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Posts Tagged ‘ protest ’

Striking Wellington teachers up the anti on pay demands

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



LISTEN: More action promised if teachers strike falls on deaf ears

Aug 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article

Primary school teachers are talking tough as they rally in their thousands for improved conditions. COURTNEY DAY reports:



WATCH: Oil protest proves worthwhile

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Protesters applaud an end to oil exploration in New Zealand. Mobile reporter BRONTE WILSON filmed events leading up to this week’s announcement.



WATCH: Arrests at weapons expo

Oct 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Police have arrested a number of protesters outside Westpac Stadium for blocking a roadway leading into a weapons expo. BLAIR MOCKETT reports.



Facebook’s influential in Christchurch Women’s March

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The Christchurch Women’s March came together in seven days thanks to social media’s reach



NZ Land Wars day announcement reminder of push for Parihaka

Nov 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Modern day peace protesters keep up the pressure for November 5 memorial. SHAR DAVIS talks to two supporters.



Hopes rally will prompt an inquiry into mental health

Oct 17th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Hundreds join Wellington march against violence

Sep 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Angry Kiwis want to clean up politics

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Chinese take protest to street in Newtown

Aug 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, News, Top Picture

Falun Gong practitioners are protesting outside a Chinese community newspaper which they say has defamed them but the editor is not backing down. FINN RAINGER reports.



Support for Palestine at Wellington protest.

Jul 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Wellington protest march for Maui’s dolphin with message for minister

Jul 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Nick Smith target after oil exploration raised dismissed as threat to dolphins in marine reserve.



Spying, inequality lead Anonymous in masks to Parliament

Nov 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, Multimedia, News

March the first of 447 around the world the be staged on November 5.



Hot dogs, cherry picker used in ACC protest

May 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Hot dogs and a cherry picker were used to disrupt the footpath outside ACC head office in Wellington this week to publicise a $4.6 million claim. YONG-CHOO LEE reports.



Striking McDonald’s workers are not lovin’ it

May 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Striking McDonald’s workers greeted Wellington commuters leaving the railway station yesterday morning, reports ZAK GERRATY.



Cenotaph occupied in protest against state asset sales

May 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Some protesters from the anti-asset sales march on Saturday are now camping out in front of Parliament.



Anti-asset sales petition nears its goal

Feb 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Top Picture

All sorts turned out to the protest at Wellington’s Frank Kitts Park against the Government’s proposed asset sales.



Israelis and Palestinians march together in Wellington

Nov 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Police diffuse tension by leading away Two men shouting pro-Israel messages.



Pomare residents march on Parliament

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

ABOUT ONE hundred people from Wellington, Napier and Auckland marched to the steps of Parliament today, to protest at what they claim to be “ill treatment” by Housing New Zealand. Residents from the Hutt Valley suburb of Pomare were among those protesting, after they were evicted from about ninety state houses, that were eventually demolished earlier this year.



Pomare residents protest at Parliament

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

POMARE RESIDENTS are on the steps of Parliament at the moment, protesting their eviction and eventual demolition of their Housing Corp properties in Farmer’s Cresent earlier this year. The Pomare residents have joined with others from Auckland and Napier, who travelled to the Capital to protest about similar treatment by Housing Corp.



What the streets and digital art are saying about US election

Nov 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

The mood has shifted from spreading hope to avoiding despair.



US Green party puts up a fight in election race

Nov 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Green candidate among minor voices trying to be heard in the US political system.



Flash occupation hits key asset sales players

Oct 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Most Popular, News, Top Picture

TEN protesters today marched into the lobby of a Lambton Quay building to condemn Forsyth Barr’s role in state asset sales, and they plan to do it again.



Campaign to stop health funding cut falls flat

Aug 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Hospital board cut to go ahead despite community effort.



Newtown group wants answers over health cuts

Jul 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

A Newtown community group refuses to accept the health board’s silence over a funding cut to the local clinic.

Pleas for information from Capital and Coast District Health Board have failed, but now TV3’s Campbell Live may be taking an interest, reports VOMLE SPRINGFORD.



Health funding cut sparks community action

Jun 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

PEOPLE angered by cuts to front line health services are taking their protest to the next Capital and Coast District Health Board meeting.

Cuts to the Newtown Union Health Service (NUHS) funding has sparked the anger. VOMLE ANTAS reports.



Student activists increase anti-government action

May 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

LOOMING budget cuts have student activists preparing to campaign against government reforms they say will make education less accessible.

However differences have emerged between the established student bodies and new, more militant forces. ALASTAIR REITH reports



‘Men with painted eyes’ cap glittering week

Mar 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Greer starts week with publicity but queer finishes in spotlight.



Food Bill fallout feeds growing concerns

Sep 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Protesters assured they can grow, share each other’s food.



Wellywood row heats up as cement goes down

Aug 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Foundations look like they’re for Wellywood sign.



Pure anger over government mining plan

Mar 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A speedily organised protest has hundreds chanting at Parliament



Can the click of a mouse save public broadcasting? Maybe…

Mar 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

EXPRESSING your opinion these days is easier than ever. SABRINA DANKEL looks at how nearly 20,000 clicks on the web “save” Radio New Zealand.



Waterfront watchers take council to court

Mar 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Uncategorized

At stake, say protesters, is the public’s right to have a say.



Loyal listeners protest threat to RadioNZ

Feb 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hundreds demonstrate against government RNZ funding freeze.



Bikoi crowd chants clear message against fee rise

Nov 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Thousands of motorcyclists revved up about ACC changes.



Locals join global call to free ‘Cuban five’

Sep 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Eleven years on, support remains for five so-called spies.



Hundreds turn out to back ‘shameful’ protest

Jun 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News

The protest about pay parity for women. WITH SLIDESHOW.



‘Sewage leaked through my walls’ says student

Aug 26th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington students want $1000 compo from hostel-owner.



VIDEO: Uni students’ hostel protest coverage

Aug 26th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Video coverage of Victoria Uni student hostel protest on Willis St.



Video: Truckers take over Wellington for protest

Jul 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Multimedia

Voice-over: Katrina King. Reporting by: Nicola Tod, Luke Appleby, Aaron Caskey and Jenny Meyer



In Pictures: More truck protest

Jul 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Picture story

A cyclist is dwarfed by the convoy behind him as he waits at the traffic lights on the corner of Dixon and Taranaki Sts in Central Wellington. (Picture: Sarah Coddington) A lone protestor on the Wellington waterfront disagrees with the truckies’ case. (Picture: Jenny Meyer) The trucks back up along Wellington’s Jervois Quay. (Picture: Jenny […]



Police ‘very pleased with everyone’ at protest

Jul 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Traffic ran smoothly through the Wellington CBD earlier today as truck drivers sent a convoy down the motorway to protest outside Parliament. Excellent co-operation from the public was cited as the main reason why the protest did not cause too many traffic delays, say police. Kaye Calder, Wellington Police spokesperson, says they had encouraged commuters […]



Video: The protest protest

Jul 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Uncategorized

This protestor took his own view on the truckers’ plight.



VIDEO: We meet one of the protestors

Jul 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Multimedia

NewsWire.co.nz reporter Luke Appleby meets one of the protestors in Wellington.



Protest Watch: Live updates

Jul 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Uncategorized

How are you getting home? Follow the latest on the protest with our live updates. Twitter users can follow us live @newswireconz LIVE: Protest Watch



Public support as truckers head through city

Jul 4th, 2008 | By | Category: News

Wellingtonians come out in support of protesting truckies.

In Pictures: Today’s protest
VIDEO: Meet a protestor
VIDEO: The day’s events in full
Police pleased with public co-operation