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  • See you in Tauranga

    Blogpost by nick - October 12, 2009 at 9:43 1 comment

    Greenpeace has renewed its call for John Key and dairy giant Fonterra  to stop the import of palm based animal feed because of its  devastating climate impact, by painting a large slogan reading  "Fonterra climate crime" on a shipment in the Port of Taranaki.

    Over the weekend we renewed our call for John Key and dairy giant Fonterra to stop the import of palm based animal feed because of its devastating climate impact. Greenpeace activists painted a large "Fonterra Climate Crime" on a shipment from Indones... Read more >

  • 55 activists occupy roof of UK Parliment

    Blogpost by nick - October 12, 2009 at 9:38

    Climbing on to the roofFrom Greenpeace UK... Read more >

    Fifty-five Greenpeace volunteers have scaled the walls of the Houses of Parliament and are now occupying the roof to call for for a new style of politics in Britain, one capable of rising to meet the challenge of climate change....
  • Keisha & Rhys push cut-price bangers - $500 raised

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - October 12, 2009 at 9:37

    “Yes! We have cooked sausage!” So spoke the self-proclaimed BBQ King himself, as he raised the first cooked snarler aloft. Rhys Darby’s bangers were officially ready and the crowd that had gathered could finally sink its teeth into some organic beef a... Read more >

  • Sausages a hit in Hamilton

    Blogpost by Falk Hermenau - October 12, 2009 at 9:32

    We got 213 Sign Ons and we raised $95 profit! 

    It was great fun.

    Over and out. Read more >

  • Marmalade muffins the ticket

    Blogpost by Jessie Dennis - October 12, 2009 at 9:10

    Marmalade muffins, gluten-free banana walnut muffins, chocolate brownies, and a very special "Key to Copenhagen" cake... I think even those who didn't know where Copenhagen WAS were happy to donate to the cause!

     With nearly 400 people Signing On, and... Read more >

  • Baked goods in the Garden City

    Blogpost by Daniel Marrow - October 12, 2009 at 8:51

    We had a great response from Cantabrians yesterday with our cute little fundraiser to help get Key get to Copenhagen. It’s more than embarrassing to tell people that our elected leader doesn't think the future of life on this planet as we know it, is ... Read more >

  • Copenhagen in 60 seconds

    Blogpost by nick - October 12, 2009 at 6:26

    The EcologistYou will no doubt have noticed that just about every environment organisation in the world is going on about this year's UN climate conference in Copenhagen. If you want to find out exactly what it is, where it is, what it's for, and why it's so damn... Read more >

  • Rhys Darby: "I’ll get John Key to the ball"

    Blogpost by Nick Young - October 10, 2009 at 15:42

    Comedian Rhys Darby has helped kick off a nationwide fund-raising drive to help pay Prime Minister John Key’s way to the UN climate talks in Copenhagen in December, with a “Darby Barbie” in Auckland.

    “Some say I'm pretty handy on the barbie after two ... Read more >

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