I love it when people of privilege stand up and do the right thing awesomely.
It started when Le Jeff did this on twitter – “This fucking country in two tweets”:
"We lead a Government that is delivering for all New Zealanders." #NatConf17
— Bill English (@RtHonBEnglish) June 24, 2017
Do you live in AKL? Wld you like to help me help Antoinette, Ray + Joseph who are homeless? Sleeping bags required, more needs later.
— The Aunties (@aunties_the) June 24, 2017
Which got to RNZ and TV3 host Jesse Mulligan,
I read this tweet yesterday and got very bloody angry so I bought those sleeping bags and now I'm gonna talk seriously about this tonight https://t.co/A6NXcq72j0
— Jesse Mulligan (@JesseMulligan) June 26, 2017
Who then went on the telly and owned Bill English.
Prime Minister Bill English says his government is delivering for all New Zealanders, but Jesse thinks otherwise and has something to say about it
Posted by The Project NZ on Monday, 26 June 2017
The Spinoff put up a full transcript.
— Golriz Ghahraman (@golrizghahraman) June 26, 2017
Watch the video, get very bloody angry, do something.
If you live in or near Auckland, Jackie/@whaeapower often tweets out on behalf of the Aunties asking for specific help for women in Refuges, the NZ Prostitutes Collective, or for homeless people. Follow them at their website. The Aunties accept donations at their givealittle page.