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Beside the pond – photo

March 31, 2010 NZ Green Party 5

Do plants communicate? Certainly they do, if ‘communicate’ means share information. Using various medium, plants can spread the word that they are ripe, poisonous, ill or willing to be visited by pollinators, through the use of scent, colour and pattern.

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Rodney-mandering the super city

March 31, 2010 NZ Green Party 2

Gerrymander is an ugly, ugly word. So I won’t use it. Instead I’ve made a beautiful table for you to look at. What it shows is the names and the degree of representation each of the 13 new wards (with 20 councillors between them) created by the Local Government Commission for the Auckland Super City elections will have.

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Save our Services.

March 30, 2010 Gareth Hughes 41

With the closing date for submissions on the Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill  (better known as the VSM Bill) tomorrow (31st March), now’s really Read More

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A postcard on Eden Park

March 30, 2010 NZ Green Party 19

Gerry Brownlee likens the Government’s Schedule 4 mining proposals to “a postcard on Eden Park”. Coromandel Watchdog sees it somewhat differently, and has produced this scale image to help us all see it their way:

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