Secondary teachers challenge Education Minister

Secondary teachers challenge Education Minister

RNZ, Wellington, October 2, 2018  Education Minister Chris Hipkins (Picture for RNZ by Richard Tindiller) The Post Primary Teachers Association, representing secondary teachers, has rejected the Education Ministry’s pay offer in a vote this afternoon. Delegates to the Union’s annual Conference in Wellington have voted this afternoon against an offer of pay rises ranging between 2% to 3% a year…

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New Socialist Organisation Launched in New Zealand

New Socialist Organisation Launched in New Zealand

Auckland, October 1, 2018 A new Organise Aotearoa, a new socialist organisation for all of Aotearoa, has publicly launched today. The group is composed of Māori, Pākehā, and tauiwi, with the goal of undoing the violence inflicted by colonialism and capitalism. “Organise Aotearoa aims to take back power for ordinary, working-class people,” Spokesperson Emilie Rakete said. “We live in a…

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