Thousands Protest against Chch City Council

February 1, 2012

Get rid of the Bob and Tony ShowApproximately 2,000 people turned out to protest at the Christchurch City Council offices today, angry at a $68,000 pay rise for City Council CEO Tony Marryatt, taking his annual salary to over half a million (Christchurch average wage, $47,000pa). After enormous pressure from the public Marryatt has turned down the pay rise, after initially accepting it, but the protest incorporated a number of issues relating to democracy and transparency in local government.


Red Calendar: February 2012

February 1, 2012

Wellington

Workers Party branch meetings
Tuesdays 6pm
Wellington Peoples’ Centre, contact 022 0351077 to confirm

Urewera Raids: Trial update and public forum
Friday February 3rd, 6pm-8pm
Mezzanine, Central Library

CONTAGIOUS STRIKES: Talk and short film on workers’ struggles in China
Saturday February 4th, 7pm-9pm
46 Frederick Street
Entry by donation

Auckland

Auckland High Court

Christchurch

Open Air University: A Day of knowledge at Occupy Christchurch
Sunday February 12 10am-6pm.
http://www.occupychristchurch.org


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