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350 Aotearoa Calls for Fossil-Free Banking

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 4:06 pm | 350 Aotearoa

On Global Divestment Day (13th and 14th Feb), 350 Aotearoa will launch their new Fossil Free Banks campaign. The campaign is tackling fossil fuel investment in the banking industry in New Zealand. The major banks that operate in NZ invest billions ... More >>

Who has the real stake in Denniston Plateau coal mining?

Friday, 14 November 2014, 11:29 am | 350 Aotearoa

Local and national advocacy groups staged a street-theatre style “stakeholder meeting” this morning in Wellington, billing it as an alternative to the AGM of coal mining company Bathurst Resources, for the real stakeholders in Bathurst’s ... More >>

Victoria University leads charge to fossil fuel divestment

Monday, 3 November 2014, 10:46 am | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa congratulates Victoria University on its decision to become the first university in New Zealand to divest from fossil fuels. This is a major milestone for the institution and demonstrates true leadership of New Zealand universities ... More >>

Anglican Church Congratulated for its Bold Resolution

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 11:29 pm | 350 Aotearoa

In a landmark vote at its biannual meeting on Thursday last week, the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia unanimously passed a resolution to “take all reasonable steps” to divest shares in fossil fuel companies by mid-2016. More >>

Anglican Church to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Monday, 19 May 2014, 9:26 am | 350 Aotearoa

Anglican Church Makes Ethical Choice to Divest from Fossil Fuels 350 Aotearoa Immediate Release 350 Aotearoa is celebrating the news that the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has pledged to divest from fossil fuel companies. They ... More >>

Dunedin becomes first NZ city to divest from fossil fuels

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 9:27 am | 350 Aotearoa

Dunedin City Council has become the first council in New Zealand to divest itself of fossil fuel investments to highlight their impact on climate change. The Council voted on Tuesday to remove existing fossil fuel extraction investments of close to ... More >>

Multi-sector NZ risk assessment would allow “Wise Response"

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 12:13 pm | 350 Aotearoa

100 notable New Zealanders are backing a call to government for a quantitative risk assessment of how and exactly where New Zealand is exposed to key global issues across economic security, energy and climate security, environmental security, business ... More >>

Oil industry threat to New Zealand's environment may be over

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 10:59 am | 350 Aotearoa

With the American oil giant Anadarko looking like heading home after a second unsuccessful exploratory well, there is renewed hope that the threat to New Zealand’s coasts and climate will now be over. More >>

350.Aotearoa in Christchurch

Monday, 2 December 2013, 1:20 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Westfield’s Riccarton Mall hosted some unexpected drama on Saturday as groups 350Aotearoa and Coal Action Network Aotearoa brought their message of “dirty money” to thousands of surprised Christmas shoppers. More >>

Climate Crime Scene outside Westpac Lambton Quay

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 2:37 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Today 350 Aotearoa and Coal Action Network Aotearoa set up a climate crime scene outside Westpac’s Lambton Quay branch in Wellington, following the launch of a campaign calling on Westpac to stop lending to Bathurst Resources, the company that ... More >>

Deep sea drilling rally at Parliament - 350 Aotearoa

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 8:53 am | 350 Aotearoa

Wellingtonians will gather at Parliament tomorrow, Thursday 5th September, at 12.30pm, to creatively voice their opposition to deep sea oil drilling, and the Government’s efforts to silence the large and growing public concern about it. More >>

350.Aotearoa in Christchurch: Campaigners gather Support

Monday, 26 August 2013, 11:21 am | 350 Aotearoa

Climate change campaigners in Christchurch at the weekend were pleased with the support they received from the public. “People were great,” said Anthony Field, spokesperson for the group 350.Aotearoa in Christchurch. “A lot of people supported us in our ... More >>

Protesters with a Smile!

Friday, 23 August 2013, 9:17 am | 350 Aotearoa

There’ll be plenty of good humour at protests this weekend organised by the Christchurch branch of 350.Aotearoa. More >>

350.Aotearoa in Christchurch: $10 giveaway!

Wednesday, 21 August 2013, 3:04 pm | 350 Aotearoa

If you had $10 to spare at the end of the week, what would you do with it? Would you get something special for yourself or for the family? Maybe you’d save it for a rainy day? Maybe you’d just be grateful that you made it through the week. Or ... More >>

Young Pacific Islanders to Benefit from New Climate Awarenes

Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 5:07 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Thirty high school students from two schools in Port Villa, Vanuatu kick-started a new initiative that aims to get youth driven media content on climate change in front of decision makers through traditional and new media. More >>

NZ Among First to Kick off Global 350.org Connect the Dots

Friday, 4 May 2012, 4:18 pm | 350 Aotearoa

New Zealand among the first to kick off global 350.org Connect the Dots Day linking climate change to impacts More >>

Connect the Dots Between Fossil Fuels and Climate Change

Thursday, 3 May 2012, 4:08 pm | 350 Aotearoa

On May 3rd Wellington was one of the first in the world to launch 350.org’s Connect the Dots project. 350.org’s Wellington group presented their petition “A future run on fossil fuels is no future at all” to MPs Gareth Hughes of the Green Party ... More >>

Connect the Dots about Climate Change

Tuesday, 1 May 2012, 4:01 pm | 350 Aotearoa

As one of the first to see the sunrise on May 5, 350 Aotearoa will launch a worldwide day of action “Connect the Dots” in New Zealand, highlighting extreme weather events and impacts of climate change, using dots to make the connection on a global ... More >>

Hundreds Join Wellington Renewable Race

Monday, 26 September 2011, 1:28 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Four hundred Wellingtonians rode bicycles and walked to Waitangi Park on Saturday, to join the global day of climate action, *Moving Planet - A day to move beyond fossil fuels*. The crowd gathered for the launch of a petition calling on the New Zealand ... More >>

Dunedin community braves the cold to join 350 global day

Saturday, 24 September 2011, 8:18 pm | 350 Aotearoa

On Saturday, Dunedin residents both young and old headed along to Dunedin North Intermediate to celebrate a global day of action on climate change. Live music and interactive stalls paved the way for a great afternoon learning about sustainable living and ... More >>



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