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Declaration Of ‘Symbolic’ Climate Emergency

Friday, 27 November 2020, 6:16 am | Extinction Rebellion

Does the Government know we are in a climate and ecological emergency, our house is on fire, and we are heading for a catastrophe? Today the government signalled that next week in parliament they intend to pass a climate emergency motion. The ... More >>

Climate Roadshow Arrives In Hawkes Bay On Tuesday, Sept 22nd At Pania Of The Reef, Marine Parade

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 5:50 am | Extinction Rebellion

Helen Howard speaking at Hawke's Bay The Climate Roadshow, which started in Cape Reinga in the North and Bluff in the South, arrived in Napier on Tuesday 22 September as part of its journey to the capital. The Roadshow is being organised by Extinction ... More >>

On An Aotearoa Citizens' Assembly

Monday, 21 September 2020, 6:18 pm | Extinction Rebellion

Assemblies a way to re-engage non-voters As odd as it may seem to those who love democracy, around a third of New Zealanders will choose not to vote in the upcoming election, prompting calls for new ways of “voting” on important issues. Citizens' ... More >>

Roadshow In Queenstown And Whangarei

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 6:24 am | Extinction Rebellion

The Election Roadshow for Climate, an initiative of Extinction Rebellion (XR) supported by Aotearoa Climate Emergency (ACE), is well on its way to put climate and ecological change at the forefront of this election. The Roadshow, which started concurrently ... More >>

First Day Of Election Roadshow For Climate A Success

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 5:04 pm | Extinction Rebellion

Phil Saxby, Jen Olsen and Noel Peterson at Stirling Point, Bluff The Election Roadshow for Climate, an initiative of Extinction Rebellion (XR) supported by Aotearoa Climate Emergency (ACE), has had a successful start to the eleven day journey to put climate ... More >>

Climate Roadshow Ready To Roll

Monday, 7 September 2020, 3:04 pm | Extinction Rebellion

The Election Roadshow for Climate is an initiative of Extinction Rebellion (XR) to put the climate emergency at the front and centre of the 2020 election. The Roadshow starts concurrently from Bluff and Cape Reinga on September 14 and ends at Parliament ... More >>

Kids Protest Tree Felling, Celebrate One Month Occupation

Sunday, 9 August 2020, 11:31 am | Extinction Rebellion

Children will protest the felling of native trees at 58 Canal Road, Avondale at 1 pm today. The Lorax-themed protest celebrates one month since a local stood in front of a wood chipper, starting an occupation. The event includes local actor Kevin ... More >>

Fonterra: Milk And Coal Don’t Mix!

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 9:50 am | Extinction Rebellion

Fonterra will be greeted by drums, cow costumes, placards and a pile of coal on Thursday morning, 9 July, as Extinction Rebellion Ōtautahi ask the question, ‘Why are Fonterra still using coal in a climate emergency?’ The group will be gathering ... More >>

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 >>