Celebration: 2015 Living Wage Employers July 1 Te Ara Hou Village, Hamilton

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The new Living Wage rate of $19.25 was released in February at #LaBocaLoca In Wellington to be followed by the upcoming  announcement on July 1st of the 2015 Living Wage Employers.

Celebration: 2015 Living Wage Employers

Whether you are an accredited employer, a member organisation or both you are warmly invited to attend the celebration of the 2015 accredited Living Wage Employers.

This year we are heading to south to be hosted by LWMANZ member organisation, Poverty Action Waikato, at the Te Ara Hou Village Auditorium in Hamilton.

We are looking forward to welcoming new employers on board, celebrating them alongside those who have been with us since the inaugural launch last year, and shining a spotlight on these community, union and business employers who are leading the way.

If your invitation hasn't arrived email


Living Wage Christchurch - An Employer's Tale

MiGuard Security Ltd is a security firm which provides experienced and fully licenced guards in the areas of doorsman/hospitality, patrol guards, crowd controllers, static guards, providing you with security 24/7 at a moments notice.  Mi Guard Security Ltd is also an accredited Living Wage Employer and operates from Kaiapoi, North Canterbury. To support Living Wage Accredited Employers, like MiGuard Security Ltd, Living Wage Christchurch has secured a deputation to the Hurunui District Council in August.
With this deputation, Living Wage Christchurch hopes that the Hurunui District Council will consider looking at not only conducting a feasibility study to whether they can join the Living Wage movement, but also that they will promote the current Living Wage Accredited Employers, so we can support these businesses to continue being able to look after their employees, and give them the wage they deserve to be able to live with dignity and participate in society.

Living Wage Employer Trademark #TheRealDeal

Auckland Network Meeting
Meeting 8th July, 12noon, PSA Offices 155 New Road Auckland. There's lots going on so come along to connect and catch up. For more info:



Well done to over 200 supporters who braved the freezing cold and marched on the Mop March! Council has now voted 9-6 in favour of a long term plan that provides funding for lifting the pay of the lowest paid council workers, employed by contractors.

We are the Living Wage Tongans

The E.C.H.O.  project is a collaboration between the Tongan Youth Trust and the Living Wage Movement in Auckland to inspire Tongan youth to stand up; develop skills in creative expression; and build leadership and opportunity in the Tongan community.  The Trust and the Living Wage Movement share common aspirations

  • The need for a proper income for decent health, life styles and the quality support required for a good education
  • The desire for structural change in society that shifts the mindset of people about their capability, to inspire them to think anything is possible
  • The recognition that we need the capacity to act together if we are to bring about change that transforms people's lives

To register your interest email: or


Building Power in Our Communities
Leaders that Change The World
LWMANZ Member Workshop
Wed, 29th July, 5.00pm - 8.30pm

to register: