This site is an archived version of Indymedia prior to 5th November 2012. The current site is at www.indymedia.org.nz.

Newswire

Occupy 2.0 Ōtepoti

in

Due to atrocious climate change in the southern capital on Sat 13 Oct, the Occupy Dunedin FaceBook group called for a noisy rally in the Octagon at midday on Sun 14.

128 seeks new caretakers

in

128 seeks new caretakers

Would you like to be a part of running a radical social and resource
centre, working to bring about positive social change?
Would you like faciliate the use of space for groups on the radical left in
Wellington and have a cheap, central city place to live?
Are you friendly, outgoing, have time and energy to put into 128 and have

Paula Bennett finally willing to meet with Hunger Striker

in

Sam (Kuha) received a letter from Paula Bennett this afternoon after Paula had contacted Hone, who’s been leading a charge amongst the other parties for support for Sam. She said if Sam comes off the hunger strike, she would be willing to come to Kaikohe and listen to his concerns face to face. A draft reply has been prepared and will be forwarded to Paula through Hone’s office tomorrow morning.

The destiny of Christchurch - a neoliberal or ethical human rights culture for the rebuild?

in

The destiny of Christchurch - a neoliberal or ethical human rights culture for the rebuild?

 

 
Anthony Ravlich
Chairperson
Human Rights Council (New Zealand)
10D/15 City Rd.
Auckland City.
Ph: (0064) (09) 940.9658

 

Photos from day of action against benefit cuts

in

A good day at the Wellington day of action against benefit cuts outside the Wellington Dixon St Work and Income office. After speeches on disability access, solo mums, unemployment and the punitive culture of work and income, a number of people tried to present urine samples to the winz office in protest at recently instituted mandatory drug testing.

The Fragile False Hope of Representative Democracy

in

"Millions of people relying solely on the tenuous chance of victory of a single man in a single rigged contest is NEVER a recipe for liberty." - Tyler Durden, 

Crown Law also Dotcom lawbreakers?

in

The furore over the illegal GCSB surveillance of Kim Dotcom may be compounded by the involvement of Crown Law in the case.

In the Auckland High Court on Wednesday, it was revealed that two members of Crown Law were at a briefing with members of Police and the GCSB only days before the illegal surveillance began.

Anti Poverty Group Challenges John Key Charity Farce

in

AAAP will hold a picket outside a charity lunch tomorrow to highlight the hypocrisy of John Key raising money for kids while implementing destructive welfare reform.

The picket will start at 11:30 and will be held at 159 Lincoln Rd, Henderson.

You know you are a Conspiracy Theorist when...

in

 Adapted from:

DotCom snooping more evidence GCSB is not under control

in

Prime Minister Key is extremely naïve, or lying, when he says he is “shocked” by allegations that the GCSB intervened in the Dotcom case on behalf of the United States.  No Prime Minister has full control over the Government Communications Security Bureau, as David Lange acknowledged (in his foreword to Nicky Hager’s seminal 1996 book on the GCSB and its Waihopai spy base, “Secret Power”).