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‘Kiss The Ground’ Documentary A Must-Watch

Monday, 2 November 2020, 4:43 pm | Better Futures Forum

BFF’s Sally Faisandier has been watching the recently released documentary ‘ Kiss the Ground ’ (Netflix). It tells the stark story of land degradation as a result of industrialised or intensive farming in the United States and elsewhere. ... More >>

What Are Universal Basic Services – And Could They Work In Aotearoa?

Friday, 25 September 2020, 4:28 pm | Better Futures Forum

Some of you may have listened in to the webinar co-hosted by BFF and the PSA, New Zealand’s largest union, which featured leading UBS expert Andrew Percy, from the Institute of Global Prosperity . If you missed it, you can watch it at the link above. ... More >>

We Need To Act Now For A Better Future

Monday, 24 August 2020, 5:25 pm | Better Futures Forum

With the election in sight, we are making a call to action. The Better Futures Forum manifesto sets out how we must act immediately to transition to a climate-neutral, zero waste economy, in which our land, water and oceans are protected and restored. ... More >>

Proposed Resource Management Changes Headed In Right Direction

Friday, 31 July 2020, 9:02 am | Better Futures Forum

The Better Futures Forum welcomes the report of the Resource Management Review Panel, “<I>New Directions for Resource Management</I>”. The report offers the opportunity to address some of the key environmental issues ... More >>

Tiwai Point Closure – Let’s Not Squander This Opportunity To Use Surplus Energy Responsibly

Monday, 13 July 2020, 6:04 am | Better Futures Forum

On the 9 th of July Rio Tinto announced the closure of the Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter in Southland, New Zealand. This is a devastating blow for the community of Southland, and those facing employment disruption as a result will need to be supported ... More >>

Kicking The Nitrogen Can Down The Road

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 11:41 am | Better Futures Forum

Following today’s announcements on the government’s response to the future of freshwater, it appears that despite the chorus of calls for a change in how the post-COVID future of Aotearoa is shaped - and following many months of engagement, consultation ... More >>

New Zealand One Year From Now – Forum Dares New Zealanders To Visualise A Better Future

Sunday, 17 May 2020, 6:30 pm | Better Futures Forum

A new forum launched in April is inviting New Zealanders to become part of developing a vision for a better future. Better Futures Forum’s mission is to “create broad momentum for a transition towards a more resilient Aotearoa New Zealand”. It is ... More >>




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