Archive for the 'Aotearoa' Category

The gutting of the RMA … the heart of Kiwi values

Article – Anton Oliver

During my professional playing days as an All Black I was fortunate to travel extensively around the world. The more I got to see, the greater my appreciation of how beautiful and unique New Zealand was, and how fortunate I was to call it my home. Read more »

Aotearoa is Not for Sale – Hikoi support walk

Press Release – Otautahi Christchurch

This local Hikoi support walk is inspired by the national Aotearoa is not for sale Hikoi that is currently making its way down to Wellington from the top of the north island and is expected to grow in numbers in Auckland on Saturday when Otautahi/Christchurch … Read more »

Occupy Auckland Invited to Waitangi

Press Release – Occupy Auckland

Occupy Auckland has been invited to attend a peace hikoi to Waitangi as guests of the Waitaha nation on February 4-6th 2012 Read more »

Anne Russell: An ode to camping at Occupy Wellington

Opinion – Anne Russell

The campsite where Occupy Wellington once stood looked a little forlorn when I went to pick up my tent. I hadn’t slept in Civic Square for many weeks, and had stopped visiting since we sent out the press release that Occupy was more than a campsite, … Read more »

Occupy Aotearoa Groups Coordinate Nationwide Event

Press Release – Occupy Wellington

Occupy movements around the country have stepped up their nationwide coordination this week, using web-based conferencing to plan simultaneous events in four major centres today, tying in to the 11/11/11 global day of action. Read more »

Occupy Aotearoa: People’s Parliament: First Sitting 11/11/11

Press Release – Occupy Wellington

The Occupied Cities of Aotearoa invite you to join us at 5.30pm this Friday, November11th, to participate in real democracy at the first sitting of the People’s Parliament! Read more »

Rumours Spread Of Nationwide Police Raids On Occupy Aotearoa

Article – Alastair Thompson

This evening rumours have spread through the four Occupy Aotearoa camps in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin that a police eviction operation may begin as early as dawn tomorrow. Read more »

Occupy Aotearoa Movement To Host Labour Day Events

Press Release – Occupy Wellington

Academics, community leaders and other supporters of the global Occupy movement will come together on Labour Day at events nationwide. Read more »

Occupy Aotearoa: A brief summary

Article – Anne Russell

Occupy movements around the country entered their fourth day today. The occupations of public space, inspired by Occupy Wall Street, began on October 15th in cities around New Zeland as part of the global Occupy Together movement. Read more »