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Accept schedule 4 failure and come back with better idea– Greenpeace

Press release | May 26, 2010 at 0:00

The Government would be wise to chalk up its schedule 4 mining plans as an idea it got horribly wrong, says Greenpeace in its submission on the proposals.

OUCH! Nat voters say no mining schedule 4

Blog entry by Kathy | May 20, 2010

A Business Council for Sustainable Development survey just out shows the majority of New Zealanders oppose the Government's mining plans. But what’s more even more problematic for the Government is that 30% of National Party...

One third of National voters oppose mining plans

Press release | May 20, 2010 at 0:00

According to the most substantive poll on the mining issue to date, the Key Government’s mining plans are opposed by 30% of those who voted National in at the last election (1).

Update: Activists: we’ll stay until Fonterra accepts challenge

Press release | May 18, 2010 at 0:00

One of the four activists who are locked to equipment in the coal depot at Fonterra’s Clandeboye factory near Timaru says it’s now up to Fonterra to take action to protect the climate and New Zealand’s clean green brand by switching to cleaner...

Greenpeace blocks Fonterra coal use with clean solution

Press release | May 18, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists have blocked the coal depot of Fonterra’s Clandeboye factory near Timaru, using a truckload of alternative fuel, saying the company is damaging the climate by burning coal when cleaner solutions exist.

Can the real John Key please stand up?

Blog entry by Kathy | May 13, 2010

There was something decidedly schizophrenic about two Government announcements made today. First, the Prime Minister foreshadowing next week’s budget with $30 million for the tourism industry. Second, Conservation Minister Kate...

Biggest protest march in living memory

Blog entry by Kathy Cumming | May 1, 2010

We expected 20,000. We HOPED for 30,000. We got nearly double that. In the biggest protest march in living memory,  50,000 turned out on Queen Street today to march against the Government's mining plans. The photos say it all (see...

March against Mining

Image gallery | May 1, 2010

Biggest protest march in living memory

Image | May 1, 2010 at 0:00

Biggest protest march in living memory - March Against Mining

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