Phase out imported animal feed – petition

A damning new report released today by Greenpeace Indonesia has revealed the New Zealand dairy industry’s role in supporting illegal palm oil plantations and destruction of protected Indonesian rainforests. The report – called ‘Deceased Estate’ – documents palm oil plantation expansion in national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, and even UNESCO sites,...

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Māori Hall refurbishment

A project is underway to refurbish the heritage 1908 Māori Hall on 5 Edinburgh St, Auckland Central (just off K Rd) and activate this historic space for community events, to support youth development, the arts, creativity and wellbeing. The Māori Hall has lain derelict since 2008, when it was last...

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Aotearoa SDG Summit Recordings now online

The 2021 Aotearoa Virtual Sustainable Development Summit is available to watch here.   Main Stage Highlights: Mihi Whakatau, Opening Address and Q&A with Hon. Minster Nanaia Mahuta Comments from the Vice Chancellors of the University of Canterbury and Lincoln University regarding their commitment to the Summit Declaration Office of the...

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Save our wetlands – petition

Last year, the government passed laws to protect our remaining few wetlands. Now it is considering a proposal that would effectively strip wetlands of all meaningful protection. Forest & Bird’s petition is seeking the following: Protect fresh water: Stop the continued destruction of wetlands and encourage their restoration. Maintain meaningful...

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350.org

350.org is an international movement of ordinary people working to end the age of fossil fuels and build a world of community-led renewable energy for all. 1. A fast & just transition to 100% renewable energy for all Accelerate the transition to a new, just clean energy economy by supporting...

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Forest & Bird news and actions

Forest & Bird, of which CTA is a member, have shared their resource library for reading during the level 4 lockdown. They have also shared these stories about electric vehicles and steel made without coal. And there is an F&B petition, signed by 3800 people, that they are encouraging more...

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Recycling trial

Selected suburbs in the Manurewa and Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board areas will be used to trial efforts to reduce the amount of contamination in recycling bins. More than 15 per cent of Auckland’s recycling is contaminated with non-recyclable items, increasing costs to council and seeing items that could be recycled ending...

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Ban plastic waste exports

A Greenpeace investigation in 2018 revealed that New Zealand’s plastic rubbish was being shipped off to countries in Southeast Asia – and it’s still happening. Over 98,000 metric tonnes of our plastic waste has been exported to since January 2018. More than 46,000 tonnes of it has been shipped to...

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