In the media

 

 

2017

 

Living Wage Supporter: 'I know what it's like to struggle' - May 16 (NZ Herald)

E tū urges Christchurch City Council to pay staff a Living Wage - May 15 2017 (The Press)

Council denies workers a Living Wage - May 9 (Wanganui Chronicle)

Nearly one in ten Tauranga Council workers paid less than Living Wage rate of $20.20 per hour May 6 2017 (Bay of Plenty Times)

Nelson City Council to consider introducing Living Wage during annual plan - May 2nd (Nelson Mail)

Kedgley slams regional council for 'double standards' during debate on living wage - April 5 (DominionPost)

Greater Wellington Regional Council staff in line to receive Living Wage this year - April 3 (DominionPost)

Exclusive: Wellington Council cleaners get a Living Wage - April 2 (NZ Herald)

Campaigners confident Auckland Council will introduce a Living Wage - March 27 (NewstalkZB)

Lower Hutt Council backs Living Wage - March 16 2017

What the Living Wage Movement means for your company - February 2017 (HRM Online TV)

Living Wage rises amid call to do away with the minimum - 21 February 2017 (Stuff.co.nz)

Living Wage' to go up 40 cents to $20.20 per hour - 21 February 2017 (One News)

Living Wage to rise as costs go up - 21 February 2017 (NZ Herald)

Living Wage boosted to $20.20 per hour - 21 February 2017 (Newstalk ZB)

New Zealand's new official Living Wage - 21 February 2017 (Newshub)

Living Wage put at $20.20 per hour - 21 February 2017 (Radio NZ)

What is fair pay in NZ? Mark Sainsbury talks to Prof Jane Parker - 21 February 2017 (Radio Live)

What does the Living Wage mean for workers and employers? - 21 February 2017 (Stuff.co.nz)

 

 

2016

Wellington aims to become NZ's first Living Wage Council - 9 December 2016 (Newstalk ZB)

Three Wellington mayoral candidates commit to paying staff a living wage - 2 September 2016 (Stuff.co.nz)

Auckland mayoral candidates gagged - 1 September 2016 (NZ Herald)

B-Side Stories: Lyndy from Living Wage Aotearoa - 22 July 2016 (Soundcloud)

Living Wage: Radio NZ interview with Deborah Littman - 11 July 2016 (Radio NZ)

Council decision to not raise wages called out by the Timaru Budget Advisory Trust - 6 July 2016 (Timaru Herald/Stuff.co.nz)

Living Wage rate for cleaners not justified without qualifications: CrestClean Boss - 4 July (Stuff.co.nz)

Living Wage rises, but Christchurch City Council negotiating with top earners first - 1 July 2016 (Stuff.co.nz)

Christchurch City Council urged to prioritise living wage - 1 July 2016 (Newstalk ZB)

Minimum wage 'doesn't really cut it' - 1 July 2016 (Radio NZ)

Full list of Living Wage employers revealed - 1 July 2016 (HRM New Zealand)

Living wage move applauded - 29 June 2016 (Rotorua Daily Post/NZ Herald)

Living Wage gaining momentum in Nelson - 18 May 2016 (Radio NZ)

Business group ditches legal challenge to council living wage - 13 May 2016 (Checkpoint Radio NZ)

Wellington City Council and Chamber of Commerce both claim living wage victory - 13 May 2016 (Stuff.co.nz)

Alliance of community groups join for Hutt Valley Living Wage push - 17 March 2016 (Dominion Post/Stuff.co.nz)

Minimum wage - How high is too high? - 6 March 2016 (Radio NZ)

Editorial: Council churlish on living wage - 5 March 2016 (Dominion Post/Stuff.co.nz)

Catriona MacLennan: The hypocrisy of the Auckland Council - 3 March 2016 (NZ Herald)

Living wage support growing - 4 March 2016 (Radio Waatea)

Auckland Council and the living wage - 1 March 2016 (Radio NZ)

Darryl Evans on living wage - 1 March 2016 (Newshub/Paul Henry)

Minimum pay, Living Wage gap 'growing' - 29 February 2016 (Newshub)

New Zealand living wage rate of $19.80 to kick in July 1 - 29 February 2016 (Stuff.co.nz)

Laila Harre's restaurant workers will be paid a 'living wage' - 29 February 2016 (NZ Herald)

Living Wage is affordable for Auckland Council - 17 February 2016 (Living Wage Movement Aotearoa NZ Media release)

Karen Pattie: Work vs benefit - living wage needs to be adopted - 25 January 2016 (NZ Herald)

Porirua City Council to consider living wage again - January 19 2016 (Dominion Post/Stuff.co.nz)

 

2015  

Neglecting child poverty is 'not who we are as a nation' - 15 December 2015 (One News)

Wellington City Council extends living wage to security guards - 29 October 2015 (Radio NZ)

City council's high salaries give the lie to Living Wage fears - 28 October 2015 (Dominion Post/Stuff.co.nz)

City council move on living wage is modest and sensible - 30 October 2015 (Dominion Post/Stuff.co.nz)

MPOWER Newsletter - Research on Living Wage - Volume 2 Issue 3 September 2015 (Opinion piece by Convenor, Annie Newman)

Selwyn Village targeted by living wage campaign - 5 August 2015 (NZ Herald)

Housing too pricey for working poor - 9 July 2015 (Radio NZ)

Tuaropaki Trust becomes first Living Wage NZ accredited Māori business employer - 2 July 2015 (Te Karere TVNZ on Youtube)

Marchers Rally for Wellington City Council living wage - 24 June 2014 (Dominion Post/Stuff.co.nz)

Council vetoes living wage plan - 27 April 2015 (NZ Herald)

Living Wage increase 'small' compared to CEO pay hike - 25 February 2015 (TV3 - Firstline) 

What is the Living Wage? - 24 February 2015 (Radio NZ)

Living Wage gives chance to lead decent family life - 25 February 2015 (Dominion Post/Stuff.co.nz)

  

2014

Study aims to find a human impact of living wage - 1 October 2014 (Massey University)

Unison and Church of England reach landmark agreement to bring living wage to all schools - 16 September 2014 (ACNS)

Leaders would struggle on low incomes - 15 September 2014 (Radio New Zealand)

1780 Auckland Council staff earning over $100k - 15 September 2014 (NZ Herald)

Lucy Lawless: Hungry children - the hidden toll - 12 September 2014 (NZ Herald)

Majority of small firms paying a living wage in Northern Ireland - 10 September 2014 (Belfast Telegraph)

Woes of a minimum wage felt by family - 4 September 2014 (Stuff)

Meet the woman behind Ikea's living wage calculator - 6 August 2014 (Marketplace)

Too many Kiwis not on a Living Wage - 6 August 2014 (Stuff)

Living Wage very much on the menu - 24 July 2014 (Dominion Post) 

Security boss pays Living Wage - 3 July 2014 (Stuff)

Over 20 businesses now Living Wage employers - 1 July 2014 (TVNZ)

Cafe leads way with 'Living Wage' - 1 July 2014 (Manawatu Standard)

Q&A| James Crow on the Living Wage - 20 June 2014 (IMPOLITIKAL)

Raising Minimum Wage Is An Economic And Moral Issue - 13 June 2014 (Rev. Larry Snyder for Huffington Post)

Wardens celebrate life on the living wage - 4 June 2014 (TVNZ)

Vaka Tautua talks about the Living Wage in the latest edition of Spasifik magazine - April 2014

Living Wage Announcement - 17 February 2014

Does Rich-Poor Divide Matter? - 9 February 2014 (Insight Radio New Zealand)

Christchurch City Council consider Living Wage - 4 February 2014

Unions promote 'living wage' - 30 January 2014 (Manawatu Standard)

The argument in support of a living wage - 21 January 2014 (Dominion Post)

 

 

2013 

Living wage provides many benefits - 16 December 2013 (Dominion Post)

Council to pay staff a living wage - 11 December 2013 (Dominion Post)

Council may give more staff living wage - 6 December 2013 (Dominion Post)

Len Brown: Living wage just a start - 11 November 2013 (3 News)

Struggling mum backs Living Wage - 7 August 2013 (Stuff)

Auckland Council considers living wage - 15 March 2013 (Newstalk ZB)

Auckland Council considers offering living wage - 15 March 2013 (One News)

First employer adopts living wage - 15 March 2013 (NZ Herald)

West Auckland Company Champions Living Wage - 13 March 2013 (Scoop)

Company champions living wage - 13 March 2013 (Yahoo News)

New Zealand seems long way from fair day's pay - 05 March 2013 (Dominion Post)

Extra $8 won't make Tony's life any easier - 27 February 2013 (Dominion Post)

How to create a legal mechanism to promote social justice - 27 February 2013 (Werewolf)

Make hard work worth the effort - 22 February 2013 (NZ Herald)

A Living Wage for New Zealand - 19 February 2013 (McGuinness Institute Blog)

Richard Moore: Living wage may stop Kiwi exodus - 19 February 2013 (Bay of Plenty Times)

Moral pressure drives fight for living wage - 18 February 2013 (NZ Herald)

'Living wage' for city? - 18 February 2013 (Waikato Times)

Oram: A living wage is an investment in the future - 17 February 2013 (Stuff)

Demand for help remains high - 15 February 2013 (Timaru Herald)

Editorial: Tough choices in quest for a living wage - 15 February 2013 (Dominion Post)

Living wage? Just a dream - Working poor living 'week by week' - 15 February 2013 (Timaru Herald)

Battle for a living wage: Unionist calls for Auckland wage - 15 February 2013 (NZ Herald)

Shearer shows support for living wage campaign - 14 February 2013 (NZ Herald)

Unions announce $18.40 living wage - 14 February 2013 (Sunlive)

"Govt urged to pay workers living wage - 14 February 2013 (NZ City)

A living wage: There are no reasons not to - 14 February 2013 (pundit)

How to earn a living wage - 14 February 2013 (Stuff - Bull Dust)

It's time for a living wage - NZNO - 14 February 2013 (Scoop)

The "living wage" campaign - 14 February 2013 (Breakfast -TVNZ One)

Green Party supports living wage - 14 February 2013 (Voxy)

New Zealand Living Wage $18.40 an hour - 14 February 2013 (Scoop)

Labour champions the Living Wage - 14 February 2013 (Scoop)

Govt needs to blaze the trail on Living Wage - PSA - 14 February 2013 (Voxy)

NZ Living Wage $18.40 an hour - 14 February 2013 (Voxy)

$18.40 an hour needed for living wage - 14 February 2013 (Dominion Post - Stuff)

Industries quail at pay cost - 14 February 2013 (NZ Herald)

Battle for a living wage: Hard working poor families desperate for a living wage - 14 February 2013(NZ Herald)

Battle for a living wage: Campaigner says mindset shift needed to accompany monetary leap - 14 February 2013 (NZ Herald)

Battle for a living wage: Cities agree to look into higher pay - 14 February 2013 (NZ Herald)

"Calls for living wage after report - 14 February 2013 (3 News)

Report identifies NZ's living wage - 14 February 2013 (One News)

Unions announce $18.40 living wage - 14 February 2013 (Sunlive)

Women tell PM 'Govt must support living wage' - 14 February 2013 (Voxy)

Campaign group proposes $18.40 an hour 'living wage' - 14 February 2013 (Radio NZ)

Living Wage support Living Communities - 13 February 2013 (Scoop - Business)

Christians to encourage payment of living wage - 13 February 2013 (Scoop - Politics)

Health Care Aotearoa Supports Living Wage - 13 February 2013 (Scoop - Community)

Students call for Living Wage - 13 February 2013 (Scoop - Business)

Wesley Community Action support call for living wage - 13 February 2013 (Voxy)

Editorial: Living wage only part of solution - 13 February 2013 (Manawatu Standard)

Battle for a living wage: Ghosts in corridors of power highlight disparities in pay - 13 February 2013(NZ Herald)

Editorial: Living wage only part of solution - 13 February 2013 (Manawatu Standard)

Battle for a living wage: Ghosts in corridors of power highlight disparities in pay - 13 February 2013(NZ Herald)

Battle for a living wage: Govt favours raising minimum wage, says minister - 13 February 2013 (NZ Herald)

What is a "living wage"? - 12 February 2013 (Radio Live)

Mayor pushes to give hundreds a pay increase - 12 February 2013 (Stuff)

'Living wage' campaign support bid - 12 February 2013 (Otago Daily Times)

Editorial: Key to 'living wage' will be equating it with fairness - 12 February 2013 (NZ Herald)

Battle for a living wage: Students obliged to take jobs at well below minimum wage - 12 February 2013 (NZ Herald)

For a living wage - 11 February 2013 (The Standard)

Chris Ford: A living wage is the only way to go! - 11 February 2013 (Voxy)

International campaigner pushes living wage - 11 February 2013 (Radio New Zealand)

Mayor supports living wage for Wellington - 11 February 2013 (Dominion Post)

Unions seek 'living wage' for thousands - 11 February 2013 (3 News)

Growing pressure on big business to offer 'living wage' - 11 February 2013(One News)

Battle for a living wage: A Kiwi bloke can survive on $19 an hour ... yeah right - 11 February 2013 (NZ Herald)

Battle for a living wage: Redundancy leaves truckies stressed - 11 February 2013 (NZ Herald)

Battle for a living wage: The pay you need to survive - 11 February 2013 (NZ Herald)

 

 

2012 

'False economy' hits many whanau - 31 October 2012 (The Gisborne Herald)

Billy Bragg supports Living Wage Aotearoa New Zealand

Presbyterian Church backs living wage campaign - 07 October 2012 (Voxy)

A fair wage for all - 28 September 2012 (Caritas Blog)

Living Wage: Give me Hope - 21 September 2012 (Samoa Observer)

Inequality is now at its highest level - 17 September 2012 (Dominion Post)

How a living wage increases opportunity – not just fairness - 12 September 2012 (Pacific Scoop)

Why support Living Wage? - 12 September 2012 (Samoa Observer)

Living Wage Campaign gets strong support - 09 September 2012(Samoa Sunday Observer)

Links to PDF Versions of Samoa Observer - Page 1 Page 2 Page 10

Living wage needed to address gender pay gap - 31 August 2012 (Pay Equity Challenge Coalition)

Wellingtonians sign up for end to "dying wage" - 30 August 2012 (NewsWire)

Kāpiti Living Wage? - 30 August 2012 (Kapiti Independant)

Living Wage Aotearoa New Zealand campaign launched today - 30 August 2012 (Channel 9 Dunedin)

Living wage campaign launch for Wellington - 30 August 2012(NewsWire)

Family struggle daily to live on minimum wage - 30 August 2012 (Dominion Post)

Teen has job to keep siblings at school - 30 August 2012 (Stuff)

Living wage debate close to home for MPs - 30 August 2012 (NZ Herald)

Struggling families borrow to buy food - 21 July 2012 (NZ Herald)

Pasifika march demands greater voice - 16 June 2012 (Newstalk ZB)

Pacific community 'march for the poor' - 16 June 2012 (TVNZ)

Pasifika marchers fell ignored - 16 June 2012 (TV3)

Carers deserve respect and decent pay - 31 May 2012 (Dominion Post)

The Budgets effect on low income families - 24 May 2012 (Campbell Live)

Political support for living wage pouring in - 23 May 2012 (Newstalk ZB)

A Living Wage - 23 May 2012 (The Standard)

Living Wage campaign launched - 23 May 2012 (Stuff)

Living Wage critical in fight against poverty - 23 May 2012 (Scoop)

Govt and employers "need to take notice" of Living Wage campaign - 23 May 2012 (Voxy)

Campaign for living wage wins support - 23 May 2012 (MSN NZ News)

Living Wage campaign: "There's no quality of life" - 23 May 2012 (NZ Herald)

Campaign for living wage wins support - 23 May 2012 (Yahoo NZ News)

Campaign calls for living wage - 23 May 2012 (Dominion Post)

Living wage campaign launched - 23 May 2012 (3 News)

Living Wage campaign launched in Auckland - 23 May 2012(TV3)

No food, no shoes and kids kept home - 23 May 2012 (Rotorua Daily Post)

Minimum wage while studying equals poverty - 23 May 2012(Campbell Live)

Living Wage campaign launched in Auckland - 23 May 2012 (NZ Herald)

Living wage campaign launched - 23 May 2012 (Radio NZ)

'Living wage' campaign reignites minimum wage debate - 23 May 2012 (NZ Herald)

Campaign launched for 'living wage' - 23 May 2012 (NZ Herald)

Barely surviving on minimum wage - 22 May 2012 (Campbell Live)

Campaign calls for 'living wage' - 22 May 2012 (Stuff)

Forums way to generate consensus, lasting policy -22 May 2012 (Otago Daily Times)

Living wage campaign launched - 21 May 2012 (TVNZ)

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