Occupy Wellington - Latest News [Page 1]

March/Rally to Oppose Asset Sales

Friday, 3 February 2012, 1:59 pm | Occupy Wellington

Do you want your prized assets such as power companies, water companies, forestry, primary production farmland, schools and hospitals to be owned by foreign interests? More >>

Occupation to continue

Monday, 30 January 2012, 8:46 pm | Occupy Wellington

The occupying group at Wellington's Civic Square will continue the occupation despite the Council stating it will do everything it can to remove them. If necessary the group will continue the occupation without the structures. In Auckland at Aotea Square ... More >>

Occupy Wellington letter to Wellington City Council

Thursday, 26 January 2012, 4:23 pm | Occupy Wellington

Tena koe Garry Poole, Thank you for your letter of 25 January 2012, responding to two individual occupiers’ letters. These occupier's letters were written in response to your letter of 22 December 2011 asking the occupiers to leave by 4 January 2012, ... More >>

Occupy Wellington Looks to the Future

Monday, 12 December 2011, 10:16 am | Occupy Wellington

After 58 days of camping in Civic Square, Occupy Wellington today announced that the movement is entering a new phase, focused on engaging with the wider community from a more permanent indoor base. More >>

The Occupied Dominion Post - Issue 5, 3 December 2011

Thursday, 8 December 2011, 5:18 pm | Occupy Wellington

On the 15th of October 2011, comrades in around 1500 cities rallied together on a global day of action inspired by Occupy Wall Street, resisting corporate greed. Four days later on the 19th of October, local corporation ANZCO locked out 111 union ... More >>

Occupy Wellington Send Message about State Owned Asset Sales

Thursday, 24 November 2011, 5:25 pm | Occupy Wellington

Departing from the global Occupy movement’s reputation for relying on modern social networking, Occupy Wellington supporters hand-delivered a letter to the Minister of Finance and Minister of State Owned Enterprises today, requesting justification ... More >>

Old and New Technologies Send Message about SOEs

Thursday, 24 November 2011, 5:21 pm | Occupy Wellington

Departing from the global Occupy movement’s reputation for relying on modern social networking, Occupy Wellington supporters hand-delivered a letter to the Minister of Finance and Minister of State Owned Enterprises today, requesting justification ... More >>

Occupy Wellington Demands Explanation on Asset Sales

Thursday, 24 November 2011, 9:51 am | Occupy Wellington

Occupy Wellington are holding a public discussion at Civic Square today at 12pm before walking to Parliament to deliver a letter to the Minister of Finance and the Minister of State Owned Enterprises. More >>

Wellington Occupants Won’t Be Blown Away

Monday, 21 November 2011, 3:05 pm | Occupy Wellington

Reports are coming in from across Wellington of windows having been blown in, roofs that have been lifted and trees that were brought down by gusts of up to 140 kph. At least one ferry service has been cancelled and planes have been unable to land ... More >>

Occupy Wgtn Responds to Council's Request for Leaving Date

Friday, 18 November 2011, 10:56 am | Occupy Wellington

The Wellington branch of the global Occupy movement today responded to a request by Wellington City Council Chief Executive Garry Poole to provide a definite end date to the occupation. More >>

Occupy Wellington Vision Statement

Friday, 18 November 2011, 10:53 am | Occupy Wellington

Who are we? We are you, we are the people of the world: all ethnicities, backgrounds, genders, generations, sexualities, dis/abilities and faiths. We stand together in solidarity with pro-democracy movements around the world: the Arab Spring, the Spanish ... More >>

Wellington Global Day of Action in support of Occupy Wall St

Friday, 18 November 2011, 10:43 am | Occupy Wellington

Occupy Wellington will demonstrate a novel form of communication in Midland Park at lunchtime today as an act of solidarity with Occupy Wall Street. The “human microphone”, widely used in the Occupy movement, is a public address technique ... More >>

Church Leaders Unite to Support New Zealand Occupy Movement

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 4:41 pm | Occupy Wellington

Amid Council demands for Occupy groups around the country to provide definite leaving dates, a group of 15 New Zealand church leaders have expressed support for the nationwide Occupy movement and disagreement with moves towards eviction. More >>

Occupy Wgtn Clarifies Position in Reply to Leaving Request

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 10:22 am | Occupy Wellington

Following a request by the Wellington City Council to name a definite leaving date, Occupy Wellington has released a statement expressing their concerns about a number of pressing issues in New Zealand, and proposing a framework for transitioning to ... More >>

Occupy Aotearoa Groups Coordinate Nationwide Event

Friday, 11 November 2011, 1:19 pm | Occupy Wellington

Occupy movements around the country have stepped up their nationwide coordination this week, using web-based conferencing to plan simultaneous events in four major centres today, tying in to the 11/11/11 global day of action. More >>

Occupy Aotearoa: People’s Parliament: First Sitting 11/11/11

Friday, 11 November 2011, 9:54 am | Occupy Wellington

The Occupied Cities of Aotearoa invite you to join us at 5.30pm this Friday, November11th, to participate in real democracy at the first sitting of the People’s Parliament! More >>

The Occupied Dominion Post - Issue 3, 9 November 2011

Wednesday, 9 November 2011, 5:30 pm | Occupy Wellington

Friday 11.11.11 is the first sitting of the Participatory Peoples’ Parliament at 5:30pm. It’s about democracy for the people, by the people. So join the G7 Billion! More >>

Occupy Dunedin Served With Eviction Notice

Tuesday, 1 November 2011, 5:37 pm | Occupy Wellington

The Dunedin City Council served the Occupy Dunedin group with an eviction notice this afternoon, requesting that they vacate the Octagon by 8pm tonight. More >>

The Occupied Dominion Post - Issue 2 Saturday 29th October

Saturday, 29 October 2011, 3:26 pm | Occupy Wellington

The one month anniversary of the beginnings Occupy Wall St has passed. A movement that came from such small beginnings has become an international explosion of discontent. Despite all expectations, our movement has held its ground and continues to grow. More >>

Occupy Wellington to Host Free Community-Based Tertiary Ed.

Friday, 28 October 2011, 8:47 pm | Occupy Wellington

Despite rumours of Police eviction earlier in the week, the Occupy Wellington group today announced the launch of an ongoing Community Education Initiative, kicking off with a two-day series of open lectures on problems and solutions for economic ... More >>

 

 

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