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Belfast Poets visit Wellington, hosted by RAM

Thursday, 17 July 2008, 1:49 pm | RAM

The Belfast Poets Touring Group, widely acclaimed as the world's best performance poetry group, are playing in Wellington as part of their latest world tour. Across four continents, the three-women, two-men BPTG have won international critical acclaim ... More >>

Oliver Woods - RAM candidate for Auckland Central

Thursday, 3 July 2008, 5:27 pm | RAM

Oliver Woods, Auckland Central candidate for RAM - Residents Action Movement, is wondering why Associate Transport Minister and absentee Auckland Central M.P. Judith Tizard is fiddling while the city faces transport chaos. More >>

RAM Tackles Rates, Roads & Racism

Friday, 21 September 2007, 3:36 pm | RAM

"Over recent months, our peaceful Muslim community in Greater Auckland has been targeted by disgusting hate messages," said Mohammad Tauqir Khan, a candidate for the Auckland City Council in Avondale-Roskill ward. More >>

The RAM Plan To 'Fix Democratic Deficit'

Monday, 17 September 2007, 9:50 am | RAM

"An agenda of corporate colonisation is behind the 'One Auckland' plan of the Employers & Manufacturers Association and other corporate lobbyists," said Robyn Hughes, an Auckland Regional councillor representing RAM - Residents Action ... More >>

Expand Powers Of Community Boards

Monday, 17 September 2007, 9:49 am | RAM

"If corporate Auckland's plan for a Super City ever got off the drawing board, it would mean the death of Community Boards throughout our region," said Oliver Woods, who is running for the Mt Roskill Community Board as a representative of RAM ... More >>

Big crowds attend Voices of Peace meetings in Auck

Sunday, 29 July 2007, 2:27 pm | RAM

Last night 800 Aucklanders attended the Voices of Peace meeting at the Auckland Girls Grammar Theatre in Auckland. The theatre was packed out, while scores more had to be turned away. The evening before, a maximum crowd of 450 had packed an Auckland ... More >>

RAM awaits South Korean government's response

Sunday, 11 March 2007, 1:55 pm | RAM

At noon today, a RAM delegation delivered a protest letter to the Auckland consul of the Republic of Korea (South Korea), Mr Kim Yun-Sung. (See letter below.) More >>

The alternative to public transit fare hikes

Thursday, 18 January 2007, 10:18 am | RAM

Despite recent falls in oil prices, bus and train fares have again gone up across Auckland. The average rise for bus fares was 7.8%, while for trains it was 15%. Even before the latest rise, bus fares in our region were some of the highest in the world. ... More >>

Trevor Mallard blackmailing Auckland: Councillor

Friday, 17 November 2006, 9:55 am | RAM

"No matter which way Auckland's councillors vote on Friday 24th November, government seems intent on legislating to get what it wants for the Rugby World Cup venue. This is a total denial of democracy in Auckland," says Auckland Regional Councillor Robyn ... More >>

ARC Councillor urges 'civil disobedience'

Saturday, 28 October 2006, 2:24 pm | RAM

On 27 October, Auckland Regional councillor Robyn Hughes sent an Open Invitation to other elected local body representatives urging them to join a ClimAction "civil disobedience" carnival and debate on climate change in the middle of Queen St. ... More >>

Ombudsman to investigate RAM's toll complaints

Tuesday, 19 April 2005, 8:38 am | RAM

The Ombudsman has told RAM representative Elaine West that he will formally investigate our complaints about Minster of Transport Pete Hodgson's refusal to release road tolls information to RAM (Residents Action Movement). More >>

ARC councillor to join bus drivers' pickets

Friday, 1 April 2005, 3:59 pm | RAM

Robyn Hughes, RAM councillor on the Auckland Regional Council, will join several bus drivers' picket lines this coming Monday. More >>

RAM's 'equal shares' rates plan vetoed by ARC.

Tuesday, 8 March 2005, 8:39 am | RAM

At today's crucial Auckland Regional Council meeting on rates policy, the "equal shares" plan put forward by RAM councillor Robyn Hughes was voted down by other councillors. More >>

RAM in Tauranga against road corporatisation

Thursday, 3 March 2005, 8:11 am | RAM

RAM, a leader of Auckland's Rates Revolt, will be speaking in Tauranga tomorrow against tolls on that city's strategic Harbour Link Bridge. More >>

Crown Law Advice Vindicates Auckland Resolutions

Thursday, 23 December 2004, 8:26 am | RAM

The opinion released from the Crown Law Office on 22 December 2004, that there is no legal requirement on the Auckland City Council to tag the LIM reports of properties that may have been used for past horticultural purposes, supports and strengthens ... More >>

ARC councillors face both ways on fuel taxes

Wednesday, 27 October 2004, 9:48 am | RAM

"RAM calls on ARC councillors Michael Barnett and Judith Bassett to explain their contradictory positions on transport funding," said Elaine West of RAM Residents Action Movement. More >>

ARC election changes balance of forces

Thursday, 14 October 2004, 11:46 am | RAM

The Auckland Regional Council election saw major political players joined by a new grassroots force - RAM. More >>

ARC councillor takes RAM policies to centre-left

Monday, 11 October 2004, 11:23 am | RAM

"Media speculation about centre-left ARC councillors 'jockeying' for top posts in the regional council misses the main point," said Robyn Hughes, a newly-elected Manukau ARC councillor who stood for RAM - Residents Action Movement. More >>

RAM Objects To Order In Council For Alpurt B2

Thursday, 7 October 2004, 9:21 am | RAM

“On 5 October 2004 , RAM forwarded a document to the Minister of Transport calling for the Minister More >>

RAM Details Auditor-General Concerns

Friday, 17 September 2004, 10:40 am | RAM

“ RAM-Residents Action Movement has received advice from the Auditor-General that our concerns have been passed on to Mr Robert Cox, Sector Manager with responsibility for Transit NZ” said Elaine West , ARC Auckland candidate. More >>





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