Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 

Alliance 2002 Conference: Advisory and Agenda


Alliance 2002 Conference

Saturday November 30th and Sunday December 1st

Wellington Bridge Club

17 Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington

The Alliance is holding its 2002 Conference this weekend in Wellington. Originally scheduled for July this year it was postponed due to the early election.

Alliance members have had a number of local and regional meetings since the election to discuss the future direction of the Alliance and this will be a major part of the debate during the weekend. Also on the agenda:

Strategies for maintaining the G E moratorium: including contributions fro GE activist groups

The War on Terror: Presentation by Nicky Hager & Mike Treen

Welfare Benefits under the New Right: Presentation by Stephen Ruth (Wellington People’s Resource Centre)

Keeping the wages down: Presentation by Matt McCarten

Pay Equity: Presentation by Jill Ovens

Private/Public Partnerships: Presentations by Liz Gordon and John Shaw

Leader’s Address: Laila Harré

Elections of Leader, Deputy Leader, President, Alliance Councillors

A full agenda is attached.

Alliance Conference Agenda

30th November & 1st December 2002 Wellington Bridge Club, 17 Tinakori Road, Thorndon, WELLINGTON

(Boxed areas open to media and non-member observers)

Saturday 30th November
8.30am Late Registration
9.30am Opening and Welcome: Matt McCarten & Laila Harré
9.40am10.10am President’s Report – Matt McCartenThe Alliance and the future Presentations and delegate discussion on the priorities of the Alliance.
10.45am Morning Tea
11.15am Delegate discussion on priorities of the Alliance (continued)
12.45 pm Lunch AND
Women’s Network Meeting
1.45 pm Genetic Engineering: Strategies for maintaining the moratorium Invited GE activists Delegate discussion
2.45pm Afternoon tea
3.15pm The War on Terror Nicky Hager & Mike Treen Delegate discussion
4.45pm Welfare Benefits under the New Right: - Stephen Ruth (Wellington People’s Resource Centre) Keeping the wages down - Matt McCarten Pay Equity -Jill Ovens
5.45pm Choir Choir Pants on Fire performance
6.00pm Conference Adjourns for Day
7.00pm Conference Dinner


Sunday 1st December
9.15am General Secretary’s report: Gerard Hehir
9.45am Policy Committee report – Gwen Shaw Including discussion on a new policy development process.
10.15am Morning Tea
10.45am Constitutional Remits delegate discussion/voting
11.30 am Leader’s Address – Laila Harré
12.15pm Election of Officers Leader Deputy Leader President 4 Conference elected reps elected to the Alliance Council 2 Policy Co-ordinators elected to the Alliance Council (short speeches from candidates)
12.45pm Lunch
1.45pm Private/Public Partnerships – Liz Gordon and John Shaw
2.45 pm Election of Officers – results
3 pm Finale

3.15 pm Afternoon Tea


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Spying On Politicians, Activists, Iwi, Quake Victims: "Failings Across Public Service"

A State Services Commission investigation into the use of external security consultants by government agencies has uncovered failings across the public service, including breaches of the code of conduct...

However, the inquiry found no evidence of widespread inappropriate surveillance by external security consultants on behalf of government agencies. More>>

 

Dope News: Binding Cannabis Referendum To Be Held At 2020 Election

The referendum on cannabis for personal use is part of Labour's confidence and supply agreement with the Greens. It could be one of potentially three referenda - decisions have yet to be made about euthanasia and changes to electoral laws. More>>

ALSO:

Vic: Victoria University Name Change Rejected

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has declined Victoria University of Wellington Council’s application for a legal name change. More>>

ALSO:

PM's Post-Cab 17/12/18: Chief Justice, M Bovis

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's final post-cabinet press conference of the year focussed on announcing the appointment of Helen Winkelmann as the next Chief Justice, and an update on effort to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from New Zealand. More>>

ALSO:

Law Commission Issues Paper: Use Of DNA In Criminal Investigations

In the 22 years since the Act came into force, it has become clear that the modern-day fingerprint analogy is increasingly inapt... Theoretically, whole genome sequencing could ultimately become the standard method of analysing a DNA sample. Such a development will give a new perspective on the concept of genetic surveillance in the criminal context. More>>

State Highways: $1.4 Billion For Road Safety Improvements

The Safe Network Programme will make 870 kilometres of high volume, high-risk State Highways safer by 2021 with improvements like median and side barriers, rumble strips, and shoulder widening. More>>

ALSO:

Dealing Crackdown, Addiction Support: Government Action On Synthetics

The NZ Drug Foundation has welcomed the Government’s response to synthetic drug deaths. The response strikes a balance between giving law enforcement the tools they need to target criminal networks and changing drug law to make it easier for people to access help when they need it. More>>

ALSO:

Strategy Committee Unanimous: Wellington To Forge Ahead With Convention Centre

The three-storey Cable Street building, with around 18,000-square metres of floor space, will comfortably be able to host 1500 people for conventions. It includes a 1651sq m exhibition area that will attract international exhibitions too big for nearby Te Papa and provide an always-changing visitor attraction. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels