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  • Hope emerges from Fieldays

    Blogpost by sboxer - June 16, 2009 at 14:38 1 comment

    The economic downturn in dairying is New Zealand’s best chance for a farming revolution.

    Our ‘Tried and True’ dairy at the 2009 Fieldays worked a treat. We were able to communicate directly with the farming and rural sector about how Fonterra’s busines... Read more >

  • Volunteers go Signature Gathering in Auckland

    Blogpost by Keith Nolan - June 15, 2009 at 16:32

    My name is Keith Nolan and I'm spending he rest of the year volunteering here in the Greenpeace office as the sign on pettion wrangler. Basically I'm organising other volunteers to get out on the streets and at events to get signatuers on the paper ve... Read more >

  • Wake up call in Bonn

    Blogpost by nick - June 15, 2009 at 15:57

    An update on UN Climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany brought to you by our very own Cindy Baxter who has been at the negotiations since the start.

    Coming to the end of a hard two weeks here at the climate talks in Bonn, we were greeted yesterday by a ... Read more >

  • Bonn negototiations take toll

    Blogpost by geoff - June 12, 2009 at 12:01 4 comments

    I have to confess, I haven't achieved much today - illness and tiredness have caught up with me. There's a virus doing the rounds of delegates at the negotiations as we have all become more tired and it's got me. So I've had a quiet day. When you'r...

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  • Day 3 at the Fieldays

    Blogpost by jacko - June 12, 2009 at 8:52
    Free samples of value added dairy products
    Free samples of value added dairy products
    Well, it’s raining – and our dairy has turned into a ‘leaky building’. But, it’s only dripping on us and not the products or the punters, so all’s good.

    Yesterday was busy – a sunny day combined with great fre... Read more >

  • Yes we are

    Blogpost by nick - June 12, 2009 at 6:46 1 comment

    A few days ago it  was World Oceans Day. John Hocevar from Greenpeace USA wrote this blog because as he says it’s always a little bittersweet when things as large and vital as "earth" or "oceans" are marked with a Day like this, particularly when the ... Read more >

  • 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 >

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