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  • Survey Shock: NZ'ers don't want to subsidise big business

    Blogpost by Kathy - July 11, 2008 at 8:31 2 comments

    Somke stacksA survey out today concludes that New Zealand householders don’t want to pay lots of money for an emissions trading scheme (ETS). Talk about stating the bloody obvious. Of course average New Zealanders don’t want to cover the cost of big business’ pol... Read more >

  • You can’t sink a rainbow

    Blogpost by Greg - July 10, 2008 at 12:47

    The Rainbow Warrior10 July 1985, 11.38pm, a bomb explodes under the Rainbow Warrior making a hole the size of a car. This first act of terrorism on New Zealand soil killed Fernando Pereira, a Dutch photographer for Greenpeace, and sparked worldwide outrage that stopped ... Read more >

  • A new green iPhone by the end of 2008?

    Blogpost by Greg - July 9, 2008 at 13:29

    iPhone 3GWith typical hype and fanfare, Apple’s latest iPhone 3G is hitting stores on Friday. It promises to be faster, better and cheaper, but what have we heard about it being greener than its predecessor? Crickets.

    An Aucklander by the name of Jonny Gladwel... Read more >

  • Whale rescue 101

    Blogpost by Greg - July 8, 2008 at 5:20 5 comments

    MinkeGreenpeace receptionist Raechel Thomas had a nail-biting Saturday, wetsuit clad and on stand by to save a whale! Here's her story...

    When I heard that Project Jonah (a whales protection group) was running Marine Mammal Medic Courses, I jumped at the ... Read more >

  • VIDEO: Free the Tokyo Two

    Blogpost by Greg - July 7, 2008 at 7:56
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  • Greenpeace blockades Eraring Power Station in Australia

    Blogpost by Nick - July 4, 2008 at 8:50

     

    An activist climbs down a ladder in a stairwell above the coal stockpile. © Greenpeace
    An activist climbs down a ladder in a
    stairwell above the coal stockpile. © Greenpeace

    Our colleagues across the Tasman have just pulled off an audacious action at the Eraring Power Station. In a 5.5 hour blockade ... Read more >

  • Good morning Mr Pol R Bear

    Blogpost by Kathy - July 4, 2008 at 8:30
    Target Climate
    Target Climate
    It struck me on a number of occasions in recent weeks that I perhaps I was mad. Perhaps I was completely crazy to have agreed to give two, hour-long school presentations to 600 primary school kids. As I sat late into the evenings, deskbo... Read more >
  • Greenpeace Japan says thanks for your support

    Blogpost by Nick - July 3, 2008 at 7:29
    Greenpeace Japan says thank you!
    Greenpeace Japan says thank you!
    Our activist friends Junichi and Toru are still behind bars. It's been 13 days since they were arrested after exposing a whale meat smuggling scandal. Yeah, feel free to read that sentence again if you need to. It's as ... Read more >

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