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The final big push

The final big push

6pm Friday 7th December, Britomart, Auckland

'Aotearoa is Not for Sale' partners call Aucklanders to take to the streets again to oppose the plans to privatise state assets, and celebrate that over 300,000 people have signed the petition for a referendum. With a last Big Push, its time to force a democratic vote to reject these failed policies once and for all.

The street protest will rally together at Britomart at 6pm Friday and march up Queen Street to Aotea Square.

NOW ENDORSED BY: the Labour Party, the Mana Movement, the Green Party, New Zealand First, the Alliance, the Council of Trade Unions, the CTU Runanga Kaimahi Maori, the Unite Union, the Maritime Union of New Zealand, the
FIRST Union, the New Zealand Nurses Organisation, the Service and Food Workers Union, the Working Womens Resource Centre, We are the University, the Tamaki Housing Action Group, Auckland Action Against Poverty, Kia Maia Ratana Church, Climate Justice Aotearoa, the Migrant Workers Association, the Grassroots Action Group and Socialist Aotearoa.

https://www.facebook.com/events/304092823039121

Socialist Aotearoa goes further, calling for the renationalisation of any state-owned enterprises sold by the Key government.

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