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Public money still being spent on polluting rivers

Friday, 8 December 2017, 10:54 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, 8th December: Greenpeace is seeking urgent clarification from the Agriculture and Environment Ministers Damien O'Connor and David Parker on a media report today that irrigation is still being publicly funded. More >>

Greenpeace Launches Legal Challenge Against Amazon Warrior

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 12:33 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, December 5: A legal challenge against the world’s largest seismic oil exploration ship will be launched at a public rally today on Parliament Lawn. More >>

Greenpeace Calls Out Shane Jones on Irrigation

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 10:53 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday 5th Dec, Greenpeace is calling out the new labour-led government for muddying the waters on its promise to end state funding of irrigation and clean up rivers. More >>

Texan Oil Giant at Centre of Anti-Protest Legislation Quits

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 9:32 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, November 28: Greenpeace says it’s time for the new Government to administer the coup de grâce to the oil industry after Texan oil giant, Anadarko, has pulled the plug on its New Zealand operations. More >>

"Expect resistance": Greenpeace warning to Amazon Warrior

Saturday, 25 November 2017, 1:45 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

"Expect resistance": Greenpeace warning to Amazon Warrior as it arrives in NZ -- Saturday, 25 November: Greenpeace has issued a warning to the world’s biggest seismic blasting ship upon its arrival in New Zealand waters this morning. More >>

Government has the power to stop giant oil ship: Greenpeace

Friday, 24 November 2017, 3:07 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, November 24: Greenpeace are criticising a reported statement by the new Minister of Energy, Megan Woods, that the decision about whether to issue a permit for oil exploration is merely an "operational matter". More >>

Amazon Warrior steaming to NZ to blast blue whale habitat

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 7:37 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, November 22: An oil exploration ship at the centre of a storm of controversy for its seismic blasting agenda earlier this year in New Zealand is on its way back. More >>

DairyNZ’s latest water plan a “gutless betrayal”

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 10:05 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Shortly after Fonterra released its highly criticised freshwater plan last week, Dairy NZ has followed suit and released their “strategy” to clean up New Zealand's rivers. More >>

Spoof Coke ad showing the scale of ocean plastic

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 11:01 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

As Coca Cola launch their new ‘Holidays are coming’ Christmas TV advertisement, some of the brand’s fans have been viewing a version that’s a little more realistic. In an attempt to take advantage of Coke’s huge PR push at this time of year, Greenpeace ... More >>

Strong leadership must emerge to drive Pacific COP

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 3:03 pm | Greenpeace

Bonn, 17 November 2017 – Greenpeace demanded climate leadership to emerge from the Pacific COP, calling on leaders to listen to the need for urgency and transform their energy and land-use systems. The Trump administration failed to stop the global ... More >>

Our rivers need more than empty headlines from Fonterra

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 11:48 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, November 16: Fonterra has launched a "plan" to clean up New Zealand’s waterways but Greenpeace says the dairy giant has failed to address the cow in the room. More >>

Australia Fourth Lowest Country for Climate Policy

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 8:59 am | Greenpeace

Australia Ranked Fourth Last Among Low-Performing Countries for Climate Policy, Energy Use And Emissions Reduction More >>

Targets good first step but Fonterra must reduce dairy herd

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 4:48 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, November 14: Greenpeace have welcomed Fonterra’s pledge to substantially reduce climate emissions from agriculture, but say there is a “gaping hole” in the plan. More >>

Greenpeace Transforms Parliament Lawn into a Riverbed

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 12:10 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is creating a fifty metre long waterway* on parliament lawn, as part of its campaign to save New Zealand rivers. More >>

Aust bullying Pacific neighbours out of climate change compo

Sunday, 12 November 2017, 11:25 am | Greenpeace

Bonn, November 12, 2017 - Australia picked up a second Fossil of the Day award on day six of COP23 for seeking to twist, water down and delete references to finance from the loss and damage decision text. More >>

Modern-day villain holds special access card to Parliament

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 10:24 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Saturday, November 11: The company partially responsible for one of the worst oil spills in history has unfettered access to the New Zealand Parliament, warns Greenpeace. More >>

UN showcases kiwi farmers featured in Greenpeace film

Friday, 10 November 2017, 2:07 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

10th November - The United Nations has turned a few Kiwi farmers into international role models for their efforts to combat water pollution and climate change by farming in a new way. More >>

Greenpeace on Speech from the Throne

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 11:19 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

9 November 2017: Greenpeace is applauding the new Labour-led Government on yesterday’s Speech from the Throne, which focused heavily on the significant challenges New Zealand faces around water quality and climate change. More >>

2017 On Track To Be Second Hottest Year On Record

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 8:59 am | Greenpeace

Bonn, November 6, 2017: Every region of the world has suffered extreme weather events this year with the alarming news 2017 is on track to be the second hottest year ever recorded demonstrating the need for global leaders at COP23 to take urgent action ... More >>

Greenpeace calls on Govt to stand up for the Pacific

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 8:41 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, November 7: Greenpeace is calling on the new Government to stand alongside New Zealand’s Pacific neighbours during the COP23 climate change summit, which kicked off last night. More >>

 

 

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