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  • NZ crowned Fossil…again

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - June 11, 2009 at 10:19

    By now New Zealand should be caving in under the weight of an unenviable crown.

    We have again been awarded Fossil of the Day award at the UN climate negotiations at Bonn. We've even crept up the charts, gaining second equal with Japan.

    Japan also scor... Read more >

  • Day two at the Greenpeace Fielday dairy

    Blogpost by Phil - June 11, 2009 at 8:30 1 comment

     

    Margaret Jones visits the Greenpeace dairy at fieldays  
    Margaret Jones visits the Greenpeace dairy at fieldaysMargaret Jones is almost 90 but nothing is slowing down her personal crusade to make the world a better place. She’s been coming to the fieldays for 17 years promoting organic farming.

    Be... Read more >

  • Bachelors and bottles – Greenpeace hits the Fieldays

    Blogpost by Kathy - June 10, 2009 at 9:36 8 comments

    The Greenpeace Fieldays DairyI’ve always liked milk bottles (the lolly variety that is). And I’m quite partial to rural bachelors. So I’m feeling quite at home here at the Fieldays. Apart from the sweets and blokes, the site is a seething mass of people and tractors and electric ... Read more >

  • Robyn Malcolm hits back

    Blogpost by Robyn Malcolm - June 5, 2009 at 9:18

    In response to a rather cynical article by Catherine Beard published in the Dominion Post, Robyn Maclolm has replied with the following article pubished in the same paper this morning. Go Robyn!

    Celeb, mum and kiwi speaks out

    Robyn MalcolmBy Robyn Malcolm, actress... Read more >

  • Bouquets in Bonn

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - June 5, 2009 at 8:19

    Today the New Zealand delegation is getting a bouquet not a brick-bat.

    They made a very good intervention (short speech) in negotiations over the Kyoto Protocol.  It’ll take a bit to explain why it was a good thing, so bear with me a minute while I e... Read more >

  • John key on ice for World Environment Day

    Blogpost by nick - June 4, 2009 at 12:14

    OXFAM If you're in Auckland tomrrow you might want to check out Oxfam's climate change action stall in QEII square (opposite Britomart), Downtown Auckland.

    Watch, as a world renowned ice sculptor creates a life size ice sculpture of John Key. As the ice scu... Read more >

  • New Zealand gets Fossil of the Day - again

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - June 3, 2009 at 12:30

    New Zealand's refusal to offer a target at Bonn has resulted in another Fossil of the Day award.  At the last Bonn meeting, New Zealand got Fossil of the Day for "pulling the wool over the eyes of delegates."

    Fossil of the Day is awarded to Government... Read more >

  • Letters from Bonn

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - June 2, 2009 at 12:43

    I'm the Greenpeace Political Adviser in NZ and right now I'm in  Bonn for the latest round of UN climate talks in the lead up to Copenhagen in December. These meetings are the first steps in what are the most crucial negotiations of our time. I'll be ... Read more >

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