Mediation proves a productive step
PPTA and the Ministry of Education met yesterday for
mediated bargaining talks about their collective agreement
Both parties emerged feeling positive
about continuing negotiations early in the New Year.
What happens in mediation is confidential, so neither
party will be making any further comment.
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Ihumātao: Eviction Doesn't Stop Occupation
Tension between police and opponents of a housing development at Ihumātao in Mangere camped at the site's entrance has ramped up this morning.
at night, protestors sitting on seats arranged around a contained fire, in front of a line of police.
A group had been occupying the land, near Auckland Airport, in an effort to stop the development going ahead, but was moved off yesterday by more than 50 police, as well as local kaumātua, the building company and bailiffs. More>>