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Double-Down Burger Increases Workload for KFC Staff

Tuesday, 17 May 2011, 3:20 pm | Workers Party of New Zealand

Workers say KFC’s infamous Double Down – a “bunless burger” consisting of chicken fillets, bacon, cheese and a special sauce – is increasing their workload. More >>

Workers in Wellington Picket National Party HQ

Monday, 19 July 2010, 12:10 pm | Workers Party of New Zealand

Workers will be picketing outside the National Party head quarters at 5:30pm today to demonstrate against the proposed anti-worker legislation put forward by the National Party. More >>

Political VUW Trespasses to be Challenged in Court

Thursday, 22 April 2010, 9:32 am | Workers Party of New Zealand

Workers Party activists Heleyni Pratley and Joel Cosgrove will be appearing in the District Court today (Thursday) at 10am to challenge the trespass charge brought about by Victoria University of New Zealand. More >>

Victoria University arrests peaceful protestors

Thursday, 22 October 2009, 10:09 am | Workers Party of New Zealand

At midday today Wellington political activists and Workers Party members Heleyni Pratley and Joel Cosgrove were arrested when they attempted to deliver a petition to the administration of Victoria University. The petition, signed by 50 academics, ... More >>

Protest to be held against VUW repression:

Wednesday, 21 October 2009, 11:27 am | Workers Party of New Zealand

Students and members of the public will present a petition to the administration at Victoria University today at midday to demand the lifting of the two-year trespass order imposed against Wellington political activists Heleyni Pratley and Joel Cosgrove.  ... More >>

Victoria University: No Free Speech Here Thanks

Friday, 2 October 2009, 12:53 pm | Workers Party of New Zealand

Victoria Universitymanagement has repeatedly refused to answer the various charges laid against it by Workers Party activists Heleyni Pratley and Joel Cosgrove in response to the management imposing a two-year trespass order on them.  More >>

University Trespasses Political Dissent

Wednesday, 23 September 2009, 11:54 am | Workers Party of New Zealand

Workers Party activists Heleyni Pratley and Joel Cosgrove have been trespassed from Victoria University for two years for participating in a student protest against University fee rises of over 90%. More >>

Resistance is not Terrorism

Friday, 29 May 2009, 9:30 am | Workers Party of New Zealand

The Workers Party NZ is launching a national solidarity campaign to support the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). More >>

Vic Uni kicks out students for anti-war protest

Thursday, 21 May 2009, 4:38 pm | Workers Party of New Zealand

Victoria University has disenrolled three students for an anti-war protest around Anzac day, and issued a warning to another student. Deborah Willis, Dean of the Humanities faculty, has disenrolled Joel Cosgrove and Alastair Reith, claiming a flag burning ... More >>

Party demands lifting of flag-burning trespass

Thursday, 7 May 2009, 9:31 am | Workers Party of New Zealand

Victoria University have placed a trespass notice on Joel Cosgrove (Workers Party member) for his burning of the New Zealand flag today in opposition to New Zealand’s ongoing jingoism surrounding its imperialistic foreign policy. More >>

Make National's "Fire at Will" law a dead letter!

Monday, 2 February 2009, 2:03 pm | Workers Party of New Zealand

This Wednesday February 4th at 7pm trade union and socialist activists will be holding a public meeting in Christchurch to discuss plans for actively resisting National's new "Fire at Will" law, which comes into effect on 1 March. More >>

Declare your job a 90-day free zone!

Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 9:28 am | Workers Party of New Zealand

The 90 day bill is an overt attack on workers' rights, targeting the most vulnerable in small worksites. Workers in these job sites currently enjoy few rights as they are mostly not unionised and the employers consequently have a great deal of power. More >>

Party condemns fresh charges against activists

Friday, 31 October 2008, 5:10 pm | Workers Party of New Zealand

The Workers Party has condemned the decision today by the Crown Prosecutor to lay fresh charges of 'participating in an organised criminal group' against 5 of the social justice activists arrested in last year's so-called 'anti-terror' raids. More >>

Academics and Unionists support Paul Hopkinson

Thursday, 30 October 2008, 2:30 pm | Workers Party of New Zealand

Over 30 prominent academics, teachers and trade unionists have signed an open letter in support of suspended school teacher Paul Hopkinson, standing as the Workers Party candidate for Christchurch East in the upcoming election. More >>

Money Needed For All Infrastructure

Wednesday, 29 October 2008, 12:29 pm | Workers Party of New Zealand

The Workers Party's Christchurch Central candidate Byron Clark is a keen cyclist, who once rode his bike from Christchurch to Picton, but differs with the mainstream cycling lobby on a few key points. More >>

Socialism key to sustainability

Tuesday, 28 October 2008, 3:31 pm | Workers Party of New Zealand

They key to creating an environmentally sustainable society is to put production in the hands of workers, says the Workers Party's Christchurch Central candidate Byron Clark. More >>

Workers Party Not Hand Shakers

Friday, 24 October 2008, 3:33 pm | Workers Party of New Zealand

Workers Party Christchurch Central candidate Byron Clark is surprised at some of the reactions he's got since refusing to shake hands with Labour candidate Brendon Burns at a recent candidates forum. More >>

Anti-capitalists announce party list

Thursday, 9 October 2008, 3:10 pm | Workers Party of New Zealand

Contesting the party list vote for the first time this election, anti-capitalist group the Workers Party has today named 14 candidates who will be standing on its party list. More >>

Anti-capitalists to contest party list vote

Monday, 6 October 2008, 9:46 am | Workers Party of New Zealand

Anti-capitalist group the Workers Party will be contesting the party list vote for the first time in the upcoming general election, after having its application to register with the Electoral Commission approved last Friday. More >>

Teacher to face suspension under Electoral Act

Thursday, 25 September 2008, 4:07 pm | Workers Party of New Zealand

Workers Party Christchurch East candidate Paul Hopkinson is the first school teacher to face penalties for challenging the undemocratic provisions of the 1993 Electoral Act. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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