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Anne Russell: An ode to camping at Occupy Wellington

Thursday, 22 December 2011, 3:48 pm | Anne Russell

The campsite where Occupy Wellington once stood looked a little forlorn when I went to pick up my tent. I hadn’t slept in Civic Square for many weeks, and had stopped visiting since we sent out the press release that Occupy was more than a campsite, ... More >>

Why I, a Left-Wing Bisexual Woman, Don't Support Gay Marriage

Friday, 9 December 2011, 4:40 pm | Anne Russell

I thought I better throw the qualifier in the headline, to avoid sounding like I was pals with Richard Prosser. Unlike many LGBT people, I have not yet suffered for my sexual orientation. My immediate family has always been supportive, and I have ... More >>

Occupy Wellington march to Lambton Quay and back

Friday, 18 November 2011, 4:22 pm | Anne Russell

Around 45 people marched from Civic Square to Midland Park at midday today in support of Occupy Wellington. The rally was coordinated with the international Occupy movement in a Global Day of Mass Non-Violent Direct Action. More >>

Occupy Aotearoa: A brief summary

Tuesday, 18 October 2011, 5:07 pm | Anne Russell

Occupy movements around the country entered their fourth day today. The occupations of public space, inspired by Occupy Wall Street, began on October 15th in cities around New Zeland as part of the global Occupy Together movement. More >>

Multimedia: Occupy Wellington Sets Up Camp In Civic Square

Sunday, 16 October 2011, 5:13 pm | Anne Russell

Despite the rain, around 300 protesters came to Occupy Wellington in Civic Square today, forming part of the New Zealand chapter of Occupy Together . The movement sprang up worldwide inspired by Occupy Wall Street , which has been running for almost ... More >>

Anne Russell: 99% Mad As Hell: Occupying Everywhere

Monday, 10 October 2011, 11:57 am | Anne Russell

Thousands of Americans are at the end of their rope with corporate impunity Occupy Wall Street has entered its 21st day, and is growing ever stronger. More >>

France Celebrates The World Cup With The Gift Of A Statue

Monday, 3 October 2011, 8:29 am | Anne Russell

October 2, 2011 (Wellington) - Wellington has been given another rugby-themed public statue, in addition to the one near Civic Square by Weta Workshop. The second statue, located outside the New Zealand Rugby Union on Hinemoa St, was created by French ... More >>

Snowmygod lol - Social Media Takes On #Snowmageddon

Monday, 15 August 2011, 5:41 pm | Anne Russell

Social networking sites Facebook and Twitter have provided round-the-clock updates on the fierce snowstorm that is sweeping the country. Despite (or perhaps because of) school closures and road blocks, most Kiwis seem delighted with the unusual weather, ... More >>