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  • Polar bear issues plea from suburban pool

    Blogpost by Nick - October 10, 2008 at 10:23 1 comment

    Youtube and One News have teamed up to present a political debate where you can submit questions via video to be played to leaders Helen Clark and John Key in the debate.

    So far the best is this bedraggled polar bear in a Grey Lynn swimming pool, calli... Read more >

  • Kiwis Against Seabed Mining

    Blogpost by Kathy - October 9, 2008 at 8:08 2 comments

    this blog has been kindly submitted by our committed receptionist Ginette Adams...


    I'm a big fan of protest stickers; 'GE Free NZ', 'Save Tazzies Forests', Greenpeace Supporter', 'One Less Car'... my bike, my diary, my fridge, they’re all covered i... Read more >

  • Bovines on buses

    Blogpost by Kathy - October 6, 2008 at 12:05 5 comments

    It’s not quite snakes on planes, but Greenpeace’s new advertising campaign featuring cows on buses certainly gives new meaning to the term “movable feast” (if you’re not a vegetarian that is). The ads are intended to highlight the work we’re doing on ... Read more >

  • Portugese wave power station a world first

    Blogpost by Nick - October 1, 2008 at 8:09 3 comments
    Wave snakes
    From a distance, they look like nothing more than thin red lines on the horizon, easily lost amid the tumbling blue of the Atlantic Ocean. But get closer and the significance of the 140m-long tubes, 10 years in the making by a British company and now ...
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  • Japan has a new whaling commissioner

    Blogpost by Nick - September 30, 2008 at 13:11 4 comments

       - Originally posted by Brian over at Greenpeace International

    So, Japan has a new government. For all of us who have been single-mindedly pursuing a complete end to whaling for decades now, there's only one question that matters: what does this mea... Read more >

  • Deep Green - September 2008

    Blogpost by Nick - September 30, 2008 at 7:57

    Population: The real inconvenient truth

    People bomb - poulation explosion

    In 1972, Ben and Dorothy Metcalfe from the budding Greenpeace Foundation in Canada attended the world's first UN Conference on the Human Environment, in Stockholm, where they succeeded in putting nuclear bomb t... Read more >

  • My first week with Greenpeace NZ

    Blogpost by Nick - September 29, 2008 at 12:04

    Hello, my name is Josh (or as I said to my new colleagues here in the Greenpeace NZ office - Josselin for the more reckless). Indeed, I am French.

    Given that Greenpeace was moving to a new office, my first week here has been intense. I'm very pleased w... Read more >

  • Agriculture and climate change

    Blogpost by Nick - September 25, 2008 at 7:39
    Bunny McDiarmid
    Bunny McDiarmid
    Originally published in the Christchurch Press By Bunny McDiarmid Executive Director - Greenpeace NZ

    Taking action on climate change is proving a hard thing for some to stomach in New Zealand, largely because the problem for us lies pr... Read more >

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