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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...

Mining plans slammed by world's biggest enviro group

Blog entry by Kathy Cumming | April 30, 2010

Just incase you thought NZ's mining plans were going down well in the outside world, check out this scathing assessment of them by the world's largest environmental conservation authority. Word has it that the creator of the "100%...

Day dreaming, heads in the sand

Blog entry by Nick | September 10, 2008

This morning on the wireless (there's a rough recording below of the actual snippet) I heard Tim Cossar the Chief Executive of the Tourism Industry Association along with Damien O'Connor interviewed about the challenges facing...

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...

Oily people

Video | July 25, 2010 at 9:00

Greenpeace volunteers covered in 'oil', at Muriwai beach' send a strong message to the Government to stop its plans for the drilling of new deep water oil wells off New Zealand's coast.

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