Take Action – Sharing our Election Statement



Members of the EN spoke before handing over the Statement to MPs Metiria Turei (Greens) and Jo Hayes (National).
Members of the EN spoke before handing over the Statement to MPs Metiria Turei (Greens) and Jo Hayes (National).


Here is the link to the Statement as a PDF

Here is an image of the three issues:

Equality Network single page v3

Here is an animated GIF image of the three key issues to share on social media and websites

Inequality GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY
You can post the animated GIF straight to Twitter, and it will work well. However it’s slightly more complicated for Facebook. To post it to Facebook:

Media coverage you could link to:
Also Debbie our new superstar: http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/336322/who-can-afford-to-buy-fruit-on-a-benefit
RadioNZ: midday report http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/middayreport/audio/201853126/midday-news-for-1-august-2017 about 10min 30s in

Scoop press release:
Equality Network – http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1708/S00032/equality-network-calls-for-immediate-action-on-inequality.htm

It’s not too late to make a press release about the election statement from your own organisation.
Here’s an example from Peter from Closing The Gap who wrote a press release for Scoop: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1708/S00006/calling-all-parties-do-you-support-a-fair-nz-or-not.htm

Write an opinion piece about inequality while the issue is circulating in the media – some useful people to send to are:
Toby Manhire at the Spinoff: [email protected]
Gina Crampton at Dom Post: [email protected]
John Roughan at the Herald: [email protected]

Please send out to your networks/newsletters.

An easy way to talk about the Equality Network: Our organisation is part of the Equality Network, a 37-member group united against inequality in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Our website: http://www.equalitynetwork.org.nz/