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Thousands sign open letter to PM Ardern on TPPA11 – Action Station

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Thousands sign open letter to PM Ardern on TPPA11. Jacinda responds. In just three days nearly 6,000 people have signed an open letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern urging her to put people and planet first in the upcoming TPPA negotiations in Vietnam. Today Jacinda responded, committing to do her ‘utmost to push against ISDS […]

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New government presents opportunities for action – ActionStation

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

The community campaigning group ActionStation us welcoming the new government and hopeful about the opportunities it presents for action on several pressing issues. “Since ActionStation started three years ago, hundreds of thousands of everyday New Zealanders have taken action on a wide range of environmental and social issues including fixing our mental health system, launching […]

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Mental health billboards appear in Minister’s electorate overnight – ActionStation

By   /  July 31, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Billboards highlighting the fact that most New Zealanders want an inquiry into the public mental health system have sprung up overnight in the Health Minister’s Northcote electorate. Community campaign group ActionStation have claimed credit for the covert action after Health Minister Jonathan Coleman dismissed the recommendations from The People’s Mental Health Review which the group […]

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Five Hundred make Joint Submission on New Zealand Suicide Plan – Action Station

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Five Hundred make Joint Submission on New Zealand Suicide Plan – Action Station

The deadline for public submissions on the Ministry of Health’s Suicide Prevention Strategy closed today, and the People’s Mental Health Review has been gathering submissions for a joint submission. The submission invited people to call for the suicide prevention plan to take into account the concerns expressed in public by Mike King, when he stood […]

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10,725 demand specific policies to end homelessness crisis – Action Station

By   /  May 4, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on 10,725 demand specific policies to end homelessness crisis – Action Station

The stress of homelessness led one young man to depression to the extent that he contemplated suicide as that was an easier way out, campaigners at Parliament today told Labour deputy leader Jacinda Adern. A 10,725 strong petition was delivered to Parliament today calling on the Government to create an effective national strategy to end […]

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People’s Mental Health Report Gathers Support – Action Station

By   /  May 1, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

The People’s Mental Health Report was launched last Wednesday (19 April) and since then support for the recommendations in the report has been gathering momentum. New Zealanders have been invited to show their support for our recommendations by signing an open letter (see: link below) which will be delivered to the Minister of Health on […]

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Minister Dunne accepts hundreds of postcards on refugee labels – ActionStation

By   /  April 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Minister Dunne accepts hundreds of postcards on refugee labels – ActionStation

Minister Peter Dunne today accepted over 800 postcards calling for convention refugees to have the same entitlements as quota refugees at a LUSH store in Wellington. The campaign has been run with ActionStation together with LUSH Cosmetics, with postcards being signed in stores around New Zealand. In addition to the 800 signed in stores, 1200 […]

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Here’s how we can stop the kiwi pipeline – Action Station

By   /  April 21, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  4 Comments

Just imagine this 10-metre billboard truck parked outside Maggie Barry’s office next week. Chip in here to make it happen. “’It comes down to predator control’ – Maggie Barry’s plan of attack to replenish our kiwi numbers.” That was the headline when our Minister of Conservation announced the Government’s plan to boost our kiwi population.1 […]

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