Paid union meetings, 2016
PPTA and NZEI joined together for a historic series of paid union meetings, in which we discussed what we would do about the threat of bulk funding. See meeting roundups here.
You can’t keep Havelock North down, and you can’t keep Havelock North’s educators away from their paid union meeting either
Massive energy here at the #betterfunding PUM in Rotorua #HistoricalHui #NZEI #PPTA #HeAhaTeMeaNui? pic.twitter.com/P67VALg4je — Alex Le Long (@ariaporo22) September 14, 2016
The Hamiltom PUM, easily one of our largest meetings so far, gathered educators from all over Waikato.
Tū mai Taranaki e! Almost standing room only at the New Plymouth PUM on September 12.
800 members made their way to Nelson College for their joint paid union meeting.
NZEI and PPTA members around Alexandra met at Dunstan High on 7 September.
350 members arrived in Gore, with standing room only in the venue!
Not even a temperature of -1° was going to keep Queenstown away from their PUM.
PPTA and NZEI members in the Invercargill area made a huge showing at the Civic Theatre for their PUM.
A full house on Auckland’s North Shore as more than 1000 educators united to put kids needs first.
Over 2700 members of NZEI and PPTA cast their votes at the paid union meeting in Christchurch.
Our smallest meeting so far was on Great Barrier Island, involving staff from Okiwi, Kaitoke and Mulberry Grove schools.
NZEI and PPTA members packed into the main auditorium at the Michael Fowler Centre on Tuesday 6 September.
1300 NZEI and PPTA members filled the Dunedin Town Hall to show their support for better funding.