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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 >>

Climate groups to rally NZ banks

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 2:18 pm | 350 Aotearoa

On Friday 10th and Saturday 11th May, grassroots climate action groups across Aotearoa will take action to call for banks in New Zealand to stop lending to or investing in fossil fuel companies. The events in Auckland, Kāpiti, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, ... More >>

Government's just transition commitment called into question

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 4:59 pm | 350 Aotearoa

350 Aotearoa is calling to question the Government’s commitment to a just transition to a low carbon future following yesterday’s Block Offer announcement. Yesterday Minister of Energy and Resources, Hon Megan Woods, launched Block Offer 2018, inviting ... More >>

350 Aotearoa Launch Pledge to Join OMV Resistance

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 3:02 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Today 350 Aotearoa has launched a pledge for New Zealanders to join the resistance against oil giant, OMV, after its announcement that it intends to drill for oil and gas in their permit off the coast of Otago. More >>

Australian banks responsible for financing climate change

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 9:34 am | 350 Aotearoa

Yesterday evening, climate justice organisation 350 Aotearoa released a report that exposes the relationship between banks in Aotearoa and the fossil fuel industry. 350 Aotearoa Executive Director Erica Finnie said, “The urgency to act on climate ... More >>

A vital step for the world to get back to climate safety

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 10:19 am | 350 Aotearoa

The Crown Minerals (Petroleum) Amendment Bill was passed last night, 63 votes to 55. The ban was announced by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in April, following close to a decade of New Zealanders calling for the ban through petitions, submissions, ... More >>

Climate groups protest ANZ roadblock to real climate action

Friday, 12 October 2018, 3:33 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate groups protest ANZ as “roadblock to real climate action” in light of IPCC 1.5°C report More >>

Climate groups protest ANZ

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 4:46 pm | 350 Aotearoa

Climate groups protest ANZ as “roadblock to real climate action” in light of IPCC 1.5°C report More >>

 

 

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