July

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Port of Tauranga visit cancelled

Blog entry by Nick | February 29, 2008

Unfortunately the powers that be in Tauranga have said that they will not allow a public open day in the Port of Tauranga. They said that the physical layout of the Port does not allow the separation of the Rainbow Warrior from the...

Te Waka and the bruised thighs

Blog entry by Nick | February 28, 2008

All week we've been practicing our waiata in preparation for the arrival of the Rainbow Warrior. We have a song written by people here in the office a few years ago. People come and go but there's always enough of the old hands to...

A quick response to the forest friendly furniture guide

Blog entry by Nick | February 26, 2008

The Forest Friendly Furniture guide released last month has made a splash almost straight away - and that's before we've sent it out to the 40,000 Greenpeace members. The Warehouse scored well and lost no time on making sure that...

Rainbow Warrior Open Days

Blog entry by Nick | February 22, 2008

The Rainbow Warrior is coming to a town near you! The Warrior is visiting New Zealand to further Greenpeace’s international work to prevent dangerous levels of climate change, by highlighting the issues and promoting solutions. There...

Emissions trading in the dairy sector

Blog entry by Nick | February 20, 2008

Tim Cronshaw had a very one sided article in the Press yesterday about what the Government's 'Emissions Trading Scheme' (ETS) may cost dairy farmers to reduce their emissions from cows, on the farm and energy used in the...

Rainbow Warrior Open Days

Feature story | February 20, 2008 at 0:00

The Rainbow Warrior is currently in New Zealand and will be open to the public on certain days in Auckland, Gisborne, Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington. Below is a schedule that will be kept up to date should there be any changes.

A family protest

Blog entry by Nick | February 19, 2008

The plight of whales under the harpoon gets people pretty het up sometimes. People leading otherwise normal lives find themselves compelled to do things they may not have otherwise considered. Last week we received an email that...

100% of Japanese taxpayers support whaling - they just don't know it

Feature story | February 19, 2008 at 0:00

Every year the Japanese government spends $US 4.7 million of taxpayers' money to subsidise the whaling industry. Yet a new, Greenpeace commissioned, opinion poll reveals that 87 percent of the Japanese public are unaware of that fact.

Rainbow Warrior Open Day Schedule 2008

Publication | February 19, 2008 at 0:00

New Zealanders well remember the tragic bombing in Auckland harbour of the Rainbow Warrior by the French secret service on 10 July 1985. The new Rainbow Warrior set sail four years after the bombing and since then has sailed the world working...

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