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  • Port of Tauranga visit cancelled

    Blogpost by Nick - February 29, 2008 at 13:24 3 comments

    Unfortunately the powers that be in Tauranga have said that they will not allow a public open day in the Port of Tauranga. They said that the physical layout of the Port does not allow the separation of the Rainbow Warrior from the operational areas.... Read more >

  • Te Waka and the bruised thighs

    Blogpost by Nick - February 28, 2008 at 14:35

    Haka practiceAll week we've been practicing our waiata in preparation for the arrival of the Rainbow Warrior. We have a song written by people here in the office a few years ago.

    People come and go but there's always enough of the old hands to pass the tune on to t... Read more >

  • A quick response to the forest friendly furniture guide

    Blogpost by Nick - February 26, 2008 at 9:52 3 comments

    FSCThe Forest Friendly Furniture guide released last month has made a splash almost straight away - and that's before we've sent it out to the 40,000 Greenpeace members.

    The Warehouse scored well and lost no time on making sure that fact didn't escape the... Read more >

  • Rainbow Warrior Open Days

    Blogpost by Nick - February 22, 2008 at 15:28 4 comments

    The Rainbow Warrior is coming to a town near you!

    The Warrior is visiting New Zealand to further Greenpeace’s international work to prevent dangerous levels of climate change, by highlighting the issues and promoting solutions.

    There will be FREE public... Read more >

  • Emissions trading in the dairy sector

    Blogpost by Nick - February 20, 2008 at 8:09 1 comment

    Cows by Falconne007Tim Cronshaw had a very one sided article in the Press yesterday about what the Government's 'Emissions Trading Scheme' (ETS) may cost dairy farmers to reduce their emissions from cows, on the farm and energy used in the manufacturing process.

    Cronsha... Read more >

  • A family protest

    Blogpost by Nick - February 19, 2008 at 10:13

    Laura FrancisThe plight of whales under the harpoon gets people pretty het up sometimes. People leading otherwise normal lives find themselves compelled to do things they may not have otherwise considered.

    Last week we received an email that caused quite a stir her... Read more >

  • Farming and climate change

    Blogpost by geoff - February 15, 2008 at 9:24 1 comment

    Photo by peter.cipolloneNew Zealand's farmers are currently experiencing a severe drought that dairy farmer cooperative Fonterra warns may cost farmers $500M. The Government has been meeting with farmers this week to arrange a support package.

    The effects of climate change ar... Read more >

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