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AG commits to full inquiry into Hit & Run allegations

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 5:00 pm | ActionStation

Members of the ActionStation community welcome today’s news that the Attorney General David Parker has committed to a Government Inquiry into the events in Afghanistan in 2010 as part of Operation Burnham. More >>

1300 people write letters to stop Waikeria mega-prison

Monday, 2 April 2018, 1:41 pm | ActionStation

1300 people write letters to stop Waikeria mega-prison The Labour-led government are close to making a decision about whether or not to go ahead with building a new billion-dollar prison in Waikeria. The prison, 30 kilometres north of Otorohanga, ... More >>

Poll finds 75% want independent analysis on TPPA-11

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 6:45 pm | ActionStation

Poll finds 75% of New Zealanders want independent analysis on TPPA-11 before it’s signed Media release: ActionStation More >>

Campaigners urge full inquiry into Afghan village SAS raid

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 11:24 am | ActionStation

Members of the ActionStation community and the Hit & Run Inquiry Campaign welcome the announcement that the Attorney General, David Parker, will investigate the claims made in the book Hit & Run. More >>

Action on Mental Health Review welcomed

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 8:12 pm | ActionStation

The People’s Mental Health Review welcome the Prime Minister’s announcement today of the details of the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction Services, and acknowledge the inclusion of the findings of the People's Mental Health Report in the Terms of ... More >>

Campaign groups disappointed over Labour and TPPA-11

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 3:55 pm | ActionStation

“It’s time Jacinda Ardern stood with Justin Trudeau and pushed for a better deal for New Zealanders, following Canada’s stand for better provision for workers, the environment and cultural protections,” says ActionStation campaigner Rick Zwaan. More >>

Crowdfunded Billboards Play on Labour Slogan to Protest TPPA

Monday, 6 November 2017, 11:21 am | ActionStation

Hundreds of people have crowdfunded nine giant billboards around the country in a protest against the TPPA11. More >>

Thousands sign open letter to PM Ardern on TPPA11

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 6:22 pm | ActionStation

In just three days nearly 6,000 people have signed an open letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern urging her to put people and planet first in the upcoming TPPA negotiations in Vietnam. Today Jacinda responded, committing to do her ‘utmost to push against ... More >>

New government presents opportunities for action

Friday, 20 October 2017, 2:37 pm | ActionStation

The community campaigning group ActionStation us welcoming the new government and hopeful about the opportunities it presents for action on several pressing issues. More >>

Crowdfunded newspaper ad urges NZ First to side with Labour

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 5:23 pm | ActionStation

Voters have helped crowdfund a full page ad in Winston Peter’s local paper, with an open letter urging NZ First to form a government with Labour and the Greens. More >>

18,534 ask for protection of rare kiwi

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 3:03 pm | ActionStation

A mother and child pair of costumed kiwis sought sanctuary on Parliament steps today to highlight the plight of the endangered Haast Tokoeka Kiwi, threatened by a West Coast company’s plan to build a pipeline through their habitat in order to transport ... More >>

Mental health billboards appear in Minister’s electorate

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 2:20 pm | ActionStation

Billboards highlighting the fact that most New Zealanders want an inquiry into the public mental health system have sprung up overnight in the Health Minister’s Northcote electorate. More >>

ActionStation & Renters United Launch Campaign for Renters

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 12:20 pm | ActionStation

Hundreds of renting stories gathered as ActionStation and Renters United launch The People’s Review of Renting More >>

39,000 Demand Rejection of NZ Pure Blue's Extraction Bid

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 9:30 am | ActionStation

After Successfully Pushing Ashburton District Council to Call off Secret Backroom Water Deal with NZ Pure Blue, Consumer Watchdog Group SumOfUs Pressures Waikato to Follow Suit More >>

Five Hundred make Joint Submission on NZ Suicide Plan

Monday, 26 June 2017, 12:56 pm | ActionStation

The deadline for public submissions on the Ministry of Health’s Suicide Prevention Strategy closed today, and the People’s Mental Health Review has been gathering submissions for a joint submission. More >>

Youth campaign for better mental health education

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 4:27 pm | ActionStation

Over 9,000 people have signed 21-year-old Lucy McSweeney's petition . Lucy McSweeney was inspired to begin the campaign by her own challenges with mental health in high school. More >>

Auditor General Echoes People’s Mental Health Report

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 4:41 pm | ActionStation

Yesterday the Office of the Auditor General released a comprehensive report: “ Mental health: Effectiveness of the planning to discharge people from hospital” More >>

Healthcare funding merely cosmetic

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 5:31 pm | ActionStation

Today's Budget needed to do much more to save our public health care says ActionStation Co-Director Laura O’Connell-Rapira. More >>

Budget shows Mental Health not a Priority

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:04 pm | ActionStation

Budget shows Mental Health not a Priority Press Release 25 May, 2017 Despite the concerns of many New Zealanders, the National Government's budget announced today only includes an incremental increase in funding for mental health services. “The ... More >>

A win for RNZ, but funding boost doesn't go far enough

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 3:36 pm | ActionStation

Today’s budget announcement of an extra $2.85m per year in funding for Radio New Zealand has been welcomed by public media campaigners ActionStation who delivered a petition alongside the Coalition for Better Broadcasting and citizen campaigner ... More >>

 

 

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