New Zealand Is Infusing Policing With A Social Work Philosophy

By Serena Solomon, Reasons to be Cheerful. -

A call for help from domestic or family violence is made on average every four minutes in New Zealand, whose high statistics regularly top global lists. And South Auckland is the country’s ground [...]

Some Countries Have Brought New Cases Down To Nearly Zero

By Jason Beaubien, NPR. -

Perhaps the greatest success story is New Zealand, which has stopped local transmission and has a plan to completely eliminate the virus from its territory. "The lesson is that it can be [...]

The Strike Returns To New Zealand

By Ross Webb, -

Over the last year, New Zealand has seen tens of thousands of workers walk off the job, challenging the Labour government’s self-imposed austerity. In early 2018, a New Zealand nurse and union [...]

Christchurch Happens Every Day In The War On Terror

By Matthew Behrens, -

As we mourn the victims of the terrorist atrocity in New Zealand -- where at least 50 Muslim worshippers were mowed down by a white supremacist partially "inspired" by Donald Trump -- many are [...]

The Christchurch Shooting And The Normalization Of Anti-Muslim Terrorism

By Whitney Webb, -

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND — What is without question the worst mass shooting in New Zealand’s history took place on Friday when shooters, 28-year-old Australian Brenton Tarrant among them, opened [...]

U. S. Sale Of War Planes To New Zealand Faces Resistance

By David Swanson, -

The U.S. State Department uses public funds and public employees to market private products designed for mass killing to foreign governments. Few corporations have benefitted more from this [...]

To The Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister Of New Zealand: Please Call A National referendum On The CPTPP Treaty

By Bruce King, -

Now it’s your decision on whether or not to forward the Bill to the Governor-General with a recommendation to sign it into law. In practice, that decides whether or not NZ commits to join the [...]

New Zealand Company To Make 4 Day Week Permanent After Trial Success

By Sean Fahey, -

Perpetual Guardian, a company is New Zealand that helps people with wills, trusts, and estate plans, employs 240 people and pinned the success of the trial down to employee attitudes. After [...]

Activists Cement Their Feet In Concrete To Protest CPTPP Signing

By Dan Satherley, -

A last-ditch effort to stop the CPTPP has seen protesters cement themselves in concrete as well as dumping pillows and soft toys outside MP’s offices. The CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive [...]

New Zealand Considers Creating Climate Change Refugee Visas

By Charles Anderson, -

By Charles Anderson for The Guardian - New Zealand’s new government is considering creating a visa category to help relocate Pacific peoples displaced by climate change. The new category would [...]

Direct Action Against Arms Fairs In New Zealand And South Korea

By Staff, -

By Staff of War Resisters' International - In New Zealand, Peace Action Wellington organised groups from across New Zealand to resist the annual New Zealand Defence Industry Association's (NZDIA) [...]

Planet Loses Tree Cover Size Of New Zealand In One Year

By Morgan Erickson-Davis, -

By Morgan Erickson-Davis for The Campaign to Stop GE Trees - Last year the world lost an area of tree cover the size of New Zealand, according to satellite data. That’s around 29.7 million [...]

New Zealand’s New Prime Minister Calls Capitalism A ‘Blatant Failure’

By Chris Baynes, -

By Chris Baynes for Independent - New Zealand's new prime minister called capitalism a "blatant failure", before citing levels of homelessness and low wages as evidence that "the market has [...]

Government’s ‘Ministry Of Oil’ Charges Greenpeace Swimmers

By Staff, -

By Staff of Green Peace - “Three of us who got in the water yesterday in front of a climate-destroying oil ship have been charged. We have been charged, not by the police, but by “The Ministry of [...]

Military To Be Used Against NZ Peace Flotilla

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By Staff of Auckland Peace Action - The government has indicated it plans to deploy the NZ military against a peaceful flotilla opposing the entry of warships into Auckland Harbour in November. [...]

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