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Procession for GST-off-food starts with a bang

Sunday, 21 September 2008, 10:52 am | Residents Action Movement

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

Grey Power Back People's Procession To Parliament

Thursday, 18 September 2008, 12:25 am | Residents Action Movement

Grey Power is getting behind the People's Procession to Parliament calling for GST to be removed from food. More >>

Whangarei council is politicking against democracy

Wednesday, 17 September 2008, 1:46 pm | Residents Action Movement

In three days time, the People's Procession to Parliament will kick off in Kaitaia, carrying a GST-off-food petition through North Island towns on a two-week motorised caravan. More >>

Acclaimed actor backs People's Procession

Tuesday, 16 September 2008, 11:32 am | Residents Action Movement

"I support the People's Procession to Parliament, calling for the removal of GST from food", says actor and youth worker Jim Moriarty (Ngati Toa, Ngati Koata, Ngati Kahungunu). More >>

Central Auckland stopover for People's Procession

Saturday, 13 September 2008, 12:42 am | Residents Action Movement

Central Auckland is to host a stopover of the People's Procession to Parliament, a two-week motorised caravan through North Island centres with the GST-off-food petition. More >>

RAM building momentum for GST off food

Friday, 12 September 2008, 9:42 am | Residents Action Movement

Oliver Woods, co-leader of RAM's candidates group and Auckland Central electorate candidate, is shocked by the largest increase in food prices during August in 19 years. More >>

GST-off-food petition going on People's Procession

Tuesday, 9 September 2008, 3:26 pm | Residents Action Movement

A GST-off-food petition was launched some months ago by the Residents Action Movement, better known as RAM. To date, it has attracted 20,000 signatures. More >>

Democratic debate & vote on 'pollution market'

Saturday, 6 September 2008, 3:22 pm | Residents Action Movement

Over the last four years, RAM (Residents Action Movement) has been campaigning for free and frequent public transport in main centres. More >>

RAM elects co-leaders and candidates

Thursday, 4 September 2008, 9:59 am | Residents Action Movement

The Residents Action Movement, better known as RAM, today elected Oliver Woods and Grant Brookes as co-leaders of their candidates group. More >>

Call 'pollution market' by its real name, says RAM

Wednesday, 27 August 2008, 9:49 am | Residents Action Movement

Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today claimed that her party had won "substantial changes" to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) following talks with Labour cabinet ministers. More >>

Road toll idiocy should be rejected outright

Tuesday, 26 August 2008, 9:29 am | Residents Action Movement

"National and Labour are showing themselves to be political twins when it comes to transport policy. Both parties want more extravagant motorways, and to pay for them they want to inflict road tolls on city drivers," said Roger Fowler, RAM's ... More >>

Fastest growing party registered

Wednesday, 30 July 2008, 5:25 pm | Residents Action Movement

Yesterday the Electoral Commission agreed to register RAM - Residents Action Movement. (See EC email below.) More >>

RAM student candidate fighting hard for allowances

Monday, 21 July 2008, 10:19 am | Residents Action Movement

Oliver Woods, Auckland Central candidate for RAM - Residents Action Movement, is outraged by Auckland University Vice-Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon's politically-charged foray into the media over the universality of student loans. More >>

Call for investigation of oil companies

Friday, 13 June 2008, 10:52 am | Residents Action Movement

Today's announcement by Caltex of a six cents rise in the price of standard petrol takes a litre to a sliver under $2.13. A company spokesperson blamed the latest price hike on rises in overseas oil prices. More >>

Outrage at big corporation burning off NZ oil

Thursday, 12 June 2008, 2:01 pm | Residents Action Movement

Oliver Woods, Auckland Central candidate for RAM - Residents Action Movement, is outraged that an Australian firm is burning off New Zealand's precious natural gas resources at a time of unprecedented petroleum costs and energy shortages. More >>

Wanna climb on board a free bus?

Sunday, 1 June 2008, 12:27 am | Residents Action Movement

This coming Thursday, 5 June, is World Environment Day. It's the day nominated by the United Nations for political and community action to safeguard our planet's ecology. More >>

RAM challenges Cullen to debate GST on food

Thursday, 22 May 2008, 4:18 pm | Residents Action Movement

Michael Cullen has delivered a budget that fails the majority of New Zealanders, says Oliver Woods, Auckland Central candidate for RAM - Residents Action Movement. More >>

Finance minister invited to debate GST on food

Saturday, 17 May 2008, 11:45 am | Residents Action Movement

"Labour finance minister Michael Cullen's announcement that he won't remove GST from food reveals a fixed mindset totally out of touch with most New Zealanders," said Grant Morgan, chair of RAM (Residents Action Movement). More >>

Low-wage workers face escalating food prices

Friday, 16 May 2008, 12:27 am | Residents Action Movement

Federated Farmers president Charlie Pedersen today released figures from the NZ Institute of Economic Research which, he said, showed that local farmers are not "creaming it" as food prices escalate. More >>

GST-off-food petition will continue until election

Tuesday, 29 April 2008, 10:58 am | Residents Action Movement

In response to RAM's hugely popular petition calling for GST to be removed from food, parliament's politicians have spoken with one voice - "No!" More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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