Feminism and the trans* community - where to from here? Panel discussion, Friday 9 March, Wellington
We Become Silent: discussion on the Food Bill and documentary screening Saturday 10 March, Chch
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Search for 'last kakapo' Trampers report that the ground-dwelling parrot's distinctive "booming", or mating call, was heard in the remote Transit Valley, near Milford Sound, on New Year's Day. [Stuff]
Science controversies past and present Reactions to the science of global warming have followed a similar course to those of other inconvenient truths from physics. [Physics Today]
Is rubber mulch really eco-friendly? It's often touted by the companies that produce it as "eco-friendly," but is that true? [Grist]
GeoNet promises two-minute quake response on 'Rapid' site "GeoNet Rapid" promises information about major quakes around two minutes after they occur, rather than the previous 15 to 20 minutes. The time has been honed by removing humans from the process. [NBR]
Pictures: Spanish solar energy Solar opportunity in regions like Andalusia and Extremadura would seem almost too good to be true. [National Geographic]
'Carbon' polluting govt's ad messages Australian Labor's plan for an advertising blitz to sell the benefits of the carbon tax has hit a snag - the word ''carbon'' is a turn-off for the public.
Antarctica threatened by alien seed invasion The icy continent is playing host to ever-increasing numbers of scientists and tourists, who are bringing some unintended baggage: the seeds of potentially invasive plants. [Wired Science]
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The Green Party is a key part of the coalition that this week launched a citizens initiated referendum to stop the sale of our publicly owned power companies.
The referendum will give you and other New Zealanders the chance to send the Government a message on the sale of assets. You can make a difference. Previous referendum results have influenced Government policy. This one can too.
If you want to get involved let us know. The question must first be signed off by the Clerk of Parliament, hopefully in the next month. More information and petition forms will be coming soon and we need your help to spread the word.
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The Greater Wellington Regional Council is consulting on big changes proposed for bus transport in the Wellington region. It's important that the Council consider light rail and keep using the existing infrastructure for electrified trolley buses in Wellington. Have your say now...
The Green Party seeks to appoint these Out-of-Parliament staff to assist MPs with their work outside Parliament: 5 Issues Assistants and one Office Administrator in Auckland, and one Issues Assistant and one Office Administrator in Christchurch. Read more...
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Greenweek: Stopping asset sales, valuing women's work, and the last kakapo
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