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New online petition platform a first in New Zealand

Press release | January 30, 2015 at 11:18

An online platform that allows Kiwis to take the government, businesses and other decision makers to task has just been launched.

Ardern makes oil history: "Huge win for climate and people power" - Greenpeace

Press release | April 12, 2018 at 6:13

Greenpeace says the Coalition Government’s announcement that it has ended new offshore oil and gas exploration is an "historic moment, and a huge win for our climate and people power".

9 incredible feats of people power that happened in 2016

Blog entry by Shuk-Wah Chung | December 30, 2016

The Indigenous and environmental rights movement was stronger than ever... This year proved that when real life  David and Goliath battles happen , word spreads, people listen, the truth eventually comes out, and the  movement...

OSPAR victory: Arctic protection is one step closer

Blog entry by Pilar Marcos | July 1, 2015

The Arctic Ocean is currently the world's most vulnerable ocean. But the hope is this will soon change. At a meeting held in Ostend, Belgium, last week, the  OSPAR Convention agreed to adopt specific measures  to protect its Arctic...

Remember the unstoppable power of contagious courage

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | July 10, 2015

Thirty years ago, groups of individuals in New Zealand were preparing to leave their families, their jobs and their homes to set off in small boats across the Pacific Ocean into a nuclear weapons testing zone. They hoped that their...

Solarizing Greece with #PeoplePower is a way out of the crisis

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | August 1, 2015

Greece is facing a depression on a scale arguably  comparable  to the US Great Depression of the late 1920s. Huge unemployment rates and a dramatic drop in family incomes of over 40 percent have Greek citizens pondering what the...

Peaceful civil disobedience for #RealClimateAction

Blog entry by Steve Abel | February 23, 2016

// PLEASE SHARE: A call to action to Aotearoa New Zealand from one of the world's climate movement leaders and founder of 350.org, Bill McKibben. Listen to him talk about why #RealClimateAction is so important.

Greedy coal company is forcing farmers to crawl to get to their land

Blog entry by Aghnia Fasza or Tides | May 15, 2016

In Batang Regency, on the north coast of Central Java, one of Indonesia’s largest coal companies have made themselves at home… right in the middle of land owned by local farmers. How are they able to get away with this? Batang...

US ship visit: Why's John Key afraid of people-power?

Blog entry by Russel Norman | July 22, 2016

Q/ Why is John Key telling us that the US back down on visiting ships is not a victory for New Zealand’s nuclear free movement? A/ Because if things are to stay the same (which is how the Prime Minister likes them), it is vital...

Bring it on, 2017: New Year’s resolutions for people and the planet

Blog entry by Dawn Bickett | December 21, 2016

For many of us who care about the environment and about people, 2016 has been a punch to the gut. Politicians and corporations at odds with issues like human rights and a healthy planet have managed to grab power in countries all over...

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