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  • Day one and the report is out

    Blogpost by Kathy - March 4, 2008 at 17:06 2 comments

    Target Climate Change BannerDay one: The release of our report into the Government's Emissions Trading Scheme and the launch of a six week ship tour aboard the Rainbow Warrior!

    The weather didn't play along. Drizzle, a concrete sky, slippery deck. But there's always a rail to hol... Read more >

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  • Port of Tauranga visit cancelled

    Blogpost by Nick - February 29, 2008 at 14:24 3 comments

    Unfortunately the powers that be in Tauranga have said that they will not allow a public open day in the Port of Tauranga. They said that the physical layout of the Port does not allow the separation of the Rainbow Warrior from the operational areas.... Read more >

  • Te Waka and the bruised thighs

    Blogpost by Nick - February 28, 2008 at 15:35

    Haka practiceAll week we've been practicing our waiata in preparation for the arrival of the Rainbow Warrior. We have a song written by people here in the office a few years ago.

    People come and go but there's always enough of the old hands to pass the tune on to t... Read more >

  • A quick response to the forest friendly furniture guide

    Blogpost by Nick - February 26, 2008 at 10:52 3 comments

    FSCThe Forest Friendly Furniture guide released last month has made a splash almost straight away - and that's before we've sent it out to the 40,000 Greenpeace members.

    The Warehouse scored well and lost no time on making sure that fact didn't escape the... Read more >

  • Rainbow Warrior Open Days

    Blogpost by Nick - February 22, 2008 at 16:28 4 comments

    The Rainbow Warrior is coming to a town near you!

    The Warrior is visiting New Zealand to further Greenpeace’s international work to prevent dangerous levels of climate change, by highlighting the issues and promoting solutions.

    There will be FREE public... Read more >

  • Emissions trading in the dairy sector

    Blogpost by Nick - February 20, 2008 at 9:09 1 comment

    Cows by Falconne007Tim Cronshaw had a very one sided article in the Press yesterday about what the Government's 'Emissions Trading Scheme' (ETS) may cost dairy farmers to reduce their emissions from cows, on the farm and energy used in the manufacturing process.

    Cronsha... Read more >

  • A family protest

    Blogpost by Nick - February 19, 2008 at 11:13

    Laura FrancisThe plight of whales under the harpoon gets people pretty het up sometimes. People leading otherwise normal lives find themselves compelled to do things they may not have otherwise considered.

    Last week we received an email that caused quite a stir her... Read more >

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