Hawera nurses strike action

Nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants took to the streets of Hawera today striking for better pay and work conditions.

The Taranaki District Health Board have released a notice asking people to save emergency departments for emergencies only during the duration of the strike.

Related: We’re not asking to be millionaires, says nurses. 

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Approximately 40 staff from Hawera Hospital started at the town square and made their way to Hunter Street this morning holding their signs and chanting their demands for a safer workplace.

Watch our live stream of this morning’s strike

 

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