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Hey Labour, why not support GST off food?

Wednesday, 10 March 2010, 2:54 pm | Residents Action Movement

Labour Party MPs are currently touring the country in the "Axe the Tax" bus opposing the National government's plans to raise GST from 12.5% to 15%. More >>

GST – Don't raise it, take it off food!

Friday, 21 August 2009, 9:17 am | Residents Action Movement

RAM – Residents Action Movement is offering full support to a private member's bill from Maori Party MP Rahui Katene. The bill, announced yesterday, aims to remove GST from food. More >>

GST-off-food petition goes to select committee

Wednesday, 29 July 2009, 3:09 pm | Residents Action Movement

A petition calling on the government to remove GST tax from all our food will be discussed by Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Select Committee today. It will be introduced by Maori Party MP and committee member Rahui Katene. The high profile ... More >>

RAM endorses Norman in Mount Albert by-election

Friday, 22 May 2009, 4:24 pm | Residents Action Movement

The Residents Action Movement (RAM) has decided to endorse Green Party candidate Russel Norman in the upcoming Mount Albert by-election. "Russel is standing up for issues in Mount Albert that matter," said RAM Auckland Chairman Curwen Rolinson. ... More >>

One Auckland? Not for National's Candidate

Thursday, 14 May 2009, 2:28 pm | Residents Action Movement

The Residents Action Movement, better known as RAM, condemns Melissa Lee's comments at a recent public meeting in Mt Albert that the proposed Waterview motorway would prevent criminals from South Auckland coming into the suburb. More >>

RAM: Give Auckland the power!

Sunday, 29 March 2009, 2:32 pm | Residents Action Movement

The Residents Action Movement, better known as RAM, is calling on the Government to enact the proposals of the Royal Commission on Auckland Governance in full. More >>

One Law For All Workers

Saturday, 21 March 2009, 3:45 pm | Residents Action Movement

Workers already in New Zealand should not be discriminated against on the basis of their citizenship, RAM Spokesman Oliver Woods said today. More >>

RAM defends public ownership of Auckland's Ports

Friday, 13 March 2009, 2:26 pm | Residents Action Movement

Today Residents Action Movement (RAM) Vice Chair Elliott Blade slammed insidious suggestions to privatise the Ports of Auckland. More >>

RAM: Stop the killing in Gaza!

Wednesday, 7 January 2009, 9:46 am | Residents Action Movement

Wellington RAM members today took part in a 300-strong protest against Israel’s assault on Gaza. More >>

Keep Illegal Tricks out of Auckland Central

Wednesday, 5 November 2008, 4:58 pm | Residents Action Movement

Accusations of Labour campaign officials manipulating elderly Chinese voters in today's NZ Herald have drawn fierce criticism from RAM's Auckland Central candidate Oliver Woods. More >>

Auckland Central campaign building momentum

Thursday, 30 October 2008, 5:18 pm | Residents Action Movement

For most university students, the end of exams means party time. For Oliver Woods, however, it means getting into full swing for his campaign for the Auckland Central electorate electorate, with leaked internal National Party polling showing that he ... More >>

Kiwis want people bailed out, not financiers

Thursday, 30 October 2008, 10:52 am | Residents Action Movement

"A once-in-a-lifetime economic meltdown is engulfing people and institutions around the world, including New Zealand," said Oliver Woods, who is contesting Auckland Central for RAM, the Residents Action Movement. He is also co-leader of ... More >>

Fee increases unfair for students: Candidate

Wednesday, 29 October 2008, 9:34 am | Residents Action Movement

Auckland University fee increases are going to hit students hard in 2009, says RAM Auckland Central candidate and student Oliver Woods. More >>

Don't speculate at homeowner expense, banks told

Thursday, 23 October 2008, 2:47 pm | Residents Action Movement

Today, as expected, Reserve Bank governor Alan Bollard cut the official cash rate by 1%. It was the biggest single movement since the OCR was introduced in 1999. More >>

Community co-operation will make society safer

Tuesday, 14 October 2008, 12:44 am | Residents Action Movement

³Banning gang patches from Whangarei city centre is part of a wrong-headed approach by politicians to tackling criminal and anti-social behavior,² said Martin Kaipo, community development spokesperson for RAM - Residents Action Movement. More >>

Giving ordinary Kiwis a voice with GST-off-food

Wednesday, 1 October 2008, 10:23 am | Residents Action Movement

"I'm proud that RAM's People's Procession has brought our GST-off-food petition around the country and gotten our election policy out to the grassroots of New Zealand society," said Oliver Woods, RAM Candidates Co-Leader and Auckland Central candidate. More >>

People's Procession nears mid-way point

Friday, 26 September 2008, 11:17 am | Residents Action Movement

The People's Procession to Parliament is now approaching the mid-way point of its two-week tour of North Island centres collecting signatures for a GST-off-food petition. More >>

Who can live on $12.72ph?

Wednesday, 24 September 2008, 9:46 am | Residents Action Movement

Industrial action by around 300 Go Wellington bus drivers starts today, after the company withdrew its pay offer late yesterday afternoon. More >>

Victory for democracy achieved by RAM

Wednesday, 24 September 2008, 9:34 am | Residents Action Movement

"Despite threats from the Whangarei District Council the People's Procession to Parliament scored a great victory for democracy today," said Grant Morgan, RAM chair and national organiser of the People's Procession. More >>

Procession for GST-off-food starts with a bang

Sunday, 21 September 2008, 2:33 pm | Residents Action Movement

 People's Procession to Parliament to remove GST from food has started with a bang in Kaitaia today. More >>





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