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  • Key impersonator strikes again

    Blogpost by Nick Young - November 27, 2009 at 12:59

    Today, as the Canadian prime Minister announces that he also is now attending the Copenhagen climate talks, we've just spotted another offering from 'PlumedKiwi' over at The Standard blog. Another installment in his alternate John Key video diaries.

    H... Read more >

  • Climate failings funny for only so long

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - November 26, 2009 at 12:01

    I've been trying to understand why Prime Minister John Key is so reluctant to go to the UN climate talks in Copenhagen.  He has offered a range of excuses and they simply don't stack up.  The latest one seems to be that there'll be no binding deal in ... Read more >

  • Marriage proposal on a Greenpeace ship

    Blogpost by nick - November 25, 2009 at 6:57

    Many a marriage and many a romance have blossomed aboard our ships, but I think this is a first.

    Po Paul, a deckhand onboard the Arctic Sunrise, just proposed to his girlfriend via a banner placed on deck and transmitted via the ships' webcam. She sa... Read more >

  • Lucy Lawless warms up in the shower for Planet A

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - November 24, 2009 at 10:07

    Full steam ahead for Planet A March and Concert!  Read more >

  • Fonterra Protest today at 12:30

    Blogpost by nick - November 24, 2009 at 7:08

    Join GREENPEACE outside the Fonterra HQ in Auckland for a peaceful protest against the dairy giant’s climate crimes.

    Weeks out from the Copenhagen international climate talks, Fonterra’s influence is still stopping John Key and the NZ Government making... Read more >

  • Planet A because there is no Planet B

    Blogpost by nick - November 23, 2009 at 16:33 2 comments

    Here in the Greenpeace office, focus has well and truly shifted to the campaign’s big finale for 2009 – simultaneous marches in Auckland and Wellington, and a free concert in Myers Park at the end of the Auckland march, featuring Opshop, Midnight Yout... Read more >

  • I am because you are

    Blogpost by nick - November 20, 2009 at 13:48

    Kumi NaidooKumi Naidoo, the new Executive Director of Greenpeace International, writes:

    In several African languages we have the proverb “I am, because you are”. This means that your sense of being a human being is determined by the relationships you have with ... Read more >

  • Some disturbing stuff

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - November 20, 2009 at 9:35

    Today I spotted a couple of items in the media that are a timely reminder that urgent action on climate really is needed and that New Zealand has to play its part.

    The first thing I noticed was an article in the Independent, a UK newspaper warning th... Read more >

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