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Additional Waitemata Harbour crossing is "wrong priority"

Monday, 16 March 2015, 4:16 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is disappointed by the government’s announcement that it will progress with the Additional Waitemata Harbour crossing, which will cost between $4 to $6 billion for a route where traffic has flatlined. More >>

Launch of Essential Transport Budget - Generation Zero

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 3:56 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is today launching a report - Fix Our City: An analysis of the Transport Budget in the 2015 - 2025 Long Term Plan - that proposes that Auckland Council focuses on a transport budget that prioritises the essential ... More >>

Body-painted bike ride in support of Island Bay Cycleway

Sunday, 1 February 2015, 10:23 am | Generation Zero

Fifty local residents took part in a body-painted bike ride this morning to show support for the Island Bay Cycleway going ahead. More >>

Progress made on Plan for Karangahape Road Cycleways

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 2:10 pm | Generation Zero

Youth group, Generation Zero, is pleased to see the progress being made with the recently released Karangahape Road plan, which details the future of Auckland’s most vibrant street, including the much needed separate cycle lanes proposed by Generation ... More >>

Light Rail for Auckland worth discussing

Friday, 23 January 2015, 3:32 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, support the innovation and ambition shown by Auckland Transport with their latest investigation into light rail for the central isthmus. More >>

Aucklanders united in favour of Skypath

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 3:12 pm | Generation Zero

Generation Zero is proud to announce that over 10,000 people have supported Skypath by submitting a resource consent submission through an online form created by Generation Zero. More >>

Disappointment with City Rail Link Delay

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 4:14 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is disappointed that major construction works for the City Rail Link (CRL) will now be delayed until at least 2018 following a revised budget passed by Auckland Council today. More >>

New Zealand poor performer in global climate action ranking

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 10:50 am | Generation Zero

New Zealand has received a poor rating for its efforts on climate change, ranked 43rd overall in the Climate Change Performance Index 2015 – an annual assessment of the world's largest CO2 emitters released this morning at the UN climate conference ... More >>

PCE report brings home impacts of climate change

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 2:52 pm | Generation Zero

Youth climate organisation Generation Zero has welcomed the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment's ' Changing Climate and Rising Seas ' report and says it demonstrates climate change will affect all of us. More >>

MfE briefing highlights urgent need for Climate Change Act

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 5:34 pm | Generation Zero

New greenhouse gas emissions projections revealed today in the Ministry for the Environment’s Briefing to the Incoming Ministers highlight the need for a Climate Change Act with legally binding carbon budgets, says youth climate change organisation Generation ... More >>

City Rail Link Saved - Generation Zero

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 5:00 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, would like congratulate Auckland Council today for saving the City Rail Link (CRL) from being delayed. Spokesperson, Dr Sudhvir Singh; “The CRL has a huge amount of support within the community, with our petition ... More >>

Stopping unnecessary roading projects solution to transport

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 12:30 pm | Generation Zero

Today Auckland Council released the Funding Auckland’s Transport Future report which claims Aucklanders need to choose higher rates, petrol taxes or tolls to pay for future transport projects, when the real issue is the prioritisation of unnecessary ... More >>

Generation Zero launches Bike to the Future

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 11:50 am | Generation Zero

Youth group, Generation Zero, are ecstatic at Auckland Council’s decision to trial separated cycle lanes on Karangahape road and will be celebrating the announcement with a ride through the protected areas on Sunday the 28th of September. More >>

4th tranche of Auckland Housing Accord licenses sprawl

Monday, 15 September 2014, 11:13 am | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is appalled at the next stage of the Auckland Housing Accord, released today, as it is once again focussed on urban sprawl. The fourth tranche of 41 Special Housing Areas (SHAs), allows for 8000 dwellings, nearly ... More >>

Disappointment with early start to Holiday Highway

Friday, 12 September 2014, 5:07 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is disappointed by the Prime Minister's announcement today that the Puhoi-Warkworth Highway would start construction in 2016. The highway is over 18 kilometres long, and latest estimates put the cost at over $760 million. More >>

Greens’ transport plan offers smart way forward

Monday, 8 September 2014, 12:45 pm | Generation Zero

Youth climate change group Generation Zero says the Green Party’s Wellington transport plan announced today is a smart blueprint for a prosperous low carbon city, and shows that there is now cross-party support for a light rail solution for Wellington. More >>

Labour’s commitment to real low carbon plan welcomed

Sunday, 24 August 2014, 3:48 pm | Generation Zero

The Labour Party’s climate change policy announced today has the key ingredients to deliver a real plan for a prosperous low carbon economy, says youth climate change organisation Generation Zero. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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