December 2012 Archives

31 December 2012

Lucy Tweets...Maybe A Xena Movie?

This is interesting...Lucy tweeted this morning. Is this the news that Lucy will be announcing in the next few weeks? Maybe at the Xena con which is on in 2 weeks?

and on the 27th Dec she tweeted this

Catch up with more Lucy's Messages and Special Tweets To Her Fans on  AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Messages & Tweets


 

 

30 December 2012

Lucy Video Update: BSG Season 2 Episode 18 Clips and Deleted Scene

Added video clips from Battlestar Galactica Season 2 Episode 18 Downloaded of Lucy as D'anna Biers


#1 Deleted Scene S2 E18 Downloaded Battlestar Galactica

Posted on: 29th December 2012

#1 Deleted Scene S2 E18 Downloaded Battlestar Galactica

Deleted Scene: Scene between D’anna Biers and President Roslin. D’anna asks to film the Cylon baby. Log Line Roslin and Adama struggle to decide what to do with the Cylon/Human hybrid as Sharon goes into labor. Meanwhile, Caprica-Six and Boomer are downloaded and reborn on Caprica.  

 

 

S2 E18: Downloaded Battlestar Galactica
Posted on: 29th December 2012

S2 E18: Downloaded Battlestar Galactica

Roslin and Adama struggle to decide what to do with the Cylon/Human hybrid as Sharon goes into labor. Meanwhile, Caprica-Six and Boomer are downloaded and reborn on Caprica. More Multimedia Episode Screencaptures Behind The Scenes of Downloaded

 

 

Find out more about Lucy’s role as D’anna Biers on Battlestar Galactica subsite


Find more Lucy Lawless videos on AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Video


 

 

28 December 2012

When We Will See Lucy In A Leading Role? Lucy Tweets 28 Dec 2012

Lucy was asked this afternoon on twitter "When do we get to see you back on tv in a leading role?” - Lucy responded (could it be that she tells everyone at the 2013 Xena Con?) We wait for the answer.

 

When asked about it further, she said:

Catch up with more Lucy's Messages and Special Tweets To Her Fans on  AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Messages & Tweets


 

 

28 December 2012

Lucy Video Uploads 28 December 2012

The Late Late show with Craig Ferguson – 18 December 2006
Posted on: 27th December 2012

The Late Late show with Craig Ferguson – 18 December 2006

Lucy is interviewed about Battlestar Galactica, Duets and her other projects including her upcoming concerts.

 

 

Xena – The Black Wolf – Season 1 (Dungeon Water Trap)
Posted on: 27th December 2012

Xena – The Black Wolf – Season 1 (Dungeon Water Trap)

Lucy Lawless as Xena in the Season 1 episode “The Black Wolf”. Here Xena is forced into a cell pit by the Chief Guard (Jonathan Bell-Booth) and water is released to flood her cell. Xena then manages to rescue herself.

 

For more Lucy videos, check out the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Video Channels


 

 

28 December 2012

Xena Gangnam Style via YouTube

Here's something to make you smile.

 


 

 

27 December 2012

Lucy Video Update: Battlestar Galactica


Trailer S2 E8: Final Cut Battlestar Galactica

Posted on: 26th December 2012

Trailer S2 E8: Final Cut Battlestar Galactica

Episode Trailer for Season 2 Episode 8 Final Cut with Lucy Lawless as D’anna Biers An ambitious journalist in the fleet is given unlimited access to Galactica and her crew. Other Media Episode Screencaptures Behind The Scenes of Final Cut Find out more about Lucy's role as D'anna Biers on Battlestar Galactica subsite

 

Final Cut BSG S2 E8 with Lucy Lawless
Posted on: 26th December 2012

Final Cut BSG S2 E8 with Lucy Lawless

An ambitious journalist in the fleet is given unlimited access to Galactica and her crew. This is Lucy’s first episode as “D’anna Biers” Other Media Episode Screencaptures Behind The Scenes of Final Cut Find out more about Lucy’s role as D’anna Biers on Battlestar Galactica subsite

 

You can find more Lucy videos on the new Lucy Lawless Video Section


 

 

26 December 2012

New Lucy Video Section Now Live

Image634921338000594138This has been a project on the backburner for a quite a few months and it's finally been born. AUSXIP Video used to contain the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless video channels. I have now moved the entire Lucy video portion of AUSXIP Video over to the Lucy site. So far it looks and behaves normally but there may be the occasional glitch. The linked videos from subsites will now be fixed so everything matches. Older video posts linking to the original AUSXIP video Lucy portion will not work.

The new site will work just like AUSXIP Video so everything should be relatively the same. The only difference being is the entire thing is just Lucy videos.

If you encounter a problem, please contact me

I will now be posting videos that have been offline for a while (I was waiting to make the switch over) so you will be seeing lots more of the older videos like Battlestar Galactica, Veronica Mars, Boogeyman etc go up as well.

Click here for the new site


 

 

25 December 2012

Parks and Recreation Subsite Updated + New Episode Stills

Image634920201200040247Updated the Parks and Recreation subsite to include a standalone Episode Guide. With Lucy doing more episodes of the show in 2013, this will be updated with more episodes. This section is just for Lucy's episodes rather than the whole show.

Added NBC released Episode Stills from Episode 9: Ron and Diane to the image galleries as well.

Click here to episode stills

Click here for the subsite episode guide

 

For more about Lucy's role as Diane on Parks and Recreation Season 5 visit the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Parks and Recreation subsite


 

 

22 December 2012

Lucy Photos and Art Posted on @lucylawlessnet RoundUp

Here's the photos and art posted on AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Twitter account for the last week.


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Taken backstage in 2005 Xena Con when I met Lucy and Renee for the first time.

 

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21 December 2012

Lucy To Be Recurring Character on Parks and Recreation!

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Lucy is currently in the US and the following news is why. She's been filming another episode of Parks and Recreation!

The following report is from TV Line:

Is Lucy Lawless sticking around on Parks and Recreation? I’d hate to see Ron’s bacon-loving heart get broken. –Suzanne

The NBC comedy just shot another episode with Lawless as Diane last week, and there could be more. A lot more. As show boss Mike Schur explains, “The idea was that through the first four seasons we’ve seen Ron in one or two OK relationships and several entirely disastrous, miserable ones. So… this was a big thing we wanted to check off, to give him a lady friend who was significant and important in his life. We certainly have a lot of plans for [Lucy] through the rest of the season — and hopefully beyond.”

For more about Lucy's role as Diane on Parks and Recreation Season 5 visit the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Parks and Recreation subsite


 

 

20 December 2012

New Lucy Photo from Noir Party

Lucy has been out and about in Los Angeles at a Noir party with a couple of friends: Craig Parker and what she calls Random Fan)

Check out her tweet below



Catch up with more Lucy's Messages and Special Tweets To Her Fans on  AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Messages & Tweets


 

 

19 December 2012

Top of the Lake US Premiere on Sundance Channel March 2013

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The following is news regarding the Jane Campion 7 part mini-series Top of the Lake. Lucy will be appearing in the first episode as Caroline Platt.

The following article appeared in The Hollywood Reporter - 17 December 2012

Sundance Channel Sets Elisabeth Moss' 'Top of the Lake' Premiere Date

Sundance Channel has announced the debut date for Jane Campion's original miniseries starring Elisabeth Moss and also featuring Lucy in the first episode of the 7 part series.

Top of the Lake, a mystery revolving around the disappearance of a pregnant 12-year-old, will debut on the network Monday, March 18 at 9 p.m., when it will air the first two hour long installments. The seven-part series will continue to air Mondays.

Moss leads an ensemble cast that includes Holly Hunter, Peter Mullan (War Horse), David Wenham (Lord of the Rings) and Lucy Lawless (Spartacus: Vengeance). Garth Davis directed with co-writer Gerard Lee (Sweetie).

Read more of the article

For more about Lucy's role as Diane on Parks and Recreation Season 5 visit the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Parks and Recreation subsite


More news and multimedia (when it becomes available) of Lucy on Top of the Lake can be found on the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Top Of the Lake  Subsite


 

 

18 December 2012

Lucy Caption Contest To Win Prizes - 16th Anniversary Giveaways

I figured this would be a little different to how I normally do things. As part of the AUSXIP 16th Anniversary giveaway...here's a chance to show your funny side.

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Submit a caption and the funniest at the end of the week will win a Starship Christmas Album CD with Lucy Lawless singing Little Child for one contest and the other will be the 2011/2012 Xena Convention DVD with Lucy Lawless and Renee O'Connor that will be released in January 2013.

CONTEST ENDS: 22 DECEMBER 2012

ANYONE can enter. You just need a twitter account or a facebook account


Enter on Twitter by going to @lucylawlessnet

or

by going to AUSXIP Facebook Page


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16 December 2012

OMG Moments The Year in Review Lucy Lawless Herald on Sunday 16 Dec

The NZ paper Herald on Sunday has a year in review section and top of the list in the OMG Moments is this snippet

 

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See more on the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Save The Arctic Support Page for more news, photos, video and other multimedia

See more of Lucy's role as an Eco-Warrior and Greenpeace Ambassador


 

 

16 December 2012

Sierra Magazine Trendsetter: Lucy Lawless Actor and Activist

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TRENDSETTER: LUCY LAWLESS

Lucy Lawless, actor and activist | Photo courtesy of Jeff Vogeding

When an Alaska-bound oil rig docked in the New Zealand port of Taranaki, actor Lucy Lawless (a Kiwi herself) and six Greenpeace activists snuck aboard, climbed its 174-foot drilling tower, unfurled bright yellow banners that said "Stop Shell" and "#SaveTheArctic"—and wouldn't descend. Three days later, they were all arrested and charged with trespassing. Lawless might be best known for her past role as Xena the Warrior Princess, but her fight scenes are now about preserving the planet.


The questions asked are:

Q: What inspired your eco-activism?

Q: Tell us about the Save the Arctic campaign.

Q: Do you have an object that represents your environmental commitment?


Click here to view the article


For more Lucy Lawless articles, visit the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Press Archive


 

 

16 December 2012

New Photos of Lucy Lawless Tap Dancing

Here's something to make you smile. Lucy's learning how to tap dance (she mentioned she was going to do this in her last blog post)

Click on the thumbnails for the larger images (courtesy of Sharon Delaney)

 

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There will also be video of Lucy's tap dancing. Looking forward to seeing that! For the moment check out the pics of Lucy's tap dancing and obviously having a very good time.


 

 

15 December 2012

Lucy Interviewed at A Snow White Christmas Pantomime 13 December 2012

Lucy was briefly interviewed at the Snow White Christmas Pantomime on 13 December 2012 - video and screencaptures. Lucy can be seen around the 2:40 minute mark

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SCREENCAPTURES

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For more Lucy Lawless at various events, please see the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Event section


 

 

15 December 2012

AUSXIP and AUSXIP Lucy Lawless are 16 Years old!

Hey folks,

Today marks 16 years since AUSXIP and AUSXIP Lucy Lawless was born! That's downright ancient in Internet years <g>
Today is also the last day you can enter the draw to win some fantastic goodies. Click here to enter

Draw closes at 5 pm AEDT (Sydney Time)

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Thanks for all your support over the last year!

Cheers,

MaryD & The AUSXIP Team


 

 

15 December 2012

Xena Con DVD Update: 2011 & 2012 Xena Convention DVD Now Available

Image634911538641625436Creation has put on sale the 2011 & 2012 Xena Convention DVD appearances of Lucy and Renee. The 2012 portion of the footage does contain the much loved moment when Lucy dips Renee for a kiss (in their portrayal of Xena and Gabrielle from Katherine Fugate's play).

You can read the script here contributed by Katherine Fugate for all the fans to enjoy.

DOWNLOAD PDF  |  DOC  |  EPUB |  View Photos from the Convention from 2011 and 2012


Order your DVD (to be released in January 2013)

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For more Lucy Lawless articles, visit the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Press Archive


 

 

14 December 2012

AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Images Now On Pinterest

I've updated the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Pinterest with some art and pics.

Check it out

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13 December 2012

Lucy Attends "A Snow White Christmas" Dec 13 2012

Lucy was out and about in Los Angeles on 13 December 2012.

Lucy Lawless @RealLucyLawless poses for a photo on Opening Night of 'A Snow White Christmas' at the Pasadena Playhouse on December 12, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage)

Click here to see images on FilmMagic

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News submitted by Barbara Davies



For more Lucy Lawless at various events, please see the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Event section


 

 

13 December 2012

Lucy Sailing in Snippets in Video from Danielle's Whole New World - Video & Screencaptures

Sailing with Lucy Lawless, now that looks like a really hard job. Danielle travelled to New Zealand to catch up with Lucy and Keisha Castle-Hughes for her show Whole New World. Tough job that <g>

 

I created some screenaptures from the video

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Danielle’s Whole New World

In New Zealand, Danielle hooks up with Lucy Lawless and Keisha Castle-Hughes, heads to Hobbiton, and discovers how it’s a lot like home.

Click on the image for the video

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News submitted by Barbara Davies


 

 

12 December 2012

Lucy Lawless Photo and Art of the Day - Lucy in Between The Lines

Posted to @lucylawlessnet as AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Photo of the Day

Season 4 Episode 15: Between The Lines

While traveling through India, Xena and Gabrielle's souls are sent into the future through the power of Mehndi to protect their good Karma from the reincarnated Alti (Claire Stansfield).

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ARTWORK BY MARYD

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11 December 2012

New Lucy Lawless Message To The Fans About Feel The Love Week

lucy496Lucy has posted a new message on her official site regarding Feel The Love Week and the fantastic generous good works her fans have done in that week (and beyond).

What is Feel The Love Week? September 21 kicks off a week of charitable acts and contributions by Lucy fans all over the world. Taking our love for all things Lucy and sharing it with those around us who are in need.

You can choose what you'd like to do, whether it is donating money or supplies to a charity, volunteering your time or services to a charitable organization, reading to a child, or helping out a neighbor, co-worker, or friend. Any act of charity or kindness counts!  After which all the names and charitable acts are collected and sent to Lucy. Lucy has mentioned in the past how much this yearly event means to her. It was started back in 2006 and has been going ever since!

Click here to read Lucy's message

 

Catch up with more Lucy's Messages and Special Tweets To Her Fans on  AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Messages & Tweets


 

 

10 December 2012

Partially Examined Life Lucy Episode Podcast Transcript Now Available

 

Image634907583361524545Back in October (Oct 7) The Partially Examined Life site released a 2 hour podcast they did with Lucy on the subject of fame. This was such an interesting podcast. It was unfortunate for non English speaking fans that some could not understand all of the podcast. I was asked by several fans if a transcript existed. I contacted the guys from Partially Examined Life and asked. Unfortunately there wasn't a transcript. I received a very cool email this afternoon from Seth from the Partially Examined Life site to say they did have an transcript that I could share with the fans! Many thanks to Seth and the team at Partially Examined Life for this wonderful transcript!

It's in PDF format and quite lengthy.

READ THE TRANSCRIPT

 

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST

 

On Fame: What the Classics Tell Us About Our Cult of Celebrity by Tom Payne (2010).

What’s the deal with our f’ed up relationship with celebrities? Payne says that celebrities serve a social need that’s equal parts religion and and aggression. TV’s Lucy Lawless (Xena, Spartacus, Battlestar Galactica) joins us to discuss the accuracy of this thesis, along with her obsession with philosophy (and our podcast), the relation between fandom and mental illness, the drive for fame, sacrificial heroes, celebrity encounters, fame for fame’s sake, infamy, celebrity philosophers, mentally ill philosophers, and what Nietzsche’s will to power has to do with all of this.


 

 

9 December 2012

A Letter To My Grandchildren by Lucy Lawless NZ Woman's Weekly 17 December 2012

LLNZ1712-p1This is a STUNNING article about Lucy's role as ecowarrior and a letter to her future grandchildren. A truly moving letter. Here are the scans of the article

Once A Warrior Princess, the kiwi actress is now fighting for the future of our planet. this year marked a major turning point for Kiwi actress Lucy Lawless, who took her green activism to the next level when she was arrested in New Plymouth aboard an old-drilling ship bound for the Arctic.

Last month, the sentencing of Lucy and seven other protestors was adjourned to early 2013. Here, she writes to her as yet-unborn grandchildren about her motivations and fears for the future.

 

Photos taken by Jo.

 

 

CLICK ON THE THUMBNAIL FOR THE LARGER SCAN

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For more Lucy Lawless articles, visit the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Press Archive

See more on the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Save The Arctic Support Page for more news, photos, video and other multimedia

See more of Lucy's role as an Eco-Warrior and Greenpeace Ambassador


 

 

9 December 2012

Lucy Lawless Powershift NZ Keynote Speech Transcript

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Here's something for the non English speaking fans who are having a hard time in understanding Lucy's keynote speech to the Powershift NZ Youth Climate Change summit from 7 December. Barbara Davies has transcribed the 10 minute speech for those fans.


You can now read the transcript here

You can also watch the video of Lucy's speech here

 


See more of Lucy's role as an Eco-Warrior and Greenpeace Ambassador for more news, photos, video and other multimedia


 

 

8 December 2012

Lucy Lawless as Diane Art by MaryD and Episode 9 Screencaptures

Lucy was on Parks and Recreation episode 9 (Ron and Diane) and I played with a coupe of the screencaptures from the episode. Click on the thumbnails for the larger images.

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Roger has created some screencaps from the episode and you can find them here

For more about Lucy's role as Diane on Parks and Recreation Season 5 visit the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Parks and Recreation subsite


 

 

7 December 2012

Lucy Lawless Video: Powershift NZ Youth Climate Change Summit Keynote Speech 7 Dec 2012

Lucy was at the Powershift NZ Youth Climate Change Summit in Auckland today. Here is her complete keynote speech (approx 10 minutes)

Video by AUSXIP Reporter: Jo and Editing by MaryD

 

Will be posting more screencaps from it shortly.


 

 

7 December 2012

Official Powershift New Zealand Photos of Lucy on Facebook

Powershift NZ has posted their photos of Lucy from today's opening plenary on their facebook page

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and many more. CHECK THEM OUT ON THE OFFICIAL FACEBOOK PAGE


 

 

7 December 2012

Lucy at Powershift Youth Climate Summit - Video Captures

AUSXIP Reporter Jo was at the Powershift Youth Climate Summit this morning to listen to Lucy's keynote speech. We do have video. While I'm processing the video to post, here's some screeencaptures from the video.

Video to posted soon.

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7 December 2012

Lucy Lawless on Parks and Recreation Season 5 Episode 9 Video Clips

Lucy was on Parks and Recreation tonight in the Season 5 Episode 9 episode "Ron and Diane". I personally think this episode was the funniest of them all featuring Lucy. I laughed out loud several times - just loved it! More Lucy on this show!

Ron (Nick Offerman), Diane (guest star Lucy Lawless), and Leslie (Amy Poehler) attend a wood working awards dinner, after one of Ron's handcrafted chairs is nominated, but the happy occasion is threatened by the arrival of Tammy II (guest star Megan Mullally).

 

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For more about Lucy's role as Diane on Parks and Recreation Season 5 visit the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Parks and Recreation subsite


 

 

7 December 2012

Lucy at Powershift Youth Climate Change Summit - Pictures!

Lucy is at Powershift Youth Climate Change Summit in Auckland! Check out the following pictures courtesy via Twitter

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7 December 2012

International Interest in Spartacus Props Sell-Off - NZ Herald 7 December 2012

The NZ Herald (print version) 07 December 2012 had an article on the upcoming sale of Spartacus props - armour, dead horses, dead soldiers, fantastic art, jewelry and other fantastic items for fans and collectors

With the wrap-up of Spartacus War of the Damned comes the auction of props from the show.

Check these out and you can bid here

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For more Spartacus articles, visit the AUSXIP Spartacus Press page

For more about Lucy's role as Lucretia on Spartacus visit the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Spartacus subsite or the AUSXIP Spartacus News and Multimedia Site


 

 

4 December 2012

No Deep Sea Oil Drilling Victory: Petrobras Pulls Out! + Greenpeace Press Release

Image634902445893351635 Back in November 2011, Lucy sent the following note again deep sea oil drilling.

I’d urge anyone who wants to protect our coasts from an even worse oil spill than that which we saw in Tauranga, to sign this petition. By doing so, they’ll also be doing something positive about the climate crisis that this planet is facing."
Lucy Lawless

She sent the following note to the NZ Governmenet about Petrobras and deep sea oil drilling in NZ waters on 15 November 2011

 

Dear New Zealand Government,
I and many other New Zealanders are putting you on notice that your courting Deep Sea Oil Drillers is totally unacceptable to us.
Petrobras
[the Brazilian oil company that is intending to drill for oil in up to 3100 metres of water off the East Cape, is the part-owner of an oil field northeast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where a serious oil leak has developed] already has an uncontrollable leak off their own coast which is spewing filth into their own marine environment.

Why are you giving offshore oil companies carte blanche to risk OUR fisheries, OUR coastal way of life, OUR clean green brand upon which all our premium exports rely?
Do you work for us or for them?!
Your answer, please?
Lucy Lawless

 

The petition exists in hard copy form, and online at:http://greenpe.ac/nodeepseaoil


Today there was a victory and Greepeace has posted the following press release:

 

GREENPEACE PRESS RELEASE:

Petrobras announce that they ain’t lovin New Zealand

4 December 2012

 

Image634902447351573414Today we learned that the Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has handed back its license to drill for oil in the deep waters off the East Cape. And this news has been welcomed by those communities whose beaches and livelihoods were at risk from an oil spill and the pollution that comes from oil drilling. The cultural and environmental heritage of this beautiful, pristine part of Aotearoa is now safe.

However, this news should also be a wake-up call for Steven Joyce and his Cabinet colleagues who have pinned our economic hopes on the whims of overseas oil companies. Every effort has been made by this National Government to court some of the world’s most polluting industries, allowing them to damage the once proud reputation New Zealanders had by lobbying for the weakening environmental safeguards and demanding taxpayer handouts.
As Bill English said today; “the Government has invested a bit of time and money making sure that oil and gas exploration is attractive”. But it’s just not working, is it Bill.

Earlier this year, Anadarko announced they were delaying their drilling activities until the end of next year, perhaps the next, and now Petrobras has pulled out. It’s like a young John Key’s posted on Facebook that his parents have left him the keys to their bach and everyone’s invited to come drink Vermouth from their drinks cabinet, but nobody’s turned up.

And from an economic standpoint, this is good news. Not only because the risk of a catastrophic oil spill on our coastlines is reduced, but making the right choice for building a more prosperous economy has become easier.

The Government’s business growth agenda – the route map to National’s economic road to nowhere – is failing. They’ve bet the house on big oil to help them think big, but this is not what’s going to help raise the standard of living in New Zealand. Neither is diminishing our global reputation by weakening laws to favour our biggest polluters or undermining global efforts to tackle climate change. All of this will harm our economy, not strengthen it.
So now, as the Ministers stand around scratching their heads looking for excuses, it’s time for us all to demand that our Government make a different choice. One which will help us build a cleaner, smarter, more inclusive economy, that is supported by progressive business and industry and will help us grow a wealthier by reducing our pollution.

An economy which is built upon our greatest resources – our values and ability to innovate – and the bedrock of our world class renewable know how.
The Portuguese have a saying: ‘Cada carneiro por seu pé pende’ which roughly translates as ‘we must depend on ourselve’s, and perhaps if the Government started believing in our ability to build our own prosperous nation, we would be well on our way to a brighter future.

 

 

 


See more on the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless No Drill No Spill Support Page for more news, photos, video and other multimedia

See more of Lucy's role as an Eco-Warrior and Greenpeace Ambassador


 

 

4 December 2012

Top of the Lake To Premiere At Sundance in January and Press Release

Looks like Jane Campion's mini series Top of the Lake (Lucy will be in episode 1 according to IMDB) will have it's premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on 17-27 January in Park City, Utah. So if you are in the neighbourhood and you don't mind a 6 hour marathon, here's your chance to watch the mini-series before it screens on the BBC / UKTV in 2013.

Lucy stars as Caroline Platt. Caroline is the estranged wife of Bob, a real estate agent who crosses drug lord Matt Mitchum. That's about all we know about Lucy's character (so far).

USA Today is reporting the following about the

Six-hour marathon. Australian director Jane Campion's Top of the Lake is a made-for-TV series that runs for six hours. At Sundance, the drama starring Holly Hunter and Elisabeth Moss will have a feature premiere with one extremely long showing.

"Coffee is available at intermission in the lobby," Groth says.

You can purchase tickets from


 

 

4 December 2012

Lucy Attends Man Vs Wild Star Bear Grylls' Auckland Show 3 December 2012 + Photo

Lucy attended the Man vs Wild star Bear Grylls' show at Vector Arena in Auckland on 3 December and she tweeted the following including photo. This is the same show that had the Kiwi PM on stage eating a live cricket, a grub and maggots on stage.  

 

Lucy tweeted in February that her sons are huge fans of the show

I confess my boys and I are huge Bear Grylls fans. I read his books aloud at night, my son will only wear BG trousers, wants to join army!

(19 February 2012 3:01 PM, PST )


Just saw Bear Grylls on tv eating an NZ weta. Noooooo! They are too beautiful to be prey when you have a protein bar in your pocket.

(19 February 2012 2:52 PM, PST )


A Wild Night With
BEAR GRYLLS LIVE ON STAGE
With special guest host Rhys Darby


Dropping into a viper pit in Panama's Camino Reale../negotiating a piranha-infested river...battling extreme conditions in frozen Siberia... eating sheep's eyeballs...

It's all in a day's work for Bear Grylls, whose gripping tales of survival have become a television phenomenon. Prime-time TV adventure series MAN vs. WILD is one of the most watched shows on the planet, reaching viewers in more than 200 countries worldwide.

Following sell out shows in Australia and the UK, the hero of MAN vs. WILD appears LIVE ON STAGE for an evening of wild discovery and dangerous entertainment. Join Bear Grylls as he shares his experiences of survival in some of the world's toughest environments with one of his greatest fans, actor and comedian Rhys Darby.

During the 2 hour live show Bear will share his experiences of survival in some of the world's toughest jungles, mountains and deserts. Audiences will also see footage and hear stories from his time with the SAS, the French Foreign Legion, Everest and many more of Bear's hair-raising adventures.
Learn about the intrepid crew behind MAN vs. WILD, and the mind-boggling logistics which go into every expedition.

See breathtaking footage of some of the world's most remote and hostile locations and find out what it is like to be parachuted in there --- from the man who did it, and survived!

If you have ever dreamt of high-adventure and want to know what it takes to achieve your dreams, then come and hear first hand from the man who embodies survival, the wild, and of course eating the impossible!

The show contains on stage action, fire, bug-eating and much more... be warned!


 

 

3 December 2012

Lucy First Keynote Speaker at Powershift Youth Climate Summit 7 Dec

The following is an email sent to all registrants for the upcoming Powershift Youth Climate Summit in Auckland on 7-9 December. Lucy is one of the keynote speakers and she will be starting the summit with the first keynote speach at 10 am on 7 December.

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We're getting very, very excited at our Power Shift base camp. After months of work and planning, Power Shift NZ-Pacific is just around the corner. We can't wait to see you there!
 
You're about to be part of something really extraordinary, something that's a first for New Zealand. It probably all seems pretty crazy, and you might not know what to expect when you get there...Don't worry, that's what everyone else is thinking too.
 
We've got an action packed programme, but we've also got your back. All the organisers and loads of volunteers will be there to help you out if you need it, and there are heaps of quiet spots for you to dash away to if you need a break at any stage.
 
Once you rock up to registrations on Friday morning, you're in safe hands. We'll make sure you know everything you need to know to get the most out of your weekend!
 
Having looked at the programme, I can tell you, it's going to be mindblowing. You'll be in the most important place you can possibly be.
 
Below are some details for the event - flick us an email at info@powershift.org.nz if you have any other questions, or ask them on our Facebook page.

See you on Friday!

From,
Jimmy Green and the Power Shift crew


Kick-off...


When: Registrations open on Friday 7th December from 9:00am to 9:45am
Where: The Recreation Centre at the University of Auckland - see the google map here for location details.

If you get really lost, we've got a help desk number you can ring - 022 321 7425.

Bring the print out of your ticket, or just a form of ID so we can cross your name off our growing lists!  Remember there are hundreds of people to go through registration, so make sure you get there with plenty of time to spare!

Following registrations we'll be heading into a Mihi Whakatau at 10am and then our first plenary session with Lucy Lawless.

Check out the full programme here. But don't fret about printing it, you'll get your own personal copy at registration.

Warm up your voices...


As part of the Mihi Whakatau, our Maori welcome, we'll be singing E Tu Kahikatea - we hope if you know it you can sing extra loud, but if you don't check out this audio clip for pronunciation.


E TU KAHIKATEA
E tu kahikatea (Stand like the kahikatea (tree)
Hei whakapae ururoa (to brave the storms)
Awhi mai awhi atu (embrace and receive)
Tatou tatou e (We are one together)

E tu kahikatoa (Stand with vigour)
Kare kau e hinga (You will not fall)
Awhi mai Awhi atu (Give and receive help)
Tatou tatou e (We are one together)


Got your accommodation & transport sorted?


Check out the accommodation page and travel page  and don't forget to look at the forum for ideas too!

Help keep Power Shift sustainable

Here are a few pointers to help make sure Power Shift is sustainable....
  • Don't forget to bring your own water bottle or reuseable coffee cup - that will help cut down loads of waste.
  • Please remember we aren't providing kai. Pack your lunch, or there are some food options around the campus too.
  • Jump on the bus or train to get to the Uni and avoid having to pay for really expensive parking! Check out the Auckland Transport options here

Get your groove on...


Calling all Powershift participants with performance skills! If you're a dancer (especially hip hop), juggler, break dancer, gymnast, acrobat, or have another performance skill, we need you for the giant flash mob!  

A few extra rehearsals may be required of you during lunchtimes at Power Shift, but you'll no doubt reap the rewards with YouTube quasi-celebrity status.  Please email abbytessaward@gmail.com for more details.


You might also want to bring...


Sunscreen, pens and notebooks, your camera, snacks to keep you going... and your best mate - tickets are still available on our website until Thursday 2pm for $90 and available at registration on the Friday for $120 (cash sales only).

We are all super excited to see you soon!
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2 December 2012

Lucy in Parks and Recreation Episode Still from Ep 9 Ron and Diane

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PARKS AND RECREATION -- 'Ron & Diane' Episode 509 -- Pictured: (l-r) Lucy Lawless as Diane, Nick Offerman as Ron Swanson -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

 

 

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For more about Lucy's role as Diane on Parks and Recreation Season 5 visit the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Parks and Recreation subsite


 

 

2 December 2012

Top of the Lake To Air on Australian TV in March 2013

Image634900322101755980The following is from the BBC official site about upcoming content on Australian TV. Lucy will be seen in episode 1 of the Top of the Lake Mini-Series which is set to air in Australian on UKTV on Foxtel in March 2013:

BBC Channels UKTV, BBC Knowledge, CBeebies and BBC World News will bring the best British programmes and international journalism to Australian audiences in 2013, on Foxtel.

Top of the Lake, created by Academy-award winner Jane Campion and Gerard Lee will launch on UKTV in March.  A See-Saw Films production for UKTV, BBC Two and Sundance Channel, Top of the Lake  is a powerful and haunting mystery set in New Zealand, starring Elisabeth Moss, David Wenham, Peter Mullan, Tom Wright and Holly Hunter.

Click here to view press release

Top Of The Lake
See-Saw Films Pty Ltd

Producers
Emile Sherman, Iain Canning, Philippa Campbell

Executive Producers
Jane Campion, Sharon Menzies

Writers
Jane Campion, Gerard Lee

Director
Jane Campion

Broadcaster
BBC (UK), UKTV (Australia), TV3 (NZ), Sundance (USA)

Funding: funding from Screen Australia and Screen NSW

Sales and Distribution BBC Worldwide (UK), UKTV (Australia - Foxtel)

Synopsis

A 12-year-old girl is found chest deep in the freezing waters of a South Island lake. She’s five months pregnant and when asked who the father is she insists: “No one”. Then she disappears. Detective Robin Griffin’s obsessive search for Tui unravels both Robin and the compromised town of Laketop.

To Be Released: 2013

Top Of The Lake is original drama at its finest, bringing to screen a unique landscape – remote, mountainous New Zealand – in a powerful and haunting story about our search for happiness in a paradise where honest work is hard to find.

A twelve-year-old girl stands chest deep in a frozen lake. She is five months pregnant, and she won't say who the father is, insisting it was 'no one'. Then she disappears. Robin Griffin, the investigating detective, will find this the case that tests her to her limits. In the search for Tui she will first have to find herself.

Directed by Jane Campion, and written by Jane Campion and Gerard Lee. It is a multi-part serial for BBC Two and will film in 2011.


More news and multimedia (when it becomes available) of Lucy on Top of the Lake can be found on the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Top Of the Lake  Subsite


 

 

2 December 2012

Rittenhouse Spartacus Vengeance Trading Cards For Release 6 March 2013

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Andrea has sent in the following info about the upcoming Rittenhouse Spartacus Vengeance Trading Cards.

The Spartacus Vengeance Trading Cards ares due to be released on 6 March 2013 and covers Spartacus Vengeance as well as autograph cards from Blood and Sand. There will also be some interesting costume and prop cards.

The set will be released in the premium pack format and will consist of;

- Complete set of 30 Spartacus Vengeance Episode Synopses Base cards (3 per premium pack)

- Complete set of 8 Die Cut Gold Plaque chase cards (1 per premium pack)

Complete set of 14 autograph cards (2 per premium pack):
Spartacus: Vengeance

- Liam McIntyre (Spartacus)
- Viva Bianca (Ilithyia)
- Cynthia Addai-Robinson (Naevia)
- Katrina Law (Mira)
- Tom Hobbs (Seppius)
- Kevin J. Wilson (Senator Albinius)
- Brooke Williams (Aurelia)
- Conan Stephens (Sedullus)

Spartacus: Blood and Sand

- Craig Parker (Claudius Glaber)
- Peter Mensah (Doctore)
- Craig Walsh Wrightson (Solonius)
- Brooke Williams (Aurelia)
- Dan Feuerriegel (Agron)
- Kevin J. Wilson (Senator Albinius)

Complete set of 9 Spartacus Vengeance Relic Cards (1 per premium pack) Costumes worn by

- Lucy Lawless,
- Viva Bianca
- Craig Parker,
- plus relics of maps, whips, letters, and more.

- Spartacus: Vengeance Plastic Poster Card (Box Topper)

- Spartacus Veneance Lucretia/Ilithyia Dual Relic Card 2-Box Incentive

- Steven S. DeKnight (Series Creator) Autograph Card 4-Box Incentive

- Official binder (with exclusive promo card)

Stay tuned for more info about the cards!


 

 

1 December 2012

Lucy Screencaps From Showrunner Doco

Over on Kickstarter they are raising money for a doco on Showrunners. There is a brief view of Lucy at Comic Con with Spartacus showrunner Steven DeKnight.

Many thanks to @HappyBlablah for the news!

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For more about Lucy's role as Lucretia on Spartacus visit the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Spartacus subsite or the AUSXIP Spartacus News and Multimedia Site


 

 

1 December 2012

Spartacus Prop Auction at ArtFact

With the wrap-up of Spartacus War of the Damned comes the auction of props from the show.

Check these out and you can bid here
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