Activist Colin Russell has finally been granted bail after 71 days in detention. He and the rest of the Arctic 30 still face hooliganism charges, which carry up to seven years in jail. They took peaceful action on behalf of us all, standing up against destructive Arctic oil drilling and the onslaught of climate change. Charging them with hooliganism is both an insult and an outrage; these charges must be dropped.
On Monday, we had our court case heard at the High Court in Wellington. Our beef: that the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) – the agency set up by government to safeguard our oceans – had given Anadarko the green light to...
Tributes to Nelson Mandella mingled with recollections of Eva Ricard (mother of our host Angeline Greensill) - the late great matriarch of Whaingaroa - and her succesful struggle to have land returned to the iwi, mingled with the...
We've received a reply from the Russian embassy in London in response to the thousands of emails sent in support of the Arctic 30. It's a shame they didn't respond to everyone personally, but any response is always welcome.
"What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead." – Nelson Mandela speaking at the 90th birthday...
Hi guys, Sarah here – this is an update of our trip to Wellington so far.
I spent most of yesterday talking to local businesses about our ‘shark art’ event, getting really positive responses from them. I also had time to meet some...
John Key and his Government is ushering in a new era of high risk deep sea oil drilling in New Zealand. If something goes wrong, the impact on our environment , our economy and our way of life could be catastrophic.
The government’s decision to allow Texan oil company Anadarko to drill in New Zealand waters is scheduled to face a judicial review in the High Court on Monday 9 December at 10am.
As John Key scowled his faux-indifferent disdain at the nation wide banners on the beach protest against oil drilling a couple of Saturdays ago, a few things were betrayed.
In the battle of public opinion, deep sea oil drilling is...
Greenpeace activists unfold a banner next to a cluster of foreign longline fishing vessels at a harbour in the Pacific reading “Fewer boats more fish WCPFC Act Now!” urging the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)...
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