NZ farewells Helen Kelly trade unionist, activist, optimist, campaigner for justice and fairness in NZ.
Tweetstory by Alastair Thompson
Trade unionist Helen Kelly died on October 14th aged 52. Yesterday - Friday 28th October - she was bid farewell at a public memorial meeting at Wellington's Michael Fowler Center in speech and songs. She will be missed.
Watch complete video of the memorial service here:
The public memorial coincided with news that Helen had been dropped from the New Zealander of the Year nomination list. With the help of Action Station I have started a petition asking the princpal awards sponsor Kiwibank to ask the awards organisers to reinstate her nomination.
Yesterday while watching the video stream of the memorial from France I tweeted my highlights in this Storify tweetstory.