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This is why Lynne is switching from Westpac – video

We met up with Lynne couple of weeks ago to have a chat about why she is switching from Westpac. She is one of the over 100 people in New Zealand who are moving their money to another bank, telling to Westpac: "If you are still investing our moeny in dirty fossil fuel projects, we don't want you to be our bank". Watch this video to hear more. (More...)

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Call to dump Westpac for funding Denniston coal mine

The campaign against Westpac bank’s financial interest in mining on the Denniston Plateau stepped up a notch today when Coal Action Network Aotearoa and we launched our “Make The Switch” campaign encouraging people to dump their Westpac bank accounts. (More...)

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Climate change on Twitter

„Tweet, tweet!” Quite often we find out the latest climate-related events on Twitter. Weather you want hear what’s going on in New Zealand or follow climate change news on a more global scale, Twitter will know it first. The key is to follow the right people. (More...)

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There is no such thing as “safe deep sea drilling”

Last week the leader of the Labour Party, David Cunliffe, announced that his party "has never opposed in principle to deep sea oil exploration, but if it is to proceed it needs to have the world's best practice environment standarts, full liability cover and clean up capacity." Unfortunately, there is no such thing as "safe deep sea drilling". (More...)

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