Last Friday early in the morning our good friend and colleague Daren Day passed away.
Daren had been fighting lung cancer for the past three years and up until his last breath he did not give up the fight. As Dylan Thomas wrote: 'do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage to the dying of the light", and that was Daren, not willing to miss a moment of living whilst he still had a breath in him, he fought to the very end.
Daren has been in and around Greenpeace for as long as any of us can remember. Many now know him as one of the Greenpeace New Zealand board members where he served for a number of years including as chair, a position he gave up only two years ago.
But I remember first meeting him in 1985 when the Warrior first came to NZ. After she was bombed we relied heavil... Read more >