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NZ Government “must move fast” to ban killer microbeads

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 1:40 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, July 21: Environment Minister Nick Smith is set to hold a meeting to discuss options for banning noxious microbeads from personal care products in New Zealand. More >>

US ship decision a victory for people power - Greenpeace

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 10:31 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday 21 July, Auckland - The US Government’s decision to send a warship to New Zealand is a huge victory for people power, Greenpeace said today. More >>

New Zealand “must act fast” in wake of new temperature data

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 12:29 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, July 20: In the wake of today’s revelation by one the world’s foremost climate institutes that the planet has just experienced the hottest six months on record, the Executive Director of Greenpeace New Zealand is calling on the NZ Government ... More >>

New Zealand “must act fast” in wake of new temperature data

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 12:28 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, July 20: In the wake of today’s revelation by one the world’s foremost climate institutes that the planet has just experienced the hottest six months on record, the Executive Director of Greenpeace New Zealand is calling on the NZ Government ... More >>

Electricity watchdog gives green light to “kill solar power”

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 1:58 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, June 13: New Zealand’s electricity watchdog is not fit for purpose and is working with big energy companies to destroy the future of rooftop solar power in New Zealand, according to Greenpeace NZ. More >>

Government and fishing industry cover up dolphin deaths

Saturday, 9 July 2016, 9:27 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 9 July 2016 - The New Zealand Government must act to protect our dolphins after a new scientific report to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) says that twenty times more New Zealand dolphins are killed by the NZ fishing industry ... More >>

Investment company requests urgent access to $80m

Friday, 8 July 2016, 10:01 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, July 8: An investment company is demanding the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council hand over $80 million of ratepayer money for a controversial and polluting dam, prior to formal checks and balances being completed. More >>

Commissioner sends ‘please explain’ note to Government

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 1:47 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has sent a ‘please explain’ note to the Government over its woeful record on climate change, rivers and oceans. More >>

Greenpeace launches legal challenge against $1b dam plan

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 10:38 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, June 22: Greenpeace NZ is launching a legal challenge against a controversial plan to build a dam that’s set to cost close to $1 billion and will pollute a region’s rivers. More >>

Greenpeace gears up to fight NZ’s first-ever “solar tax”

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 10:24 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace gears up to fight NZ’s first-ever “solar tax” with launch of hot desk More >>

Greenpeace joins Amazon People in battle to save their land

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 11:21 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, June 16: Greenpeace has joined forces with an Indigenous Amazonian community in an unofficial demarcation of their land, deep in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon. More >>

Councillor’s conflict of interest exposed

Monday, 13 June 2016, 11:36 am | Greenpeace

Friday, June 10: It’s been revealed that a Hawke’s Bay Regional councillor could stand to make money if the Council approves a controversial and polluting dam that’s set to cost close to $1 billion. More >>

Minister confirms Greenpeace allegations of fishing industry

Monday, 30 May 2016, 1:46 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 30 May 2016 - Minister for MPI, Nathan Guy, has confirmed this morning that the fishing industry is indeed responsible for reviewing video surveillance from its own trawlers and reporting suspicious behaviour to the regulator, MPI. More >>

Fisheries companies win contract to monitor themselves

Monday, 30 May 2016, 11:07 am | Greenpeace

Auckland, 29 May 2016 - Greenpeace today revealed that the seafood company Sanford, and several other large New Zealand fishing companies, own the entity to which MPI recently awarded a contract to install cameras and to electronically monitor fishing ... More >>

Greenpeace responds to the G7’s Communique on climate change

Friday, 27 May 2016, 5:30 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace responds to the G7’s Communique on climate change Ise-Shima, May 27 2016 - The Ise-Shima G7 Leaders’ Communique does not reflect the urgency of the climate crisis we face, nor is it consistent with the momentum around the world since ... More >>

Lights out on Thai Union’s destructive seafood supply chain

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:39 am | Greenpeace

Indian Ocean, 25 May 2016 – Activists on board the Greenpeace ship Esperanza chased a controversial vessel at the heart of Thai Union’s supply chain from its moorings today, in the latest in a series of global protests against the tuna giant’s destructive ... More >>

G7 leaders must move faster on promise to decarbonise

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 9:26 am | Greenpeace

Tokyo, 26 May 2016 - World leaders in Japan for the G7 Summit must use the opportunity to build on last year’s commitment to decarbonise the global economy over the course of this century, says Greenpeace. Since then the Paris Agreement has been adopted ... More >>

McDonald’s and global seafood providers make move for Arctic

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 4:56 pm | Greenpeace

Amsterdam, 25 May 2016 -- Global brands, including McDonald’s, Tesco, Iglo, Young’s Seafood, Icelandic Seachill, alongside the Norwegian Fishing Vessel Owners Association, Fiskebåt, Russian fishing giant, Karat and Europe’s largest processor of frozen ... More >>

Government must end industrial dairying subsidies

Saturday, 21 May 2016, 5:34 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

21 May 2016: The latest Greenhouse Gas Inventory out today shows New Zealand's emissions are at their highest level since 1990 and have increased 23% in 24 years. More >>

Greenpeace blockade ends as Mars heads into round table

Friday, 20 May 2016, 9:12 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 16 May 2016 - Greenpeace New Zealand's Whiskas action ends as Mars heads into an industry round table in the UK on Thai Union’s troubled tuna supply. More >>

 

 

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