Straterra not happy with climate activists blocking Canterbury Coal Mine

Straterra not happy with climate activists blocking Canterbury Coal Mine

This morning at around 4:30 am Extinction Rebellion activists blocked access to Bathurst’s Coal mine in Canterbury. The activists locked themselves into two vehicles across the access road which prevented any entry into the mine. In contrast, other groups of activists locked themselves inside diggers on the mine site. The...

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COVID-19: No new cases to report in New Zealand today

COVID-19: No new cases to report in New Zealand today

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report today in New Zealand. There was no 1 pm press briefing today. Today the Ministry of Health has reported that 18 people are isolating in the Auckland quarantine facility from the community and 9 people who are also included who have...

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Climate activists block access to Canterbury Coal Mine

Climate activists block access to Canterbury Coal Mine

Extinction Rebellion which is an activist group has blocked access to Bathurst’s Coal Mine, Canterbury. The Bathurst Coal Mine is currently seeking consent from the Environment Canterbury committee and the Selwyn District Council to expand the coal mine and increase its coal extraction. Source: Extinction Rebellion Christchurch Source: Extinction Rebellion...

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Results are in for industrial relations ‘grading’ of political parties

Results are in for industrial relations ‘grading’ of political parties

New Zealand’s Council of Trade Unions (NZCTU) today has released their official assessment and grading of all major political parties.  The grading of each party consists of industrial relations policies in a workplace environment. Also included in the grading report was after sick leave, fair pay, four weeks minimum of...

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Police continuing to investigate unexplained death of Woman, Manurewa

Police continuing to investigate unexplained death of Woman, Manurewa

Police are continuing efforts to find any information that can help them solve the unexplained death of a woman that happened on Sunday at around 3:20 am on a Smedley Street address, Manurewa. Police were alerted on Sunday morning to a woman who was assaulted, she died at the scene....

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Labour Candidate Terisa Ngobi talks Healthcare and Jobs

Labour Candidate Terisa Ngobi talks Healthcare and Jobs

A question from the audience at Waikanae Grey Power was asked, about healthcare and jobs, Labour Candidate for Otaki Terisa Ngobi answers the question including a little pun. Terisa agrees that there needs to be healthcare services closer to home instead of having to travel out of town to go...

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