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  • Turning down the Heat

    Blogpost by Dan - September 18, 2008 at 15:20

    This is a must watch!

    climate-challenge-single-sticker.jpg Pupils at one of the schools taking part in Greenpeace’s Climate Challenge ( www.greenpeace.org.nz/theclimatechallenge ) have put together a video called “Turning down the Heat”. It’s all about figuring out the characterist... Read more >

  • Chris Robinson, 1951 - 2008

    Blogpost by Nick - September 17, 2008 at 10:21 4 comments
    Chris Robinson, Lloyd Anderson, David McTaggart, Tony Marriner and Brice Lalonde on Greenpeace vessel “Vega” before heading to Moruroa to stop a nuclear weapons test.
    Chris Robinson, Lloyd Anderson, David McTaggart, Tony Marriner and Brice Lalonde on Greenpeace vessel “Vega” before heading to Moruroa to stop a nuclear weapons test.

    (Originally posted by Brian Fitzgerald from Greenpeace International)

    Chris Robinson d... Read more >

  • A frog amongst Kiwis

    Blogpost by Nick - September 17, 2008 at 5:00 1 comment
    This is Francios Lesage at his leaving party (C) Cranston
    This is Francios Lesage at his leaving party (C) Cranston
    Sad news, I am leaving New Zealand in two weeks from now… but, before I go, I felt like sharing my feelings about my time here and describing New Zealand and Greenpeace through French eyes. Then... Read more >
  • Creating a serious climate for change

    Blogpost by Nick - September 16, 2008 at 10:52 10 comments

    This opinion piece from Bunny McDiarmid our Executive Director is published in the NZ Herald today ...

    Bunny McdiarmidWhen the Emissions Trading Bill passed last week, Greenpeace sighed with relief. Not so much because this particular piece of legislation is now law... Read more >

  • Breaking news: Kingsnorth Six found not guilty!

    Blogpost by Nick - September 11, 2008 at 6:15 1 comment

    The Kingsnorth Six

    It's been a pretty unusual ten days for six Greenpeace activists in the UK but yesterday was truly extraordinary. At 3.20pm, the jury came back into court and announced a majority verdict of not guilty! All six defendants - Kevin, Emily, Tim, Will, Be... Read more >

  • Day dreaming, heads in the sand

    Blogpost by Nick - September 10, 2008 at 8:42 3 comments

    This morning on the wireless (there's a rough recording below of the actual snippet) I heard Tim Cossar the Chief Executive of the Tourism Industry Association along with Damien O'Connor interviewed about the challenges facing tourism NZ. Damian - our... Read more >

  • The beginning is in sight at Akiraho St

    Blogpost by RobT - September 9, 2008 at 8:27 1 comment

    The new Greenpeace buildingWell the time has finally come for me to leave this project for Greenpeace NZ. I am doing this only one week from the move in date for Greenpeace and although it appears like I am running away I need to get onto my next Greenpeace contract, which I h... Read more >

  • Talking to the Blue Greens

    Blogpost by bunny - September 8, 2008 at 13:07 1 comment

    Over the weekend I attended the BlueGreens forum on Waiheke. I was invited to give a presentation and so naturally I jumped at the opportunity. I chose the topic what is necessary, what is fair and what is wise when it comes to tackling climate chang... Read more >

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