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95,000 Support Rent And Housing Relief In Petition Delivery

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 1:34 pm | ActionStation

WHAT: An online delivery event for two petitions with a combined 95,000 signatures. The petitions call for a number of changes including for the New Zealand Government to suspend rent and mortgage payments, and to buy unoccupied homes for the homeless. ... More >>

Changes to Oranga Tamariki welcomed by petitioners

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 8:34 pm | ActionStation

The community action group that brought the petition for a complete overhaul of Oranga Tamariki to Parliament in July welcome the changes announced by the ministry today. More >>

Government underfunding of sexual violence prevention harms

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 9:22 am | ActionStation

Government underfunding of sexual violence prevention, support and education is harming New Zealanders, says new report More >>

6,500 make joint submission for gun law reform to go further

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 10:59 am | ActionStation

In less than 24 hours more than 6,500 people have added their support to a joint submission on the Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Bill calling for gun law reform to go further. More >>

Petitioners welcome gun law reform announcement

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 6:57 pm | ActionStation

At 11.30am on Thursday, Wellingtonian Nik Green, Industrial Designer Brad Knewstubb and mum of three Hannah Clarke presented their combined 70,000-strong petitions to Parliament for a ban on semi-automatic weapons and greater firearm advertising regulations. More >>

Huge public support for ban on semi automatic weapons

Monday, 18 March 2019, 12:54 pm | ActionStation

Thousands of New Zealanders are supporting the call for an urgent ban on semi-automatic weapons in response to the tragic events of Friday. More >>

Billboard at parliament International Women’s Day breakfast

Friday, 8 March 2019, 11:24 am | ActionStation

A billboard has been placed outside the International Women’s Day breakfast at parliament this morning calling for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to “Tell Grant [Robertson] to fully fund sexual violence prevention and support services in Budget ... More >>

Report calls for action to address harassment online

Monday, 18 February 2019, 9:10 am | ActionStation

A comprehensive new report from ActionStation launched Monday examines the harm that unmoderated and under-regulated online platforms are causing New Zealanders. More >>

New survey reveals huge support for legalising cannabis

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 1:56 pm | ActionStation

In a new survey of over 6,000 New Zealanders 81 percent of people said they would like to see cannabis legalised. More >>

ActionStation welcomes Mental Health and Addiction Report

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 2:49 pm | ActionStation

Thousands of ActionStation members took part in the Inquiry this year to ask for a system change in the way our country promotes mental health, with a focus on wellbeing and community solutions and a wider range of service options. More >>

New report on people’s experiences of welfare

Friday, 9 November 2018, 11:22 am | ActionStation

Between 18 and 31 October 2018, 267 people contributed their perspectives, insights and experiences of the welfare system through a 17-question online survey hosted by ActionStation. The survey findings show an overwhelming trend of negative experiences ... More >>

More ambition needed in plan to support te reo Māori

Monday, 1 October 2018, 4:13 pm | ActionStation

A people-powered report released today is pushing the government to be more ambitious in its five year plan for supporting te reo Māori to flourish. More >>

Fundraiser launched for filmmakers’ defence fund

Monday, 18 June 2018, 3:34 pm | ActionStation

Community campaigning organisation ActionStation have launched a Givealittle fundraising campaign in support of filmmaker and mum Renae Maihi. More >>

Walk the talk in ending sexual violence

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 9:03 am | ActionStation

More than 100 survivors, students, and helping professionals have signed an open letter to the Government calling for greater investment in preventing, reducing, treating and ending sexual violence. More >>

Wellington urged to be declared sexual violence free

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 9:00 am | ActionStation

130 members of the ActionStation community are asking Wellington City Council to make ending sexual violence a number one priority in their 10 year plan. More >>

Former Mental Health Commissioner calls for a system change

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 1:41 pm | ActionStation

Submission to the Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry advocates open access to a full menu of services: A public submission to the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction outlines a completely ... More >>

AG commits to full inquiry into Hit & Run allegations

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 5:00 pm | ActionStation

Members of the ActionStation community welcome today’s news that the Attorney General David Parker has committed to a Government Inquiry into the events in Afghanistan in 2010 as part of Operation Burnham. More >>

1300 people write letters to stop Waikeria mega-prison

Monday, 2 April 2018, 1:41 pm | ActionStation

1300 people write letters to stop Waikeria mega-prison The Labour-led government are close to making a decision about whether or not to go ahead with building a new billion-dollar prison in Waikeria. The prison, 30 kilometres north of Otorohanga, ... More >>

Poll finds 75% want independent analysis on TPPA-11

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 6:45 pm | ActionStation

Poll finds 75% of New Zealanders want independent analysis on TPPA-11 before it’s signed Media release: ActionStation More >>

Campaigners urge full inquiry into Afghan village SAS raid

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 11:24 am | ActionStation

Members of the ActionStation community and the Hit & Run Inquiry Campaign welcome the announcement that the Attorney General, David Parker, will investigate the claims made in the book Hit & Run. More >>