Posts Tagged ‘Marton’

Samoan choir singing in Marton on Sunday Comments 0

Friday, December 18th, 2015

A Samoan choir will be singing at Mass in a village in New Zealand this Sunday. The parish of St Francis Xavier in Marton will be hosting a choir from the village of Vaiusu near Apia. Organiser Faio Iern, who conducts the choir at St Francis Xavier in Marton, said the choir from Vaiusu would also Read more

ANZCO CMP dispute – Samoan are not slaves says MP Comments 0

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Samoans  are not slaves says outspoken Member of Samoan Parliament, Levaopolo Talatonu. His comments follow claims that workers from Samoa were allegedly threatened with deportation by  the ANZCO CMP Rangitikei meat processing company. Levaopolo says people must be careful and advises against signing  individual contacts if there is no agreement under the initial working contract Read more

ANZCO workers locked out – chairman receives an award Comments 0

Friday, November 25th, 2011

ANZCO workers locked out of their Marton plant since October 19 for say they are determined to continue their opposition to proposed pay cuts of up to 20 per cent, shift changes and reductions in allowances.  Negotiations between the union and the company began in April. Sir Graeme Harrison, founder and chairman of ANZCO, recently received a Welly award in the Read more