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Jacinda – Tell COP26: Go Hard And Go Early On Climate!

Saturday, 23 October 2021, 7:27 am | Extinction Rebellion Otautahi

Extinction Rebellion’s Open Letter challenges PM to strong climate action On Tuesday 26 October at 1pm in front of Parliament members of Extinction Rebellion will present an Open Letter to Jacinda Ardern, calling for Aotearoa NZ to take a strong role at ... More >>

Spring Rebellion To Go Ahead Despite COVID-19 Uncertainty

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 6:55 am | Extinction Rebellion Otautahi

After much discussion and COP26 just 2 weeks away, it has been decided that Extinction Rebellion's Spring Rebellion must go ahead. As COVID-19's status in this country begins to shift from something we can beat to something we will have to live with, ... More >>

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 >>