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  • Lucy and Robyn's close encounter with coal

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - April 23, 2010 at 18:27

    It must have looked quite a sight for people driving by. An unsuspecting corner, curving gently around a quiet part of the West coast's Buller Gorge in the early morning mist. But look a little closer and....my God, that's Xena Warrior Princess and Sh... Read more >

  • Sign On Ambassadors Lucy and Robyn visit Paparoa National Park

    Blogpost by Robbie MacKay - April 23, 2010 at 14:55

    Sign ON ambassadors Lucy Lawless and Robyn Malcolm are in the Paparoa National Park on the West Coast for two days in and around the Paparoa National Park, drawing the link between the Government’s Schedule 4 mining plans and climate change. The Gover... Read more >

  • Dispatch from the Wild West

    Blogpost by Lucy Lawless - April 22, 2010 at 19:29

    I have spent the day traveling down the West Coast of the South island with the Sign On crew, including Robyn Malcolm - a true Westie! I swear to God this coast line is the most beautiful i have seen anywhere in the world.

    We have been interviewing t... Read more >

  • March hits the streets

    Blogpost by Matthew Rider - April 20, 2010 at 15:03

    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 people every week ... Read more >

  • Wake up or become clones!

    Blogpost by jacko - April 19, 2010 at 15:45 1 comment

    Okay, perhaps the headline is a tad sensationalist but after yesterday’s announcement that the Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA) has approved genetically modified goats, sheep and cows at AgResearch’s Ruakura research facility I wouldn’t ... Read more >

  • Is mining the best they've got?

    Blogpost by Robyn Malcolm - April 16, 2010 at 14:02

    I’ve spent a large part of the last few weeks in Australia for work. And I wish I could say that as a result I haven’t kept up with news on the Government’s mining plans. But it’s a funny thing, this threat to New Zealand’s most beautiful places. It d... Read more >

  • Letter to John

    Blogpost by Phil - April 15, 2010 at 12:46 2 comments

    Dear John

    How we hate to write so we’re coming to visit. Around the country people are signing petitions and sending you mail calling on your Government to vote against any proposal which legitimises commercial whaling and allows hunting to continue in... Read more >

  • THEY SAY MINE, WE SAY OURS – Auckland march

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - April 14, 2010 at 10:24

    Greenpeace, along with a bunch of other organisations, has announced an anti-mining march for May 1st in Auckland. See www.dontunderminenz.org for more information.

    When the Government announced its intention to mine New Zealand’s prime conservation ... Read more >

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