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Campaign for a Budget to End Child Poverty Launched

Monday, 4 May 2015, 9:11 am | ActionStation

Grassroots campaigning group ActionStation has teamed up with UNICEF, Child Poverty Action Group, NZ Council of Christian Social Services, members of the the Equality Network and Tick for Kids partners to launch a petition calling on the government ... More >>

#SaveCampbellLive Petition Video - "I Am John Campbell"

Friday, 24 April 2015, 3:05 pm | ActionStation

"75,000 Kiwis have taken action to #SaveCampbellLive - watch to find out why, and then join them here >> http://www.actionstation.org.nz/savecampbelllive ." More >>

Petition numbers convert into ratings for Campbell Live

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 8:32 am | ActionStation

Almost 70,000 New Zealanders have signed local campaign group ActionStation’s petition to save TV3 current affairs show Campbell Live and overnight those same people raised $10,000 to fund a creative petition delivery that will be, according to Campaign ... More >>

Save Campbell Live is ActionStation's fastest petition

Friday, 10 April 2015, 9:06 am | ActionStation

More than 20,000 New Zealanders have signed a petition overnight calling on MediaWorks to save Campbell Live . Grass-roots campaign group ActionStation launched their petition within hours of the announcement yesterday that TV3 is considering replacing the ... More >>

‘Save Campbell Live’ : Fast growing petition

Friday, 10 April 2015, 7:56 am | ActionStation

More than 20,000 New Zealanders have signed a petition overnight calling on MediaWorks to save Campbell Live . Grass-roots campaign group ActionStation launched their petition within hours of the announcement yesterday that TV3 is considering replacing the ... More >>

Calls for Police to reconsider charges in Roast Busters case

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 10:10 pm | ActionStation

In light of the Independent Police Conduct Authority’s report into Police handling of the Roast Busters case, social justice community ActionStation have today launched a petition calling for Police to re-open their investigation. More >>

Kiwis come out in support of more refugees

Friday, 13 March 2015, 10:07 am | ActionStation

80% of New Zealanders surveyed this week by campaigning organisation ActionStation supported an immediate emergency intake of refugees from Syria, and an increase in the ongoing refugee quota. More >>

Library books not just a political fight

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 4:45 pm | ActionStation

Thousands of New Zealanders have signed a petition to stop cuts to National Library lending services to schools, with New Zealand’s favorite celebrity Lorde and Man Booker prize winning author Eleanor Catton even weighing in on the debate. More >>

Kiwi activists crowdfund billboard for Simon Bridges

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 9:43 am | ActionStation

Almost seven thousand New Zealanders have taken part in a crowdfunding campaign, and have raised enough money to put a billboard up in Tauranga that is directed at Simon Bridges, the Minister of Energy and Resources. More >>

Activists celebrate success in ‘Roast Busters’ campaign

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 12:57 pm | ActionStation

Activist community ActionStation is today celebrating the success of their campaign to force a review into the lack of charges in the ‘Roast Busters’ case, after the Minister of Justice announced the re-opening of work to improve the justice system ... More >>

The Dirtiest Deal You've Never Heard Of: #TPPANoWay

Monday, 10 November 2014, 11:53 am | ActionStation

The TPPA could cost us our privacy rights, access to affordable medicine and the safety of our food. Without mainstream media attention, clever international campaigning and a strong public outcry, politicians will only hear the concerns of multinational ... More >>

Kiwis rally to demand justice for ‘Roast Buster’ survivors

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 9:08 am | ActionStation

Over 1,500 kiwis have rallied to demand justice after the announcement of the NZ Police decision not to lay charges in the ‘Roast Busters’ saga. More >>

Parties sent home with report cards

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 11:13 am | ActionStation

More than 2000 New Zealanders came together to run a full page ad in the Herald today asking all Parties what they will commit to do to clean up politics. The answers are in, and ActionStation has graded Parties on their responses to those questions ... More >>

2,100 people send message about dirty politics

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:23 pm | ActionStation

2,100 people have signed their name to a full-page open letter featuring in the New Zealand Herald this Wednesday. The letter is designed to send a message to politicians that dirty politics is an important election issue. More >>

Foodies come out for a CAN DO government

Monday, 25 August 2014, 2:46 pm | ActionStation

Wellington culinary celebrities will be joining the call for a “can-do government” and supporting “can-do people getting out to vote” as they help build the beehive out of cans tomorrow. More >>

Well-known kiwis sign on to stop ivory trade

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:25 am | ActionStation

Today the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee will consider a complete ban on the ivory trade in response to a petition by Auckland teacher Virginia Woolf and policy analyst Fiona Gordon. More >>

Kiwi values ignited through ‘burning questions’

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 8:43 am | ActionStation

What is Adam Page, a self professed ‘looper’ and music improviser going to do with the burning questions that come out of the auditorium at the City Gallery this evening? What indeed, are ‘Burning Questions’? More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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