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  • Biggest protest march in living memory

    Blogpost by Kathy - May 1, 2010 at 12:24 6 comments

     

    NO MINING PURE NZ

    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 photos say i... Read more >

  • Mining plans slammed by world's biggest enviro group

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - April 30, 2010 at 14:44

    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% PURE" brand is also... Read more >

  • The fluid definition of damage

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - April 30, 2010 at 11:24

    "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 programme faced the... Read more >

  • The fluid definition of damage

    Blogpost by geoff - April 30, 2010 at 10:11

    "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 programme faced ... Read more >

  • 2 days til mining march!

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - April 29, 2010 at 14:13

    Just two days now until the massive anti-mining march in Auckland! Right around the North Island, placards are being painted and buses organised to transport people to the City of Sails to have their say.  Just incase what's at stake has slipped your ... Read more >

  • Whales still not saved

    Blogpost by bunny - April 28, 2010 at 15:18 1 comment

    There’s been much talk of how to save the whales lately, with a lot of the debate revolving around an International Whaling Commission (IWC) proposal which would legitimise some commercial whaling and allow hunting to continue in the Southern Ocean Wh... Read more >

  • Sexy time with fossil fuels

    Blogpost by Robbie MacKay - April 26, 2010 at 14:11

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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 >

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