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

By Staff , -

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. [...]

Protesters Force Auckland Standstill As TPP Is Signed

By Staff, -

By Newstalk ZB. Auckland, NZ - A contingent of protesters numbering around 1000 gathered at Aotea Square early this morning before marching to the Centre on Federal Street and confronting police [...]

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