Tagged: Forest & Bird

Climate Voter: new campaign to put climate on NZ election agenda - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Jun 24, 2014

A non-partisan campaign to put action on climate change at the centre of the coming election campaign was launched at the weekend (NZ Herald, RNZ). Climate Voter, a joint initiative by Forest & Bird, Generation Zero, 350 Aoteoroa, Greenpeace, Oxfam and WWF, is using social media to drive the campaign, and will host a debate […] … Read More

Morgan: "tree-huggers" need reality check - Guest Work

Guest Author Jun 20, 2012

by Skye Wishart Green activists need to tone down their rhetoric or be marginalised from society, says economist and conservationist Dr. Gareth Morgan. His verbal assault on environmental activists he described as ’nutters’, ’green-necks’ and ’lefty loonies’ was launched in the lion’s den itself – New Zealand’s biggest annual conservation conference convened by Forest & Bird in Wellington on … Read More