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Ground breaking ECan vote

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 2:31 pm | Oil Free Otautahi

After a submission by Oil Free Otautahi and 350.org Christchurch, Environment Canterbury regional council voted 9 -2 to oppose deep sea oil drilling off the Canterbury coast. There was one abstention. More >>

Will ECan support the Christchurch City Council

Sunday, 13 November 2016, 8:17 pm | Oil Free Otautahi

On Wednesday November 2, the Christchurch City Council voted 16 to 1 to make a VERY strong submission to the government against the deep sea oil drilling block offers off the coast of Canterbury. More >>

Oil Free Otautahi protests against ANZ

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 12:22 pm | Oil Free Otautahi

Oil Free Otautahi has hung banners in several locations around Christchurch this morning in protest of ANZ sponsoring the New Zealand Petroleum and Mineral summit. This protest runs in conjunction with Fossil Fools Day, an annual day where activists ... More >>

Hands Across the Sand for CLEAN ENERGY

Saturday, 17 May 2014, 8:37 am | Oil Free Otautahi

Today grassroots group Oil Free Otautahi will hold Hands Across the Sand for CLEAN ENERGY for the 3rd year running at New Brighton pier at 11:30am. This world-wide event is held to demonstrate the global demand for renewable energy and the resistance ... More >>

Anadarko Farewell Party

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 12:50 pm | Oil Free Otautahi

Today Oil Free Otautahi will hold a farewell party for Anadarko's drill ship, The Nobel Bob Douglas, as it departs our waters after drilling exploratory oil wells off Taranaki and Otago's coasts. The event will be held at 442 Tuam St youth venue ... More >>

Simon Bridges what ARE you DOING?

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 9:03 am | Oil Free Otautahi

Oil Free Otautahi supporters are today reeling at the recent announcement by Simon Bridges of the breathtakingly massive new areas now up for oil and gas exploration in New Zealand. This comes after our recent 'Fossil Fools Day' action highlighting ... More >>

Fossil Fools Day

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 11:28 am | Oil Free Otautahi

The first of April is well known by many to be a day of pranks. Oil Free Otautahi supporters are taking the opportunity to highlight the 'foolishness' of the National government's fossil fuel agenda at a time when there are more environmental and economic ... More >>

Demonstration against Deep Sea Oil Drilling to be held in Ch

Sunday, 10 November 2013, 1:11 pm | Oil Free Otautahi

On the 11 November 2013, a demonstration is to be held at the Hereford St Bridge over the Avon River against deep sea oil drilling in NZ Waters, and to support the Flotilla heading to Taranaki to witness Anadarko beginning their drilling. More >>


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