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Rainbow Warrior sailing to NZ to make oil history

Sunday, 19 August 2018, 12:43 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Sunday, August 19: The world famous Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior is on its way to New Zealand for a tour of the country to celebrate the Government’s recent oil ban and promote clean energy opportunities. More >>

Plastic bag ban a win for people power and the oceans

Friday, 10 August 2018, 10:56 am | Greenpeace

Friday, Aug 10th: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Associate Minister of the Environment, Eugenie Sage have today announced a proposal to phase out single use plastic bags by 2019. More >>

Greenpeace head and climate activist face court

Friday, 20 July 2018, 11:23 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, July 20: Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, and climate activist Sara Howell, appeared for sentencing today following action they took to stop the world’s largest oil and gas exploration ship searching for fossil fuels off the ... More >>

New seabed mining project threatens endangered species

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 9:22 am | Greenpeace

Thursday, July 12: Greenpeace is shocked to discover that a new seabed mining exploration permit has been awarded inside a Marine Mammal Sanctuary, and is calling on the Government to reject all attempts to mine the seabed. More >>

Krill fishing companies back call to protect Antarctic Ocean

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 9:14 am | Greenpeace

Tuesday, 10 July - A campaign to create the world’s biggest marine reserve off Antarctica has been given props from an unexpected quarter. More >>

Activists in Fiji ‘flood’ beach to protest Citibank

Saturday, 7 July 2018, 3:56 pm | Greenpeace

Pacific Island Represent activists in Fiji ‘flood’ beach to protest Citibank’s funding of deadly tar sands pipelines in Canada More >>

Dairying in the Mackenzie - How far is too far?

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 1:51 pm | Greenpeace

When it comes to extremes we all have different limits. And sometimes we have to reach those nasty edges to appreciate they do exist. More >>

New water rules must ban dairy conversions says Greenpeace

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 1:01 pm | Greenpeace

Tuesday, 3 July - Greenpeace says New Zealand’s water regulations need to be updated to prevent dairy expansion and end the intensification of livestock farming across the country. More >>

Twelve arrested in Mackenzie dairy expansion protest

Monday, 2 July 2018, 4:02 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Twelve arrested in Mackenzie dairy expansion protest Mon, 2nd July: Twelve people have been arrested following a peaceful protest at the Simons Pass dairy conversion in the Mackenzie Country. Among those arrested was an 88 year old South Island man. More >>

Greenpeace activists unleash giant banner in Mackenzie

Monday, 2 July 2018, 1:20 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

45 activists arrived at the site before dawn, in freezing temperatures, some locking themselves onto diggers and trucks. Police have arrived on the scene. More >>

Greenpeace shuts down Mackenzie mega dairy conversion

Monday, 2 July 2018, 10:14 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Dozens of environmental activists have braved freezing temperatures this morning to protest at the site of a proposed mega dairy farm in the Mackenzie / Te Manahuna. More >>

Fonterra’s link to "dirty secret" in Indonesia

Monday, 25 June 2018, 1:07 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Fonterra is about to take another hit to its international reputation, this time over rainforest destruction and cow feed. More >>

Tiny district council has chance to stop dairy conversion

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 10:29 am | Greenpeace

A tiny district council in the South Island may be all that stands in the way of an industrial dairy development in the unique and fragile Mackenzie Basin. More >>

Rich lister props up failing irrigation schemes

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 12:25 pm | Greenpeace

Thurs 14th June, It's been revealed that a rich-lister Gary Rooney looks set to bail out the ailing South Canterbury irrigation scheme, Hunter Downs. More >>

Half of all NZ emissions could be ignored under Act

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 12:32 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, June 7: Greenpeace is raising red flags that the agriculture industry, New Zealand’s biggest emitter, could escape being held responsible for nearly half of the country’s climate emissions under the proposed Zero Carbon Act. More >>

Shocking Antarctic Plastic Pollution Uncovered by Greenpeace

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 11:13 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

A Greenpeace expedition to Antarctica has revealed shocking data - that plastic pollution and chemicals are now present in one of the remotest parts of the planet. More >>

Govt bag ban close but needs to be comprehensive

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 5:30 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is applauding the strong signal from the Associate Environment Minister today that she will ban plastic bags later in the year, but warns that if not comprehensive, the ban could fail to fix the problem. More >>

Plastic pledge is rubbish

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 12:22 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Plastic pledge is rubbish Tuesday, June 5 : Greenpeace warns that today’s announcement of the "Beat Plastic Pollution" declaration is an industry-led false solution for tackling the scourge of plastic pollution in our oceans. More >>

Greenpeace calls "balderdash" on MPI claims

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 12:04 pm | Greenpeace

Thursday, May 31: Greenpeace is calling for MPI to immediately release any documentation addressing the serious issues found during two extensive investigations into New Zealand’s fisheries, the reports of which they then buried. More >>

Power prices skyrocket from coal and diesel

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 10:45 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, May 30: Power prices have soared over the last few evenings as energy utilities fired up coal, gas and even diesel generators to fill a spike in demand for heating during this week’s cold snap. More >>

 

 

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