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Jo McVeagh

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Jo McVeagh is the Volunteer Coordinator at Greenpeace New Zealand based in Auckland. She's a long time Greenpeace activist with interest in grassroots activism and direct action.

  • Our global network of Greenpeace volunteers is feeling closer and closer as technology draws us in, giving us news ways to connect and communicate. Things move and change fast in this new world, and our potential is exhilarating. More and more, environmentalists are thinking deeply about how we can work together internationally to win big and solve these borderless, international problems which are affecting all of us. Many believe we are now at a crossroads. For those who choose - it’s an opportunity to join the movement in creating a community of global leaders who are working collectively, using regional expertise, to create visions and plans to solve the environmental crisis around the world. Community or “grassroots” campaigners have been popping up all over the world for years now, bu... Read more >

  • Happy volunteers on an open boat

    Blogpost by Jo McVeagh - January 17, 2011 at 12:14

    Kia ora folks, I'm Jo (or JoJo, as the team call me), and I'm currently onboard the Rainbow Warrior in Taiwan. My role here is to coordinate the eight 'Open Boat' days that we're having, where the public come to visit the ship and take an onboard to... Read more >

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