The event received great local media coverage - see the Advocate here and here and NBN news clip here. See photos from the day below!
Steve is an engineer, an adventurer, and a passionate climate campaigner. He is making the Climate Emergency Declaration petition the focus of the last leg of his Connecting Climate Chaos kayak odyssey - see http://kayak4earth.com/
Part of on 8-week journey to deliver the petition to Canberra, Steve stopped in Coffs, one week after setting off from his home town of Ballina. He is continuing to paddle down the NSW coast, stopping to give public talks and collect petition signatures on the way, then drag his kayak to Canberra to deliver the petition. For event details for Port Macquarie, Newcastle, Sydney and the South Coast see here.
Coffs Coast Climate Action Group are collecting petition signatures to help reach the 100,000 target. You can sign it online right now at http://climateemergencydeclaration.org/sign
Below: Coffs Harbour Mayor Denise Knight signs the Climate Emergency Declaration petition, plus more photos from the event.