Art for Social Change: An Interview with Jose Cano

  I spoke with Nelson based photographer Jose Cano about the role of creativity in activism. Jose was born in Spain and worked for several years in the fashion industry, before travelling the Mediterranean, Africa and Asia. Initially focused on documentary photography, as a witness of the social problems of our world, he later turn (More...)


Environmental heavyweights pen letter to Govt: “End new fossil fuels now”

The country’s largest environmental organisations have sent an open letter to the Government this morning, calling for an end to new fossil fuel expansion.   Forest and Bird, 350 Aotearoa, WWF-New Zealand, and Greenpeace New Zealand, have requested that Jacinda Ardern’s Government turns “passion into action, by taking bold and decisive measures to protect our (More...)


Meet the volunteers: three 350 Aotearoa members from around NZ

Behind any strong movement is a strong team of people that upholds it. At 350 Aotearoa, our volunteers are our lifeline; they give a voice to our environment by driving actions with the passion and assertiveness needed toward building a better, cleaner future. We often get caught up in the cause – the excitement of the actions, (More...)

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Exposing the greenwashing in banking

How do corporations cope with the opposing pressures of profit and social responsibility? We’re all familiar with the pressure that corporations face to make a profit – they are legally bound to provide a return for their shareholders. But nowadays, businesses face other pressures from grassroots organisations and society as a whole: They must be (More...)


Organisations Challenge NZ Super Fund – Open Letter

  Open Letter to the New Zealand Super Fund 26 October 2016 Dear Mr Orr,   As the CEO of NZ Super Fund, we realise that you are concerned with providing a secure future for New Zealanders to retire into, and must endeavour to serve our best interests. For this reason, we are pleased that (More...)

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NZ Super Fund’s Climate Standards “Underwhelming” – Press release

19th October, 2016   350 Aotearoa has called the NZ Super Fund’s climate focused investment standards that were announced today “underwhelming” due to a lack of clarity around the guidelines and their timeframes. “These guidelines lack transparency regarding what actions will be taken, have no clear timeframe, and we have no way of knowing the (More...)