Well known entertainer, Lapi Mariner, was inducted today as the worlds first SAS Abolition Ambassador at the Stand Against Slavery (SAS) offices in Penrose, Auckland, NZ. Entertainer Lapi Mariner with the SAS team of Richard Nauck, Peter Mihaere, Steph Lambert, and Nicola Winthrop. What is becoming a fairly normal trend of late, SAS is [...]
PRESS RELEASE: Exploitation and Slavery: Is this the reality for workers in the Christchurch Rebuild?
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND Last night, TV3’s 3rd Degree’s expose on the exploitation of vulnerable Filipino construction labourers might shock some kiwi’s who believe that exploitation and slavery does not happen in New Zealand. The programme exposed the actions of Tech5, a recruitment firm and Holdings Limited now in liquidation. Stand Against Slavery defines slavery as when [...]
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE - 14 March 2014 Newly formed not-for-profit, Stand Against Slavery, is pleased to announce the appointment of Steph Lambert as the Head of Advocacy and Capacity Building. She will lead the charge of seeking legislative reform and evidence based research on the prevalence of slavery in New Zealand, and to educate individuals, community groups, and [...]
On Friday 8th November, newly appointed CEO, Peter Mihaere, launched Stand Against Slavery. At a moving presentation at the Annual Conference of the Baptist Churches of New Zealand, Peter presented the need for New Zealand Baptists to start a Baptist Justice Initiative specifically focused on Slavery and the Slave Trade, commonly known as Human Trafficking. Not [...]