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Peaceful climate protest calls on ANZ to pull $13.5 billion

Friday, 13 May 2016, 8:45 am | 350 Aotearoa

Peaceful climate protest calls on ANZ to pull $13.5 billion out of fossil fuel projects More >>

Peaceful climate protest in Wellington

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 9:33 am | 350 Aotearoa

Peaceful climate protest in Wellington calls on ANZ to pull $13.5 billion out of fossil fuel projects More >>

ANZ Pulls Out of Petroleum Conference

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 3:59 pm | 350 Aotearoa

After mounting pressure last year, ANZ bank will not be supporting this year's New Zealand Oil Conference. More >>

Future Climate Refugee Camp

Friday, 25 September 2015, 11:20 am | 350 Aotearoa

Today, 350 Aotearoa and climate activists from around the Pacific assembled and occupied a ‘future climate refugee camp’ outside of ANZ bank’s flagship branch on Queen Street. More >>

Divestment an Opportunity to Set Global Precedent

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 4:53 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa is delighted that Parliament will have the opportunity to address divesting the New Zealand Government from fossil fuels. This morning, Russel Norman’s Climate Change (Divestment from Fossil Fuels) Bill was pulled from the Members’ Bill ballot, ... More >>

Climate Targets Irresponsible

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 9:23 am | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa slams the Government’s post 2020 climate change target as “just business-as-usual with the goal posts changed.” Today the government announced its post 2020 climate change target as 30% emission reduction from 2005 levels by ... More >>

NZ Stages Solidarity Action against Commonwealth Bank

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 12:39 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Auckland-- Today, 350 Aotearoa took action at ASB Bank, the daughter company of Commonwealth Bank, a major Australian bank rumored to be in talks with Indian mining giant Adani to finance one of the world’s largest coal mines and port expansion ... More >>

Council Joins Global Movement

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 11:54 am | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa congratulates the Dunedin City Council for their vote to divest from fossil fuels yesterday. The divestment comes as part of the Council’s ethical investment policy, that now excludes fossil fuel extraction, as well as tobacco, munitions, ... More >>

ANZ Filled with Carbon Bubbles

Monday, 23 March 2015, 3:37 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Today an ANZ branch on Queen Street was filled with ‘carbon bubbles’. Members from 350 Aotearoa released dozens of helium balloons onto the high ceiling of the branch to send a strong message to ANZ bank about their funding of the Advantage ... More >>

350 Calls for TSB to Go Fossil Free

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 10:55 am | 350 Aotearoa

Today 350 Aotearoa has launched a petition calling for TSB Bank to make a commitment to being fossil fuel free. The petition comes after TSB Bank, the Taranaki community-owned bank, last week announced it had written down its remaining $53.9 million debt exposure ... More >>

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 >>



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