Successful Campaigns

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Successful Campaigns
  • Ban semiautomatic weapons
    The petition was delivered to Parliament on 21 March 2019, five days after being launched - later the same day the Government announced all military style automatic weapons will be banned. Watch: https://www.facebook.com/ActionStationNZ/videos/337544046965351/ Report from the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee: https://www.parliament.nz/resource/en-NZ/SCR_87811/e39e119082aad70fc8b775b2320ff7cbcae993ef
    43,281 Signatures
    Created by Nik Green
  • #protectihumātao
    December 17, 2020 was a very significant day for our tūpuna and whānau of Makaurau Marae, for the Ihumātao papakāinga and for the iwi and hapū who whakapapa to this whenua. The Crown announced it will acquire the contested land from Fletcher and activate a process to determine its future.
    55,213 Signatures
    Created by Cordelia Huxtable
  • 288 Signatures
    Created by Josiah Tualamali'i
  • Tautoko Waikato Bus Drivers with a Living Wage
    12 November: We have a recommendation going from the Waikato Regional Council's Regional Connections Committee, to full Council, to pay the Living Wage for the bus drivers with the potential for it to be added into procurement policy!
    207 Signatures
    Created by Danielle Marks
  • We want more homes for all in Wellington - pass an ambitious Spatial Plan
    We're elated that Wellington City Councillors passed a more ambitious Spatial Plan today that goes above and beyond the original Draft Spatial Plan. We credit the 1,300+ residents of Wellington who made their voices heard and signed our petition demanding action. A real win! https://twitter.com/CityforPeopleNZ/status/1407997850638684164
    1,405 Signatures
    Created by Generation Zero
  • Initiate Māori Wards for Manawatū!
    Manawatu District Council met this morning, 20 May. The motion to revoke the previous decision was passed, and the follow up motion to establish a Maori ward now, in time for the 2022 election, was also passed, 8-3. Hooray!
    1,350 Signatures
    Created by Alison Beth
  • Support Vaccines for People Not Profit
    May 2021 After months of campaigning we welcome the news that New Zealand will support temporarily relaxing patents on COVID 19 vaccines. New Zealand joins the vast majority of member states at the World Trade Organisation as supporters of a proposal that seeks to ramp up the production of vaccines and ease distribution in the Global South.
    1,874 Signatures
    Created by NZ Alternative .
  • Youth Justice Demerit Points Bill Fails Young People: Ask the Select Committee to reject it!
    May 2021: Great news, we won! After hearing from yourselves, and many others, the select committee has decided not to move ahead with pursuing this piece of legislation. Thank you so much for all your support, for signing, for talking about the campaign, for sharing the petition, for caring enough to get involved. You have made a difference in the fight for a more just, inclusive, and compassion Aotearoa.
    407 Signatures
    Created by Aaron Hendry
  • Respect and value ECE teachers - stop Evolve’s exploitative contracts!
    July 2020: After more than 5000 people signed the petition in less than a week, Evolve backed down and withdrew unfair and unlawful contracts that would have halved ECE teachers’ pay. What’s more, the company pledged to actually pass on a 2.3% funding increase from the Government to improve teacher pay to the teachers! We will need to monitor this closely to make sure it happens... but I’m so proud of the brave teachers at Evolve who had the courage to stand up collectively with their union and win this fight — with your support. If you’d like to get updates on the campaign for fair pay for ECE teachers, join the campaign at www.ecevoice.org. Thanks! Ngā mihi Virginia Oakly ECE representative on NZEI Te Riu National Executive
    5,765 Signatures
    Created by Virginia Oakly
  • An Open Letter to save Playcentre
    June 2020 To all supporters of the Save Playcentre petition Hopefully those of you who backed the Playcentre petition will have seen the Government announcement today of an urgent funding boost. Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin is making $3.7 million available for Playcentre Aotearoa as well as a further $500,000 to deal with our property issues. This will allow us to offset our deficit, save a lot of Playcentres from closing and means we have some certainty to plan for our future. More than 16,000 people signed the petition and I and all our Playcentre whānau are most appreciative of that support. It was really special to read all the many thoughtful comments a lot of you the took time to make. It was a great insight into why you were signing the petition and to see what Playcentre means and has meant to so many New Zealand families over the past 79 years. The overwhelming message was that Playcentre is valued and must not be lost. In my meeting with Minister Martin I was able to present many of those comments to her. Thank you again for all your support. Sean McKinley General Manager Playcentre Aotearoa
    16,185 Signatures
    Created by Sophie Handford