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Government decision marks “the beginning of the end for the fossil fuel industry in NZ” – 350 Aotearoa

Press Release   12 April, 2018 Government decision marks “the beginning of the end for the fossil fuel industry in NZ” – 350 Aotearoa 350 Aotearoa says the government’s decision to ban new offshore oil and gas projects spells the beginning of the end for fossil fuels in New Zealand.   “New Zealanders have shown (More...)

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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...)

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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...)

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Global Climate Leaders to Discuss Path for NZ

Press Release 8th December, 2017 Global Climate Leaders to Discuss Path for NZ 350 Aotearoa is proud to host 350.org international executive director, May Boeve, and Hon James Shaw at their Wellington event, ‘Building Our Fossil Free Future: A national and international perspective’.  Boeve and Shaw will discuss the political and social aspects of the challenges and (More...)

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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...)

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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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