Posts Tagged ‘stop asset sales’

Asset sales petition has more work to do

Written By: - Date published: 2:41 pm, May 7th, 2013 - 142 comments

Breaking – The asset sales referendum petition has collected 292,000 valid signatures. It needs 16,500 more (about another 5%) to reach the threshold. The Keep Our Assets Coalition has 2 months to get the remainder – and says it will get them…

Asset Sales delay?

Written By: - Date published: 11:11 pm, February 14th, 2013 - 42 comments

The Herald reports that the Supreme Court will not meet the Government’s timetable for its decision on the Maori Council’s challenge to Asset Sales.

Protest! Asset Sales – TPPA

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, December 8th, 2012 - 49 comments

Yesterday evening there was an Aotearoa Not For Sale protest in Auckland: 350,000 signatures achieved!  Today, Sat 8 Dec, Day of Action against TPPA: NELSON – noon:  AUCKLAND – march leaves Aotea Sq at 2.00 pm sharp! [Update: only news when there’s violence!]

Signathon this weekend

Written By: - Date published: 4:28 pm, November 21st, 2012 - 36 comments

This weekend a major nationwide collection drive aims to reach the signature target to force a citizens initiated referendum on asset sales. Can you help to collect signatures?

Asset sales delayed

Written By: - Date published: 4:28 pm, September 3rd, 2012 - 49 comments

Breaking news – the government is delaying the sale of assets until at least March next year.

Waitangi Tribunal: Asset sales should stop

Written By: - Date published: 3:58 pm, July 30th, 2012 - 70 comments

The Waitangi Tribunal has recommended that asset sales should stop.

Will update as reaction emerges.

Asset sale delay likely

Written By: - Date published: 7:15 am, July 17th, 2012 - 62 comments

Even John Key is now admitting that the asset sale program is facing a serious legal challenge, and that delays in the sales are likely.  Any such delay would have several implications…

Day of Action

Written By: - Date published: 10:38 am, July 12th, 2012 - 89 comments

Dunedin asset sales protest

Written By: - Date published: 2:28 pm, June 16th, 2012 - 12 comments

Between 1 and 2 thousand people turned out in Dunedin today to march in protest at the National government’s plan to sell our assets.

Will Dunne heed his own poll on asset sales?

Written By: - Date published: 11:48 am, April 30th, 2012 - 46 comments

United Future are polling the public about their support for partial privatisation. Will Peter Dunne heed his own poll?

Aucklanders tell Nats they don’t want their MOM

Written By: - Date published: 11:21 am, April 27th, 2012 - 9 comments

The Finance and Expenditure Select Committee got to hear 30 more submissions – all opposed – on the MOM bill. 1400 submissions, almost all against, but no sign the Nats are listening. Big March in Auckland tomorrow to shout it louder.

Hearing about your MOM

Written By: - Date published: 4:28 pm, April 24th, 2012 - 5 comments

The Finance and Expenditure Select Committee hearings into National’s “Mixed-Ownership Model” Bill (aka Asset Sales) have begun in Wellington, with the vast majority of the more than 600 submitters to the select committee process opposed.

Join the Hikoi!

Written By: - Date published: 12:57 pm, April 19th, 2012 - 5 comments

Join the Hikoi against Asset Sales, 24 April – 4 May. If you’re anywhere near Auckland on Saturday 28 April, be at Britomart 3pm to send a message against this Government’s Asset Sales.

Nat asset sales lies

Written By: - Date published: 7:07 am, November 23rd, 2011 - 53 comments

Last night TV1 revealed National’s lies on the explosive topic of asset sales.  The Nats have no official advice to back up their asset sales claims, and information is being withheld from the public.  Not good enough – vote them out.

Who really benefits from asset sales

Written By: - Date published: 4:35 pm, November 12th, 2011 - 25 comments

Brent Sheather assesses the case for asset sales in today’s Herald. He cuts through the crap and concludes “selling the SOEs doesn’t look all that clever, particularly from the perspective of young people and those other sectors of society who won’t be able to participate in the offers in any material way. This is likely to be at least half the population.” He looks at who really benefits, and it’s the fortunate few once again.

Labour proposes asset sales law

Written By: - Date published: 11:55 am, June 20th, 2011 - 57 comments

Labour proposes a new law to stop asset sales.  More like this please!

Billboard fun

Written By: - Date published: 12:17 pm, May 4th, 2011 - 6 comments

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