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  • Eyes Wide Open

    Blogpost by Nick Young - August 10, 2009 at 16:29

    We LOVE this initiative. Eyes Wide Open offers an invitation for New Zealanders who want to see a better future. It’s for people who see how serious climate change is. It’s for everyone who can see the benefits of taking action now to reduce New Zeala... Read more >

  • The destruction continues

    Blogpost by Karli - August 7, 2009 at 15:28 8 comments
    Foodtown costing us our oceans
    Foodtown costing us our oceans
    It was sad to see the Seamount Explorer leave the port of Auckland this afternoon. Police had removed our activists from the vessel as they tried to prevent it from leaving port on its destructive business. The Seamoun... Read more >
  • Foodtown costing us our oceans

    Blogpost by nick - August 7, 2009 at 12:08 1 comment

    Foodtown costing us our oceansToday Greenpeace activists have occupied a fishing trawler in the port of Auckland to highlight that Foodtown and other supermarkets are fueling a demand for seafood caught from unsustainable fisheries using the worst of fishing methods.

    Three activist... Read more >

  • This week environmental and non-commercial fishing groups have put aside their differences and formed an unprecedented alliance to combat the decline of fish stocks and marine ecosystems in New Zealand.

    The groups include the NZ Recreational Fishing Co... Read more >

  • Bouquet for Bill - brickbat for Nick

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - August 7, 2009 at 8:50

    Question Time in Parliament yesterday was dominated by climate change, with debate on targets, smart farming and Keisha Castle-Hughes.  A couple of events really stood out.

    Climate Change Minister Nick Smith gave a shocker of an answer to a question f... Read more >

  • Keisha responds to Key

    Blogpost by Keisha Castle-Hughes - August 6, 2009 at 8:56

    Kia ora everybody -   Nice to be back in touch with you all after so long!   It seems I've been name-dropped at the Brisbane Business Forum by none other than Mr. John Key!   After asking the crowd whether or not they had heard of me from Whale Rider ... Read more >

  • West Coast marine reserve proposal

    Blogpost by nick - August 6, 2009 at 5:13 2 comments

    This month New Zealanders have the chance to to protect some of the West Coast’s most prized marine areas and the threatened species that call it home, such as our endangered Hector's dolphin.

    A series of seven ‘underwater national parks’ or marine res... Read more >

  • Another Day, Another Coal Terminal

    Blogpost by nick - August 5, 2009 at 9:38

    Greenpeace activists have shut down coal loading at Hay Point Coal Terminal in Mackay, Queensland – one of the largest coal export terminals in the world. The 10 activists have scaled a 50-metre high coal loader and locked onto the structure to stop i... Read more >

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