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Generation Zero welcomes “overdue” boost to cycleway funding

Monday, 18 August 2014, 4:07 pm | Generation Zero

Nationwide youth organisation Generation Zero has welcomed Minister of Transport Gerry Brownlee’s announcement of an additional $100 million over four years for urban cycleways, and says local councils should “get building” now that it appears ... More >>

Council haphazardly releasing land for sprawl against advice

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 2:34 pm | Generation Zero

In the interest of transparency around Council decision making, Generation Zero has released documents showing that Auckland Council haphazardly released land for greenfield development against official advice as part of the Special Housing Areas. More >>

Generation Zero welcomes adoption of Congestion Free Network

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 11:38 am | Generation Zero

National youth organisation Generation Zero has welcomed the Green Party’s commitment to implementing the Congestion Free Network proposed last year by Generation Zero and Transport Blog. More >>

Community backed Cycleway to be Trialled - Generation Zero

Friday, 18 July 2014, 10:30 am | Generation Zero

Youth group, Generation Zero, are pleased that Auckland Transport are responding to the over 100 business and 2500 people who signed up in support of separated cycleways on Krd by announcing that they will trial protected bicycle lanes within the next ... More >>

Generation Zero issues “Big Ask” for next government

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 9:14 am | Generation Zero

Youth organisation Generation Zero has today released a report calling for a new law that will hold the Government to its promises to reduce carbon emissions and ensure New Zealand has a credible and integrated plan for climate change action. More >>

Nelson Street cycleway a bright moment for Auckland

Sunday, 29 June 2014, 9:02 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, applauds the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) and Auckland Transport (AT) for fast tracking the Nelson Street cycleway, as proposed by Cycle Action Auckland (CAA). More >>

NZ Initiative report unbalanced

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 4:22 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation Generation Zero is disappointed at the narrow analysis in the New Zealand Initiative report ‘Up or Out: Examining the Trade-offs of Urban Form’ particularly the limited acknowledgement of the costs of density restrictions, our ... More >>

Government’s transport vision riddled with blind spots

Monday, 16 June 2014, 4:07 pm | Generation Zero

The draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport Funding released yesterday continues an unhealthy motorway obsession and shows the Government is neither taking climate change seriously nor listening to what the public wants, says youth organisation ... More >>

4th Special Housing Area could alleviate Govt concerns

Monday, 16 June 2014, 3:31 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is encouraged by the Government’s submission to the Auckland Unitary Plan that acknowledges the significant demand for more housing in inner Auckland. The Government's submission comments on the restrictiveness of ... More >>

Commissioner highlights need for climate plan

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 2:51 pm | Generation Zero

Speaking at the release of a report on oil and gas drilling today, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright highlighted the need for a Government plan to meet New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets. More >>

A Climate Protection Plan is what New Zealand needs

Sunday, 1 June 2014, 5:25 pm | Generation Zero

Youth climate change organisation Generation Zero says the Greens’ Climate Protection Plan is “the kind of policy response we have been waiting for”. More >>

Generation Zero welcomes Jobs After Coal report

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 3:41 pm | Generation Zero

Jobs After Coal, the report released today by Coal Action Network Aotearoa, is an important contribution to the debate about New Zealand's future, says youth organisation Generation Zero. More >>

Lowest investment in energy efficiency since 2008

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 5:10 pm | Generation Zero

Analysis by youth climate change organisation Generation Zero shows that government investment in energy efficiency in the 2014 budget has been cut to 12% lower than it was in 2008. More >>

Budget 2014 missed opportunity for transport in Auckland

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 3:48 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation Generation Zero believe that the government have taken a backwards step by announcing over $800 million on new motorway projects in Auckland without funding the City Rail Link. More >>

Generation Zero Campaign for Cycle Lanes on K Rd ends today

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 11:37 am | Generation Zero

Support for youth organization Generation Zero’s petition to get cycle lanes on K Road has broken through to 100 businesses and 2000 signatures in a short space of 2 weeks. More >>

Generation Zero welcomes Green Investment Bank proposal

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 4:16 pm | Generation Zero

Youth climate change organisation Generation Zero has welcomed the Green Party’s plan to set up a Green Investment Bank, saying it shows a clear commitment to transforming New Zealand’s economy from fossil fuel dependent to clean and low-carbon. More >>

Next stage of Auckland Housing Accord a license for sprawl

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 10:58 am | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, believe the next stage of the Auckland Housing Accord, released today, is a mixed blessing, allowing for some forward looking development around existing town centres, but altogether too much urban sprawl. More >>

Generation Zero lays down election challenge in new report

Friday, 2 May 2014, 1:12 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation Generation Zero has released a report today calling for political parties to show leadership on climate change by committing to develop and implement a plan that will see New Zealand phase out fossil fuels for all energy and transport ... More >>

IPCC - No Excuses for Failing to Act on Climate Change

Monday, 14 April 2014, 4:51 pm | Generation Zero

Youth climate organisation Generation Zero is calling for strong action to reduce New Zealand’s carbon emissions in response to the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. More >>

Govt energy efficiency moves welcome but fall well short

Monday, 7 April 2014, 4:07 pm | Generation Zero

Youth climate change organisation Generation Zero has welcomed today’s announcement of Government funding for three new energy efficiency programmes, but says they are not enough to arrest an overall decline in energy efficiency investment or to get ... More >>

 

 

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