Most popular petitions in New Zealand in 2014

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Say no to alcohol next to Southern Cross Campus

In their stupidity, the goons at the Auckland District Licensing Committee have approved a new liquor shop directly opposite a large South Auckland school – the Southern Cross Campus. They approved it despite huge opposition from the community, the school, central and local-body politicians, the Medical Officer of Health and various community groups. The Campus educates pupils from year 1-13 – more than 1500 students attend the school. The new Thirsty Liquor shop will be directly opposite the sc

Created: 2014-06-16 Statistics

Compulsory First Aid Education (New Zealand only)

Dear Readers, This petition is for Compulsory First Aid Education for all students in New Zealand, every two years at least one day of the schooling year to be focused on First Aid Training. The reason for this petition comes after a tradgey left me in a position that i did not know how to handle, a young man is now gone forever. I am calling for change so that we as a nation can save more people, and ensure that no other students like myself have to question whether they have done enough or not

Created: 2014-07-14 Statistics

RECOGNIZE OUR MAJORS ON OUR DEGREE

THIS PETITION IS SPECIFICALLY FOCUSED ON NEW ZEALAND UNIVERSITIES WHICH DO NOT FOLLOW THIS PROCEDURE:   -We, the signed, believe that our majors and minors should be outlined on our awarded degree. -We have spent a great deal of money, time, and effort, to not have this recognized. -Our chosen majors are what we have focused on for a lengthy period of time, have fulfilled requirements for, and consider ourselves to be knowledgable on. -We consider our majors to be a crucial aspect of our degrees

Created: 2013-09-27 Statistics

Ban the sale of "LEGAL HIGHS" in New Zealand

We, the undersigned support a TOTAL BAN on the sale of "LEGAL HIGHS" in New ZealandThis includes but does not mean ONLY THESE: Synthetic Cannabis, K2 like substances, other R18 psychoactive substances

Created: 2014-03-18 Statistics

Reduction in the Civil Aviation Authority fees

The Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand (CAA) increased levies and charges in 2012. These charges have put increased pressure on aviation organisations and personnel. This petition requests government Minister(s) and CAA officials review their funding sources. This petition would like to focus specifically on the reduction of the current CAA medical fee. The fee has deterred pilots from medicals, resulting in a decrease in aviation safety. Associtated increases in fees and levies have result

Created: 2014-07-01 Statistics

INSTITUTE A CURFEW FOR AUCKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

We the undersigned request that Auckland Council, through the proposed Auckland Unitary Plan and section 9 of the RMA, institute a curfew at Auckland International Airport. The requested curfew is between the hours 10pm and 7am. We consider a curfew has become necessary due to the current changes to flight procedures over Auckland and the planned significant increases in traffic through Auckland Airport. The hours requested are identical to those prescribed by AIAL for Smart approaches. Therefor

Created: 2014-07-19 Statistics

Save Mount Taranaki

This petition has been set up for all people to ultimately protect Mount Taranaki. The biggest challenge we currently have in front of us, is the Resource Concent that has been permitted to TAG Oil to drill 220 meters from the Egmont National Park and Mount Taranaki.  Tag Oil have indicated that they will begin roading work before christmas and will notify all stakeholders 20 days before drilling. Tag Oil will be Exploration Drilling to the depth of 4000 metres and one well extending to 5000 me

Created: 2013-11-28 Statistics

# Bring Back Our Girls Awareness & Action

We would like to raise awareness of the Nigerian Girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram on behalf of Amnesty International. Below is a link that will take you directly to the page Amnesty have set up so that people can take action to stop this. Please support our cause, and follow this link to protest this kidnapping. It would also be apprieciated if you could sign our petition to protest this act agaist human rights and to help convince the Nigerian Government to find and rescue the girls. http

Created: 2014-06-30 Statistics

Support the continued funding of Nga Pae o te maramatanga

PLEASE READ THE LETTER BELOW REGARDING THE FUNDING CUT TO NGA PAE O TE MARAMATANGA (CENTRE OF RESEARCH EXCELLENCE) AND FILL IN THE PETITION IN SUPPORT. Please note also that the Maori Membership (Te Uepu) of the Tertiary Education Union have passed a resolution to support the continued funding of Nga Pae o te Maramatanga that reads “Māori TEU members call for the Tertiary Education Commission to reconsider the Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga CoRE funding application immediately, because for Ngā Pae no

Created: 2014-03-17 Statistics

Free iranian soldiers

  این موزه  با تشکر از همه ملت ایران بخصوص هنرمندان و ورزشکاران ، دانشگاهیان  و همه اقشار ملت ایران که همبستگی خود را با این عزم ملی نشان دادند نتیجه نهایی آمار امضاهای ثبت شده در دو سامانه رایانه ای  موزه صلح تهران و پیامکی برنامه نود را بشرح زیر  اعلام کرد تعداد امضاهای ثبت شده در سایت موزه صلح تهران 392303  عدد تعداد پیامکهای برنامه نود  1200012  عدد مجموع کلی   1592315   عدد در ضمن برای روشن شدن اذهان درباره بعضی از اظهار نظرهای مطرح شده در این روزها،  این موزه به صورت رسمی  اعلام داشت که در

Created: 2014-03-07 Statistics

We Dont want synthetics/legal highs back in porirua city!

We want synthetic drugs and legal highs to be banned and banned for good! To not be sold in porirua city. We want to keep porirua beautiful.

Created: 2014-05-08 Statistics

Defensive driving course complusory for all restricted drivers

Sign this petiton to help improve NZ's road safety by improving the skills of drivers. Sign this petition to work towards all restricted drives must complete the defensive driving before proceeding onto their full license.

Created: 2014-05-04 Statistics

"Fitwear Bike Giveaway" - Was it a joke?

Hey guys,After the scandel has erupted & the dust has settled. We'd like to hear from the public if you believe that the whole status was nothing more than a laugh. There were no terms and conditions, no set winning criteria, no set drawing instructions, no exact specification of what was to be won / when it would be delivered etc.Based on the Original post & the comments below it:We want you to sign this petition if you believe the Fitwear had good intentions & this Bike Giveaway wa

Created: 2014-07-05 Statistics

Higher penalties for animal cruelty.

Poor defenseless animals are beaten everyday, tortured, neglected or forced to struggle for survival.  Left in unsanitary conditions with no food or water, they have little hope as they live out their days without the compassion they deserve. Animals are just like us. They eat, they think, they feel just as much as we feel. Its not ethical, moral nor is it legal but yet we mistreat animals? Cruelty to animals is not a minor act to be dismissed. Penalties for animal abuse should be increased. Ani

Created: 2014-03-23 Statistics

Keep Firework Sales

Petition to keep firework sales in New Zealand For kiwis, Guy Fawkes has become an occasion signalling the coming of summer and a chance for family and friends to get together and take in the excitement of spectacular fireworks. The question is WHY take this away? It is sad to hear that so many people have signed a petition to ban firework sales but the majority must lie on the other side of the fence. Don't let the minority win.  If you feel that you would like to contest the petition against f

Created: 2014-11-05 Statistics

WHEN GENOCIDE BECAME "FAMINE" : IRELAND, 1845 - 1850

WHEN GENOCIDE BECAME "FAMINE" : IRELAND, 1845 - 1850 This petition seeks your support for a campaign to: * Persuade relevant authors, editors and website content providers to stop using the word ‘Famine’ for what took place in Ireland between 1845 and 1850, and start using terms such as, "The Great Hunger" or 'An tOcras Mór' * To call on the Government of Ireland and its Ministers, and members of all political parties to correctly call it  'An tOcras Mór' The Great Hunger. It should be signed b

Created: 2014-01-07 Statistics

Justice for Baby Elephant, Agam

PETISI keadilan untuk Gajah Agam (Please sign & share) #Justice4Agam  Justice for agam video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ip3F41m0iJo&feature=youtu.be   Indonesia version KEPADA YTH 1. PRESIDEN RI, IR. H. JOKO WIDODO 2. MENTERI KEHUTANAN RI, SITI NURBAYA   Agam - bayi gajah Sumatera berusia 2 tahun dinyatakan mati pada 26 Oktober 2014 akibat cedera tulang panggul yang dideritanya sejak pertengahan Mei 2014. Agam adalah gajah yatim piatu yang dirawat di PKG Saree, Aceh Besar. Kare

Created: 2014-11-09 Statistics

Save the Solstice Sunrise - Army Basing Plan for Larkhill

The Ministry of Defence has proposed a number of housing development sites in Larkhill, Wiltshire for personnel returning from Germany. Two of these sites lie across the Summer Solstice Sunrise alignment as seen from Stonehenge, directly in the "Sun Gap".We call upon the MoD to abandon plans to build on these two particular sites. Note: As well as signing this petition, please submit your objection to the MoD's consultation process by emailing DIO-ArmyBasing@mod.uk before 31st March 2014. Thanks

Created: 2014-03-25 Statistics

FQRC SAFE TURN

FQRC SAFE TURN PLEASE MAKE IT SAFE FOR US TO TURN INTO OUR STREET We, the undersigned, would like NZTA to make it safe for residents to turn right when traveling north ON SH17 into Foley Quarry Road. Residents are forced to wait at the centre line, and at the top of a blind rise, to turn right. Speed limits have just gone from 80km/h to 100km/h. We request that a flush median be created at the centre of the road to make it safe to wait until it is safe to turn right.

Created: 2014-12-05 Statistics

Say No to the Te Atiawa Deed of Settlement

This petition is created as a result of the Te Atiawa signing of the Deed of Settlement with the Crown on the 4th of June 2014. In signing I acknowledge that I am eligible to and will register and vote with the Te Atiawa Iwi Authority. This petition records that: I do not support the signing of the 'Te Atiawa and The Trustees of Te Kotahitanga o Te Atiawa Trust', Deed of Settlement.

Created: 2014-06-22 Statistics