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Royal Commission Covers Up Police Dismissal Of Anti-Muslim Threats Prior To Christchurch Terror Attack

Tuesday, 12 January 2021, 3:27 pm | Socialist Equality Group

Tom Peters The report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Christchurch terror attack, made public last month, asserts that there was no way any state agency could have detected fascist gunman Brenton Tarrant and prevented his massacre of 51 people ... More >>

Protest Over Appalling Conditions In New Zealand Prison

Wednesday, 6 January 2021, 1:19 pm | Socialist Equality Group

Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 5 January 2021, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/01/05/nzpr-j05.html On Sunday, following a tense six-day standoff, 16 prisoners involved in protesting appalling conditions at New Zealand’s Waikeria Prison surrendered to authorities. ... More >>

Housing Crisis Fuels Poverty And Inequality In New Zealand

Wednesday, 30 December 2020, 11:03 am | Socialist Equality Group

Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 29 December 2020, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/12/29/hous-d29.html   For hundreds of thousands of families in New Zealand, the holiday period this year will be one of the hardest in living memory. Like other countries, the ... More >>

New Zealand’s Border Restrictions Leave Thousands Of Students Stranded

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 8:39 am | Socialist Equality Group

Thousands of international students, many of whom have spent tens of thousands of dollars to study in New Zealand, and have received study visas, have been unable to enter the country since it imposed draconian border restrictions in March. They ... More >>

Royal Commission Into New Zealand Terror Attack Whitewashes Government Agencies

Friday, 11 December 2020, 9:20 am | Socialist Equality Group

Tom Peters On Tuesday, New Zealand’s Labour Party government released a 792-page report from the royal commission of inquiry into the March 15, 2019 Christchurch terror attack. Fifty-one people, including young children, were killed and dozens ... More >>

New Zealand Housing Crisis Worsens Under Labour

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 1:58 pm | Socialist Equality Group

John Braddock In response to growing outrage over New Zealand’s spiralling housing crisis, the finance minister in the Labour-Green Party government, Grant Robertson, last month wrote to Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr, asking him to cool the market. ... More >>

On The NZ Government Denouncing China For Condemning Australian War Crimes

Sunday, 6 December 2020, 2:26 pm | Socialist Equality Group

New Zealand’s Labour Party government has joined the Australian ruling elite’s efforts to whip up nationalist, anti-Chinese hysteria over a tweet condemning Australian war crimes in Afghanistan. Zhao Lijian, deputy director of the Chinese Ministry of ... More >>

'New Zealand Inquiry Suppresses Evidence About Fascist Terror Attack'

Friday, 4 December 2020, 8:20 am | Socialist Equality Group

On November 26, the royal commission of inquiry into the March 15, 2019 Christchurch terrorist attack delivered its final report to the New Zealand government. Fascist gunman Brenton Tarrant carried out mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques, killing ... More >>

Migrants Protest In India Demanding Right To Return To New Zealand

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 9:08 am | Socialist Equality Group

Hundreds of stranded migrant workers have protested in India in recent weeks, calling on New Zealand’s government of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to allow them to return. More >>

New Zealand Government, Media Downplay Australian War Crimes In Afghanistan

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 10:09 am | Socialist Equality Group

Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 24 November 2020, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/11/24/nzaf-n24.html An official report documenting war crimes by Australian special forces in Afghanistan, including the killing of at least 39 civilians and prisoners, released on November ... More >>

10 Years After The Pike River Disaster: No Justice For Families

Saturday, 21 November 2020, 2:14 pm | Socialist Equality Group

November 19 marked the 10th anniversary of the 2010 Pike River coal mine disaster. Twenty-nine miners died after a series of underground explosions in a mine located on the remote West Coast of the South Island. Their bodies have never been recovered. ... More >>

New Zealand Government Rejects Calls To Increase Welfare Payments

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 9:22 am | Socialist Equality Group

John Braddock, Socialist Equality Group 18 November 2020, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/11/18/nzla-n18.html   In the first month since New Zealand’s October 17 election, the reconstituted Labour-Green Party government has shown its pro-business colours already, as it implements ... More >>

Migrant Workers Demand Right To Return To Their Homes In New Zealand

Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 9:22 am | Socialist Equality Group

By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 16 November 2020, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/11/16/migr-n16.html Thousands of migrant workers who lived and worked in New Zealand have been trapped outside the country since the borders were closed in March. Unable to return to their ... More >>

New Zealand Government Promises Stronger US Ties After Biden Elected

Friday, 13 November 2020, 4:00 pm | Socialist Equality Group

Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 12 November 2020, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/11/12/nzus-n12.html On Sunday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined her Australian counterpart and other members of the US-led Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance in congratulating ... More >>

New Zealand Green Party Joins Right-Wing Labour Government

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 6:40 pm | Socialist Equality Group

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern yesterday announced the ministerial positions in her government, more than a fortnight after the Labour Party was returned to office in the national election with 49.1 percent of the votes. The delay in announcing ... More >>

Wealthy Areas Switched Support To Labour Party In New Zealand Election

Friday, 30 October 2020, 7:49 am | Socialist Equality Group

After being re-elected on October 17 with 49.1 percent of the votes, the New Zealand Labour, led by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, is the first party able to govern alone since 1996. An estimated 480,000 special votes (from overseas voters and late registrants), ... More >>

A Socialist Program Against The New Zealand Labour Government's Right-wing Agenda

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 1:31 pm | Socialist Equality Group

Public webinar: For a socialist program against the New Zealand Labour government's right-wing agenda More >>

NZ Markets, Business Welcome Labour's Election Victory

Saturday, 24 October 2020, 2:44 pm | Socialist Equality Group

New Zealand’s financial markets and business leaders quickly welcomed the Labour Party’s resounding victory in last Saturday’s general election. Labour took 49.1 percent of the votes, up from 36.9 percent in 2017. The conservative opposition National ... More >>

International Media Hails New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Re-election

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 11:17 am | Socialist Equality Group

Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group 21 October 2020, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/10/21/nzel-o21.html The world’s corporate media has responded to the re-election of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s government for a second term with a wave of adulation. ... More >>

Labour Party Strengthens Its Hold On Power In New Zealand Election

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 12:01 pm | Socialist Equality Group

By Tom Peters The New Zealand Labour Party, led by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, was re-elected to a second term in Saturday’s election, with 49.1 percent of the votes, up from 36.9 percent in the 2017 election. Some special votes are yet to be ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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