Category Archives: Action

CPAG Summit – November

CPAG is holding a Summit in November and all are welcome. See. https://www.cpag.org.nz/cpag-summit-2019-november-18-whakamana-tangata/ for details.

There are two ways that you can help the campaign for PAY EQUITY

1. Sign the CTU’s petition calling on the government to fix problems with the Amendment Bill before it goes to its third reading.

2. Sign the Human Rights Commission’s petition calling for a Pay Transparency Office and additional requirements for 100+ employers (to review, report and take action on gender pay gaps).

Tax on Tuesdays – a series of talks on tax, equality and justice, Wellington

Tax on Tuesdays has been launched by Tax Justice Aotearoa, Victoria University’s Institute for Governance and Policy Studies and the PSA to encourage debate and discussion.

Tuesday 8 October: A Slice of the PIE: Creating a more productive, inclusive economy. Join Bernard Hickey, Geoff Bertram and Alison Pavlovich to consider what the ideal tax system looks like to support a productive, inclusive economy. 12:30-1.30pm, Government Buildings Lecture Theatre 4, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University of Wellington.

Tuesday 12 November: Where’s the Party At? Political party representatives tell us NZ Herald journalist Hamish Rutherford chairs a panel of political party representatives as they share their views about tax, present and future, as well its relationship to equality, climate and economic productivity. 12:00 – 1:30pm, Rutherford House Lecture Theatre 2, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University of Wellington.

Joint Conference – Community Networks Aotearoa & NZ Council of Christian Social Services – August 2019

The value of relationships in building wellbeing

Conference 27 and 28 August, 2019
Tātou tātou e – all of us together

Community Networks Aotearoa and the NZ Council of Christian Services are holding a joint conference on 27 and 28 August 2019 in Wellington. Everyone is welcome. The theme this year is Tātou tātou e – all of us together – the value of relationships in building wellbeing. To find out more or to register, click here

How to Lobby your MP – workshops

Action Stations is conducting Meet Your MP workshops, which will give people the opportunity to learn how to lobby their MPs on welfare system change. The workshops will be held at the times and dates below.: South Auckland: Saturday 17th August, 2-4pm at Manurewa Library Meeting Room,

West Auckland: Sunday 18th August, 2-4pm at Hub West, 29 Corban Ave, Henderson Central

Auckland: Tuesday 20th August, 6-8pm at CitySide Baptist Church, 8 Mt Eden Road, ·

Online: Wednesday 21st August, 6-8pm via ZOOM ·

Wellington: Sunday 25th August, 1-3pm at 39 Webb Street, Te Aro

To attend the workshops sign up via this link

SUPPORT THE TAX JUSTICE CAMPAIGN FOR A CAPITAL GAINS TAX.

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?

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Also tell NZ First what you think at https://www.nzfirst.org.nz/