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We delivered our 11,000 strong petition in support of better Māori representation

A gif of photos from the petition delivery at Parliament. There are 12 photos in total and they feature various people speaking at Parliament to a crowd full of people. Speakers include Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon, Labour MP Tāmati Coffey, ActionStation director Laura O’Connell Rapira, Greens co-leader Marama Davidson, both the Māori Party co-leaders Debbie Ngarewa-Packer and Rawiri Waititi + Toni Boynton from Te Rōpū Tautoko Māori. There is also a cut photo of two dogs in the crowd greeting each other
  • Launched and grew two petitions signed by 11,000+ people in support of giving Māori wards a fair go
  • Crowdfunded enough pūtea to support members of Te Rōpū Tautoko Māori to travel to from Whakatāne to Wellington for the petition delivery
  • Coordinated powerful media coverage of our petition delivery and the need to increase Māori representation in local government, with stories from TVNZ, Te Karere, RNZ, NZ Herald, Newshub and Stuff
  • Garnered public support from the NZ Māori Council and the Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon
  • Left more than 100 positive comments affirming the importance of Māori wards across multiple news stories on social media

We’re working with Housing Action Porirua to resist gentrification

Housing Action Porirua members in a meeting; the green hills and houses of Porirua
  • Build more homes in the empty city centre — these houses would be within walking distance of public transport and amenities
  • Ensure all new builds are accessible and maneuverable for wheelchair users, including accessible bathrooms on the ground floor
  • Ensure that all new houses are sustainable and built to high standards for good health.

We had a win in Wellington for whānau and communities!

No More Pokies in Wellington

Our community 💜 animals

Romina and Stephanie deliver their petition to stop rodeo; a rabbit in a cage; a ship for export of live animals

We’re collaborating with 75 charities and community groups to advocate for decent incomes for all

Liveable incomes for all

We’ve set up a pop-up shop

A beautiful view of a lake with inflatable poop emojis

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