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Activists Blockade Todd Energy House During Energy Forum

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 10:27 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

The Energy Resources Taranaki Forum was supposed to hold their annual conference in New Plymouth today but due to climate activists coming from across the country to stop them, they decided to cancel and meet online. The climate protectors wasted ... More >>

Govt's Mineral Strategy An Environmental Disaster In The Making

Friday, 24 May 2024, 10:50 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

"The government's 'Draft Mineral Strategy' released this week by Minister for Resources Shane Jones is a disaster in the making for the environment, the climate and people as more and more rural communities will have to battle these companies ... More >>

Fast Track Bill A Blatant Act Of Vandalism For Corporate Kleptocracy

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 5:30 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki describes the Fast Track Approvals Bill introduced into Parliament today as a blatant act of vandalism for corporate kleptocracy, and an annihilation of environmental stewardship and democracy. “The Bill gives Ministers ... More >>

Boycott Americarna - Taranaki Community Rejects Car Festival In The Middle Of A Climate Crisis

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 10:17 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki, Palestinian Solidarity Taranaki and Better Streets Project are calling on the public and local schools to boycott this week’s Americarna. Spanning four days from 21-24th February this year, Americarna will penetrate not ... More >>

Parihaka Day Protest Targets Dairy, Gas And Fertiliser Factories

Monday, 6 November 2023, 8:41 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

The Whareroa Fonterra Dairy factory, the Kapuni Ballance fertiliser factory and the Todd Energy gas plant were blockaded simultaneously this Parihaka Day, 5 November, by environmental, peace and social justice activists from across the country. The ... More >>

Climate Justice Group Vows To Continue Its Work At The Wake Of Election

Monday, 16 October 2023, 11:16 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki is determined to continue its work for a just world where people and the environment thrive, as election results emerge. "It is a pretty bleak election outcome for all of us, for the climate, for the poor and marginalised. ... More >>

How Much Blood Was Spilled For Industrial Dairying Today?

Sunday, 27 August 2023, 5:41 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

In collaboration with groups across Aotearoa commemorating Bobby Calf Day this weekend, Climate Justice Taranaki visited Federated Farmers and chalked the streets of New Plymouth on Friday. There will be demonstrations at large meat and dairy processors ... More >>

BlackRock Deal A Slippery Slope

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 2:48 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki describes the government’s announcement to partner with BlackRock as a dangerous slippery slope of aggravated energy corporatisation, risking Aotearoa New Zealand’s collective energy sovereignty. “We are talking about energy ... More >>

Over 3,000 People Back Petition To End Taranaki Oil And Gas Drilling

Wednesday, 26 July 2023, 6:19 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

"Over 3,000 people have signed our petition calling on the Government to stop handing out oil and gas permits for onshore drilling in Taranaki" says Urs Signer, member of community group Climate Justice Taranaki. "The government’s Block ... More >>

Petition To End Taranaki Oil And Gas 'block Offer' Already At 2800

Wednesday, 21 June 2023, 2:23 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

A new local campaign is aiming to stop the Government from handing out oil and gas permits for onshore drilling in Taranaki. A petition by community group Climate Justice Taranaki called 'A bid for the future - no more oil and gas drilling in Taranaki' ... More >>

Climate Justice Group Cautions Unconstrained Renewable Energy Push

Friday, 2 June 2023, 10:00 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki criticises the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)’s proposals to enable vast expansion of renewable energy generation and transmission by removing policy barriers. “The proposed national policy statements ... More >>

End Big Dairy Campaigners To Protest National Dairy Awards

Thursday, 11 May 2023, 8:43 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

The National Dairy Awards are coming to Auckland this Saturday 13 May but this time community groups frustrated with the industry’s inaction on climate change, environmental protections, Te Tiriti justice and animal welfare, will be greeting award attendees ... More >>

Taranaki To Join Global Climate Strike This Friday

Wednesday, 1 March 2023, 6:23 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Two weeks on from Cyclone Gabrielle, New Plymouth along with ten other cities across Aotearoa, and thousands more communities across the world, are calling for more urgent action to curb climate change. Climate Justice Taranaki, Rapid Reforestation, Forest ... More >>

2700 Signatures Against Beach Energy Drilling In Taranaki

Tuesday, 6 December 2022, 5:29 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Members of Climate Justice Taranaki will present a petition with over 2700 signatures to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) hearing in New Plymouth this Tuesday opposing the plans of Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy to drill for more ... More >>

Protesting Farmers Have Their Heads In The Mud

Thursday, 20 October 2022, 8:49 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

"The Groundswell protest today shows just how stuck in the mud some farmers are when it comes to moving with the times. That after decades of scientific evidence and easily felt changes here on farms in Aotearoa, some people still call climate ... More >>

Agricultural Emissions Reduction Proposal Not Good Enough

Wednesday, 12 October 2022, 6:17 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

"The so-called 'pragmatic proposal' to reduce agricultural emissions released by the government yesterday fails to curb emissions in a significant way and instead locks rural Aotearoa into a pathway of further industrialisation and loss of community ... More >>

Taranaki Rallies For Global Climate Strike This Friday

Wednesday, 21 September 2022, 12:24 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

A coalition of community groups is planning a rally this Friday to support the Global Climate Strike first initiated by student activist Greta Thunberg in 2018. The coalition is calling for urgent action to reduce emissions and support communities to adapt ... More >>

Stop Seismic Blasting For Oil And Gas, Rally For Māui Dolphin

Friday, 27 May 2022, 5:59 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

The vessel South Express has begun a seismic survey for Greymouth Petroleum off the coast of Waitara and west towards New Plymouth. The survey area is within the West Coast North Island Marine Mammal Sanctuary. “It is appalling that the government ... More >>

Emissions Reduction Plan Favours Private Business And Techno-fixes

Monday, 16 May 2022, 7:29 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki describes the government’s Emissions Reduction Plan as lacking social perspective and favouring private business and industries. “The Plan is weak and too slow. There’s too much public money going into private industries, ... More >>

Make 'Rapid, Deep And Immediate' Emission Cuts With Free Public Transport

Thursday, 7 April 2022, 6:59 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

"The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest report calls for 'rapid, deep and immediate' cuts in carbon dioxide emissions. The time to act for climate justice is now or never" says Urs Signer, spokesperson for Climate Justice Taranaki. ... More >>





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