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Government warned about suicide cult

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 3:00 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace will be warning senior Government figures tomorrow not to trust the "honeyed words" of oil companies - likening the industry to a "suicide cult." More >>

Govt backtracks on climate action, grants drill extension

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 9:16 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

The Government has just granted oil giant OMV a two-year extension to drill in the Great South Basin, despite issuing a ban on new oil and gas exploration permits in April. More >>

Pohokura gas shutdown exposes urgent need for solar

Monday, 15 October 2018, 11:16 am | Greenpeace

Monday, October 15: Skyrocketing power prices linked to a shutdown at the offshore Pohokura gas field are just another reminder that we need to fast-track the rollout of solar energy, says Greenpeace. More >>

Greenpeace launches trainings to confront oil driller OMV

Saturday, 13 October 2018, 12:09 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Saturday, October 13: Greenpeace has launched the first of a series of national training workshops to prepare for the arrival of oil giant, OMV. More >>

Seize the day and protect the Antarctic

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 9:15 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

10 October 2018 - Greenpeace is challenging the New Zealand Government to seize the day and help create the largest protected area on earth, right in our own backyard. More >>

OIA reveals oil giant OMV seeking drill extension

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 9:25 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace has today revealed that Austrian oil giant OMV has requested an extension to its upcoming drill commitment in the Great South Basin. More >>

IPCC climate report gives us 10 years to save the world

Monday, 8 October 2018, 2:09 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, October 8: Greenpeace says the release of the IPCC’s special report on climate change must shock the world into immediate action to halve the world’s climate emissions in the next 10 years. More >>

Water Plan a start but Govt must ban dairy expansion

Monday, 8 October 2018, 11:42 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday 8th Oct: Greenpeace is welcoming the Government’s fresh water work plan as a good step towards clean rivers but criticises it’s lack of immediate action to stop increases in cow numbers and pollution. More >>

Lucy Lawless’ trans-Tasman challenge

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 10:07 am | Greenpeace

Thursday, October 4: Actor Lucy Lawless has laid down a trans-Tasman challenge from on board the Rainbow Warrior, calling on Australians to help protect New Zealand’s whales. More >>

Rainbow Warrior confronts Taranaki oil rigs

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 4:11 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, October 2: The Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, is currently in the South Taranaki Basin to scope out oil and gas rigs owned by Austrian petroleum giant, OMV. More >>

Rainbow Warrior heads to Taranaki to scope out oil rigs

Monday, 1 October 2018, 9:10 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, October 1: The Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, is on its way to Taranaki to send a message to Austrian oil giant, OMV. More >>

Greenpeace slams ECan’s new plan as anti-democratic

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 9:30 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday 27 September: In a scathing submission Greenpeace has labelled ECan’s new proposal for representation in the 2019 elections as "anti-democratic" and "grossly unbalanced." More >>

Overfished West Coast hoki fishery collapses

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 7:39 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, September 26: The collapse of the West Coast hoki fishery revealed today by the fishing industry demonstrates why we need an independent inquiry into New Zealand’s failing fisheries management system, says Greenpeace. More >>

Oil companies don’t deserve special treatment

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 10:26 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, September 25: Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, says the Government must not cave in to pleas for special treatment by the oil and gas industry by extending drilling permits that are set to expire. More >>

Greenpeace congratulates Govt on oil exploration ban law

Monday, 24 September 2018, 7:18 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, 24 September: Greenpeace is congratulating the Coalition Government for introducing an amendment to the Crown Minerals Act to bring the ban on new offshore oil and gas permits into law. More >>

Rainbow Warrior heading to Wellington

Monday, 24 September 2018, 10:49 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, September 24: The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior is due to arrive into Wellington Harbour this afternoon as part of a tour to celebrate New Zealand’s recent ban on new offshore oil exploration, and promote clean energy opportunities. More >>

Historic discharge without conviction for Greenpeace head

Friday, 21 September 2018, 3:01 pm | Greenpeace

Friday 21st September: Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, and climate activist Sara Howell, have been discharged without conviction following action they took to stop the world’s largest oil and gas exploration ship searching for fossil ... More >>

Fonterra implicated in deforestation and human rights abuses

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 12:27 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday 19 September: Over one a half million rugby fields of Indonesian rainforest were destroyed between 2015 and 2017. More >>

NZ needs to lift its game in UN Ocean Treaty negotiations

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 9:06 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, 18 September - The first meeting at the United Nations’ headquarters focused on a treaty to protect all the oceans beyond national borders has just come to an end. More >>

Urgent need for massive solar injection

Friday, 14 September 2018, 10:49 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, September 14: A new report published by the University of Auckland Business School has revealed that New Zealanders have been ripped off by big electricity generators to the tune of $5.4 billion over seven years. More >>



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