Posts Tagged ‘cruise ships’

Climate activists demand Christchurch include cruise ship emissions in targets

Monday, March 25th, 2024

Climate activists are urging the Christchurch City Council to count cruise ship emissions in the city’s climate targets so they are included in the emissions reduction plan. Christchurch’s latest emissions report estimated cruise ships produced the equivalent of 2 percent of the city’s total gross emissions in the 2023 financial year. Although they were calculated Read more

Cruise ships are coming back to NZ – should we welcome them?

Thursday, August 25th, 2022

The return this month of the first cruise ship to Auckland’s Waitematā Harbour was accompanied by the sort of fanfare normally reserved for visiting foreign dignitaries: a tug boat decked out in bunting, a circling helicopter, even the mayor on hand to welcome the ship. Coming after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic and Read more

Priests of the sea — cruise ship chaplains

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

The man phoning Doreen Badeaux had recently lost his wife. The two of them had been on a cruise to celebrate their anniversary, he told Badeaux, and it was during dinner one evening that they spotted the priest. They’d asked him to join them, and in introducing themselves, they shared that the wife was dying. Read more