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May 4–13

It’s time for ANZ to Break Free from Fossil Fuels

All across Aotearoa, peaceful protesters gathered to shut down ANZ — The ANZ Group have $13.5 billion invested in coal and gas projects, and are Australia’s largest lender to fossil fuel projects.

Tell ANZ to Divest Now!

Despite making grand statements about their commitment to sustainability, ANZ are continuing to lend billions of dollars a year to new coal mines and oil drilling projects – fuelling climate change. The ANZ Group have $13.5 billion invested in coal and gas projects, and are Australia’s largest lender to fossil fuel projects.

It’s time to tell them that the party is over – break free from fossil fuels now!

ANZ thinks climate change is a beach party, not a crisis. ANZ are continuing to lend billions of dollars a year to new coal mines and oil drilling projects – fuelling climate change.

Between May 4-13, people from across New Zealand shut down one of the region’s largest lenders to the fossil fuel industry, making them live up to their bold claims of sustainability.

Actions

There were four major actions across New Zealand. Click to find out more about each action.

Auckland Wellington

Christchurch Dunedin

Watch the video from the Break Free action in Christchurch on Satuday, 7th May.

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Break Free 2016 is a network of organizations coming together to end the age of fossil fuels through a series of targeted direct actions. In the United States, Break Free is a project of 350.org.