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Turei Will Not be Silenced on Poverty

Monday, 28 August 2017, 9:01 am | John Minto - QPEC

The Christchurch Progressive Network has organised a public meeting for Green MP and former co-leader of the Greens, Metiria Turei, to speak about the devastating effects of poverty in a land of plenty. More >>

Wanganui Collegiate bailed out by taxpayers

Wednesday, 30 January 2013, 10:09 am | John Minto - QPEC

It is outrageous that the government agreed to Wanganui Collegiate’s appeal to become an integrated school. More >>

Charter schools: using the poor to advance the rich

Wednesday, 7 December 2011, 11:43 am | John Minto - QPEC

QPEC condemns the government proposal to trial charter schools in low-income areas of Christchurch and South Auckland. More >>

Police escalate arms race without oversight

Sunday, 15 June 2008, 11:39 am | John Minto - QPEC

Today’s announcement in the New Zealand Herald that police are proposing trialling fully armed mobile patrols in Auckland is another blow to New Zealand’s democratic control of the police. More >>

Protest At Mt Eden Prison - Free The Iranian Five

Saturday, 28 July 2007, 2:45 pm | John Minto - QPEC

Saturday 1pm - 2pm outside Mt Eden prison, Boston Road, Auckland. (Also Friday 12noon to 1pm at 450 Queen Street, Auckland (Immigration office)). Three of the detained Iranians remain in Mt Eden prison without charge or trial. More >>

GATS Casts a Long Shadow over Public Education

Thursday, 31 October 2002, 9:07 am | John Minto - QPEC

Unlike the very public revolution led by Roger Douglas and the Labour Party in the 1980's the current Labour Government is keeping this revolution very quiet. It is coming about through GATS (General Agreement on Trade in Services) which is one of ... More >>