• Inspired by History

    11 July 2014

    It was 29 years ago today that the Rainbow Warrior came to rest at the bottom of the port of Auckland after her bombing by French secret service agents. She took Fernando with her. We will always remember both.

  • How good design can change the world

    23 January 2014

    If you’re anything like me, you’ll appreciate how long, dense and wordy reports compiled by advocacy organisations aren’t always the easiest way for the average punter to learn about a new topic.

  • Creative forces behind environmentalism, lit by the Mediterranean sun

    24 June 2013

    Blogpost by Arin de Hoog - June 21, 2013 Cannes and Greenpeace; not normally two things you'd link together. This year, however, Greenpeace made its presence known as the Southern French town glitzed and glamoured its way through summer film and media festivals.

  • Australia in 2013

    30 January 2013

    The Australian summer of 2013 has been one to remember, and it might turn out to be one that marks a moment of change across the face of our sunburnt and flooding country.

  • 2013: the year a whispering became a roar

    17 January 2013

    I want to live in a country where every kid can catch a fish, swim in unpolluted water and surf in clean waves, and he suspects he's not alone in this.

  • Mermaid and the fish that got away

    12 October 2011

    It was a busy day for the crew of the Esperanza yesterday – a mermaid, a Taiwanese longliner, and a marlin in distress.