September 6, 2023
‘Here come the nurses!’ was the appreciative cry from senior doctors striking outside Wellington Hospital yesterday as Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa — NZNO members spilled off the Newtown bus and took their place on the picket line beside their colleagues.
Read more... Nurses turn out for striking senior doctors
June 7, 2023
‘Disheartened’ but resolute nurses, midwives and kaiāwhina are not ruling out industrial action after a resounding rejection of Te Whatu Ora’s proposal for an offer.
Read more... Strike action not ruled out as nurses overwhelmingly reject Te Whatu Ora’s proposal for offer
May 24, 2023
Gisborne Hospital ward 5 nurses and health-care assistants are jubilant over winning the right to strike for safer conditions and say it opens the door for other nurses struggling in unsafe conditions to take action.
Read more... ‘This is for every other nurse in New Zealand’ — Gisborne ward 5 nurses celebrate right to strike over safety fears
May 21, 2023
Gisborne Hospital nurses say they’re not surprised by Te Whatu Ora’s move to try and block their strike with legal action.
Read more... ‘They’re stabbing us in the back’ — Gisborne Hospital moves to block ward 5 nurses’ strike
May 16, 2023
Nursing staff at Gisborne Hospital’s ward 5 feel they have no choice but to take strike action this month, after worsening conditions have left them and patients increasingly unsafe.
Read more... ‘We’ve been rolling over too long, we’re not going to do it anymore’ — Gisborne nurses to strike
October 7, 2022
Primary health and Plunket members walked off the job, and onto the streets, to escalate their demand for pay parity with hospital colleagues.
Read more... Primary health nurses take their message to the streets, the Government, and the Minister
August 10, 2022
NZNO members went on strike last year and won — alongside pay increases — an agreement that employers return to safe staffing levels.
Read more... What you can do about unsafe staffing on your ward