Author Archives: David Goldsmith

Vigil Day 13, Hunger Strike Day 6.

From David . . Near the end of day 12, a fire juggler walked by and stopped for a good chat. He had a couple of really good suggestions on how to improve our messaging. One was my science board … Continue reading

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Day 9

We need YOU! Today is day 9 of our vigil and day 2 on hunger strike. Robin Treadwell arrived yesterday from Waiheke Island and is hunger striking with us. Robin has been a big boost. Tim of course has been … Continue reading

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Day 5

We came closer to our goal of 10,000 people today when Fridays for Future joined us at lunchtime. At the same time, the first E Tū Otautahi (Christchurch) vigil happened also from 12.30 to 1.30 outside the bus exchange (corner … Continue reading

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Day 4

Today has felt a bit like groundhog day. I’ve been feeling disheartened by some of the conversations with good people but feeling I’m not meeting them adequately. 99.9% of our interactions with public is positive and supportive. The 0.1% have … Continue reading

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Day 3

This was a favorite moment today. Passerby supporters and immediately we’re on the same wave length “colonization and climate change are all part of the same package . .” The response, “yeah, TOTALLY!” We’re noticing it is young people that … Continue reading

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Day 2

Day 2 started with a Kaka flying east to west directly overhead and past the beehive. Now the day has ended with a Kaka doing a low flyby south to north and perching in a pohutukawa in the corner of … Continue reading

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