Junior Doc Strikes Have Med Students “Concerned”

Posted 7:27pm Sunday 26th May 2024 by Hugh Askerud

Junior doctors across the country have been protesting harsh working conditions and pay cuts, much to the concern of med students about to enter the health sector. Lamenting government changes and the already brutally challenging circumstances, one student Emily* said she was “not sure how Read more...

Teachers Fight for Their Live(lihood)s

Posted 3:39pm Sunday 26th March 2023 by Emily Esplin

On Thursday, March 16, thousands of teachers and supporters across the motu left their classrooms to strike. Following a few difficult years recovering from consistent delays in education due to the pandemic, teachers are demanding extra support for their students and themselves. Critic Te Read more...

Dunedin SS4C Strike Underwhelms

Posted 2:04pm Sunday 12th March 2023 by Emily Esplin

School Strike 4 Climate (SS4C) and Fridays for Future joined forces in a nation-wide intergenerational climate strike across the motu on Friday, March 3. The Ōtepoti event, whose organisation was outsourced to Extinction Rebellion (XR), was smaller than most other cities, prompting some Read more...

Uni Staff Vote For Strike Motion

Posted 1:31pm Saturday 24th September 2022 by Zak Rudin

A nationwide strike of Tertiary Education Union (TEU) members, including some of your professors, could be on the cards.  On Tuesday 21st, around 150 Uni staff united in the Main Common Room as part of a nationwide TEU “stop work meeting” to vote on a motion to go on strike. The Read more...

School Strike 4 Climate Slated for September

Posted 3:26pm Friday 19th August 2022 by Denzel Chung

Almost a year and a half after their last swathe of nationwide protests, the “School Strike 4 Climate” (SS4C) is planning to return to Aotearoa on September 23. Organisers hope that this will be “the biggest climate strike mobilisation in Aotearoa to this day”.  On Read more...

Nurses’ Strike About More Than Just Better Pay

Posted 1:02am Monday 9th August 2021 by Oscar Francis

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is planning a strike for 19 August after it rejected the government’s latest pay offer. According to NZNO’s Lead Advocate David Wait, “while the DHBs [District Health Boards] had made promising moves on pay, the offer contained too many Read more...

Student Nurses Support Strike in June

Posted 11:46pm Sunday 23rd May 2021 by Hannah Johns

Student nurses have called for the government to take the eight-hour strike planned for June seriously, or face losing graduates to Australia.  The New Zealand Nurses Organisation voted to strike on June 9 for eight hours after the government offered a 1.38% pay increase, a percentage just Read more...

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