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Invest in renewables

May 23rd, 2015 | by Rakesh Lal

The New Zealand government is expanding oil and gas exploration into a number of new sites. These sites were previously


Unite defeats ‘zero-hours’

May 22nd, 2015 | by Joe Kelly

In May unionised fast food workers in New Zealand celebrated a comprehensive win over the major fast food companies. McDonalds,


Māori did not cede Sovereignty

February 26th, 2015 | by Geraldine Pinao

In November 2014, the Waitangi Tribunal delivered its first report on Treaty of Waitangi claims relating to Te Paparahi o


Bank workers dispute

February 14th, 2015 | by Joe Kelly

Since August 2014 workers at ANZ Bank have been involved in the longest-running dispute in New Zealand’s finance sector’s history.


New ‘anti-terror’ laws

February 13th, 2015 | by Geraldine Pinao

In 2014 the National government passed the ‘Countering Terrorist Foreign Fighters Bill’. The law allows for surveillance by intelligence agencies


Labour installs new leader

February 12th, 2015 | by Rakesh Lal

Andrew Little, the newly elected leader of the Labour Party, came to parliament in 2011 after two years as president



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