Save the date: CPAG Nationwide Post-budget events
CPAG and PHA Wellington Post Budget Breakfast l The Boat Shed
Christchurch Post Budget Breakfast l 7.15am
Auckland Post Budget Brunch l Mt Eden War Memorial Hall l 11am
Nelson & Tasman Post Budget Event
Other events TBC
SUPPORT THE TAX JUSTICE CAMPAIGN FOR A CAPITAL GAINS TAX.
SIGN THE PETITION AT https://www.change.org/p/tell-jacinda-we-want-a-capital-gains-tax-it-s-time-to-join-the-modern-world?signed=true
If you would like to become more involved Can you chip in some putea/ funding to help make this happen? – Anything up to $100 is fine – details below.
- Would your organisation agree to lend its name to this campaign and to be part of a list of supporters in the newspaper advertising?
- Join Tax Justice Aotearoa New Zealand.
- Help amplify a #TaxJustice campaign through your communications and social media channels?
Contact [email protected]
Also tell NZ First what you think at https://www.nzfirst.org.nz/
Social Services Conference
NZCCSS and Community Networks Aotearoa
August 27-28, 2019
Public Good is co-sponsoring a Summer Scholar at Victoria University to “Reveal the Royal Commission on Social Policy 1986-88”. The scholar will work on a series of activities and the results will be presented in a set of published resources in late February or March 2019 and at an event that will bring the recommendations from 30 years ago to a modern audience.
CPAG is producing videos highlighting the experiences of some respondents to the survey. Visit CPAG’s Facebook page to see the first in the series of six videos online
Join Oxfam’s Fair Tax Now campaign on transparency as a way to stop multinational tax avoidance. Oxfam are asking the government to make corporations publish country-by-country reports on their key financial information. Act now. Learn more.
Beneficiary Advisory Service is based in Christchurch, formerly the Christchurch People’s Resource Centre. The BAS has a strong commitment to social justice and a fair society. They provide advice and information as well as advocacy to government and other agencies on issues of concern to beneficiaries.
Contact Claire Gray [email protected] | www.bas.org.nz. .
Tax Justice Aotearoa New Zealand proposes to ring about the complete end of Aotearoa New Zealand as a tax haven, advocate for fairness and reduction of inequalities, both in New Zealand and internationally, and to significantly reduce corporate tax avoidance and evasion.
Contact [email protected] www.taxjustice.net/tag/new-zealand
Renters United has a plan to fix renting that ensures that every renter should have the right to live in a safe and healthy home, pay affordable rent, find and rent a home free from discrimination, intimidation and harassment, expect a respectful and responsive relationship with their landlord, have a rental agreement that grants them long-term security and stability, have good cooking, laundry and bathroom facilities and make their home their own through reasonable changes.
Contact [email protected],nz www.rentersunited.org.nz
There is still time for input into the Child Wellbeing Strategy as the process will continue until December. Reducing income/wealth inequality will have a significant effect on child wellbeing. To have your say, refer to https://www.dpmc.govt.nz/our-business-units/child-wellbeing-unit