MAYDAY2K+1: Preparation Day This Saturday
May Day ....... Workers of the World Relax....... Celebrate
international Workers Day!
Its arts and crafts time!
Preparation for May Day.
This is taking place above the
Blue Note on the corner of Vivian St and Cuba Mall.
(Wellington) This Saturday 21st April from noon
Bring paper, sellotape, paints, wire, cardboard,
glue, cans, other arty farty stuff, and of course artistic
To make banners, puppets, posters, noisemakers, and
other essential May Day accessories.
http://aotearoa.wellington.net.nz/mayday/ for more
information on the planned festivities...
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Gordon Campbell: On The New Pike River Agency (And The Air Strike Wing)
Much of the sympathy the public still feels for the families of the Pike River miners has been sustained by the sense that the previous government – let alone the mining company and the processes of receivership and litigation – has never dealt honestly, or fairly, with them.
Finally, yesterday’s announcement by the Ardern government that a new state agency will be set up to assess and plan the manned re-entry to the mine (on a set timetable) goes a long way to meeting the families’ remaining request: that they be enabled, if at all possible, to bury their loved ones. More>>