Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM)

NZ: Auckland Bus Workers' Lockout

Bus workers in Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand have been locked out by their bosses.

Meeting Report: New Conservatives

Recently the travelling spectacle of the New Conservatives rolled into Rotorua as part of a nationwide tour by its leaders.

Alex Pirie R.I.P

This is an obituary for grassroots social activist Alex Pirie.

Rotorua: Climate Strike

Today Aotearoa Workers' Solidarity Movement (AWSM) joined hundreds of mostly young protestors in Rotorua, in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island in Aotearoa/New Zealand, who acted on the global call for a ‘strike’ in support of the climate.

Solidarity: AWSM newsletter #19 April 2019

This is a link to SOLIDARITY#19 the occasional newsletter of the Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM)

Some Reflections on the Ōtautahi/ Christchurch Tragedy

Much discussion has been held around about New Zealand’s colonialist past, its own far-right groups and the existence of racism in New Zealand society at large. All important conversations that need to be had, but cannot really explain what happened in this instance and why. This was an international event that just so happened to have been in New Zealand.

Mass Shooting Candlelight Vigil

A member of Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM) attended a candlelight vigil for victims of the mass shooting in Christchurch.

Statement on Mass Shooting

Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM) statement on mass shooting in Christchurch.

Can Extinction Rebellion Aotearoa/NZ help save the world?

AWSM are encouraged by the fact that the movement [Extinction Rebellion] has managed to tap into the sense of alarm over climate change... but we feel that there is a conversation that needs to be had about some of their demands.

This Halloween...Abolish The Zombie Monarchy!

On 31st October two members of the Windsor family will be visiting Rotorua, Aotearoa/New Zealand as part of their nationwide tour. The Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM) has distributed this brief leaflet in anticipation of the visit.