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  • The airplot thickens

    Blogpost by Kathy - January 15, 2009 at 7:54
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    British comedian Alistair McGowan stands at a plot of land in Sipson near Heathrow airport, site of the planned third runway project.©Jiri Rezac / GREENPEACE
    In a canny move, Greenpeace UK – along with Oscar winning actress Emma Thompson, comedian Ali... Read more >
  • Activists plan Kwilla protest against 4 Seasons

    Blogpost by gary - December 19, 2008 at 6:40 12 comments
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    When we were in Wellington on the Global Day of Action on Climate Change [6th Dec] a small group of activists in did a demo outside a store selling products produced from illegally logged Kwila in Auckland. The protest happened to coincide... Read more >
  • Meeting Paddy Hart, ex-whaler and Greenpeace activist

    Blogpost by Nick - December 18, 2008 at 13:38

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    Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting the wonderful Paddy Hart, a Dublin-born, Australian ex-whaler. "What is going on?”, you may well ask. "Is Greenpeace now consorting with whalers?". Note that I said "ex-whaler" - Paddy was in Tokyo, Japan to su... Read more >

  • A Polar Rescue

    Blogpost by Nick - December 18, 2008 at 10:05 2 comments

    The Rainbow Warrior carries out a dramatic rescue in the icy north ...

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  • NZ Good Wood Guide launched for XMAS

    Blogpost by Nick - December 17, 2008 at 15:06 1 comment

     

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    Orang-utans are an endangered forest species. We must protect the forest to save them.

    Following the release of our online shop, and to further help you in your quest for ECO gifts, today we launched the Greenpeace NZ Good Wood Guide! But wait... Read more >

  • Police spying undermines trust in New Zealand

    Blogpost by bunny - December 16, 2008 at 8:09 1 comment

    As another unfortunate police paid informant was outed over the weekend I was reminded of another day in 1985. The day the Rainbow Warrior was bombed by the French secret service killing our photographer and crew mate Fernando Pereira.

    Greenpeace NZ h... Read more >

  • What's happened to our pride?

    Blogpost by jacko - December 15, 2008 at 13:06 2 comments
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    Pride. For me it personifies what it means to be a Kiwi. Our country and New Zealanders are admired the world over. I've travelled overseas and everyone I meet likes and respects our nation. And every single person says that they wo... Read more >
  • A whale of a day

    Blogpost by Nick - December 12, 2008 at 7:43

    Whale Of A Day

    Mesmerizing timelapse video showing the making of a 17 metre fin whale sand sculpture on Bondi Beach, Sydney. Sculpture by Greenpeace activists and sand sculptures, video by Keith Loutit, music by Headstrong and Shelley Harland.

    The sculpture was done ... Read more >

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