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Biggest protest march in living memory

Feature story | May 1, 2010 at 0:00

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.

Greenpeace welcomes u-turn on mining as opportunity for Key to set new economic course

Press release | July 20, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the Government's about-face on Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee's plans to allow the mining of this country's most precious Schedule 4 protected public conservation lands. And Greenpeace congratulates the...

March hits the streets

Blog entry by Matthew Rider | April 20, 2010

Hey all! Awesome so we just announced our March against Mining for May 1st lower queen st. at 11am!  My name is Matt and I’ve been part of the Greenpeace fundraising team for a year now. I have the opportunity to talk to hundreds of...

Biggest protest march in living memory

Blog entry by Kathy | May 1, 2010

NO MINING PURE NZ 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 fluid definition of damage

Blog entry by geoff | April 30, 2010

"My idea of damage is different to yours" Last night i attended a lively debate on the mining issue in Wellington.  Two teams went head to head over the proposition: To Mine or Not to Mine? Wallace Chapman from TVNZ's Back Benches...

Government looks set to back down on mining Schedule 4 land

Blog entry by nick | July 19, 2010

When the Government announced plans to mine some of New Zealand's best conservation land,  New Zealanders made submissions in unprecedented numbers and marched in record numbers. We'll know for sure tomorrow but it looks very much...

Lucy Lawless and Robyn Malcolm in the Paparoa National Park

Video | April 28, 2010 at 9:37

Sign On ambassadors Lucy Lawless and Robyn Malcolm make a visit to Paparoa National Park -- one of the conservation areas under threat by Gerry Brownlee's plans to mine Schedule 4 land.

Biggest NZ Protest March in Living Memory

Video | April 30, 2010 at 9:28

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 plan to mine New Zealand's best (Schedule 4) conservation...

Sexy Coal with Lucy Lawless and Robyn Malcolm

Video | April 23, 2010 at 9:50

Lucy Lawless and Robyn Malcolm ham it up on the West Coast near Paparoa to help promote the March Against Mining in May 2010.

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