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Jacinda Covid Hero! Jacinda Climate Hero?

Friday, 22 May 2020, 11:15 am | Extinction Rebellion

On Sunday May 24th Extinction Rebellion groups across Aotearoa will be gathering outside Labour Party electorate offices to thank MPs for their effective Covid-19 response and to actively advocate for a Green Covid Stimulus. “Extinction Rebellion ... More >>

Extinction Rebellion Ōtautahi Perform ‘Letter To Coal Industry’

Friday, 15 May 2020, 4:53 pm | Extinction Rebellion

Ten Extinction Rebellion Ōtautahi activists performed a ‘living letter’ to Bathurst coal company at noon today outside Environment Canterbury offices. Activists covered themselves head to toe in body paint to represent the land and rivers whilst ... More >>

Insure Our Future, Not Adani’s Coal Mine

Friday, 13 March 2020, 11:10 am | Extinction Rebellion

Next week Extinction Rebellion Ōtautahi (XRŌ) will be protesting against insurance brokers Marsh, the brokers for Adani’s mega-mine in Australia. Adani is planning to open the Carmichael mine in an area of cultural and ecological significance in ... More >>

Extinction Rebellion Ōtautahi Boards OMV Rig In Cook Strait

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 5:13 pm | Extinction Rebellion

Tuesday, March 3: At 10.30am today Extinction Rebellion Ōtautahi intercepted OMV’s oil rig at sea as it travelled past the Marlborough Sounds.  Siana Fitzjohn and Nick Hanafin boarded the 100 metre high rig and are now secured to the side of ... More >>

Coming together for the climate on Waitangi Day

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 9:52 am | Extinction Rebellion

According to local climate activist group, Extinction Rebellion Whangārei (XRW), it has everything to do with it. More >>

Extinction Rebellion encouraged as police drop charges

Saturday, 25 January 2020, 2:47 pm | Extinction Rebellion

Just three days prior to his court hearing, the Police have withdrawn their case against Dylan Parker, the first Extinction Rebellion member to be charged in Aotearoa. More >>

Christchurch Activists Stand with Australia

Monday, 13 January 2020, 12:03 pm | Extinction Rebellion

Over 100 activists came together today in central Christchurch to show support and love for Australia as catastrophic bushfires are still raging across their country. “The people of Christchurch know what it is like to live through disasters, and ... More >>

Australia Vigil: Mourning for Australia

Friday, 10 January 2020, 3:04 pm | Extinction Rebellion

What: A vigil and procession for what has been lost in the Australian bushfires on the Global Day of Action for Australia More >>

XR members risk arrest to disrupt gas forum

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 8:56 am | Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion Ōtautahi is today disrupting the New Zealand Gas Conference at Rydges Latimer Square. Over 50 people are gathered with flags and drums outside the hotel to disrupt 'business as usual' for the fossil fuel industry. More >>

XR to disrupt GasNZ Forum

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 10:28 am | Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion Ōtautahi will be disrupting the New Zealand Gas Conference this Thursday the 31st October at 7am, at Rydges Latimer Square. More >>

Dear Jacinda, this is an emergency

Monday, 14 October 2019, 8:40 am | Extinction Rebellion

You famously said climate change was this generation’s nuclear-free moment. But when Extinction Rebellion uses the tactics of the Nuclear Free movement, you say you aren’t impressed. More >>

Extinction Rebellion Aotearoa launch decolonisation action

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 8:31 am | Extinction Rebellion

Today in Wellington, Extinction Rebellion Aotearoa stormed parliament grounds and desecrated the statue of ‘King Dick’ (Richard Seddon), drawing attention to his major role in the colonisation and exploitation of Mãori land. Well known Nga Puhi ... More >>

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested

Monday, 7 October 2019, 6:38 pm | Extinction Rebellion

More than thirty members of Extinction Rebellion have been arrested after a day of civil disobedience in Wellington. More >>

XR rebels move to outside the Beehive

Monday, 7 October 2019, 4:19 pm | Extinction Rebellion

The rebels are now making their way to the garden of the Beehive, where arrests are expected. More >>

Extinction Rebellion Block MBIE

Monday, 7 October 2019, 9:06 am | Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion is blocking the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) on Stout Street, Wellington. More >>

Great-grandmother to lead Wellington blockade

Sunday, 6 October 2019, 2:00 pm | Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion will disrupt central Wellington tomorrow starting an international wave of climate and environmental civil disobedience. More >>

Extinction Rebellion to disrupt Wellington

Friday, 4 October 2019, 12:27 pm | Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion will disrupt Wellington on Monday 7 October, starting an international wave of climate and environmental civil disobedience. More >>

Forced to Sail

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 9:07 am | Extinction Rebellion

Local yachtsman David Zenco is determined to travel to Wellington to attend a global climate protest in a carbon neutral way. However, as New Zealand has no fossil fuel-free public transport options, he was forced to take his boat. More >>

Forced to Sail

Sunday, 29 September 2019, 7:39 pm | Extinction Rebellion

Local yachtsman David Zenco is determined to travel to Wellington to attend a global climate protest in a carbon neutral way. However, as New Zealand has no fossil fuel-free public transport options, he was forced to take his boat. More >>

End the Petroleum Conference

Saturday, 28 September 2019, 1:22 pm | Extinction Rebellion

The amazing participation in the climate strike across New Zealand yesterday showed the depth of feeling about action on the climate and ecological crisis, said a member of Extinction Rebellion Otepoti. Jen Olsen said they now cannot let the Petroleum ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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