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  • ACTION FILLED G8 WEEK WRAP UP!

    Blogpost by Robbie - July 13, 2009 at 14:05 4 comments

    c09070921In which Greenpeace shuts down multiple coal fired power stations and makes a point on Mouth Rushmore.

    Five coal plants occupied in Italy, an impressive action at Mouth Rushmore in the USA, a life size ice berg in the Seine River in Paris and a coa... Read more >

  • Queenstown Consultation

    Blogpost by Vivienne Hadlow - July 13, 2009 at 11:47

    Last night we joined around 70 people from as far afield as Wanaka, Cromwell and Lumsden at the Queenstown climate change target consultation meeting. For many of those in attendance this was a rare opportunity; as Queenstown Lakes Mayor Clive Geddes ... Read more >

  • Target talks in Dunedin electric

    Blogpost by Gareth Hughes - July 10, 2009 at 12:02

    So Tonight, the Consultation Roadshow rolled into Dunedin. Famous for its Scottish heritage Dunedin was a fitting venue to mention Scotland’s recent ambitious target of 42% by 2020, adopted in its Parliament. Scotland, like New Zealand, is a small emi... Read more >

  • Kia orana/ Talofa lava

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - July 10, 2009 at 11:50

    This update fresh off the boat! Greenpeace New Zealand volunteer Chino is onboard Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, in the Pacific, helping document the impacts of climate change in the region. Chino, of Cook Island and Samoan descent, is a deckhand and... Read more >

  • Rainbow Warriors - past, present and future

    Blogpost by Robbie - July 9, 2009 at 22:00
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    The crew of the Rainbow Warrior in 1985 - Bunny is second from the right

    We are excited about the creation of a new Greenpeace ship - the Rainbow Warrior III. Having just signed a contract for the build of this state-of-the-art vessel - three crew memb... Read more >

  • Do it as a Kiwi

    Blogpost by Gareth Hughes - July 9, 2009 at 11:48

    Christchurch had its consultation this evening and nearly 200 Cantabrians came out to have their say to Climate Change Minister Nick Smith and NZ Climate Ambassador Adrian Macey. There were 40 by 2020 stickers and signs galore and nearly every comment... Read more >

  • Christchurch target consulation

    Blogpost by Gareth - July 9, 2009 at 10:36 11 comments

    Christchurch had its consultation this evening and nearly 200 Cantabrians came out to have their say to Climate Change Minister Nick Smith and NZ Climate Ambassador Adrian Macey. There were 40 by 2020 stickers and signs galore and nearly every comment... Read more >

  • Auckland target consultation

    Blogpost by Kathy - July 9, 2009 at 9:51

    Climate Change Minister Nick SmithThe Auckland target consultation meeting last night was full to the brim. By my rough calculations, about 450 people attended, including media, politicians, greenies and business people. Latecomers were forced to sit on the floor or stand around the b... Read more >

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