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Greenpeace condemns departure of Japanese whaling fleet

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 9:04 am | Greenpeace

Tokyo, 1 December 2015 - Greenpeace calls on the government of Japan to cancel the whaling fleet heading to the Southern Ocean under the guise of “research whaling”, and condemned the expedition as both unnecessary and in violation of the findings ... More >>

John Key chastised for “hypocritical” speech

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 11:06 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, December 1: Climate groups around the world are outraged at a speech delivered by New Zealand Prime Minister John Key this morning at the Paris climate change conference, where he called for the elimination of fossil fuel subsidies despite doing the exact ... More >>

Activists occupy climate ship caught searching for oil

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 10:12 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Five Greenpeace activists stormed on-board a New Zealand Government ship this morning in Wellington and are now locked to it, after discovering it has been searching for oil. More >>

Tens of Thousands of Homes Face Climate Flooding Disaster

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 1:04 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tens of Thousands of Homes Face Climate Flooding Disaster: Greenpeace Response Responding to today’s report showing an anticipated increase in sea levels could force tens of thousands of New Zealand families out of their homes and cost tens of billions ... More >>

Is Fonterra fuelling Indonesia’s rainforest fires?

Monday, 9 November 2015, 11:26 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, October 9: Greenpeace is challenging New Zealand’s biggest company, Fonterra, to prove that its massive use of palm products is not fuelling the enormous fires raging across Indonesia. More >>

New incidents of forced labour on Thai-operated vessels

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 4:23 pm | Greenpeace

Bangkok, 4 November 2015 - Thai Union Group has not done enough to alleviate concerns over human rights abuses in the company’s tuna supply chain despite recent media scrutiny of its business operations, according to a Greenpeace Southeast Asia investigation. More >>

Mayor Brown indicates opposition to oil exploration

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 1:07 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Following a staunch anti-drilling stance by other city councils, thousands of Aucklanders have sent a strong message to Mayor Len Brown and his councillors, urging they oppose surveying for oil off Auckland’s coast. More >>

Groser Loses TPP High Court Secrecy Fight

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 11:51 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Responding to today’s High Court loss for Tim Groser and his TPP secrecy bid, Greenpeace chief policy advisor Nathan Argent said: More >>

Greenpeace Response to TPP Deal Announcement

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 10:55 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Responding to this morning’s TPP deal announcement, Nathan Argent, chief policy advisor for Greenpeace New Zealand, said: More >>

Greenpeace activists convicted for Parliament climate action

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 12:52 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

The four Greenpeace activists who climbed the roof of Parliament to expose John Key’s failure on climate change have been convicted of wilful trespass with an order for reparations of $750 per activist in the Auckland District Court. More >>

Greenpeace urges Pacific nations transshipment crackdown

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 10:56 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is urging a Pacific meeting on fish stock protection to consider a ban on vessels transferring their catch to other ships at sea - a process that encourages illegal fishing. More >>

Pirate boat escorted back to Taiwan

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 1:40 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 22 September 2015 - A Taiwanese fishing vessel caught carrying sacks of illegal shark fins following a Greenpeace bust has just been intercepted by a patrol boat and is being escorted back to Taiwan. More >>

Russel Norman to Lead Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, 11 September 2015, 10:08 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Russel Norman to Lead Greenpeace New Zealand Norman to Resign as MP and Member of Green Party Russel Norman, one of the country’s most high-profile politicians, will leave Parliament later this year and take the reins as executive director of ... More >>

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 >>



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