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WEEKLY ROUNDUP: August 14th - August 20th

 

ALL AROUND THE ISLANDs

SIGN: to ban single use plastic bags nationwide 
ENTER: for a chance to see a secret gig and support Amnesty International with Sofar Sounds

 

AUCKLAND

August 14th

LEARN: at the Refugees Welcome! Takapuna talk on refugees & the election with Doing Our Bit

DISCUSS: at the Next Generation Debate series- Auckland Semi-Final hosted by the New Zealand Initiatives

HEAR: what Labour has to say about the Light Rail Plan for the West

 

August 16th

LEARN: about what the future holds for Indigenous peoples fighting for their environmental rights at a public lecture on Fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline and Indigenous Justice

VOLUNTEER: and have a beer at Auckland Central Labour's Volunteer Social Event

LEARN: how to create a zero waste life at Huckleberry with Conscious Consumers

 

August 17th

CELEBRATENational's Campaign Launch for Kelston hosted by Bala Beeram

MEET: the Candidates at the Election Special at Forest & Bird Waitakere

CELEBRATE: at the Campaign Launch for National's Paulo Garcia

CHAT: and grab some some Beer & Banter with the Labour Party in Takapuna

 

August 18th

LEARN: at the Plastic Diet Bootcamp with the Plastic Diet

DISCUSS: at the Election Debate/ Q&A with the Upper Harbour Candidates at Hobsonville Point Secondary School 

EAT: afternoon tea with Hon. Paula Bennett

 

August 19th

EAT: at Korean BBQ Dinner Fundraiser with Jin An and Romy Udanga from the Labour Party 

DISCUSS: at the Papakura Immigration Public Meeting with Iain Lees-Galloway

CHAT: with Jacinda about Climate Change, Education, Poverty and Mental Health

 

August 20th

MEET: the Candidates in Epsom at Brother Beer

CELEBRATELabour's Campaign Launch

 

CHRISTCHURCH 

August 17th

MEET: Haley Holt for Beer & Politics

August 18th

PARTY: 'Ard with the Young Labour Party

HEAR: former MP David Caygill speak about his experiences being the former finance minister

August 19th

MARCH: for equal pay at the Equal Pay Rally, organised by the NZ Council of Trade Unions

MEET: the Electoral Candidates at Family Day. 

HEAR: about David Seymour's new book and meet the Act Candidates for Christchurch at their Campaign and Book Launch

 

WELLINGTON

Any Day

DONATE: your new or lightly used art supplies to new refugees at the French Art Shop

August 15th

ATTEND: the Agreement in Principle Signing Ceremony

DISCUSS: whether everyone in NZ has a fair level of income at the Pre-Election Forums

CELEBRATE: the launch of the Collective Project, a political action group aiming to amplify progressive voices on our streets, in the media and in politics.

MEET: the 2017 Wellington Central Electoral Candidates

August 16th

CHAT: With Chloe Swarbrick, repping the Green Party, at Chloe on Back Benches

August 17th

CELEBRATE: with ACT at the Wellington Campaign Launch

EAT: at a Breakfast Briefing with Green Party Co-Leader and Wellington Central candidate James Shaw and Associate Finance Spokesperson Julie-Anne Genter

DISCUSS: whether all prisoners should have voting rights with VUW Just Speak On Campus

QUIZ: yourself at the Great Green Aro Valley Quiz with Catherine Delahunty
to raise funds for the Green Party

 

HAMILTON

August 20th

LEARN: at the TedXRuakura2017 event

 

TAURANGA

August 18th

MEET: Winston Peters and find out more about NZ First