Terrorism Suppression Act used against activists in New Zealand

At the beginning of the week New Zealand woke up to the news that there was a serious terrorist threat to the Prime Minister and that the police were carrying out militaristic armed raids (something unheard of in New Zealand) across the nation to apprehend the suspected terrorists under the Terrorism Suppression Act 2002 (TSA).

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Auckland Docks Strike

Earlier this month there was a very militant 48-hour strike of the New Zealand dockworkers over pay and conditions. As usual, the bosses, while getting fat salaries themselves, claim the dockworkers are already well paid!

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Budget 2007

NZ Labour's Finance Minister, Michael Cullen, delivered his 8th budget in the 'Beehive'

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Locked out SFWU workers say 'We Beat the boss'!

First ever national lockout in public hospitals ends in victory

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The price of a life in New Zealand? - NZ$168.40

An Auckland woman, Folole Muliaga, recently died in New Zealand because she could no longer run her oxygen machine which kept her alive, the reason being the electricity company Mighty River Power cut off her supply because of a NZ$168.40 arrears. A clear example that services run for profit kill!

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