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  • Putting a brothel in the church

    Blogpost by geoff - August 28, 2009 at 16:38 6 comments

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    Every now and then something really surprising happens.  Yesterday was one of those days when news broke that the Government wants to open National Parks, Marine Reserves and Wildlife Sanctuaries to mining. It’s a bit like putting a brothel in a churc... Read more >

  • 100,000 Sign Ons milestone reached. 100 Days to go

    Blogpost by Gareth Hughes - August 28, 2009 at 15:10

    We've hit the 100,000 plus figure and you can look above to see how high it is now (and growing). It's around three months ago since we launched the Sign On campaign at Lucy Lawless' place, so 100,000 in three months isn't too bad.

    In fact, it's more ... Read more >

  • Today in Parliament there was an extraordinary exchange over the Parliamentary committee reviewing climate change.  Apparently, one un-named political party is making a last minute bid to change its minority report outlining their position on the emis... Read more >

  • Wellington High students send a message to John Key

    Blogpost by Jessie Dennis - August 26, 2009 at 9:34

    Wellington HighToday Wellington High School students asked John Key to take their future seriously.

    Wellington sign on volunteer and student Lydia Metcalfe made a speech at school assembly letting students know about the campaign. After the assembly hundreds of stud... Read more >

  • INVESTIGATION: Fonterra implicated in rainforest destruction

    Blogpost by nick - August 23, 2009 at 5:26

    A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that the iconic New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is implicated in Indonesian and Malaysian rainforest destruction, dead orangutans and driving global greenhouse gas emissions. Read more >

  • The right-wing, conservative, climate-denial blog-and-twitosphere is abuzz with the news: Greenpeace admits live on the BBC that it lied about arctic melting.

    That's not true, it's being promoted by the handful of global warming skeptics still standing... Read more >

  • Obama's Grandma Signs On

    Blogpost by nick - August 21, 2009 at 5:36 1 comment

    Well in a round about way anyway.

    Mama Sarah Obama, the US President’s grandmother flicks on the lights  after Greenpeace installed a Solar power system at her home in Kogelo  Village, Kenya.

    Barack Obama's grandmother now has solar panels on the roof of her home in Kenya, compliments of Greenpeace.

    Greenpeace Solar Generation Activists and local youth organisers installed the panels on "Mama Sara's" home, a... Read more >

  • Stupid, who us?

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - August 20, 2009 at 10:18

    In true Greenpeace style, last night’s Age of Stupid premier (co-hosted by ourselves and Oxfam) was a little seat of the pants. Less than an hour from show time, the green carpet hadn’t been rolled out, the carrots and celery remained unchopped and un... Read more >

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