Successful Campaigns

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Successful Campaigns
  • Fair wages for Huckleberry workers
    We negotiated an increase on the morning of our strike. The company have committed to a Living Wage by May 2019.
    9 Signatures
    Created by Stephen Parry
  • Ban Suicide Videos on Facebook
    The petition got nearly 1000 signatures in a short time, and while that doesn’t sound like a lot, it’s now clear that along with all the other people, around the world, your voice was heard! As of the 1st of March Facebook has “add[ed] suicide-prevention tools directly into Facebook Live that will give users watching a live video the option to reach out to the person directly as well as report the video to Facebook. In addition, Facebook will provide resources to the person reporting the live video including the ability to contact a help line immediately.”
    957 Signatures
    Created by Kyle MacDonald
  • Protect Timaru's Penguins
    We won! 'Power of the people prompts Timaru penguin protection turn around' https://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/101804193/power-of-the-people-prompts-timaru-penguin-protection-turn-around
    1,399 Signatures
    Created by Kimberley Collins Picture
  • 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
    16,189 Signatures
    Created by Sophie Handford
  • Save Wellington Citizens Advice Bureau!
    As a result of the public pressure on the Council there will now be an amendment proposed that the CAB receive a 3 year funding contract. So we are pleased that we have achieved our aim. Thanks so much for your support!
    4,820 Signatures
    Created by Sacha Green
  • 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
  • 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!
    1,352 Signatures
    Created by Alison Beth
  • Dear Winston, let's double the refugee quota and do our bit
    19 September: The annual refugee quota will lift from 1000 to 1500 by 2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced! https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/107203279/Refugee-quota-lifting-to-1500-by-2020
    744 Signatures
    Created by Team ActionStation Picture
  • Support Māori wards and increased Māori representation in local government
    1 Feb 2021: The Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta announced she will introduce new legislation that will remove the ability to petition and block Māori wards on Councils who wish to have them. https://www.newsroom.co.nz/changes-to-fundamentally-unfair-process-to-make-way-for-mori-wards The legislation will be retrospective to allow the councils which have voted for Māori wards in the last few months to not have to face referendums. It will give other councils around Aotearoa until May to decide whether to introduce a Māori ward in time for the council elections in 2022. From next year our councils will have better Māori representation, make better decisions with better outcomes, and stronger connections to local hapū. Our hearts are with each and every person who has pulled it into reality.
    11,240 Signatures
    Created by Team ActionStation Picture
  • 292 Signatures
    Created by Josiah Tualamali'i