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  • Fossil Fools Day

    Blogpost by Nick - April 3, 2008 at 16:57 2 comments

    Fossil Fools DayThe International Rising Tide network and its allies called for a day of action against the fossil fuel industry on April 1st 2008 - FOSSIL FOOLS DAY! We've heard about lots of great actions so we thought we'd post a bit of a summary...

    Thousands of pe... Read more >

  • What %#@*! elephant?

    Blogpost by Kathy - April 3, 2008 at 13:54 11 comments
    Renowned Political cartoonist Malcolm Evans puts paintbrush to billboard over climate change issue at Queens wharf,Wellington where Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior is docked. (C) GREENPEACE / SHAROMOV
    Renowned Political cartoonist Malcolm Evans puts paintbrush to billboard over climate change issue at Queens wharf,Wellington where Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior is docked. (C) GREENPEACE / SHAROMOV
    Today. Wellington. Unseasonably still and hot. ... Read more >
  • The great climate debate

    Blogpost by Suse - April 3, 2008 at 8:42 3 comments
    The debate on board the Rainbow Warrior (C) GREENPEACE / SHAROMOV
    The debate on board the Rainbow Warrior (C) GREENPEACE / SHAROMOV
    The Rainbow Warrior arrived in Wellington yesterday, and to back up our survey of political parties, we cut straight to the chase with an on board political debate last night.

    Climate s... Read more >

  • Live webcast of political debate on the Rainbow Warrior

    Blogpost by Nick - April 2, 2008 at 7:01

    Update: The debate can be viewed here.

    WebcastIn Wellington today (2 April 2008) at 7:00 PM, chaired by Sean Plunket from Radio New Zealand's Morning Report and hosted by Greenpeace, NZ politicians are to debate which party’s climate policy is most on target... Read more >

  • I got a ticket on the hippy ship

    Blogpost by Kathy - April 1, 2008 at 9:00 1 comment
    Damian from More FM cleans the toilets aboard the Rainbow Warrior (C) GREENPEACE / SHAROMOV
    Damian from More FM cleans the toilets aboard the Rainbow Warrior (C) GREENPEACE / SHAROMOV
    Damien from the More FM breakfast show has joined us on the Rainbow Warrior for the transit between Dunedin and Wellington. Here's what he has to say...

    " I got... Read more >

  • Killing time (and nearly Kathy) from Dunedin to Wellington

    Blogpost by Kathy - March 31, 2008 at 17:58 2 comments
    Safety drills on the Rainbow Warrior (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov
    Safety drills on the Rainbow Warrior (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov
    Greenpeace is a stickler for safety. As you might have read in deckhand Alex’s profile, despite working on commercial vessels for several years, he struck a fire drill for the first time on... Read more >
  • The politics of Climate Change

    Blogpost by Nick - March 31, 2008 at 11:00 3 comments
    Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior blocks the State Owned Enterprise Solid Energy’s coal ship the Hellenic Sea from leaving the Port of Lyttelton. (C) Greenpeace / Dimitri Sharomov
    Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior blocks the State Owned Enterprise Solid Energy’s coal ship the Hellenic Sea from leaving the Port of Lyttelton. (C) Greenpeace / Dimitri Sharomov
    Our action in Lyttelton was intended to highlight the double standards... Read more >
  • Green drinks III and Earth Hour in Dunedin

    Blogpost by Kathy - March 30, 2008 at 18:28 2 comments
    Enjoying the open days (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov
    Enjoying the open days (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov
    Dunedin has been a treat. From the shags hanging about on the main deck, to the record number of people who attended the open days, to the ever-changing weather, it's been a full on and fantastic two day... Read more >

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