Jenny Coatham | Dunedin, OTA, New Zealand | Dunedin ConvenerLLB/BA (Politics/Philosophy) at Otago Uni, Generation Zero Dunedin, Climate Safe House Project Advisory Board.
Pippa Chang | Dunedin, OTA, New Zealand | Student and Regional Conveyor for Generation ZeroPippa is a third-year student studying Finance. She has been part of Generation Zero for the past two years and has recently taken on the role of President for the OUSA faction.
Kit Nelson | Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand |
Bruce Kidd | Auckland, New Zealand |Auckland Co-convenor
Cameron Bradley | Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand |
Monique Bartosh | 6021, New Zealand |
This morning, the Government announced how they were allocating $8 billion in infrastructure spending across Aotearoa. Ana Renker-Darby and David Robertson from Generation Zero in Auckland share their comments. Continue reading
A School Strike for Climate Action was held in Auckland’s Aotea Square on Friday March 14 with an incredible turn out of around 5000 students and supporters to gather, chant, listen and ultimately march down Queen Street. The students expressed their dissatisfaction with the NZ Government’s track record on climate change. Continue reading
Youth organisation Generation Zero has welcomed today’s announcement by the Government to ratify the Paris Agreement by the end of the year, but reiterated that New Zealand needs a Zero Carbon Act to live up to the agreement. “Ratifying the Paris Agreement is one thing, but the real test is the actions New Zealand commits to,” said campaign spokesperson, Lisa McLaren. Continue reading
Auckland Director Leroy Beckett: “Auckland finally has a plan for housing that will meet demand. The Unitary Plan isn't designed to give anyone everything they want, it's the result of years of public submissions and expert testimony The time for political grandstanding is over, the council need to get on with it and pass the plan. Continue reading
Generation Zero congratulates Council on City Rail Link construction Transport lobby group Generation Zero congratulates the Auckland Council on beginning the construction of the City Rail Link. ‘This long planned project is finally underway thanks to the tireless effort of Auckland Transport, Transport Advocates, and Auckland Council who have fought for the CRL for years.” Says Auckland Director Leroy Beckett. Continue reading
Youth climate change organisation Generation Zero is pleased the Government is at last removing the two-for-one pollution subsidy in the Emissions Trading Scheme, but says the slow phase-out and the indefinite extension of the $25 per tonne price cap is “a big let down”. Continue reading
The 2016 Budget has been met with a muted response by youth lobby group Generation Zero, labeling the budget the “Band-Aid Budget” “The housing policies announced in the Budget are band-aids more designed to ease criticism of the government than to solve the housing crisis. We need leadership from central government on housing, today they showed us very little” Says Leroy Beckett, the groups Auckland Director. Continue reading