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Seismic survey monster not welcome in Taranaki waters

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 2:09 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

MEDIA RELEASE: Seismic survey monster not welcome in Taranaki waters FROM: Climate Justice Taranaki DATE: 17th November 2017 – for immediate release More >>

Striking New Gas off Oamaru is a ‘Game-Changer’ - Yeah Right!

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 10:02 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

NZ Oil and Gas recently described a one-in-five chance of striking gas in the Barque field off Oamaru a ’game-changer’. It made glowing claims on its potential economic and environmental benefits. Climate Justice Taranaki rejects these claims completely. More >>

Climate Justice Taranaki Urges No More Ocean Drilling

Monday, 2 October 2017, 10:49 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Shell Taranaki Ltd. (formerly STOS) has applied to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) for consents to use a jack-up rig for drilling at the Maui gas field and to discharge harmful chemicals at sea. More >>

Vote for a Realistic Future

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 9:35 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

"Last week China joined the growing list of countries banning the import and construction of combustion engines. The next day a report came out on research showing NZ's gas supply will run out in ten years and consumers should reconsider buying ... More >>

Double the Refugee Quota - Climate Justice Taranaki

Monday, 31 July 2017, 9:32 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki welcomes Murdoch Stephens from the Doing Our Bit campaign to New Plymouth. The campaign demands an immediate doubling of New Zealand’s refugee quota and doubling of support funding to help new refugees. More >>

STOS oil drilling must stop

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 11:21 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki are calling on submitters to once again tell Shell Todd Oil Services(STOS)to stop drilling for oil and gas in the South Taranaki Bight – home and feeding ground to many marine mammals including the Maui’s dolphin and ... More >>

Multiple risks ignored in proposed new airport terminal

Monday, 15 May 2017, 11:34 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

The New Plymouth District Council proposes to borrow close to $30 million on a new, larger airport terminal with a unique cultural design. Climate Justice Taranaki Inc. raises serious questions about the risk assessment and business case behind the proposal. More >>

Risks of natural events on aging oil & gas infrastructure

Friday, 25 November 2016, 3:54 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

CJT call for independent investigation on the risks of extreme weather and earthquakes on aging oil and gas infrastructure More >>

Writing on the wall for oil and gas industry

Sunday, 16 October 2016, 8:59 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

As protests against pipelines, rigs, seismic surveying and climate change spread across the world with bans, moratoriums and stricter regulations being put in place, oil and gas companies are pulling out of their permits. This week Norwegian company ... More >>

Climate change again missing in NPDC Plan

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 1:52 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

"Climate change is again missing from a document that is supposed to be a guiding plan for New Plymouth's next ten years. The New Plymouth District Council's District Plan, which will shortly go out for public consultation, makes hardly any attempt ... More >>

Landfarming – Toxic waste disposal or recycling of rocks?

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 11:30 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) Chief Executive Cameron Madgwick said, “landfarming is nothing more than taking the ground-up rocks, mud and minerals left over from drilling activities and recycling them by placing ... More >>

Landfarm or Contaminated Coastal Wasteland

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 2:34 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

In the proposed South Taranaki District Plan, landfarming, the practice of spreading oil/gas wastes on farmlands, is a Permitted activity in the Rural Zone. More >>

Climate Justice Taranaki seek oil/gas prohibition

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 10:34 am | Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki seek oil/gas prohibition in sensitive areas to protect human health and safety More >>

District Council must protect our drinking water

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 2:50 pm | Climate Justice Taranaki

At today’s public hearings on the Proposed South Taranaki District Plan, Climate Justice Taranaki argued that avoiding adverse effects on human drinking water sources must be added to the district plan. More >>

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 >>



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