National's Blitzkrieg Against New Zealand Workers Continues!

On Sunday 18th July 2010 approximately 300 trade unionists protested outside the National Party Conference held in Auckland over the weekend in protest against the attacks on union and workers rights since National took power after the November 2008 elections.

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Socialist Appeal Magazine - Issue #4 - Out Now

Order your copy of Socialist Appeal now.  Issue #3 is available over the autumn months.

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Nat's Budget Attack On Working Class


Finance Minister, Bill English, delivered the National governments second budget.  There were no real surprises as most of the content of the budget had been well signaled in the run up to the budget.  This budget was very much a class based budget- a budget for the rich - paid for by you!

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National Govt Threaten to Privatise Kiwibank

The Finance Minister, Bill English, at a post budget speech to a Christchurch business meeting announced that the government is considering the part-privatisation of Kiwibank.  Bill English was no doubt euphoric from delivering a budget for his rich mates that he thought he could be more honest about the government's intentions to sell our state assets.

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Public Sector Budget Cuts Militant Action Needed to Defend the Public Sector

According to the PSA “Budget 2010 does little to improve prospects for public sector workers and delivery of public services... expect further restructuring tighter restraints and the steady erosion of public services. Job losses will continue....”

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