New Zealand

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.

The war that never ended: public history for the present

A critical look at New Zealand's official First World War centennial programme and its lack of engagement with the war's root causes, namely capitalism and white supremacy.

tiny housing...BIG PROBLEM

As rents become unaffordable and property ownership becomes a luxury, tiny houses are being advocated as a way of addressing the housing crisis both here in Aotearoa and elsewhere.

Solidarity: AWSM newsletter #19 April 2019

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

Christchurch: Some Causes, Official Reactions & An Anarchist Response

This article looks at some of the wider contextual causes of the recent fascist atrocity in Christchurch, state reactions to the act and an Anarchist response to these.

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.

AWSM Action in Solidarity With Christchurch

Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM) has recently promoted solidarity with Christchurch.

Solidarity With Christchurch

AWSM poster for Christchurch.

The 'Polynesian Panthers' and 'The Black Power' Gang: Surviving racism and colonialism in Aotearoa, New Zealand

Nich Shilliam's academic analysis of white supremacy, black power and the historical activities of both the 'Polynesian Panthers' and 'The Black Power' Gang 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.