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Droves prepare to deliver OMV eviction notice

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 8:54 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, August 14: Close to 100 people are preparing to hand in an eviction notice to Austrian oil giant OMV at its Majestic Centre headquarters in Wellington this morning. More >>

Govt takes vital step towards plastic pollution solution

Friday, 9 August 2019, 10:18 am | Greenpeace

Friday 9 August - Greenpeace is praising a Government proposal to prioritise products such as beverage containers and plastic packaging in a new waste minimisation strategy. More >>

Greenpeace calls for halving the herd following IPCC report

Friday, 9 August 2019, 8:49 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday 8 August - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just released it’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land. It is the most comprehensive scientific assessment ever done on food, farming, land and climate change. More >>

Oil exploration is the real threat to national security

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 2:16 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday 8th August - MBIE has released a report today which shows that over the last decade Government agencies treated protest at sea against oil exploration as a serious threat to national security. More >>

Feds must stop "kicking farmers"

Monday, 29 July 2019, 11:14 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, 29 July: Following an expose of grisly scenes of mudbound cows in Southland due to winter cropping, Greenpeace is expressing frustration at agricultural industry leaders’ failing to take responsibility. More >>

Majestic Centre climbers launch public eviction of OMV

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 7:55 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, July 23: The Greenpeace climbers who are scaling the outside of the tallest building in Wellington have reached OMV’s offices on the 20th floor and announced a public protest to evict the Austrian oil giant. More >>

Greenpeace tower climbers unfurl first banner

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 12:34 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, July 23: The two Greenpeace climbers who are scaling the outside of the tallest building in Wellington have unfurled the first of a series of banners. More >>

Greenpeace climbers scaling Wellington’s tallest building

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 9:02 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace climbers are scaling the outside of the Majestic Centre, the tallest building in Wellington, to reach the headquarters of Austrian oil giant, OMV. More >>

Govt at risk of capitulating to Dairy over climate pollution

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 1:03 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, has reacted with disbelief that the Government’s latest climate proposal includes an option for dairy to voluntarily deal with their emissions over the next six years. More >>

EV policy has some grunt but needs more drive

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 8:36 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, July 9: Greenpeace says the Government’s proposal to make clean cars more affordable in New Zealand is a good first step, but needs more drive to tackle the climate emergency. More >>

End-of-life plastic solutions not as important as sources

Monday, 1 July 2019, 1:37 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

The announcement from Government this morning that it will invest $40 million into converting plastic waste into new products has been called a positive step by Greenpeace, but has left them asking where the ambition is for tackling plastic at its source. More >>

City of Sydney joins Auckland and Wellington in declaration

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 9:55 am | Greenpeace

SYDNEY, 25 June 2019. City of Sydney’s Lord Mayor Clover Moore has formally declared a climate emergency overnight in a move welcomed by Greenpeace Australia Pacific. More >>

Govt’s new oil spill insurance cap still a drop in the ocean

Friday, 21 June 2019, 8:42 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, June 20: The Government is touting an increase in oil industry liability as a win for taxpayers, but Greenpeace says the new plan would still see the New Zealand public picking up most of the bill for in the event of a major spill. More >>

Last oil giant isolated after majors pull out

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 11:37 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, June 19: Oil majors Chevron and Equinor have abandoned their oil and gas exploration permits off the east coast of the North Island, leaving Austrian oil company OMV as the last remaining oil giant in New Zealand. More >>

Greenpeace rig occupation enters ninth day

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 9:22 am | Greenpeace

Tuesday, June 18: A Greenpeace protest to stop a BP oil rig from drilling in the North Sea off the coast of Scotland has just entered its ninth day. More >>

Māui and Hector’s dolphin proposals not fit for crisis

Monday, 17 June 2019, 12:02 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, 17 June: Greenpeace is calling the Government’s latest proposal to save Māui and Hector’s dolphins a "pathway to extinction for the world’s rarest dolphin species". More >>

WTF? There’s a giant oil rig on the horizon

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 8:36 am | Greenpeace

Thursday, June 13: A drill rig commissioned by oil giant OMV has arrived in New Zealand, a little over a year after the Government issued a ban on new oil and gas exploration permits. More >>

Government fails on dairy and climate again

Friday, 7 June 2019, 1:41 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, June 7: The Government has announced changes to the national dairy industry regulations (DIRA) but has kept a controversial legal requirement on Fonterra to pick up milk from new dairy conversions, angering Greenpeace. More >>

Not just Māui: cameras on fishing vessels needed nationwide

Friday, 7 June 2019, 12:43 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace welcomes the Government announcement this morning to put cameras on all commercial fishing vessels within the Māui dolphin habitat, but says more needs to be done if we’re to protect our ocean life from fishing industry harm. More >>

Way more stuff like this, please - Greenpeace to Govt

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 10:34 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, May 9: Greenpeace says the announcement this morning that the Government will establish a clean energy centre in Taranaki is a small step in the right direction. More >>



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