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Images of Wellington Climate March

Published: Mon 7 Dec 2009 12:25 PM
Images of Wellington Climate March
by George McLellan
On Saturday the 5th of December a large group of climate activists gathered in Civic Square in the centre of Wellington to take part in a march to Parliament organised by Greenpeace New Zealand. A number of different organisations took part in the rally including the New Zealand Green Party, the Labour Party and 350 Aotearoa.


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The crowd gathered at Civic Square at 1pm


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The first dissenter to arrive


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A bit of chanting practice before the march to Parliament


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A few more dissenters to climate tax arrived


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One young environmentalist hitches a ride


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Nobel Prize laureate Jim Salinger address a captive audience about the importance of environmentalism


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Green Party MP Metiria Turei speaks of her party's commitment to the environment


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Labour Party MP Charles Chauvel speaks


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