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Oil conference in lockdown as protesters blockade entrance

Press release | March 22, 2017 at 7:35

Tangata Whenua and people from all over New Zealand are currently blockading the Petroleum Summit in New Plymouth, to prevent government and oil industry delegates from entering the TSB Showplace.

Help name our new boat

Blog entry by Nick Young | March 16, 2017

Wow - we did it! Together, we’ve bought ‘The People's Boat’. Almost 1,000 people chipped in and together we have bought the boat that’s going to confront the Amazon Warrior - AKA, The Beast. Now we need you to give it a name. It’s...

To save the climate, we must all push beyond our comfort zones

Blog entry by Amanda Larsson | March 13, 2017

I’ve always been mortified of breaking the rules. Looking back at my childhood and teens, I’m almost embarrassed by how righteously rule-abiding I’ve been. Never once got a detention in school. Never ever handed an assignment in...

Greenpeace NZ crowdfunding boat to confront seismic blaster ‘The Beast’

Press release | March 9, 2017 at 14:07

Greenpeace is crowdfunding to buy a boat to confront the world’s biggest seismic blasting ship, the Amazon Warrior, as it searches for oil off the East Coast of the North Island.

Our oceans, our responsibility

Blog entry by Mike Fincken | March 2, 2017

For some people the oceans may seem vast - to me they are my garden and my home. For the last three decades I have spent most of my life as a sailor and a captain. So you can imagine I feel a special tie to our blue planet. The many...

Is Nick Smith Minister for Magic?

Blog entry by Gen Toop | February 27, 2017

It seems the critical issue of clean swimmable water for New Zealanders has passed into the realms of magical realism. Minister for Magic, Nick Smith waved his blue wand and wadeable rivers miraculously turned into ones you can swim...

Don't get freaked by the eco

Blog entry by Phil Vine | February 25, 2017

Funny how, over time, crazy weird becomes the new normal. There were certainly some nutty ideas floating around when I was a young fella studying Agricultural Economics at Lincoln University last millennium. Outlandish thoughts like...

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