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Tackling mental health As part of Mental Health Awareness week, Green Party mental health spokesperson Chlöe Swarbrick says we have an opportunity to help normalise conversations about mental ill health and well-being. “A key message in almost every conversation has been that stigma around mental health issues is still too high, and there are negative stereotypes attached to asking for help, or even speaking out. We need to end that stigma so people can be comfortable in opening up, often when they’re at their most vulnerable,” Chloe says. The Green Party is calling for better services to help address the mental health crisis in Aotearoa.

Minister for Climate Change James Shaw (right) is greeted by Zealandia Chief Executive Paul Atkins following an inagural ride around the city in one of two new electric shuttles. PHOTO: Gerald Rillstone

Zealandia goes electric Zealandia Eco sanctuary in Karori can now provide emission free travel in its two new electric shuttles. The new vehicles were financed in part from the government providing the sanctuary with around $118,000 to introduce the fully electric passenger mini-buses. The money came from a funding

announcement made by Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods earlier in the year. At the time Dr Woods announced $3.74 million for 20 projects under the third round of the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund, administered by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). Previously the Eco sanctuary op-

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erated diesel-fuelled visitor shuttles between the sanctuary and the city centre 364 days each year. Now this will be undertaken by the two new shuttles and will afford a highly visible showcase of the suitability of EVs as passenger shuttles along with contributing to Zealandia’ commitment to cut carbon emissions.

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