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2016 officially declared hottest on record

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 11:55 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, 19 January: As 2016 is officially declared the hottest year ever recorded, the world’s largest seismic ship is searching for deep sea oil off New Zealand’s East Coast. More >>

Public frustration about dirty rivers spilling over

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 3:18 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace says a $40,000 attack on a farmer’s irrigation machinery could be a sign of overwhelming public frustration about polluted rivers. More >>

Greenpeace intercept world’s biggest seismic oil ship

Saturday, 14 January 2017, 10:56 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Press release - January 13, 2017 Greenpeace crew have made contact with the world’s biggest seismic oil ship after travelling 50 nautical miles on two rigid-hulled inflatables off the coast of Wairarapa. Greenpeace crew have made contact with the world’s ... More >>

Greenpeace intercepts world’s biggest seismic oil ship

Friday, 13 January 2017, 3:13 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, 13 January 2017: Greenpeace crew have made contact with the world’s biggest seismic oil ship after travelling 50 nautical miles on two rigid-hulled inflatables off the coast of Wairarapa. More >>

Cancelling new coal plants would save 50,000 lives a year

Friday, 13 January 2017, 2:21 pm | Greenpeace

Hong Kong, 13 January 2017 - Approximately 50,000 lives a year could saved by 2030 if no new coal-fired power plants are built in Southeast Asia, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, according to a groundbreaking peer reviewed study from researchers at ... More >>

Greenpeace NZ tailing world’s biggest seismic blasting ship

Friday, 13 January 2017, 11:26 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

3 January: Greenpeace New Zealand is on the tail of the biggest seismic surveying ship in the world as it blasts the sea floor in a search for deep sea oil, about 20 nautical miles off the coast of Wairarapa. More >>

Greenpeace warns more algal blooms to come

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 3:57 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday 12 January - Greenpeace warns that the toxic algal bloom and public health warning currently present on the Hurunui River will only become more frequent if the Hurunui Irrigation dams go ahead. More >>

Greenpeace calls on the Dairy Industry to come clean

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 8:21 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

10 January: Despite widespread public concern over New Zealand's polluted rivers and lakes, the dairy industry plans to push the national dairy herd to record numbers. More >>

Gov’s oil permit announcement shows “broken” NZ oil industry

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 3:18 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

December 15, 2016: The absence of any offshore oil permits and just a single onshore permit in the just-announced 2016 Block Offer shows that the National Government’s oil agenda is broken, says Greenpeace. More >>

Small step to save dolphins - what about Talleys and Govt?

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 8:56 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 15 December 2016: Greenpeace welcomes Sanford and Moana’s new commitment to reducing set net fishing in some of the habitat of the critically endangered Maui dolphin - it is a small step in the right direction. But why won’t the other fishing ... More >>

Greenpeace reveals world’s biggest seismic ship

Sunday, 11 December 2016, 7:57 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Sunday, December 11: Greenpeace NZ has released aerial footage from a reconnaissance flight of the world’s biggest seismic ship, the Amazon Warrior, blasting for oil 120 nautical miles off the Wairarapa Coast. More >>

Anadarko the latest company to cull search for oil in NZ

Friday, 9 December 2016, 3:56 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, December 9: Texan oil giant Anadarko is the latest to join the growing list of companies to scale back or completely quit their search for oil in New Zealand. More >>

First national human rights investigation on climate change

Friday, 9 December 2016, 2:28 pm | Greenpeace

First national human rights investigation into climate change impacts proceeds despite opposition from fossil fuel companies More >>

ASA rejects challenge to Greenpeace’s "solar tax" campaign

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 12:44 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, December 6: The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that a complaint about Greenpeace’s use of the word “tax” to describe an extra charge for solar power has no grounds to proceed. More >>

NZ taxpayers forced to fund dirty rivers, again

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:32 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday 24 November - New Zealand taxpayers are again being forced to prop up the Hurunui irrigation dams and will get dirty rivers and increasing rural debt in return, Greenpeace said today. More >>

Oil survey ship flouts safety law in NZ waters during quake

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 12:26 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, November 17: Upon its arrival in New Zealand waters, the world’s largest seismic surveying ship turned off transmission from its mandatory AIS safety device, including throughout the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit early on Monday ... More >>

Goff’s new Auckland Council takes first vote on oil drilling

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 10:57 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, November 10: A recent change in the balance of power at the Auckland Council could see a vote against the Government’s offshore oil plans succeed today, where it has previously narrowly failed. More >>

New Zealand’s promise “dead in the water”

Friday, 4 November 2016, 11:51 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, November 4: Greenpeace New Zealand is calling for a summer of action to highlight what it’s calling the Government’s “sham plan” to meet the Paris Climate Change Agreement, which came into force today. More >>

Greenpeace & scientists team up to search for Māui dolphin

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 1:04 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace New Zealand has teamed up with researchers at the University of Auckland in an effort to discover more about the critically endangered Māui dolphin, including where they go in winter. More >>

Government urged to better protect Māui dolphin

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 3:35 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, October 20: Greenpeace New Zealand is calling on further protection for Māui dolphin after the latest population estimate shows the number of the critically endangered dolphin has potentially risen. More >>

 

 

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