National Campaign to Support Emission Reduction Action Kit


The first Emission Reduction Plan is due to release at the end of May 2022. This is the first time New Zealanders have had the opportunity to see and comment on the targets for carbon emission reduction in three steps to 2035.

We at the Nelson Tasman Climate Forum think it’s important to show our political representatives how important it is that they collaborate and act on this most crucial of issues. As part of Climate Action Week we’ve come up with a campaign to tell our politicians how we feel about the plan.  We’re encouraging all New Zealanders to send a postcard to their representatives, urging them to get behind the plan to reduce emissions. We’ve put together an action kit to make things easy for you. You can access that HERE 

But why postcards? 

-They’re easy, you can make them yourself, or pick one up from a charity shop

-Post to Parliament is free

-Postcards will send a strong visual message of support, something that can’t be achieved using petitions or emails.

Our handy guide below will tell you who you should be writing to, to do it and we've thrown in a couple of examples of what you could write to inspire you! 

We can’t do everything, but everyone can do something…and sending a postcard is easy and effective so let's do it! 

National Campaign to Support Emission Reduction Action Kit May 10 2022.pdf

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