placed ... More >>

Government’s Māori Wards Bill A ‘Disturbing’ Breach Of Te Tiriti O Waitangi

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 11:26 am | ActionStation

Despite a Waitangi Tribunal Claim reporting that proposed Māori wards legislation is a breach of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, the Coalition Government proceeded with introducing the Bill to Parliament on Monday 20th of May. More >>

Māori Wards Improve Our Democracy, Say Advocates

Friday, 5 April 2024, 7:01 am | ActionStation

Advocates from people-powered organisation, ActionStation condemn the recent announcement by National Party’s Simeon Brown that the Coalition Government will re-introduce referendums for Māori wards at local councils. More >>

Outrage At Undemocratic Use Of ‘Urgency’ By Government To Scrap The Maori Health Authority

Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 9:09 am | ActionStation

Democracy lobby group, ActionStation, is outraged at the Government’s decision to introduce and pass under urgency, legislation disestablishing Te Aka Whai Ora - the Māori Health Authority, effectively bypassing due democratic process and ignoring ... More >>

ActionStation Deeply Concerned With Government Involvement In The Middle East

Wednesday, 24 January 2024, 1:32 pm | ActionStation

Progressive organisation, ActionStation, is deeply concerned about yesterday’s Government announcement to deploy a six-member Defence Force team to the Middle East in response to Houthi actions in the Red Sea. Director, Kassie Hartendorp says that ... More >>

ActionStation Calls Govt Mini-Budget “The Worst Christmas Present For The Country Imaginable”

Thursday, 21 December 2023, 9:11 pm | ActionStation

Leading progressive campaigning organisation ActionStation has slammed the Government’s mini-budget, released today. ActionStation - a group with tens of thousands of New Zealanders signed up as members, which has campaigned in recent years for better ... More >>

Over 16,500 People Call For Universal Dental In “Major Outpouring Of Support” For Petition

Tuesday, 3 October 2023, 10:30 am | ActionStation

Leading advocacy group ActionStation is meeting publicly on Wednesday 4 October with prominent health spokespeople from Labour and the Greens to showcase the public support for universal dental in Aotearoa New Zealand. The group will be handing over ... More >>

ActionStation Condemns Soaring Bank Profits

Friday, 11 August 2023, 1:49 pm | ActionStation

ActionStation condemns the soaring profits of banks as immoral during the current cost of living crisis, and calls for the Government to intervene on corporate profiteering. This week, the Commerce Commission Te Komihana Tauhokohoko released its Preliminary ... More >>

Leading Dental Advocacy Group Welcomes Green Party Universal Dental Policy

Sunday, 6 August 2023, 2:09 pm | ActionStation

A campaign group that has been building public support for universal dental has welcomed the Green Party's proposal for universal free dental care, which was announced today. Dental for All, a coalition of groups including health professionals and unions ... More >>

Protests Outside Supermarkets Highlight Anger Over Soaring Profits During The Cost Of Living Crisis

Wednesday, 19 July 2023, 2:34 pm | ActionStation

People have taken to their local supermarkets today to protest the rising cost of groceries. <img src="" width="720" height="540"> Thames Led by campaigning organisation ... More >>

ActionStation Condemns Labour’s Decision To Scrap Tax

Wednesday, 12 July 2023, 6:49 pm | ActionStation

Community campaigning organisation, ActionStation says it is disappointed that Prime Minister Chris Hipkins has ruled out a wealth tax and capital gains tax ahead of the general election. In their last annual survey, 76.4 percent of ActionStation ... More >>

ActionStation Condemns Race-baiting By The National Party

Friday, 12 May 2023, 10:59 am | ActionStation

ActionStation condemns race-baiting comments by Christopher Luxon about New Zealand being 'one country' with 'one vote per person' in regards to their decision not to work with Te Pāti Māori. The community campaigning organisation says it is the ... More >>

Thousands Come In Behind Call For Free Dental Care For Adults

Friday, 24 March 2023, 7:03 am | ActionStation

Over 10,000 people have signed a petition calling for dental care to be brought into the public healthcare system. On Monday, polling was released showing strong public support for dental care to be funded for adults as it is for children, with ... More >>

More than 7 out of 10 People Support Bringing Dental into Public Healthcare System - New Poll

Monday, 20 March 2023, 5:58 am | ActionStation

More than 7 out of 10 adults in New Zealand support bringing dental into the public health system, according to a new poll commissioned by the union for senior doctors and dentists and released today, on World Oral Health Day (20 March). The poll, conducted ... More >>

Leading Advocacy Group Launches Campaign For Ministry Of Green Works In Aftermath Of Cyclone Gabrielle

Tuesday, 7 March 2023, 6:17 am | ActionStation

Leading advocacy group ActionStation has today launched a campaign for a large-scale government-led housing and infrastructure programme to address the impacts of Cyclone Gabrielle. The group, which led a campaign to raise benefit levels ahead of Budget ... More >>

11,000 Back Call For New Zealand To Stop Sending Its Plastic Waste To Developing Nations

Wednesday, 27 July 2022, 5:17 am | ActionStation

26 July A petition with over 11,000 signatures calling on New Zealand to stop sending our plastic recycling to developing countries was delivered to Parliament today. The petition leader, Lydia Chai, a Malaysian based in Auckland, says New Zealand ... More >>

People On Income Support Excluded From Cost Of Living Budget Measures - Anti-Poverty Groups

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 3:48 pm | ActionStation

A coalition of anti-poverty groups has challenged the Government for excluding people receiving income support from today’s cost of living ‘helicopter payments’, saying they have chosen to leave families living in the harshest poverty further ... More >>

Fairer Future: Government Needs To Go Further With Benefit Increases

Friday, 1 April 2022, 11:05 am | ActionStation

The Fairer Future collaboration is calling on the Labour-led Government to increase income support rates further to catch up with the cost of living. The collaboration, which is made up of service providers, advocacy groups and unions, released research ... More >>

ActionStation Supports The Call To Protect Pūtiki

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 3:42 pm | ActionStation

ActionStation supports the peaceful occupation taking place at Pūtiki Bay, and the decision by the Ngāti Paoa Trust Board to place a rāhui on the area to protect local kororā (little penguins) by preventing development of the Kennedy Point Marina. ... More >>





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