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Financial Sector Reporting On Climate Risks Is A Vital Step

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 5:32 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Financial sector reporting on climate risks is a vital step to cut off the finance that enables fossil fuel companies to continue emitting Climate action organisation 350 Aotearoa applauds the government’s announcement today that makes Aotearoa the ... More >>

Kiwibank’s policy shows a commitment to climate action

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 10:58 am | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa applauds Kiwibank’s commitment to withhold banking services to companies involved with the extraction, production and manufacturing of coal, oil, and gas. More >>

350 Aotearoa Welcomes The Green Party’s Clean Energy Plan To Build A Fairer, Low-Carbon Future

Sunday, 12 July 2020, 4:25 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa welcomes the Greens' plan to transform Aotearoa’s energy system and set Aotearoa on course towards a fossil-fuel free future in which workers are supported into new jobs, and communities have the power ... More >>

Select Committee Report Fails To Address Climate Groups’ Substantial Concerns With Fast Track Bill

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 6:03 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa is disappointed that the Environment Select Committee has failed to address substantial concerns with the Covid-19 Response (Fast Track Consenting) Bill in its report released today. The Bill currently removes the ... More >>

350 Aotearoa Calls For ACC To Go Further, And End Fossil Fuel Investments By 2021

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 10:29 am | 350 Aotearoa

Climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa welcomes ACC’s new climate change policy that lays out plans to decarbonise its investments but calls for ACC to commit to full divestment from coal, oil, and gas companies by 2021. 350 Aotearoa Co-Director ... More >>

Westpac Bank Needs To Put Its Money Where Its Mouth Is On Climate Change

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 5:34 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa welcomes Westpac’s announcement to end its financing of thermal coal projects by 2030, and not establish new relationships with new thermal coal customers in the interim. However, the bank needs to extend its phase-out of fossil fuel finance ... More >>

Changes To Kiwisaver Standards A Win For The Climate Over Corporate Interests

Sunday, 1 March 2020, 11:57 am | 350 Aotearoa

“This commitment by the government to ensure that New Zealanders are not financing the climate crisis through our Kiwisaver funds will be welcomed by the thousands of New Zealanders that have come together to push for this change,” said Erica ... More >>

Climate organisations commend Crown Research Institute

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 5:14 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate action organisations 350 Aotearoa and Coal Action Network Aotearoa commend New Zealand’s Crown Research Institutes’ phase-out of coal burning in their operations, with the final two users, Plant and Food Research and Landcare Research decommissioning ... More >>

Leaked ANZ policy good news for climate action

Friday, 6 December 2019, 6:29 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Secret plans for ANZ to cut thermal coal mining exposure by 75% by March 2024 have been leaked by internal sources today. This information is at odds with its climate change statement that was released in February 2019, which made no reference to reductions ... More >>

Protestors give a red card to All Blacks’ partner AIG

Friday, 25 October 2019, 1:54 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Protestors give a red card to All Blacks’ partner AIG Insurance for underwriting mega coal mine More >>

NZ Rugby receives call to drop AIG sponsorship over coal

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 2:01 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate change campaigners met with New Zealand Rugby today to deliver a 35,000 strong petition, calling for the All Blacks to drop its major global partner, insurance giant AIG. AIG is an insurer of the controversial Adani Carmichael coal mine in Australia.The ... More >>

Petition calls for All Blacks to drop AIG sponsorship

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 4:50 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Tomorrow, Wednesday 9th October, climate activists from 350 Aotearoa will deliver a 35,000 strong petition to Rugby New Zealand calling for the All Blacks to drop its major global sponsor, insurance giant AIG. The petition, a collaboration between ... More >>

Another blow for ANZ, as greenwash exposed

Friday, 23 August 2019, 2:17 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate campaigners impersonating bank staff have taken to the streets this week to expose ANZ Bank’s sponsorship of the fossil fuel industry. In the series of satirical actions in Wellington, Dunedin, and Auckland, the ‘bank staff’ promoted ... More >>

ANZ Bank ‘proudly’ sponsors coal, oil, and gas industry

Friday, 23 August 2019, 9:04 am | 350 Aotearoa

This week 350 Aotearoa climate campaigners will impersonate ANZ Bank staff in several satirical actions outside of ANZ branches. The actions will expose ANZ Banks’s current social and financial support of the fossil fuel industry: through its sponsorship ... More >>

Exposed: ANZ sponsors of fossil fuel lobby group?

Monday, 19 August 2019, 8:37 am | 350 Aotearoa

Today posters have gone up outside ANZ branches across New Zealand to expose ANZ’s sponsorship of an exclusive oil industry group, ‘The Petroleum Club’. The satirical posters play on ANZ’s recent ad campaigns, replacing the banks’ tagline ‘healthy ... More >>

Fonterra’s announcement a win for the climate movement

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 3:48 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Fonterra’s use of coal has been the target of numerous grassroots campaigns in recent years. Last year 350 Aotearoa affiliated groups, Fossil Free Aoraki and 350 Nelson launched a petition dismissing the dairy giant’s initial target of no new ... More >>

350 Ōtepoti/Dunedin sets up waiting room at Kiwibank branch

Monday, 24 June 2019, 4:11 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Today on Monday 24th June 350 Ōtepoti/Dunedin joined grassroots climate justice groups across Aotearoa in actions calling for Kiwibank to release its policy that rules out investing in or lending in companies whose core business is the extraction ... More >>

Activists set up waiting rooms outside Kiwibank branches

Monday, 24 June 2019, 9:55 am | 350 Aotearoa

Today climate action groups in Dunedin and Wellington will set up waiting rooms outside Kiwibank branches, to demonstrate that the climate can’t keep waiting for Kiwibank to release a fossil free policy that rules out investments or lending to ... More >>

Protesters disrupt petroleum meeting

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 2:11 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Twelve activists from climate action group 350 Aotearoa have disrupted a Petroleum Club meeting in New Plymouth. The group targeted event sponsors, ANZ, in a bid to highlight the discrepancies between the bank’s public statements on climate change ... More >>

Climate groups across Aotearoa challenge NZ banks

Saturday, 11 May 2019, 4:45 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate groups across Aotearoa challenge NZ banks to commit to Fossil Free policies More >>