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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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