Written By: - Date published: 11:21 am, November 24th, 2019 - 53 comments
Written By: - Date published: 11:25 am, April 7th, 2015 - 74 comments
Written By: - Date published: 8:37 am, April 7th, 2014 - 24 comments
Gamble Big’ rather than ‘Think Big’ should be this National Government’s mantra.Opening up huge areas of our land and territorial waters for open slather oil and gas exploration is a gamble on so many levels. When many countries like Denmark are actively chasing a sustainable, clean energy future, this government is throwing all its hopes on a big strike of fossil fuel.
Written By: - Date published: 9:42 am, February 8th, 2013 - 32 comments
Yesterday the New Plymouth District court sentenced eight Greenpeace activists for their actions last year, in a protest against Arctic oil exploration. I think we all owe these activists a vote of thanks (and I think the Court’s judgement was pretty reasonable on this occasion).
Written By: - Date published: 8:32 am, May 26th, 2012 - 47 comments
National don’t have faith in Kiwis, or our skills and education, our Kiwi ingenuity. Nope, they think the only way to wealth is farming – which can’t be expanded, tourism – which provides low value jobs, and resource exploitation – of oil, gas and minerals unfound. They’re banking on us hitting the jackpot, because they can’t think of any real way of providing a future for our country.