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AUSA partners with local community organisations to call for a temporary freeze on rent increases 🤝

AUSA has recently joined forces with Renters United and other community organisations from across the country to call for a temporary freeze on rent increases.

See the link below to view the open letter, which AUSA has signed along with other local organisations, and that has been presented to Chris Hipkins, Michael Wood, and Megan Woods.

medium.com/actionstation/protect-aucklanders-rent-freeze-now-fea1798bca52

We will continue to keep you posted with any updates

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3 February 2023
AUSA partners with local community organisations to call for a temporary freeze on rent increases 🤝

AUSA has recently joined forces with Renters United and other community organisations from across the country to call for a temporary freeze on rent increases. 

See the link below to view the open letter, which AUSA has signed along with other local organisations, and that has been presented to Chris Hipkins, Michael Wood, and Megan Woods. 

https://medium.com/actionstation/protect-aucklanders-rent-freeze-now-fea1798bca52

We will continue to keep you posted with any updates 

Nga mihi nui ki a koutou 💙

It is possible that aggressive religious groups may decide to try and recruit students on University campuses, so it is helpful to know how to recognise the signs of such an organisation. Learn how to recognise an aggressive group, and how best to respond if you find yourself in an uncomfortable situation. Head to auckland.ac.nz/lovebomb to find out more. ... See MoreSee Less

2 February 2023
It is possible that aggressive religious groups may decide to try and recruit students on University campuses, so it is helpful to know how to recognise the signs of such an organisation. Learn how to recognise an aggressive group, and how best to respond if you find yourself in an uncomfortable situation. Head to https://auckland.ac.nz/lovebomb to find out more.

Kia ora tātou,

AUSA House will be closed for the remainder of the week and will re-open on Tuesday 7th February. In the meantime, our services are still operating remotely so please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or require any support.

Additionally, as you may know, the University has moved all teaching and learning activities online for the remainder of the week. Staff are being encouraged to work from home if possible. On-campus services such as health services, libraries, pharmacy and retail outlets will remain open.

Please see the University webpage for more information and accessing the support that is available: www.auckland.ac.nz/en/news/notices/2023/extreme-weather-auckland.html

As per our previous post, Auckland Emergency Management has also provided support for those that have been affected. Those who need to evacuate and cannot stay with friends or whānau can go to a Civil Defence Centre or phone us on 0800 22 22 00.

West: St Leonards Road School, 15 Saint Leonards Road, Kelston

North: Massey University Albany Campus, Sir Neil Walters Lecture Theatre, Massey University East Precinct, Albany Expressway SH17

South: Manu Tukutuku, 32 Riverton Drive, Randwick Park

As always, the AUSA team is here to support you in whatever way we can. Stay safe, be kind, and we will get through this together.

Kia kaha,
AUSA
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31 January 2023
Kia ora tātou,

AUSA House will be closed for the remainder of the week and will re-open on Tuesday 7th February. In the meantime, our services are still operating remotely so please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or require any support.

Additionally, as you may know, the University has moved all teaching and learning activities online for the remainder of the week. Staff are being encouraged to work from home if possible. On-campus services such as health services, libraries, pharmacy and retail outlets will remain open. 

Please see the University webpage for more information and accessing the support that is available: https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/news/notices/2023/extreme-weather-auckland.html

As per our previous post, Auckland Emergency Management has also provided support for those that have been affected. Those who need to evacuate and cannot stay with friends or whānau can go to a Civil Defence Centre or phone us on 0800 22 22 00.

West: St Leonards Road School, 15 Saint Leonards Road, Kelston

North: Massey University Albany Campus, Sir Neil Walters Lecture Theatre, Massey University East Precinct, Albany Expressway SH17

South: Manu Tukutuku, 32 Riverton Drive, Randwick Park

As always, the AUSA team is here to support you in whatever way we can. Stay safe, be kind, and we will get through this together.

Kia kaha,
AUSA

AUSA STATEMENT ON AUCKLAND STATE OF EMERGENCY ⚠️⚠️⚠️

Kia ora tātou,

AUSA would like to express our widespread support for those affected by the heavy rainfall and flooding that has occurred in Tāmaki Makaurau over the last 24 hours. We are aware of this impact and we hope that you and your whānau are keeping safe.

We are currently working with the University and Incident Management Team to make sure our students, especially those in accommodation and other affected areas, are being supported through this difficult period. The University is currently working to establish an incident page on the website which will be updated regularly with updates, building closures, and support available.

Please continue to follow the advice and guidance of Auckland Emergency Management. This webpage below includes information such as accommodation assistance, welfare assistance, financial assistance, and traffic updates.

www.aucklandemergencymanagement.org.nz/major-incident/flooding-2023?fbclid=IwAR0JbRxRWz-52iLUiC7i...

Three current Civil Defence Centres –

‼️ WEST: St. Leonards Road School, 15 Saint Leonards Road, Kelston

‼️ NORTH: Massey University Albany Campus, Sir Neil Walters Lecture Theatre, Massey University East Precinct, Albany Expressway SH17

‼️ SOUTH: Mana Tukutuku, 32 Riverton Drive, Randwick Park

‼️ If you need urgent accommodation assistance, phone 0800 22 22 00.

‼️ If you need MSD welfare assistance as a result of the flooding, please call 0800 400 100.

To reach out to the University Campus Care Team, please head over to this webpage: ​​

www.auckland.ac.nz/en/students/student-support/personal-support/te-papa-manaaki-campus-care.html

If you require specific support from AUSA, please do not hesitate to reach out to our President at president@ausa.org.nz

In the meantime, please stay safe and indoors if you can. Reach out to your loved ones, and know that we are here for you.

Kia kaha,
AUSA team 💙
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28 January 2023
AUSA STATEMENT ON AUCKLAND STATE OF EMERGENCY ⚠️⚠️⚠️

Kia ora tātou,

AUSA would like to express our widespread support for those affected by the heavy rainfall and flooding that has occurred in Tāmaki Makaurau over the last 24 hours. We are aware of this impact and we hope that you and your whānau are keeping safe.

We are currently working with the University and Incident Management Team to make sure our students, especially those in accommodation and other affected areas, are being supported through this difficult period. The University is currently working to establish an incident page on the website which will be updated regularly with updates, building closures, and support available.

Please continue to follow the advice and guidance of Auckland Emergency Management. This webpage below includes information such as accommodation assistance, welfare assistance, financial assistance, and traffic updates.

https://www.aucklandemergencymanagement.org.nz/major-incident/flooding-2023?fbclid=IwAR0JbRxRWz-52iLUiC7imp9DC2AFQwo_chEp6IJLjKVSM3rRVZN0_ObY_dE

Three current Civil Defence Centres –

‼️ WEST: St. Leonards Road School, 15 Saint Leonards Road, Kelston

‼️ NORTH: Massey University Albany Campus, Sir Neil Walters Lecture Theatre, Massey University East Precinct, Albany Expressway SH17

‼️ SOUTH: Mana Tukutuku, 32 Riverton Drive, Randwick Park

‼️ If you need urgent accommodation assistance, phone 0800 22 22 00.

‼️ If you need MSD welfare assistance as a result of the flooding, please call 0800 400 100.

To reach out to the University Campus Care Team, please head over to this webpage: ​​

https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/students/student-support/personal-support/te-papa-manaaki-campus-care.html

If you require specific support from AUSA, please do not hesitate to reach out to our President at president@ausa.org.nz

In the meantime, please stay safe and indoors if you can. Reach out to your loved ones, and know that we are here for you.

Kia kaha,
AUSA team 💙
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