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  • Launching the Greenpeace balloon

    Blogpost by Nick - March 6, 2008 at 17:08 3 comments
    An early start with the balloon (C) GREENPEACE / Nick Young
    An early start with the balloon (C) GREENPEACE / Nick Young
    Have you ever been inside a hot air balloon? Probably not. Neither had I until this morning when I got the opportunity to walk around inside one as we prepared to launch the Greenpeace hot air... Read more >
  • Green drinks a hit on the Warrior

    Blogpost by Kathy - March 6, 2008 at 16:50 6 comments

    Green drinksI was put in charge of inviting "celebrities and prominent people" to 'Green Drinks' aboard the Warrior last night.

    I'm not good with celebrities - I don't really know what one is. And I certainly don't think I know any. "Nicky Watson?" I thought. "She... Read more >

  • What were New Zealand climate sceptics like Vincent Gray and Owen McShane doing in New York this week? They were flown there to speak at a climate sceptic conference on global warming funded by US think tanks who take money from ExxonMobil to challe... Read more >

  • Auckland Open Day Update

    Blogpost by Nick - March 6, 2008 at 10:44

    If you're planning on coming to the Auckland open days please avoid Sunday.

    Cruise ship activity in the port is going to make it difficult for us to hold our open boats so Friday and Saturday are going to be much better. Read more >

  • Denial-a-palooza 2008

    Blogpost by Nick - March 5, 2008 at 17:18

    [Originally posted by Andrew up at Greenpeace International. ]

    Exxon secrets mapYou know that saying, "denial ain't just a river in Egypt"? Well, there's a bunch of guys meeting in New York right now who make a living out of it. Denying climate change that is. From NY ... Read more >

  • Day one and the report is out

    Blogpost by Kathy - March 4, 2008 at 17:06 2 comments

    Target Climate Change BannerDay one: The release of our report into the Government's Emissions Trading Scheme and the launch of a six week ship tour aboard the Rainbow Warrior!

    The weather didn't play along. Drizzle, a concrete sky, slippery deck. But there's always a rail to hol... Read more >

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  • Port of Tauranga visit cancelled

    Blogpost by Nick - February 29, 2008 at 14:24 3 comments

    Unfortunately the powers that be in Tauranga have said that they will not allow a public open day in the Port of Tauranga. They said that the physical layout of the Port does not allow the separation of the Rainbow Warrior from the operational areas.... Read more >

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