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  • 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 >

  • Complicit or just complacent?

    Blogpost by Phil - April 7, 2010 at 10:12 2 comments

    If you’ve been able to dig your way out of mountains of (Nestle-free, naturally) Easter chocolate you may just have noticed this rather fine piece of direct action in Rotterdam. Our activists intercepted a shipment of whale meat – endangered fin whale... Read more >

  • Calling Nestle

    Blogpost by nick - April 1, 2010 at 6:16

    In Amsterdam there was an orang-utan flashmob ... things are getting interesting!

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  • For the Greater Good

    Blogpost by Chris - March 26, 2010 at 12:20 4 comments

    The deflated Waihopai domeAdrian Leason was one of the three ploughshares activists acquitted by a jury recently in the Waihopi Spy base story. Following the verdict, Leason summed up what has been a long and proud history of non-violent direct action in New Zealand: Read more >

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  • The NZ economy is founded on a clean, green reputation, yet Prime Minister John Key and his National Government is seriously endangering that reputation. Firstly by increasing NZ's catch quota  of critically endangered bluefin tuna, then by supportin... Read more >

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