A spokeswoman from Otumoetai College said the school was not going to stop the students going to the strike, but they needed to bring a note from their parents acknowledging their absence.
"For way too long, the politicians and the people in power have gotten away with not doing anything to fight the climate crisis, but we will make sure that they will not get away with it any longer", Thunberg told the crowd at a school strike in Antwerp, Belgium this month.
Her strikes, held daily before Sweden's national election and on Fridays afterwards, inspired students worldwide to call on their own elected officials to take decisive action to mitigate the worst effects of climate change.
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Thunberg made headlines worldwide a year ago when a spate of unseasonal forest fires convinced her to protest outside of Sweden's parliament building.
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"We are striking because marginalized communities across our nation - especially communities of color, disabled communities, and low- income communities are already disproportionately impacted by climate change".
"We have proposed Greta Thunberg because if we do nothing to halt climate change it will be the cause of wars, conflict and refugees", said Norwegian Socialist MP Freddy André Øvstegård.
"I'm passionate and terrified of what our future is looking like, our generation wants and needs change".