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.
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.
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
Oxfam is an international development NGO with a goal of Working together to end poverty and injustice and a vision of a world without poverty where people are valued and treated equally, on a planet that has the natural resources to sustain them. Although their main focus is international they also apply their advocacy to issues in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Contact: Jo Spratt
The Diocese plans to be involved through their advocacy arm. They are very active in promoting social justice throughout the region as shown by their mission statement: We are family; we are disciples; we care for the last, the lost and the least.
Contact: Kate Day – Email: [email protected]
We are a volunteer network focused on the public sphere. There are three legs to our work – a strong public sector, genuine democracy and engagement, and community wealth.
Contact: Jan Rivers / www.publicgood.org.nz
Our aim is to connect with people across Aotearoa New Zealand in creating a more equitable, connected, innovative and sustainable country, rooted in a firm commitment to the Tiriti o Waitangi, and to engaging proactively in global affairs. Working together we want to make a home for everyone who dwells here.
Contact: Aaron Packard: [email protected]