INDEPENDENT NEWS

Media Advisory: National GE Free Day

Published: Thu 4 Oct 2001 02:20 PM
Coalition for a GE-Free Environment Aotearoa New Zealand
Media Advisory
National GE Free Day, Saturday, October 6 - 20 centres around the Country
In 20 locations around the country, events have been organised for National GE Free Day October 6.
In many centres, people will be able to sign up to the NZ GE Free Register, a Northland- run project that invites people to register their homes, farms or businesses as GE Free. (http://www.gefreeregister.co.nz).
Centres will also be making banners to be joined as part of a giant national GE Free banner that will wrap the Beehive in mid-October.
At noon, Auckland Town Hall will be wrapped with a banner of signatures from thousands of Aucklanders.
At Civic Square in Wellington, where the longest GE Free sandwich is going to be served, Wellington people will have a choice of action to take for GE Free (such as joining newspaper pledge, signing a GE Free Wellington City petition).
In Dunedin, Mayor Sukhi Turner will address a rally in the Octagon.
The Government has said it will make its decision on New Zealand's GE Free status by October 31.
- A list of local spokespeople for the Day follows -
For further details:
Stephanie Howard, Coalition for a GE Free Environment Aotearoa New Zealand, tel: 025 687 1515
http://www.gefree.net.nz
Local spokespeople National GE Free Day
GE Free Hikoi. GE Free Land March Currently Underway
(October 1- 31)
Kei Munro: k-munro@xtra.co.nz. Tel: 025 604 5872
AUCKLAND. Jon Carapiet: (09) 815 3370. Email:
youcangetmeonline@yahoo.com
CHRISTCHURCH
Liffey Domain Rally
Tremane Barr: (03) 981 5235. email:
tremane.barr@clear.net.nz
Kevin Withell: (03) 6628. Email:
k.withell@paradise.net.nz
Southern Seed Exchange.
Fraser Palmer-Hesketh: (03) 303 0712. Email:
daisymeadow108@hotmail.com
DUNEDIN. Duncan Eddie: 025 719 139. Email:
gefreedunedin@yahoo.com
GERALDINE. Debbie Martin: (03) 693 9001. Email:
debbiemartin@xtra.co.nz
HAMILTON. Ravaani Ghaemmaghamy (07) 839 6299 Email:
ravaani@xtra.co.nz
Gary Clarkson: (07) 853 7122. Email:
Gary.Clarkson@greens.org.nz
HOROWHENUA. Jill Brown: (06)368-4451. Email:
jillb@inspire.net.nz
NAPIER-HASTINGS. Hastings: Liz Earth: (06) 875 1234.
Napier: Odile Balas, (06) 835 0141, Email
odile@xtra.co.nz
NELSON. Sigi Kirchmair: 03-547 9383; mobile 021 139
1554
PALMERSTON NORTH. Anna McKnight: (06) 353 0809. Email:
gefreepalmy@yahoo.co.uk
QUEENSTOWN. Contact: Tobi Bryant: (03) 442 0131.
Email: y2klover@hotmail.com
TAKAKA. Joanna Piekarski: (03) 525 8448. Email:
rojoanna@ihug.co.nz
TAUPO. Megan Marshall: (07) 378 8801 (pm). Email:
gbwhitby@xtra.co.nz
TAURANGA. Rose Webber: (07) 578 4388. Email:
r.webber@xtra.co.nz
TE AWAMUTU/CAMBRIDGE. Steve Lee & Carolyn Padman:(07)
871 5618
WAIHI. Ruth and Stephen Benner: (07) 863 8600 or 021
500 977
WAIPAWA/WAIPUKURAU. Warwick Mather: (06) 857 8080.
Email: mountview@paradise.net.nz
WAIRARAPA. Claire Bleakley: (06) 3089842. Email:
f.bleakley@xtra.co.nz
WANGANUI. Anna Wilson: 025 519 300. Email:
annawilson@xtra.co.nz
WELLINGTON. Edwin Dando: 021 1652 669. Email:
capitalgefreenz@yahoo.co.nz
WHANGAREI. Zelka Grammer: 09 4322155. Email:
arboreus@ihug.co.nz
For the GE Free Register: Contact Chris Bone tel: 09
438 8649 or view at http://www.gefreeregister.co.nz

Next in New Zealand politics

Statement From Police Commissioner Mike Bush Following Guilty Pleas In Operation Deans Prosecution
By: New Zealand Police
Nation Steps Up To COVID-19 Alert Level 2
By: New Zealand Government
Cabinet Approves Business Continuity Package In Response To COVID-19
By: New Zealand Government
Record transport investment in Draft GPS 2021
By: New Zealand Government
On The Loss Of Abortion Safe Zones
By: Gordon Campbell
On The Oil Price Smackdown, And On National’s Fatuous Crusade Against Red Tape
By: Gordon Campbell
Predator Free 2050 Strategy - Expert Reaction
By: Science Media Centre
Land, Air And Sea: Regions To Benefit From NZ Upgrade
By: New Zealand Government
Statement On Guilty Plea Of March 15 Terrorist
By: New Zealand Government
Christchurch mosque attacks: Gunman pleads guilty to all charges
By: RNZ
PM on mosque attacks anniversary: 'A year on gives us a chance as a nation to reflect'
By: RNZ
Dunne Speaks: Nothing Much Has Changed Since March 15
By: Peter Dunne
Statement On Guilty Plea
By: Royal Commission of Inquiry into Attack on ChCh
Guilty Plea By Accused In Christchurch Mosque Attacks
By: Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand
Life In Prison Looms For Australia's Christchurch Gunman, Now NZ's First Convicted Terrorist
By: The Conversation
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILEWe're in BETA! Send Feedback © Scoop Media