Campaigning

Sharing lessons from people power

I’ve just finished a project with Greenpeace New Zealand (GPNZ) which combined two of my current obsessions – people-powered campaigning and good organisational learning. GPNZ asked me to evaluate a mass civil disobedience at an oil industry event. The action, called for by Greenpeace, had been the first time the office had invited  members of […]

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Campaigning

How to be a resilient campaigner

A couple of weeks ago I was in the midst of a number of personal stresses. House-hunting, work-piling up and a sick child unexpectedly in hospital left me feeling somewhat overwhelmed. At the end of one particularly long day, I commented to a friend that I felt like I’d used up my last drop of […]

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