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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 >>

Action on Mental Health Review welcomed

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 8:12 pm | ActionStation

The People’s Mental Health Review welcome the Prime Minister’s announcement today of the details of the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction Services, and acknowledge the inclusion of the findings of the People's Mental Health Report in the Terms of ... More >>

Campaign groups disappointed over Labour and TPPA-11

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 3:55 pm | ActionStation

“It’s time Jacinda Ardern stood with Justin Trudeau and pushed for a better deal for New Zealanders, following Canada’s stand for better provision for workers, the environment and cultural protections,” says ActionStation campaigner Rick Zwaan. More >>

Crowdfunded Billboards Play on Labour Slogan to Protest TPPA

Monday, 6 November 2017, 11:21 am | ActionStation

Hundreds of people have crowdfunded nine giant billboards around the country in a protest against the TPPA11. More >>

Thousands sign open letter to PM Ardern on TPPA11

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 6:22 pm | ActionStation

In just three days nearly 6,000 people have signed an open letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern urging her to put people and planet first in the upcoming TPPA negotiations in Vietnam. Today Jacinda responded, committing to do her ‘utmost to push against ... More >>

New government presents opportunities for action

Friday, 20 October 2017, 2:37 pm | ActionStation

The community campaigning group ActionStation us welcoming the new government and hopeful about the opportunities it presents for action on several pressing issues. More >>

Crowdfunded newspaper ad urges NZ First to side with Labour

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 5:23 pm | ActionStation

Voters have helped crowdfund a full page ad in Winston Peter’s local paper, with an open letter urging NZ First to form a government with Labour and the Greens. More >>

18,534 ask for protection of rare kiwi

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 3:03 pm | ActionStation

A mother and child pair of costumed kiwis sought sanctuary on Parliament steps today to highlight the plight of the endangered Haast Tokoeka Kiwi, threatened by a West Coast company’s plan to build a pipeline through their habitat in order to transport ... More >>

Mental health billboards appear in Minister’s electorate

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 2:20 pm | ActionStation

Billboards highlighting the fact that most New Zealanders want an inquiry into the public mental health system have sprung up overnight in the Health Minister’s Northcote electorate. More >>

ActionStation & Renters United Launch Campaign for Renters

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 12:20 pm | ActionStation

Hundreds of renting stories gathered as ActionStation and Renters United launch The People’s Review of Renting More >>