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  • Greenpeace stops palm kernel shipment coming into Tauranga

    Blogpost by Kathy - September 16, 2009 at 8:57 3 comments

    shipGreenpeace activists have blocked a shipment of palm kernel animal feed from Indonesia, entering Tauranga Port and destined for Fonterra dairy farms.

    The 12 activists who have boarded the East Ambition, several kilometers from Tauranga port, have lock... Read more >

  • The rehashed ETS - why it sucks

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - September 15, 2009 at 13:29

    I’ve been resisting the temptation to write a blog for Sign On about the emissions trading scheme (ETS).  In fact, as I write this, I can hear Kathy from Greenpeace’s office in Auckland going “nooooooo!.”  But there’s some things about yesterday’s ann... Read more >

  • Pre-schoolers by day, Sign On super heroes by night

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - September 15, 2009 at 9:14

    This just in – a blue cast photo of a group of Christchurch pre-schoolers, taken by Sign On supporter Tessa. 

    “It’s the children who will be affected the most by the carbon emissions target therefore I thought it should be their voices that are heard,... Read more >

  • Milkshakes at Bellamy’s?

    Blogpost by geoff - September 15, 2009 at 6:58 3 comments

    geoffI’m starting to wonder if there’s something a bit strange about the food they feed people at Parliament these days. The MPs are all acting up and acting strange. In fact, the last seven days have been downright bizarre when it comes to environmental ... Read more >

  • "I've never hugged so many girls in one day"

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - September 14, 2009 at 10:31

    The unsung heroes of the Sign On campaign -  our committed volunteers- were at it again over the weekend, collecting hundreds of signatures out on the mean streets of Auckland. This time, they went polar. Donning Greenpeace's iconic polar bear outfit,... Read more >

  • Casting call

    Blogpost by Nick Young - September 11, 2009 at 10:25

    We've adopted John Key's famous blue plaster cast as the motif for the Sign On campaign and it's catching on.  The lads from Huffer took it upon themselves to produce a special range of t-shirts which they're selling through the Warehouse, our ambassa... Read more >

  • Sneaky Choppers all Unite!

    Blogpost by geoff - September 11, 2009 at 8:42 8 comments
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    A kauri in an Auckland garden (CC) simonoosterman
    Delegates at this weekend’s Labour Party conference will need to do some hard thinking about the party’s direction on environmental issues.

    Late on Wednesday night Labour surprised a number of people ... Read more >

  • Sign On web banners

    Blogpost by nick - September 11, 2009 at 6:47 2 comments

    Good people! Gather round. We have a job for you and it's an important one.

    If you've got a website, a blog, your boss has a website, or maybe you've been thinking about getting one, we have BANNERS. Lots of glorious Sign on web banners to beautify you... Read more >

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