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The plastics crisis - putting the heat back on business

Friday, 20 April 2018, 10:20 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is calling on New Zealanders to start turning up the heat on big business to help solve the plastics crisis. More >>

Wake up call on NZ land use - Greenpeace

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 2:41 pm | Greenpeace

The Ministry for the Environment has released Our Land 2018 which reveals that the large scale conversion and intensification of dairying is a key driver of environmental degradation. More >>

Greenpeace trial witnesses confirmed

Monday, 16 April 2018, 9:05 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Former President and NASA scientist confirmed as witnesses in Greenpeace trial Monday, April 16: A world authority on climate science has told the New Zealand Government they’re "planning to put the wrong people on trial" for an offshore oil ... More >>

Oil decision gives NZ ‘clean, green’ mojo back

Friday, 13 April 2018, 1:40 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, April 13: The announcement by the Coalition Government that it’s ended all new offshore oil and gas exploration has thrust New Zealand onto the world stage and created a flurry of positive international attention that will benefit our biggest ... More >>

Ardern makes oil history: Greenpeace

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 10:45 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, April 12: Greenpeace says the Coalition Government’s announcement that it has ended new offshore oil and gas exploration is an "historic moment, and a huge win for our climate and people power". More >>

Government urged to go all the way on plastic bags

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 11:05 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace will call for a comprehensive ban on plastic bags when it gives evidence to the Environment Select Committee this Thursday, 12 April. More >>

End of Govt-funded irrigation a huge win for rivers

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 6:27 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thurs, April 5th: The Government has today announced that it has cut public funding for large-scale irrigation through Crown Irrigation Investments Limited (CIIL). More >>

Even the banks are saying we need climate action

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 11:19 am | Greenpeace

Wednesday, 4 April 2018: The final myth standing in the way of climate action has been busted thanks to research released this morning by one of New Zealand’s largest banks showing inaction on climate change will cost the country billions. More >>

Janet the 17m blue whale makes oil conference debut

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 2:22 pm | Greenpeace

Wednesday, March 28: After a whirlwind trip around the country to raise awareness about the dangers of oil and gas exploration, a 17 metre blue whale called Janet has made a special appearance at the annual oil industry conference in Wellington. More >>

Greenpeace isn’t a charity, it’s a necessity

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 6:43 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, March 21: Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, says the Charities Board decision not to grant the environmental organisation charity status is unsurprising given that the Board has resolutely opposed Greenpeace’s application all along, ... More >>

Govt inquiry into spy agency should include MBIE

Friday, 16 March 2018, 9:23 am | Greenpeace

Friday, March 16: Greenpeace has asked the State Services Commission to expand its investigation into the use of Thompson and Clark by a government agency to include Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment, after OIA requests revealed the ... More >>

Celebrities sign letter urging PM to end oil exploration

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 9:48 am | Greenpeace

Thursday, March 15: Dame Jane Campion and the 2017 New Zealander of the Year, Taika Waititi, are the latest in a long line of leading New Zealanders to sign an open letter urging Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern end oil and gas exploration. More >>

"Licensed to krill" - Greenpeace exposes Antarctic fishing

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 8:19 am | Greenpeace

A new Greenpeace investigation has exposed the environmental risks of the fast-growing krill industry in one of the most pristine parts of the Antarctic Ocean. More >>

Sam Neill goes viral eating a "stupid plastic bag"

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 4:20 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace says more than 1.2 million people have now seen the quirky Sam Neill video of the Kiwi actor munching on a plastic bag. More >>

Climate Commission needs teeth like Reserve Bank

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 1:17 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Russel Norman: Climate Commission needs teeth like Reserve Bank Wednesday, March 7: Greenpeace New Zealand Executive Director, Russel Norman, says the new Government’s Climate Commission needs to be given teeth if it’s to have any significant impact ... More >>

Continued oil search undermines Ardern’s Pacific pledge

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 2:22 pm | Greenpeace

Tuesday, March 6: Greenpeace commends Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for pledging to increase climate assistance to Pacific nations, but says if Ardern is serious about tackling the issue, she must also put an end oil and gas exploration immediately. More >>

Frightening environmental report boon for NZ farmers?

Monday, 5 March 2018, 6:08 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

The Greenpeace International document released this evening exposes the catastrophic environmental impacts of industrial meat and dairy farming. More >>

Richie McCaw fails to convert - Fonterra’s PR falling flat?

Monday, 26 February 2018, 7:52 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

A Government report just out, seems to suggest that Fonterra’s flashy PR campaign to promote intensive dairy might be failing. More >>

Get off the gas - Greenpeace to new Government

Monday, 26 February 2018, 12:49 pm | Greenpeace

Monday, February 26: Greenpeace is calling on the new Government to discount gas expansion in the future of New Zealand’s energy make up following statements by Regional Development Minister, Shane Jones. More >>

Helen Clark, Sam Neill and the anti-plastic tidal wave

Monday, 26 February 2018, 10:51 am | Greenpeace

Helen Clark, Dr Jane Goodall and actor Sam Neill are among the growing list asking the New Zealand Government for a total ban on single-use plastic bags. More >>

 

 

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