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  • Killing time (and nearly Kathy) from Dunedin to Wellington

    Blogpost by Kathy - March 31, 2008 at 17:58 2 comments
    Safety drills on the Rainbow Warrior (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov
    Safety drills on the Rainbow Warrior (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov
    Greenpeace is a stickler for safety. As you might have read in deckhand Alex’s profile, despite working on commercial vessels for several years, he struck a fire drill for the first time on... Read more >
  • The politics of Climate Change

    Blogpost by Nick - March 31, 2008 at 11:00 3 comments
    Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior blocks the State Owned Enterprise Solid Energy’s coal ship the Hellenic Sea from leaving the Port of Lyttelton. (C) Greenpeace / Dimitri Sharomov
    Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior blocks the State Owned Enterprise Solid Energy’s coal ship the Hellenic Sea from leaving the Port of Lyttelton. (C) Greenpeace / Dimitri Sharomov
    Our action in Lyttelton was intended to highlight the double standards... Read more >
  • Green drinks III and Earth Hour in Dunedin

    Blogpost by Kathy - March 30, 2008 at 18:28 2 comments
    Enjoying the open days (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov
    Enjoying the open days (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov
    Dunedin has been a treat. From the shags hanging about on the main deck, to the record number of people who attended the open days, to the ever-changing weather, it's been a full on and fantastic two day... Read more >
  • Deep Green - March 2008

    Blogpost by Nick - March 29, 2008 at 12:07

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    Greening the Titanic

    to-approach-social-and-ecologi.jpgElle magazine announces that eco-friendly fashions are hip and features Stella McCartney vegan, silk dress sandals at $495, which would work well on a date in the $100,000 Tesla electric sports car. “In this epoch of global warming... Read more >

  • Live and direct

    Blogpost by Kathy - March 28, 2008 at 18:28 1 comment
    Jo McVeagh being interviewed for the wireless (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov
    Jo McVeagh being interviewed for the wireless (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov
    Today was pretty much taken up with media. More FM Dunedin came on board the ship at 7:30am, just as the sun was rising over the city, and proceeded to broadcast their breakfast sh... Read more >
  • VIDEO: Lyttelton coal blockade and background

    Blogpost by Nick - March 28, 2008 at 16:05 4 comments

    This video gives some background to the Greenpeace climate change campaign in New Zealand and some footage from the Rainbow Warrior's blockade of the Hellenic Sea coal shipment in Lyttelton on the 25th March.

    And this from a third party...

    http://ww... Read more >

  • A warm welcome in Dunedin for the Warrior

    Blogpost by Kathy - March 27, 2008 at 21:09 10 comments
    A Dunedin welcome (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov
    A Dunedin welcome (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov
    So much can happen in a week! It’s about that long since I wrote my last blog. In the meantime, you’ll have noticed the privilege was passed on to our web editor Nick, who joined the ship during its time in L... Read more >
  • The aftermath

    Blogpost by Nick - March 26, 2008 at 10:00 41 comments
    Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior blocks the State Owned Enterprise Solid Energy’s coal ship the Hellenic Sea from leaving the Port of Lyttelton. (C)  Greenpeace / Dimitri Sharomov
    Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior blocks the State Owned Enterprise Solid Energy’s coal ship the Hellenic Sea from leaving the Port of Lyttelton. (C) Greenpeace / Dimitri Sharomov
    As the dust settles after yesterday's action it's good to see that the... Read more >

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