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Statoil caught breaking own rules to woo iwi

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 9:37 am | Greenpeace

Thursday 27 August - Norwegian oil giant Statoil has been snapped during a visit to New Zealand, trying to win over individual iwi leaders rather than engaging collectively in line with its own protocols. More >>

Greenpeace Parliament Climbers Convicted of Trespass

Friday, 14 August 2015, 10:47 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Four Greenpeace campaigners who scaled Parliament House with a delivery of eight solar panels were today convicted of trespass. More >>

Hiroshima anniversary

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 2:10 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Hiroshima anniversary a reminder that peace is the best self defence - Greenpeace Tokyo, 6 August, 2015 – Greenpeace Japan commemorates the dropping of the nuclear bomb on Hiroshima 70 years ago today, and warns against the current government’s ... More >>

Kiwi businesses beat government in race to get rid of coal

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 10:35 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

The announcement by Genesis Energy that it will close its last two coal-burning electricity generators at Huntly Power Station serves to further expose the Key Government’s inability to act on climate change. More >>

Investigation exposes failure of Fukushima decontamination

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 9:29 am | Greenpeace

Tokyo, 21 July 2015 – Radioactive contamination in the forests and land of Iitate district in Fukushima prefecture is so widespread and at such a high level that it will be impossible for people to safely return to their homes, a Greenpeace Japan ... More >>

Rare opportunity to climb aboard the Rainbow Warrior

Monday, 20 July 2015, 12:41 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, July 20: Kiwis will have the chance to come aboard one of the world’s most famous ships this weekend during two free public open days. More >>

Protesters to attend court on Rainbow Warrior anniversary

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 11:12 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wellington, July 8: The four Greenpeace activists who climbed to the roof of Parliament House last month in order to expose the government's failure to act on climate change will attend their initial court appearance on the day of the 30th anniversary of ... More >>

Exhibition to Mark 30th Anniversary of Rainbow Warrior

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 2:44 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

The 30th anniversary of the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior will be commemorated with a photo exhibition, celebrating courage and protest, at The Cloud on Auckland’s Waterfront starting this Friday. More >>

Hollywood Giants Join Forces to Save the Great Barrier Reef

Saturday, 4 July 2015, 8:40 pm | Greenpeace

Hollywood mega-stars Mark Ruffalo and Ian Somerhalder have thrown their support behind the Greenpeace global campaign to save the Great Barrier Reef. More >>

Proposal for protected area on the Arctic Ice High Seas

Saturday, 27 June 2015, 11:05 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace welcomes OSPAR’s commitment to develop proposal for a marine protected area on the Arctic Ice High Seas in 2016 More >>

Activists scale Parliament House to expose National failure

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 8:07 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wellington, June 25: Four Greenpeace campaigners have evaded security and climbed to the roof of Parliament House with a delivery of eight solar panels. They also plan to unfurl a large banner targeting the Prime Minister. More >>

APRIL announces forest conservation policy

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 10:58 pm | Greenpeace

Jakarta, 3 June, 2015 - APRIL, one of the world’s largest producers of pulp and paper, has today announced an end to deforestation as part of a new ‘Sustainable Forest Management Plan’. More >>

Video: Oil execs shaken by thousands of Kiwis beating drums

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 7:45 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Video : Greenpeace March Against Deep Sea Oil - March 29 2015 A Message from Greenpeace NZ More >>

Auckland City Shaken By Thousands Of Protest Drummers

Sunday, 29 March 2015, 10:24 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 29 March, 2015: Thousands of people from around the country brought drums along to a protest march in order to bang home a message to visiting oil executives that deep sea oil drilling is not acceptable in New Zealand. More >>

Greenpeace ranking reveals action on toxic pollution

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 10:35 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Beijing, 19 March 2015 – Greenpeace East Asia today released its Detox Catwalk, an online platform assessing how effectively major fashion brands are removing toxic chemicals from their supply chains and tackling water pollution. Inditex (which owns ... More >>

Greenpeace ranks fashion companies on toxic pollution

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 4:25 pm | Greenpeace

Beijing, 19 March 2015 – Greenpeace East Asia today released its Detox Catwalk, an online platform assessing how effectively major fashion brands are removing toxic chemicals from their supply chains and tackling water pollution.Inditex (the company ... More >>

Deluge of drummers set to challenge oil industry big wigs

Friday, 13 March 2015, 11:48 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 13 March 2015 - Thousands of people from around the country are expected to bang home a message to global oil executives during a march against deep sea oil drilling in Auckland this month. More >>

Auckland Council Deluged with Emails Ahead of Oil Vote

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 12:59 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland politicians are facing increasing pressure over a controversial deepsea oil drilling vote set to take place in the Town Hall tomorrow. Councillors are due to decide on Thursday morning whether or not Auckland will back plans to drill for ... More >>

New online petition platform a first in New Zealand

Friday, 30 January 2015, 1:09 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 30 January 2015 - An online platform that allows Kiwis to take the government, businesses and other decision makers to task has just been launched. More >>

Beach users urged to report dolphins and whales in trouble

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 11:22 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 15 January 2015 – Beach users in the upper North Island are being urged to keep a close eye out for whales and dolphins in trouble this summer. More >>

 

 

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