Hamilton Student Sues NZ Government Over Climate Change Today

Press Release – Sarah Lorraine Thomson

A law student from Hamilton is preparing to challenge the Government in the High Court on Monday over what she says is a “failure” to properly address climate change. Read more »

Solid Energy reports progress with Pike River Mine

Press Release – Solid Energy NZ

Solid Energy says the Pike River Mine unmanned exploration project is making good progress and reiterates its previous statements that the video footage of the mine conditions does not in any way contradict the decision that manned re-entry is not … Read more »

Evolution Mining Withdraws from Puhipuhi

Press Release – Action Coordination Group

On Friday Evolution Mining reluctantly admitted that they are withdrawing from their exploration activities at Puhipuhi in Northland. They said it was the result of tests showing insufficient reason to continue and they would now focus on other programmes. … Read more »

New Pike footage builds compelling case for mine re-entry

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

New Pike footage builds compelling case for mine re-entry New footage of the Pike River Mine deep inside the operation, revealing no fire damage or signs of an inferno, provides a compelling reason to grant the families of Pike Rivers victims their … Read more »

New Pike footage shows urgent need for drift recovery

Press Release – Stand With Pike

New Pike footage shows urgent need for drift recovery Stand With Pike media release – 18 June 2017 Footage from inside Pike River mine released tonight shows there is an urgent need for answers say Pike River families. Sonya Rockhouse who lost her … Read more »

Q+A: Minister Judith Collins interviewed by Corin Dann

Press Release – TVNZ

1-4% chance of power rationing Minister Judith Collins Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins told Q+A theres a 1-4% chance that people will be asked to make some voluntary reductions in electricity usage. Judith Collins was speaking … Read more »

Our Climate Declaration Lanch

Press Release – Climate Declaration

People from around the country, weary with waiting for the Government to take the necessary action to address climate change, have decided to take matters into their own hands. Read more »

PM says Te Kuha coal mine will never get a resource consent

Press Release – Green Party

The Prime Minister said the controversial Te Kuha mine on high value conservation land will never get a resource consent in response to Green Party questions in Parliament today. Read more »

Trump can’t kill Paris Climate Agreement

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, June 2: Greenpeace New Zealand has labeled Trump morally bankrupt over his decision abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, and is calling on Prime Minister Bill English to stand with other world leaders and speak out against the move. Read more »

National running out of excuses on Pike

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

National running out of excuses on Pike The latest Pike River revelations further erode National’s position of blocking a manned re-entry of the Pike River Mine drift, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “National is running out of excuses … Read more »

Nature short-changed again by National in Budget 2017

Press Release – Green Party

Budget 2017 continues the National Governments shameful underfunding of the Department of Conservation (DOC) and puts our precious flora and fauna at risk, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Demo Congratulates Fonterra for “Transition Awaay from coal”

Press Release – Auckland Coal Action

Demonstration Congratulates Fonterra for Its Transition Away From Coal Statement, But Asks When. Demonstration at 4pm today: Victoria Park, opposite Fonterra HQ on corner of Fanshaw St and Halsey St Read more »

Divestment from fossil fuels

Opinion – 350 Aotearoa

A climate change skeptic has been appointed head of the US Environmental Protection Agency. The Australian government has made the development of so-called clean coal a priority, despite coal dust contaminating sensitive Queensland wetlands … Read more »

Call on Australian Govt to stop climate catastrophe

Press Release – 350 Aotearoa

AUCKLAND 10 May, 2017 — 350 Aotearoa climate activists will gather in Auckland this morning at the Australian Consulate-General to protest the Australian Governments support for the coal industry. Read more »

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Winston Peters

Press Release – The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Winston Peters Headlines: New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says in government he would fire the board of Solid Energy if they would not agree to go into the Pike River Mine to retrieve the bodies of … Read more »

Pike Contractor Gagged. Why?

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Pike Contractor Gagged. Why? A drilling contractor working at the Pike River Mine after the 29 deaths has never been allowed to reveal what he saw. His contract has an extra confidentiality clause gagging him from ever talking to the news media, … Read more »

Smith and National must answer to the Pike River families

Press Release – Green Party

Nick Smith and National must answer to the Pike River families Newly released footage from inside Pike River raises extremely serious questions about the Governments assertion that its not safe to renter the mine, and about what other evidence … Read more »

Huge Cover-up Over Pike River Mine Re-Entry

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Huge Cover-up Over Pike River Mine Re-Entry There is no doubt that there has been a huge cover up by authorities after the Pike River explosion that killed 29 men, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

Why has Pike footage been hidden for so long?

Press Release – United New Zealand

Why has Pike footage been hidden for so long? New footage of workers servicing a robot in the Pike River drift appears to show that going into the drift doesnt pose the danger the Government and Solid Energy claimed, says Leader of the Opposition … Read more »

Westpac rules out funding controversial coal mine

Press Release – 350.org

AUCKLAND, 28 April 2017 — 350.org , 350 Australia , 350 Aotearoa and the Australian Youth Climate Coalition have hailed Westpacs new climate change policy — which includes a ban on funding for any new coal basin projects — as a massive blow for … Read more »

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