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Cancelling Canterbury Basin Drilling Plans A Wise Decision, Says Extinction Rebellion

Friday, 20 November 2020, 6:47 pm | Extinction Rebellion Otautahi

Extinction Rebellion Ōtautahi say that Beach Energy’s announcement that they won’t be deep sea oil and gas drilling in the Canterbury Basin this summer is a wise decision. “Communities around Aotearoa have been resisting deep sea oil for ... More >>

Activists Picket FarmRight, Demand End To Use Of Western Sahara Blood Phosphate

Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 4:20 pm | Extinction Rebellion Otautahi

Protesters today picketed the FarmRight head office in Ōtautahi Christchurch to call on FarmRight to cease using phosphate fertiliser illegally sourced from Western Sahara on the farms it manages. The protest was in solidarity with the Polisario ... More >>

Climate Activist Die-in At Christchurch Leaders Debate

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 6:22 am | Extinction Rebellion Otautahi

Tuesday, 6 October: There was drama inside and outside the Christchurch Town Hall tonight (October 6) at the Press Leaders Debate. On stage, Labour leader Jacinda Ardern and National leader Judith Collins discussed their respective parties’ policies ... More >>

Activist Shut-down Of Coal Mine Comes To A Close

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 6:29 am | Extinction Rebellion Otautahi

Monday, 28 September After shutting down Bathurst’s Canterbury coal mine for 8 hours, climate activists from Extinction Rebellion (XR) Ōtautahi, Te Waka Hourua (XR), XR Ōtepoti and XR Whakatū have concluded the blockade. Sixteen activists ... More >>