• May 26, 2019
A number of student co-ordinators led Friday’s School Strike 4 Climate protests on Queen St.
Auckland students gathered in Aotea Square instead of attending school on Friday to demand the Government take more action on climate change. The protest included a sit-down blockage of Queen St. All photos by Irra Lee.
Auckland School Strike 4 Climate co-ordinator Luke Wijohn, 17, speaks to the media on Friday before the march down Queen St.
Students from Waikowhai Primary School in Mt Roskill, one of the first groups to arrive at Aotea Square accompanied by their teacher, joined in on the protest.
Friday’s School Strike 4 Climate protests on Queen St. The lie-in protest symbolised the strikers’ demands that the Government wake up to declare a climate emergency.
Auckland School Strike 4 Climate co-ordinator Coco Lovatt, 16.
A student draped in a protest banner.
Renate Shutte and Grant Ockleston on a Queen St footpath in Friday’s School Strike 4 Climate protests.
Is everyone asleep? Students (from left) Amy Morrin, Grace Thevenard, Hattie Salmon, Sienna Davidson, Niamh Maher and Sian Azariah, all 17, ask the Government to wake up and take more action on climate change.