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Climate Advocates Generation Zero Welcome Government Certainty On Light Rail Plan

Friday, 28 January 2022, 2:21 pm | Generation Zero

Youth climate advocates Generation Zero have welcomed today’s Government confirmation of light rail's path and mode in Tamaki Makaurau. "Light rail from Wynyard Quarter to the Airport will be a cornerstone of Auckland's public transport network," ... More >>

Housing, Environmental Groups Celebrate Cross-partisan Reform Of Urban Planning Rules

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 12:18 pm | Generation Zero

A City for People, Generation Zero, and Renters United welcome the cross-partisan announcement today that the National Policy Statement on Urban Development (NPS-UD) will be strengthened with a fast-tracked medium-density zone and its implementation ... More >>

Generation Zero Calls For Overhaul Of ‘lacklustre’ Draft Emissions Reduction Plan

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 2:00 pm | Generation Zero

Generation Zero slams the government’s draft emissions reduction plan as weak and failing to live up to its potential, and is urging the government to make the final plan transformational. Spokesperson Adam Currie says “The Emissions Reduction ... More >>

Generation Zero urges ORC to ‘be the adults in the room'

Monday, 23 August 2021, 9:34 am | Generation Zero

Youth climate campaigners Generation Zero sent a video to the Otago Regional Councillors (ORC) councillors this morning urging them to “be the adults in the room” and make a bold decision to substantially increase the minimum flow of the Manuherekia ... More >>

A City For People Declares Victory As Wellington City Council Passes An Ambitious Spatial Plan

Friday, 25 June 2021, 9:17 am | Generation Zero

A City for People, Generation Zero, and Renters United are elated that Wellington City Councillors passed a more ambitious Spatial Plan today that goes above and beyond the original Draft Spatial Plan. They have taken real action on the housing crisis ... More >>

A City For People: 'Wellington’s Spatial Plan - How Can It Help The Housing Crisis' Public Forum

Friday, 18 June 2021, 4:53 pm | Generation Zero

Joint press release from A City for People , Generation Zero , and Renters United. A City for People , Generation Zero , and Renters United hosted a public forum on Wednesday 16 June to discuss the upcoming Council vote on the Draft Spatial Plan. ... More >>

A City For People: We Want More Homes For All In Wellington - The Council Must Pass An Ambitious Spatial Plan

Monday, 31 May 2021, 8:36 am | Generation Zero

A City for People, with Generation Zero and Renters United, have relaunched their campaign to support more housing for all in Wellington. The City Council faces an upcoming vote on the Spatial Plan and the consultation on the District Plan later ... More >>

Youth Climate Activists, Generation Zero, Want To See More Transparency From Wellington City Council

Monday, 12 April 2021, 4:33 pm | Generation Zero

Generation Zero is demanding transparency from Wellington City Council on funding decisions and welcomes the opportunity to feedback on the proposed Long Term Plan. Last month Generation Zero questioned the Council on the proposed $75 million loan ... More >>

Climate Advocates Generation Zero Welcome Government’s Light Rail Push In Auckland

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 3:02 pm | Generation Zero

Youth climate advocates Generation Zero have welcomed the Government's move to push ahead with a light rail link between the city centre and Auckland Airport, but emphasised that funds currently marked for high-emissions roading projects should be diverted ... More >>

The Commission's New Emissions Budget Signals That A Resilient, Zero Carbon Future Is Easily Achievable

Sunday, 31 January 2021, 2:30 pm | Generation Zero

Young people throughout Aotearoa have made it clear that urgent action is needed towards an equitable, resilient and zero carbon future, with the latest findings from the Climate Change Commission echoing these concerns. Aotearoa will miss its ... More >>

Generation Zero Backs Wellington’s Spatial Plan

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 8:06 am | Generation Zero

Generation Zero strongly supports the Spatial Plan – and wants the Council to go further in enabling more intensification and upzoning in Wellington. The Spatial Plan as a crucial opportunity to create a low-carbon city that is vibrant and affordable. ... More >>

Momentum Builds To Decarbonise Auckland’s Transport By 2030

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 1:30 pm | Generation Zero

Over 1000 people have signed an open letter demanding that 40 key decision-makers take decisive action in decarbonising Auckland’s transport by 2030. The letter is backed by a number of climate advocacy groups, and marks the start of a long running ... More >>

Rates Increase Is A Tough But Right Call For The Climate

Friday, 17 July 2020, 10:15 am | Generation Zero

Generation Zero commends Auckland Council’s decision to raise rates by 3.5%. “The Covid-19 pandemic has, and will continue to have, drastic implications on the future of Tāmaki Makaurau ,” says Generation Zero Auckland Co-convenor Bruce Kidd. “However, ... More >>

Emissions Trading Scheme Reform: A Small Step, But Not Far Enough

Saturday, 20 June 2020, 4:59 pm | Generation Zero

The Emissions Trading Scheme Reform Bill is a small step towards a carbon zero Aotearoa, but further reforms are urgently needed to meet the Government’s commitments under the Zero Carbon Act. The Ministry for Environment calls the ETS “the Government’s ... More >>

Young People Strike And Submit In #unitebehindclimate Launch

Friday, 15 May 2020, 5:59 pm | Generation Zero

Youth-led climate campaigners School Strike 4 Climate and Generation Zero launched their #unitebehindclimate campaign website today, coinciding with New Zealand’s first digital School Strike 4 Climate event The website ( ... More >>

Council’s Bailout Loan To Wellington Airport Is Not A Climate-friendly Recovery

Friday, 24 April 2020, 6:30 pm | Generation Zero

At this critical point in time for our city, Wellington City Councillors are deciding what our new normal will look like as we come through the COVID-19 crisis together. Amidst calls for a climate justice focused recovery, they’ve voted to bail out ... More >>

Letter From Generation Zero To Ministers

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 6:27 am | Generation Zero

To the Parliament of Aotearoa New Zealand, Please centre climate justice when making decisions on the COVID-19 recovery.  Repairing the damage done by COVID-19 to both our economy and society will be a huge task. It is critical that we put climate ... More >>

Key Opportunity For Win-win Scenario In Government Addressing Coronavirus And Climate Change

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 7:12 pm | Generation Zero

Youth-led climate campaigners Generation Zero welcome the government’s efforts, particularly the financial assistance package to aid those affected by COVID-19. New Zealanders, especially those from low socio-economic backgrounds and people with ... More >>

Infrastructure spending will accelerate climate change

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 1:04 pm | Generation Zero

“The new $5.3 billion spend on roads across New Zealand is a failure by the government to follow through on the Climate Change Response Amendment Act,” says Generation Zero spokesperson David Robertson. “If climate change were a priority for the New ... More >>

Youth-led climate advocates fundraising for fire help

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 3:26 pm | Generation Zero

Youth-led climate advocates School Strike 4 Climate, Generation Zero and WYMO are holding a fun-focused, community organised, collaborative fundraiser towards aid for the Australian Bushfires. More >>





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