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Green MPs celebrate May Day


Green MPs celebrate May Day

Green MPs will be attending May Day celebrations this week in a show of support for workers rights.

Activities will be held on both Thursday, May 1 for May Day and Saturday, May 3 for International Workers Day.

"It's important for us to show our support for the rights of employed workers and their unions," said Green MP Sue Bradford, the party's Industrial Relations Spokesperson.

"By celebrating May Day we need to ensure that their rights to collectively bargain and be treated fairly are both respected and protected."

Sue Bradford: Attending the opening of the Wellington Peoples Centre's new Workers Rights Centre. 5.30pm, May 1. Luke's Lane, Wellington Performing in a short play as part of the annual May Day concert. 7.30pm, May 3. Regent Theatre, Palmerston North Contact: Sue Bradford, MP: 027 243 4239

Rod Donald: Speaking on regional economic development in Blackball, the birthplace of the Labour Party. 9.30am, May 3. Formerly The Blackball Hilton, Blackball (near Greymouth) Contact: Rod Donald, MP: 027 450 7183

Keith Locke: Attending Auckland rally and march to Aotea Square. 5pm, May 1. Queen Elizabeth 2 Square, Auckland Contact: Keith Locke, MP: 027 452 8353

Metiria Turei: Attending a march from the Freedom Shop, Cuba St. 12pm, May 1. Cuba St, Wellington Contact: Metiria Turei, MP: 021 440 701


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