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Fonterra’s announcement a win for the climate movement

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 3:48 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Fonterra’s use of coal has been the target of numerous grassroots campaigns in recent years. Last year 350 Aotearoa affiliated groups, Fossil Free Aoraki and 350 Nelson launched a petition dismissing the dairy giant’s initial target of no new ... More >>

350 Ōtepoti/Dunedin sets up waiting room at Kiwibank branch

Monday, 24 June 2019, 4:11 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Today on Monday 24th June 350 Ōtepoti/Dunedin joined grassroots climate justice groups across Aotearoa in actions calling for Kiwibank to release its policy that rules out investing in or lending in companies whose core business is the extraction ... More >>

Activists set up waiting rooms outside Kiwibank branches

Monday, 24 June 2019, 9:55 am | 350 Aotearoa

Today climate action groups in Dunedin and Wellington will set up waiting rooms outside Kiwibank branches, to demonstrate that the climate can’t keep waiting for Kiwibank to release a fossil free policy that rules out investments or lending to ... More >>

Protesters disrupt petroleum meeting

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 2:11 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Twelve activists from climate action group 350 Aotearoa have disrupted a Petroleum Club meeting in New Plymouth. The group targeted event sponsors, ANZ, in a bid to highlight the discrepancies between the bank’s public statements on climate change ... More >>

Climate groups across Aotearoa challenge NZ banks

Saturday, 11 May 2019, 4:45 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate groups across Aotearoa challenge NZ banks to commit to Fossil Free policies More >>

Climate groups to rally NZ banks

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 2:18 pm | 350 Aotearoa

On Friday 10th and Saturday 11th May, grassroots climate action groups across Aotearoa will take action to call for banks in New Zealand to stop lending to or investing in fossil fuel companies. The events in Auckland, Kāpiti, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, ... More >>

Government's just transition commitment called into question

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 4:59 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa is calling to question the Government’s commitment to a just transition to a low carbon future following yesterday’s Block Offer announcement. Yesterday Minister of Energy and Resources, Hon Megan Woods, launched Block Offer 2018, inviting ... More >>

350 Aotearoa Launch Pledge to Join OMV Resistance

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 3:02 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Today 350 Aotearoa has launched a pledge for New Zealanders to join the resistance against oil giant, OMV, after its announcement that it intends to drill for oil and gas in their permit off the coast of Otago. More >>

Australian banks responsible for financing climate change

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 9:34 am | 350 Aotearoa

Yesterday evening, climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa released a report that exposes the relationship between banks in Aotearoa and the fossil fuel industry. 350 Aotearoa Executive Director Erica Finnie said, “The urgency to act on climate ... More >>

A vital step for the world to get back to climate safety

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 10:19 am | 350 Aotearoa

The Crown Minerals (Petroleum) Amendment Bill was passed last night, 63 votes to 55. The ban was announced by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in April, following close to a decade of New Zealanders calling for the ban through petitions, submissions, ... More >>

Climate groups protest ANZ roadblock to real climate action

Friday, 12 October 2018, 3:33 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate groups protest ANZ as “roadblock to real climate action” in light of IPCC 1.5°C report More >>

Climate groups protest ANZ

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 4:46 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate groups protest ANZ as “roadblock to real climate action” in light of IPCC 1.5°C report More >>

New Zealand lights the spark for ambitious climate action

Saturday, 8 September 2018, 6:26 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Hundreds of people joined climate action groups all across Aotearoa New Zealand today to take action to call for bold and ambitious climate leadership in response to the Global Climate Action Summit hosted in California next week. 350 Aotearoa and 350 ... More >>

Climate groups to rally across NZ in global action

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 3:45 pm | 350 Aotearoa

On Saturday, 8th September, grassroots climate groups all across New Zealand will take action to call for strong local leadership on climate change. The events in Auckland, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, Dunedin, and Invercargill are coordinated ... More >>

Call for Wellington Mayor to Ban Petroleum Conference

Monday, 6 August 2018, 4:46 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Local climate group 350 Wellington are inviting Wellingtonians to join the call for Wellington Mayor, Justin Lester to kick fossil fuel companies out of Wellington by banning the Petroleum Conference from council-owned venues. More >>

Museum urged to cut ties with fossil Fuel Industry

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 12:47 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Over the weekend, Climate action group 350 Auckland launched a campaign calling on Auckland Museum to cut ties with the fossil fuel industry. The Museum receives funding from the Stevenson Foundation, the funding arm of the Stevenson Group. Stevenson ... More >>

Coal Mining Rejection is a Win for People-Power

Saturday, 16 June 2018, 11:57 am | 350 Aotearoa

Coal Mining Rejection is a Win for People-Power 350 Aotearoa commends Minister of Conservation, Eugenie Sage, and Energy and Resources Minister, Megan Woods on their decision to decline the application to mine coal on the conservation land that is ... More >>

Simplicity Divestment Shows Turning Tide Against Fossil Fuel

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 12:07 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa is congratulating KiwiSaver provider, Simplicity, on their decision to divest from fossil fuels, weapons, tobacco and pornorgaphy, calling it “an outstanding example of people using their power to push institutions like Simplicity to take ... More >>

Bill McKibben in NZ for The Climate change Tour

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 1:39 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Bill McKibben in NZ for The Climate change Tour of Our Times 350 Aotearoa is proud to host the internationally acclaimed author, climate activist, and founder of 350.org , Bill McKibben , for the New Zealand leg of his global ‘Fossil Free Acceleration ... More >>

The beginning of the end for the fossil fuel industry

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 3:13 pm | 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. More >>



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