New Zealand

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.

Interview With NZ Social Activist: Alex Pirie

Aotearoa Workers' Solidarity Movement (AWSM) interviews NZ-based social activist Alex Pirie. He discusses his personal circumstances as well as local, regional, national and international issues.

The untold history of armistice and the end of World War I

‘The best antidote to ideology is detail,’ writes Paul Mason. And the detail that’s missing this Armistice Day is that working people, when they take power into their own hands, can end whatever catastrophe is imposed on them.

Solidarity With Alex

This is a call out for solidarity with social activist Alex Pirie who has recently been diagnosed with advanced cancer.

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.

Migration: Europe & Aotearoa/New Zealand

This article highlights both differences and commonalities in the phenomenon of recent migration to Europe and Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Wildcat homers, gamifying work and workplace-whanau in the meat industry

Toby Boraman's academic article on the informal resistance by Aotearoa meatworkers in 1970s.

Freedom of Speech or Freedom to Hate?

Building Bridges?

Simon Bridges is the leader of the National Party, one of the two traditional parties of government in Aotearoa/New Zealand. He is currently touring the regions of the country. This article is a report on one of the public meetings during the tour.