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CTU president addresses People’s Expo

August 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

President of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Helen Kelly delivered a keynote address at the 2nd People’s Expo in Wellington today. Exhibitors from thirteen community organisations and four political parties took part in lectures and discussion on political and social issues facing working people today. Lectures were also given by Mr Rory McCourt, Vice-President of the Victoria University Students’ Association, and Rev. Karen Dyhrberg of the St Cuthberts Anglican parish in Berhampore. Organisations in attendance were: the Labour, Greens, Mana and Workers’ parties; Living Wage Campaign, Unions Wellington (regional trades and labour council), New Zealand Educational Institute, Labour History Project NZ, Community Law Wellington, Benefits Rights Service, Wellington Residents’ Coalition, United Community Action Newtown, Share International, Compassionate Communication, The City is Ours and […]

MP Delahunty addresses People’s Expo

August 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

Green Party MP Catherine Delahunty delivered a keynote address to the inaugural WEA People’s Expo, held in Wellington on October 8th. The meeting brought together ten of the leading community groups in the region for a day of political lectures and discussion. Ms Delahunty delivered a tribute to her late father Jim Delahunty, a character ingrained in the Wellington political scene, to which the expo was dedicated. She addressed many important issues facing the working people of New Zealand.Participating organisations included the Unions Wellington (regional Trades and Labour Council), Public Service Association community sector division, MMP Campaign, Wellington People’s Centre, The Futures Trust, Tax Justice Campaign, Electoral Enrolment Centre, Residents’ Coalition, October 15th Raids Support Group, and Freedom Shop. Musical performances included folk musician Don […]

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