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Microbead policy a “good start”

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 4:10 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is welcoming the Government’s latest announcement on microbeads as a good start. More >>

Super Fund’s $950m fossil fuel divestment an “aha” moment

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 2:52 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, August 15: Greenpeace is calling the New Zealand Superannuation Fund’s just-announced $950 million divestment from big polluters an “aha” moment for the country’s economy. More >>

Big Irrigation’s “death-grip” costs more than water charge

Friday, 11 August 2017, 3:50 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday 11 August 2017: “Farming leadership and politicians are scaremongering by using false facts on water pricing proposals in their latest effort to keep the dairy industry free of accountability for polluted rivers,” says Greenpeace’s ... More >>

NZ Govt Implicated in Covert Spy Operation on Greenpeace

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 10:29 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, August 10: Greenpeace New Zealand’s Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, is calling on the Government to “categorically deny” any knowledge of a covert spy operation that saw staff at the environmental organisation being watched daily, ... More >>

Labour’s Plan a “Watershed” for Clean Rivers

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 11:55 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

9 August, 2017 - Greenpeace have welcomed Labour’s commitment to ditch National’s $480 million taxpayer fund for new irrigation schemes. More >>

“High time” for a Solar Revolution

Friday, 4 August 2017, 2:49 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

4th August 2017 - Reports that up to a third of electricity generated for New Zealand this winter has come from the burning of coal and gas have prompted Greenpeace to call for a Solar revolution. More >>

“We’ll be back” vows Greenpeace

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 11:38 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

August 2017 - Tonight Greenpeace activists have brought their pipeline protest in Canterbury to a successful end. More >>

Greenpeace activists lock themselves inside irrigation pipes

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 8:05 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday 2nd July – Greenpeace is bringing construction of an enormous irrigation scheme to a halt this morning. More >>

Campaign to tackle “gut wrenching” plastic problem

Monday, 31 July 2017, 9:19 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, July 31: Greenpeace is throwing its weight behind the campaign to ban plastic bags from New Zealand supermarkets. More >>

Canadian Indigenous Rights Case Could Block Oil Exploration

Friday, 28 July 2017, 11:36 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, July 28: A David vs Goliath court case in Canada that has seen an indigenous community triumph in the country’s highest court to block oil exploration could have a ripple effect in New Zealand. More >>

Kiwi actor Lucy Lawless joins climate change protest

Saturday, 22 July 2017, 2:59 pm | Greenpeace

Kiwi actor Lucy Lawless joins climate change survivor in protest against Arctic exploitation for Norwegian oil More >>

Lucy Lawless & Greenpeace Confront Arctic Oil Drillers

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 9:46 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, July 20 - New Zealand actress Lucy Lawless has just set sail on the Greenpeace ship, Arctic Sunrise, to confront the Norwegian oil giant Statoil as it drills for oil in the Arctic. More >>

Farmers star in Greenpeace film

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 4:04 pm | Greenpeace

The very group bearing the brunt of the blame for the contamination of our waterways. More >>

Greenpeace says council decision means dam is dead

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 10:56 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, July 13: Hawke’s Bay Regional Council appears to have hammered the last nail into the coffin of the Ruataniwha Irrigation Dam. More >>

Greenpeace launches new educational website

Sunday, 9 July 2017, 11:18 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace launches new educational website on anniversary of Rainbow Warrior bombing Sunday, July 9: Greenpeace New Zealand has today launched a new educational website about the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior, which includes a series of never-seen-before ... More >>

Greenpeace’s reaction to PM’s conservation law change

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 3:11 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

“Every New Zealander needs to know that Bill English and the National Government is planning to steal our conservation land to be exploited for private profit.” says Greenpeace campaigner Genevieve Toop. More >>

Dam decision huge victory against big irrigation

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 11:24 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace says today’s court decision over the Ruataniwha Dam is a major victory in the struggle against big irrigation and the nationwide intensification of dairying. More >>

Too Many Cows Could Make Us Sick

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 12:09 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace activists are taking over Parliament lawn this lunchtime with a herd of dairy cows. More >>

Apple, Samsung products among least repairable

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 4:19 pm | Greenpeace

Apple, Samsung products among least repairable in new Greenpeace assessment of tech brands San Francisco, 27 June 2017 - Fairphone, Dell and HP are the only companies that make spare parts and repair manuals available to the public, while products ... More >>

Time for “diseased” electricity industry overhaul

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:24 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, June 20: Greenpeace has called for an overhaul of the electricity industry after a complaint against a tax on solar was quashed in court. More >>



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