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  • Climate failings funny for only so long

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - November 26, 2009 at 12:01

    I've been trying to understand why Prime Minister John Key is so reluctant to go to the UN climate talks in Copenhagen.  He has offered a range of excuses and they simply don't stack up.  The latest one seems to be that there'll be no binding deal in ... Read more >

  • Marriage proposal on a Greenpeace ship

    Blogpost by nick - November 25, 2009 at 6:57

    Many a marriage and many a romance have blossomed aboard our ships, but I think this is a first.

    Po Paul, a deckhand onboard the Arctic Sunrise, just proposed to his girlfriend via a banner placed on deck and transmitted via the ships' webcam. She sa... Read more >

  • Lucy Lawless warms up in the shower for Planet A

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - November 24, 2009 at 10:07

    Full steam ahead for Planet A March and Concert!  Read more >

  • Fonterra Protest today at 12:30

    Blogpost by nick - November 24, 2009 at 7:08

    Join GREENPEACE outside the Fonterra HQ in Auckland for a peaceful protest against the dairy giant’s climate crimes.

    Weeks out from the Copenhagen international climate talks, Fonterra’s influence is still stopping John Key and the NZ Government making... Read more >

  • Planet A because there is no Planet B

    Blogpost by nick - November 23, 2009 at 16:33 2 comments

    Here in the Greenpeace office, focus has well and truly shifted to the campaign’s big finale for 2009 – simultaneous marches in Auckland and Wellington, and a free concert in Myers Park at the end of the Auckland march, featuring Opshop, Midnight Yout... Read more >

  • I am because you are

    Blogpost by nick - November 20, 2009 at 13:48

    Kumi NaidooKumi Naidoo, the new Executive Director of Greenpeace International, writes:

    In several African languages we have the proverb “I am, because you are”. This means that your sense of being a human being is determined by the relationships you have with ... Read more >

  • Some disturbing stuff

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - November 20, 2009 at 9:35

    Today I spotted a couple of items in the media that are a timely reminder that urgent action on climate really is needed and that New Zealand has to play its part.

    The first thing I noticed was an article in the Independent, a UK newspaper warning th... Read more >

  • Lucy Lawless and Jim Salinger offer Key Copenhagen cash

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - November 18, 2009 at 17:10

    Our fearless ambassadors travelled the Capital today, to gift the Prime Minister nearly $5,000 fundraised through the Key to Copenhagen project. Lucy Lawless and Jim Salinger rocked up to Parliament, with a giant Copenhagen boarding pass and a fat che... Read more >

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