Wave of Change

Watch the Wave of Change campaign round-up video.

Wave of Change took place during the Global Week of Action on Climate Change (October 10-17, 2010) helping unite New Zealanders with millions of people around the world as together we spoke out for action on climate change.

Climate change is already having a devastating impact on poor communities in developing countries, particularly in the Pacific. Last year world leaders failed us in Copenhagen – so this year, we need to raise our voices even louder.

The next UN climate talks will be this November/December 2010 in Cancun, Mexico. Our Wave of Change action was the time to show the government we need concrete action on climate finance to help poor communities adapt to the increasing impacts of climate change.



Sarah Meads and Nicky Wagner
Oxfam's Sarah Meads delivers the Wave of Change names to National MP Nicky Wagner.

Thanks to everyone who took our e-action, telling John Key that you expect him to play his part in delivering a fair deal on climate change. Oxfam Senior Policy Adviser Sarah Meads handed over the names of the people who took the Wave of Change action to National MP Nicky Wagner who received it on behalf of John Key.

Check out some of the actions that took place for the Wave of Change below.


Wave of Change actions

Here's what we asked you to do over the Global Week of Action on Climate Change,
October 10-17, 2010:

John Key e-action

Email John Key We asked supporters to send an email to John Key to let him know we expect New Zealand's leaders to play their part in delivering a fair deal on climate change.

Join the expanding Wave of Change

Visit the Wave of change Facebook page We asked supporters to film their own Mexican Wave of Change and upload it to our Wave of Change Facebook page.

Join the AUT events in Auckland

Check out the Wave of Change Facebook page to find out more about the series of events that took place in Auckland.

Global movement for action on climate change

Oxfam is part of the Global Campaign for Climate Action – an alliance of more than 200 partners including 350.org, Greenpeace, 10:10 and millions of supporters.