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Oil and gas block offer total madness

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 11:51 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

"The government's announcement to open up a further 525,515km2 of land and sea to oil and gas exploration is total madness. It is completely irresponsible for the government to open up more areas to oil and gas exploration" says Urs Signer, ... More >>

Oil and gas permits a massive hypocrisy

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 9:28 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

"The minimal uptake of the national government's petroleum block offer reflects not only the low global oil prices but growing public resistance, and signals the beginning of the end to extreme oil" says Catherine Cheung, member of Climate ... More >>

NZ Dairy industry cruel on many fronts

Monday, 30 November 2015, 11:31 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

"Footage of cruelty to bobby calves in New Zealand that screened last night shows just part of an industry that harms its workers, its animals and the environment" says Emily Bailey from Climate Justice Taranaki. More >>

Flash-flood mob against climate change

Saturday, 28 November 2015, 4:32 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

Groups from Taranaki organised a Peoples Climate Picnic today in New Plymouth in solidarity with the Global Peoples Climate Marches happening around the world in the lead up to the UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris. The picnic was entertained ... More >>

TRC policy delay will harm Taranaki

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 10:00 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

The Taranaki Regional Council’s suggestion to postpone the public notification processes of the Proposed Regional Freshwater and Land Plan would "delay the much needed policy until after 2020 and cause irreparable harm to rivers, wetlands ... More >>

Greymouth Petroleum struggling to drill in Tikorangi

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 4:30 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

MEDIA RELEASE: Greymouth Petroleum struggling to drill in Tikorangi FROM: Climate Justice Taranaki DATE: 22 September 2015 – for immediate release More >>

Taranaki voices excluded from parliament

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 8:28 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

“Our group Climate Justice Taranaki confirmed today that Taranaki voices have been excluded from parliament for months with the region's submissions being lost in cyberspace” says Climate Justice Taranaki spokesperson Urs Signer. More >>

Otahuhu Power Station closes with the rise of sustainability

Monday, 17 August 2015, 2:13 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

“Contact Energy’s announcement to close down its gas-fired Otahuhu power station, at the wake of Genesis’ plan to shut down Huntly’s coal-burning generators and the Solid Energy debacle, are clear signs that the era of fossil fuel dependence ... More >>

Taranaki Regional Council Enviro Awards a Farce

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 1:22 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

"Dow AgroSciences, Fonterra and Methanex are three named sponsors of Taranaki Regional Council's Environmental Awards. Their sponsorships makes a total mockery of these awards. This is akin to a weapons manufacturer sponsoring a peace scholarship" ... More >>

No STOS Maui Appeal but CJT mission lives on

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 4:31 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki (CJT) will not file an appeal on the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)’s decision to grant Shell Todd Oil Services a 35 year consent to expand its operations at the Maui gas field. More >>

STOS drilling permit reckless

Saturday, 6 June 2015, 10:52 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

"It is a real disappointment that the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) decided to grant Shell-Todd Oil Services (STOS) the full 35 years consent for more drilling, extraction, dumping and other damaging activities at the Maui gas field ... More >>

OMV oil spill - time to plug their well

Monday, 23 February 2015, 4:10 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

"It's time to plug OMV's operations after a third oil spill in the Maari field off the Taranaki coast" says Emily Bailey, member of Climate Justice Taranaki. More >>

Government bending backwards for oil corporations

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 11:04 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Media Release: Government bending backwards for oil corporations From: Climate Justice Taranaki Date: 18 February 2015 – for immediate release More >>

Good news for the sea - mining consent refused

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 5:34 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

MEDIA RELEASE: Good news for the sea - mining consent refused FROM: Climate Justice Taranaki DATE: 11th February 2015 More >>

Taranaki’s dirty secret is out!

Monday, 2 February 2015, 8:03 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

An impromptu blockade outside Todd Energy’s McKee Station, 31 Jan 2015. More than 80 people from across New Zealand gathered in Taranaki last weekend to experience the impacts of the oil and gas industry on local communities and the environment, ... More >>

New Oil and Gas Permits at odds with Climate Obligations

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 11:02 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

“It is foolish and reckless for the NZ government to continue pushing for fossil fuel exploration. The government is ignoring its global obligation to tackling climate change. It’s turning a blind eye to legitimate concerns from kiwis who care about ... More >>

Protest at New Plymouth Oil and Gas Expo

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 11:21 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

About 30 protesters from Climate Justice Taranaki, Frack-free Kapiti, Te Uru Pounamu Action Group, Oil Free Wellington, Frack-free Manawatu and the east coast protested yesterday outside New Plymouth's biennial Oil and Gas Expo at the TSB Stadium. More >>

Stop putting livestock on toxic waste dumps

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 2:07 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

Media Release: Stop putting livestock on toxic waste dumps From: Climate Justice Taranaki Date: 31 July 2014 – for immediate release More >>

Taranaki’s first Oil/Gas marine consent – a death knell

Monday, 14 July 2014, 1:07 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

Austrian oil giant OMV’s application to drill up to seven new wells from its Maari platform is the first oil/gas marine consent being processed by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) under the EEZ and Continental Shelf Act. More >>

Celebrating EPA decision

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 5:23 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

"We are absolutely thrilled that the Environmental Protection Agency made the right decision and declined Trans-Tasman Resources' marine consent application to mine the South Taranaki Bight for iron ore" says Urs Signer, member of Climate Justice ... More >>



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