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Minister's Plan not enough to curb children's health crisis

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 12:32 pm | ActionStation

More than 6000 New Zealanders have called on the Minister of Health to limit the marketing of junk food and high sugar drinks, saying the Minister’s childhood obesity plan is not enough to curb the children's health crisis in our country. More >>

Will You Join Us To Stand With Refugees Tonight?

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 11:25 am | ActionStation

At 6pm tonight thousands of New Zealanders, all across the country, will observe a minute of silence. More >>

Thousands Demand Key Debate TPPA Expert on National TV

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 3:10 pm | ActionStation

More than 12,000 Kiwis are demanding that PM John Key and Tim Groser debate a democratically-elected TPPA expert in a nationally televised event, after the Prime Minister dismissed the more than 25,000 people who protested over the weekend, and the 100,000 people who ... More >>

Investigation into Saudi Sheep deal welcomed - ActionStation

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 7:24 am | ActionStation

ActionStation welcomes the news that an inquiry is to be launched into the controversial ‘Saudi Sheep’ deal after over 10,000 of its members called on the Auditor-General to investigate the deal. More >>

Over 100,000 Kiwis say no to the TPPA - ActionStation

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 10:27 am | ActionStation

Hundreds of community groups, artists, musicians, activists, Māori leaders, small and medium-sized business owners, not-for-profits, environmentalists, students, doctors, local councillors and grassroots campaigners from all around New Zealand have joined ... More >>

Huge Wave of Support for a locally-led Christchurch

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 1:55 pm | ActionStation

As of today over 1800 people have submitted to the consultation on the future structure of the Christchurch rebuild, calling for a locally-led approach, after member-led campaign organisation; ActionStation, launched their quick submission form on Friday. More >>

Action Station: #FutureOfNews #NZNewsSurvey Methodology

Friday, 26 June 2015, 2:53 pm | ActionStation

#FutureOfNews: a survey of 3773 members of ActionStation shows a high value placed on public good journalism, but low confidence in existing news media. More >>

10,000 call for Investigation into Saudi deal

Saturday, 20 June 2015, 10:24 am | ActionStation

Almost 10,000 ActionStation members are calling for a full investigation by the Auditor-General into the $11.5 million dollars of taxpayer money spent by Foreign Minister Murray McCully. More >>

Campaign for a Budget to End Child Poverty Launched

Monday, 4 May 2015, 9:11 am | ActionStation

Grassroots campaigning group ActionStation has teamed up with UNICEF, Child Poverty Action Group, NZ Council of Christian Social Services, members of the the Equality Network and Tick for Kids partners to launch a petition calling on the government ... More >>

#SaveCampbellLive Petition Video - "I Am John Campbell"

Friday, 24 April 2015, 3:05 pm | ActionStation

"75,000 Kiwis have taken action to #SaveCampbellLive - watch to find out why, and then join them here >> http://www.actionstation.org.nz/savecampbelllive ." More >>

Petition numbers convert into ratings for Campbell Live

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 8:32 am | ActionStation

Almost 70,000 New Zealanders have signed local campaign group ActionStation’s petition to save TV3 current affairs show Campbell Live and overnight those same people raised $10,000 to fund a creative petition delivery that will be, according to Campaign ... More >>

Save Campbell Live is ActionStation's fastest petition

Friday, 10 April 2015, 9:06 am | ActionStation

More than 20,000 New Zealanders have signed a petition overnight calling on MediaWorks to save Campbell Live . Grass-roots campaign group ActionStation launched their petition within hours of the announcement yesterday that TV3 is considering replacing the ... More >>

‘Save Campbell Live’ : Fast growing petition

Friday, 10 April 2015, 7:56 am | ActionStation

More than 20,000 New Zealanders have signed a petition overnight calling on MediaWorks to save Campbell Live . Grass-roots campaign group ActionStation launched their petition within hours of the announcement yesterday that TV3 is considering replacing the ... More >>

Calls for Police to reconsider charges in Roast Busters case

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 10:10 pm | ActionStation

In light of the Independent Police Conduct Authority’s report into Police handling of the Roast Busters case, social justice community ActionStation have today launched a petition calling for Police to re-open their investigation. More >>

Kiwis come out in support of more refugees

Friday, 13 March 2015, 10:07 am | ActionStation

80% of New Zealanders surveyed this week by campaigning organisation ActionStation supported an immediate emergency intake of refugees from Syria, and an increase in the ongoing refugee quota. More >>

Library books not just a political fight

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 4:45 pm | ActionStation

Thousands of New Zealanders have signed a petition to stop cuts to National Library lending services to schools, with New Zealand’s favorite celebrity Lorde and Man Booker prize winning author Eleanor Catton even weighing in on the debate. More >>

Kiwi activists crowdfund billboard for Simon Bridges

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 9:43 am | ActionStation

Almost seven thousand New Zealanders have taken part in a crowdfunding campaign, and have raised enough money to put a billboard up in Tauranga that is directed at Simon Bridges, the Minister of Energy and Resources. More >>

Activists celebrate success in ‘Roast Busters’ campaign

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 12:57 pm | ActionStation

Activist community ActionStation is today celebrating the success of their campaign to force a review into the lack of charges in the ‘Roast Busters’ case, after the Minister of Justice announced the re-opening of work to improve the justice system ... More >>

The Dirtiest Deal You've Never Heard Of: #TPPANoWay

Monday, 10 November 2014, 11:53 am | ActionStation

The TPPA could cost us our privacy rights, access to affordable medicine and the safety of our food. Without mainstream media attention, clever international campaigning and a strong public outcry, politicians will only hear the concerns of multinational ... More >>

Kiwis rally to demand justice for ‘Roast Buster’ survivors

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 9:08 am | ActionStation

Over 1,500 kiwis have rallied to demand justice after the announcement of the NZ Police decision not to lay charges in the ‘Roast Busters’ saga. More >>

   

 

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