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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 >>

Ōpōtiki District Council declares a Climate Change Emergency

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 3:04 pm | Extinction Rebellion

At today’s Ordinary Council Meeting, Members of Extinction Rebellion Ōpōtiki urged ODC to make a Climate & Ecological Emergency Declaration (CEED), including signing the Local Government Leaders’ Climate Change Declaration 2017, giving notice ... More >>

Ōpōtiki District Council Declares Climate Emergency

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 1:54 pm | Extinction Rebellion

Ōpōtiki District Councillors voted at the General Meeting on Thursday 5th September 2019 to Declare a Climate Emergency. Mayor John Forbes and four of the five councilors present voted in favour of the motion that “Ōpōtiki District Council declares ... More >>

Amazon vigil: the sound of rainforest burning

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 1:40 pm | Extinction Rebellion

What: A vigil with the sounds of rainforest burning on the Global Day of Action for the Amazon. More >>

Extinction Rebellion Tour of the Coalest Little Capital

Saturday, 27 July 2019, 3:41 pm | Extinction Rebellion

The climate and ecological crisis movement, Extinction Rebellion, says the eviction notices it served today on four coal industry bodies in Wellington, highlight the enormous damage the quartet are doing to the environment. More >>

Extinction Rebellion tour of the coalest little capital

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 4:40 pm | Extinction Rebellion

WHAT: The Coalest Little Capital Tour Members of the climate and ecological crisis movement, Extinction Rebellion, are gathering on Wellington’s waterfront on Saturday, before taking a unique tour through the capital of those entities they regard as ... More >>

XR Ōtautahi Declares Rebellion Against Coal

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 11:45 am | Extinction Rebellion

XR Ōtautahi is declaring a rebellion against coal in Canterbury. We are holding an official launch party for the rebellion on Saturday the 27thJuly at Space Academy, starting at 7:00pm. More >>

Wellington City Council must follow declaration with action

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 3:04 pm | Extinction Rebellion

The global movement Extinction Rebellion, or XR, has told the Wellington City Council it must follow its declaration of a climate and ecological emergency with strong action. The council on Thursday morning declared the twin emergencies, becoming the ... More >>

XRQL requests a Climate and Ecological Emergency declaration

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 9:46 am | Extinction Rebellion

On 27 June, Extinction Rebellion Queenstown Lakes will present a deputation to QLDC requesting it declares a "Climate and Ecological Emergency". The council would be following the lead of more than 600 elected bodies representing some 74 million people ... More >>

Auckland Council votes on climate emergency declaration

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 9:28 am | Extinction Rebellion

The council will decide after 9:30 am at Reception Lounge, Level 2, Auckland Town Hall, 301 Queen Street. More >>

Major underestimates of climate change in MoE documents

Friday, 24 May 2019, 9:09 am | Extinction Rebellion

Major underestimates of climate change in Ministry for Environment guidance documents More >>

Extinction Rebellion Behind OMV Hoax

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 1:55 pm | Extinction Rebellion

We, activists of international environmentalist group Extinction Rebellion, are behind the OMV hoax recently causing confusion among journalists around the world. More >>

Extinction Rebellion - We are the Rising Tide

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 4:49 pm | Extinction Rebellion

On Saturday 20th April, Extinction Rebellion Te Whanganui-a-Tara will be holding a human wave for action on climate change. The wave will be gathering at 11am at Waitangi Park before moving throughout the CBD waterfront at midday. More >>

ECan CEO advocates for declaration of climate emergency

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 8:42 pm | Extinction Rebellion

Environment Canterbury CEO Bill Bayfield has promised to ask ECan councillors to declare a climate emergency at their next meeting on May 16. Bayfield's promise was in response to a theatrical protest held by Extinction Rebellion (XR) Ōtautahi. More >>

Courageous rebellion takes off in Aotearoa

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 10:22 am | Extinction Rebellion

Across the world, thousands of people are taking part in a rebellion to avert climate, ecological and human catastrophe. This begins in Aotearoa New Zealand today. More >>

Funeral for climate at Auckland Council meeting

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 9:27 am | Extinction Rebellion

Climate action group Extinction Rebellion will hold a mock funeral procession outside the Town Hall this morning at 10.30am. A eulogy will be given to mourn the loss of life caused by climate change, and a coffin adorned with flowers will be carried ... More >>