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Generation Zero Applauds Young Nats’ Support for Zero Carbon

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 10:20 am | Generation Zero

Youth organisation Generation Zero is celebrating the Young Nats’ endorsement of its proposed Zero Carbon Act: a powerful new law to reduce New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions and deliver a long-term climate change plan. More >>

Road pricing refuses to acknowledge funding crisis

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 11:10 am | Generation Zero

Road pricing announcement refuses to acknowledge "infrastructure funding crisis" Auckland Director of Generation Zero, Leroy Beckett, says the road pricing announcement refuses to acknowledge the need to address the infrastructure funding crisis and ... More >>

Generation Zero are disappointed by the 2017 budget

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 2:49 pm | Generation Zero

Youth lobby group Generation Zero are disappointed by the 2017 budget which ‘ignores Auckland’ “The Government continues to ignore the infrastructure problems facing Auckland” Says Leroy Beckett, the groups Auckland Director. “There is no new ... More >>

Generation Zero launches blueprint for Zero Carbon Act

Monday, 10 April 2017, 9:49 am | Generation Zero

Youth organisation Generation Zero is today launching its blueprint for a powerful new climate change law to get New Zealand to zero carbon by 2050 or sooner, and is calling for cross-party support. More >>

Climate report highlights opportunity for Zero Carbon Act

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 1:26 pm | Generation Zero

A new climate change report released today shows New Zealand can get to net zero emissions and highlights the opportunity for cross-party legislation to make it happen, said youth climate advocacy organisation Generation Zero. More >>

Govt refusal to allow regional petrol tax slammed

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 5:16 pm | Generation Zero

Generation Zero is disappointed that the Government refuses to allow Auckland to address its transport funding deficit. More >>

Generation Zero Open Letter Gaining Momentum

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 2:57 pm | Generation Zero

The open letter (available at ) is addressed to the Auckland Council Appointments and Performance Committee, who are soon to be deciding on three new members to join the board at Auckland Transport. More >>

Generation Zero Launches Election Scorecards

Monday, 19 September 2016, 8:58 am | Generation Zero

Youth Climate Change group Generation Zero have launched online scorecards for council and mayoral candidates across the country. More >>

Generation Zero responds to release of ATAP report

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 5:10 pm | Generation Zero

Generation Zero welcomes the release of the Auckland Transport Alignment report, which was publically released this afternoon. More >>

NZ needs Zero Carbon Act to honour Paris Agreement

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 5:22 pm | Generation Zero

Youth organisation Generation Zero has welcomed today’s announcement by the Government to ratify the Paris Agreement by the end of the year, but reiterated that New Zealand needs a Zero Carbon Act to live up to the agreement. More >>

Generation Zero response to the Unitary Plan Passing

Monday, 15 August 2016, 3:11 pm | Generation Zero

Today the Auckland Council governing body finalized the Unitary Plan, the end of a five year process to create a new rulebook for the next 30 years of housing in the city. It will be notified Friday. More >>

Generation Zero response to first day of unitary plan debate

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 11:13 am | Generation Zero

Generation Zero urges the Auckland Council to make minimal changes to the Unitary Plan as it is debated by the Governing Body over the next several days. More >>

Road-only harbour crossing has extremely low public support

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 1:15 pm | Generation Zero

A poll of 500 Aucklanders conducted by UMR research, on behalf of Generation Zero, has found a road-only harbour crossing has extremely low public support with only 22% supportive. More >>

Young New Zealanders announce plan to write Zero Carbon Act

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 3:09 pm | Generation Zero

Fed up with politicians’ failure to meaningfully tackle climate change, youth organisation Generation Zero is announcing plans today to draft a law that commits New Zealand to being zero carbon by 2050: the Zero Carbon Act. More >>

Generation Zero Response to NPS on Urban Development

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 3:04 pm | Generation Zero

Today Building and Housing Minister Dr. Nick Smith released the Government's National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity. Youth led environmental lobby group Generation Zero are largely supportive of this policy and its attempts at tackling ... More >>

Generation Zero congratulates Council on City Rail Link

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 10:43 am | Generation Zero

Transport lobby group Generation Zero congratulates the Auckland Council on beginning the construction of the City Rail Link. More >>

Slow phaseout of ETS pollution subsidy a let down

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:14 am | Generation Zero

Youth climate change organisation Generation Zero is pleased the Government is at last removing the two-for-one pollution subsidy in the Emissions Trading Scheme, but says the slow phase-out and the indefinite extension of the $25 per tonne price ... More >>

Generation Zero responds to “Band-Aid Budget”

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 3:01 pm | Generation Zero

The 2016 Budget has been met with a muted response by youth lobby group Generation Zero, labeling the budget the “Band-Aid Budget” More >>

New documents showing road only harbour crossing

Monday, 23 May 2016, 12:16 pm | Generation Zero

Generation Zero are ‘outraged’ to see that a road-only connection is being progressed for the new Auckland Waitemata Harbour crossing, in new documents released by Transport Blog today, rather than a crossing that has both a road and rail connection. More >>

Response to NZCID report "Transport ..." released today

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 10:05 am | Generation Zero

Generation Zero agrees with the NZCID that Auckland needs a rethink on transport and urban intensification but says that their motorway building binge is the wrong direction for the city. More >>



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