The nationwide campaign to remove GST from food and tax financial speculation is being launched this Saturday 22 May.
That’s two days after National’s budget where a hike in GST to fund tax cuts for the rich was announced.
All supporters of our tax justice campaign are welcome to attend the petition stalls organised by Socialist Worker (www.UNITYblogNZ.com) and the Alliance (www.alliance.org.nz).
Here are the times and venues for this Saturday’s petition stalls:
8am-10am, Whangarei Growers’ Market, Water Street
12noon-3pm, outside Onehunga Supermarket, cnr Church Street & Selwyn Street, Onehunga.
9am-3pm, Rotorua City Focus, Tutanekai Street.
9am-12noon, Chadwick Road (opposite the post office), Greerton.
11am-12noon, Lower Hutt Markets, Riverbank carpark.
11am, The Square (next to the chalice).
10am-12noon, The Octagon.
At the stalls we will be collecting signatures on the tax petition, which has the following wording:
We request Parliament to:
• Remove GST from food.
• Tax financial speculation.
The campaign has a website up and running, ‘No GST on Food’, go to http://www.nogstonfood.org/. Updates on the campaign will be posted there.