Press Release – Hikoi – Aotearoa Is Not For Sale
Some of the people from the many different organisations who are backing the Aotearoa is Not for Sale Campaign and demonstration this Saturday- now endorsed officially by Labour, Greens, Mana, NZ First, Unions Auckland, the CTU Runanga Kaimahi Maori, …Aotearoa Not For Sale Demonstration- endorsers speak
Some of the people from the many different organisations who are backing the Aotearoa is Not for Sale Campaign and demonstration this Saturday- now endorsed officially by Labour, Greens, Mana, NZ First, Unions Auckland, the CTU Runanga Kaimahi Maori, Greenpeace, the Unite Union, the EPMU, MUNZ, Actors Equity, New Zealand Nurses Organisation , the Service and Food Workers Union, the Post Primary Teachers’ Association, NZEI Auckland, the Manufacturing and Construction Workers Union, the Working Women’s Resource Centre, Auckland Alliance Against Poverty, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, Occupy Auckland, the Hikoi to stop Asset Sales and Socialist Aotearoa.
Unite Union, 6a Western Springs Road, Morningside.
Tomorrow 10am Thursday April 26th.
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
Deep Sea Oil Drilling by Petrobas off the East Coast.
Wharfies facing the sack as Ports Of Auckland gears up to privatise.
And now no Treaty when it comes to selling off Public Assets.”
“There is huge opposition to the government’s plans to privatise state assets. Electricity is already too expensive in this country- we remember when Folole Muliaga died after she was disconnected for getting behind on her bills. Mums and Dads can’t pay the bills on the poverty wages they earn, let alone buy back what they already own. Its not just American and Australian multinationals and the Chinese State we’re worried about- Our concern is that the government will sell off the family silver to their rich friends, the elite 1%, both domestic and international.
We want to mobilise thousands of people to march on the streets of Auckland this Saturday to say Aotearoa is not for Sale. We will bring together the political Left with union and community campaigns, such as the GI Tenants resisiting eviction and the Wharfies fighting casualisation.
Our public assets, our schools, our jobs and our homes are all under attack. Its time to draw a line in the sand and defeat the government on the streets.”
New Zealand is for sale. Come to the demonstration on Saturday April 28th to defend Aotearoa. Starting 3pm at Britomart.”
Marion Peka- Glen Innes resident
Miriam Pierard- Aotearoa Not for Sale
Joe Carolan- Socialist Aotearoa
John Minto- Mana Movement
and speakers from the other organisations, unions and parties endorsing.
Facebook event page HERE-