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Peace group calls for radical transformation on Anzac weekend

Peace Action Wellington is hosting an Anzac-weekend peace event called The Climate of War: white supremacy, climate justice and militarism that challenges the meaning and purpose of Anzac Day.

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Property Managers-The Parasites Inside the Rat

An anarchist take on the property managers infesting the rental market

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Fighting the Vampire Landlords

An article looking at the housing crisis in Aotearoa.

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VICTORY! Government buys land at Ihumātao

The government will buy the land from Fletcher Building for just under $30 million, the first step in breaking the long-running deadlock.

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Auckland activist fortnightly newsletter!

Kia ora and welcome to the sixty fourth Auckland activist fortnightly newsletter! We're at Alert Level One, but if anything changes, you can get the latest updates on COVID-19 in Aotearoa here: https://covid19.govt.nz/

Ecology & Environment
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Mining law will finally change to ensure oil and gas miners clean up before leaving

The Government intends to amend the Crown Minerals Act 1991 in the wake of the issues affecting Tamarind Taranaki and its ability to fund the decommissioning of the Tui oil field.

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Tui Oil Field Decommissioning continues

According to MBIE the decommissioning of the controversial tui oil field offshore Taranaki is underway.

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Coromandel Watchdog protests mining plans at Hikuai

From ECO: On Easter Friday, members and supporters of Coromandel Watchdog protested at further mining proposals at Hikuai, south of Tairua on the Coromandel Peninsula.

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22 March 2021
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Government backtracks on Freshwater Rules

Despite making a commitment to freshwater, the Labour Government has backtracked on its commitments, giving way to agricultural interests.

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Labour ignores commitment to stop new mining on conservation land

The majority Labour Government has not sorted whether it will stop new mining on conservation land.

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Bottom trawling releases more carbon than air travel, groups urge Government action

New science published in Nature shows that globally bottom trawling releases more carbon dioxide than pre-covid aviation - this coincided with a renewed call from environmental groups, including ECO, for government to tackle NZ's industry.

21 March 2021
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Police, Tasers, Public Protest and the Public Interest

Senior Police in Christchurch unaware of public interest policy re tasers

20 March 2021
18 March 2021
16 March 2021
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Report: Rotorua Homelessness Public Meeting

A report on a public meeting held in Rotorua, about homelessness.

15 March 2021
12 March 2021
10 March 2021
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Palestine Solidarity Network National Meeting

PSNA National Meeting – 27/28 March in Auckland – please note the change of venue! More details have been worked out for this first post-Covid face-to-face PSNA national meeting to be held on 27/28 March.

9 March 2021
6 March 2021
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Sheep and Beef Farms not so greenhouse neutral

A new report by the Ministry for the Environment has poured cold water on a suggestion that beef and land sector is carbon neutral. An update from Environment & Conservation Organisations of NZ (ECO)

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Another fishing vessel forfeited: but not really

Sanfords is the latest big fishing company to get itself in to trouble fishing where it shouldn’t. The vessel San Waitaki was caught trawling in a closed area multiple times in 2017 and 2018. Update from ECO.

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Overseas Investment Amendment Bill – significant flaws

Update from the Environment and Conservation Organisations (ECO) of NZ: The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill No.3 has been reported back to Parliament from the Finance and Administration Select Committee for its Second Reading.

4 March 2021
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23 February 2021
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Climate change commission first budget up for your input

Right now, we have real opportunity to create the kind of future we wish to have ourselves and pass on to our mokopuna.

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Economy of Enough Webinar Series - Two Announcements

"Tradable Energy Quotas: A Plan to Simplify the Economy" - Joshua Floyd is a researcher in energy and societal futures associated with the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at the University of Melbourne.

21 February 2021
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Tāmaki Makaurau Anarchist Activist Newsletter

Kia ora and welcome to the sixtieth Auckland activist fortnightly newsletter! Thanks to everyone who came to our Really Really Free Market, it was fantastic!

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