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  • NZ Govt likened to sheep in Bonn

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - August 12, 2009 at 9:17

    Interesting to note that the NZ Government is claiming its emissions reduction target has gone down well at the UN climate talks here in Bonn.

    Frankly, that's untrue.

    At the beginning of day two of the negotiations, the NGOs at the talks put out their... Read more >

  • NZ found blushing in the spotlight

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - August 11, 2009 at 9:28

    I'm back in Bonn for the next round of UN climate talks. These were always going to be key talks for New Zealand because it's here we've dropped the bombshell of our target range. I have to say that when New Zealand's Climate Change Ambassador announc... Read more >

  • VIDEO: Foodtown bottom trawling action

    Blogpost by nick - August 11, 2009 at 6:08
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  • Future highly conditional

    Blogpost by Gareth Hughes - August 10, 2009 at 18:56

    A few hours ago, John Key announced the Government’s emission reduction target for Copenhagen. In a nutshell it ain't good. And with all due respect to the Government, we are accepting it as no more than an opening gambit.

    In terms of where New Zealan... Read more >

  • Eyes Wide Open

    Blogpost by Nick Young - August 10, 2009 at 16:29

    We LOVE this initiative. Eyes Wide Open offers an invitation for New Zealanders who want to see a better future. It’s for people who see how serious climate change is. It’s for everyone who can see the benefits of taking action now to reduce New Zeala... Read more >

  • The destruction continues

    Blogpost by Karli - August 7, 2009 at 15:28 8 comments
    Foodtown costing us our oceans
    Foodtown costing us our oceans
    It was sad to see the Seamount Explorer leave the port of Auckland this afternoon. Police had removed our activists from the vessel as they tried to prevent it from leaving port on its destructive business. The Seamoun... Read more >
  • Foodtown costing us our oceans

    Blogpost by nick - August 7, 2009 at 12:08 1 comment

    Foodtown costing us our oceansToday Greenpeace activists have occupied a fishing trawler in the port of Auckland to highlight that Foodtown and other supermarkets are fueling a demand for seafood caught from unsustainable fisheries using the worst of fishing methods.

    Three activist... Read more >

  • This week environmental and non-commercial fishing groups have put aside their differences and formed an unprecedented alliance to combat the decline of fish stocks and marine ecosystems in New Zealand.

    The groups include the NZ Recreational Fishing Co... Read more >

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