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EPA faces pressure to make oil drill application public

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 8:41 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, October 3: Pressure is mounting for the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to hold a public hearing into Austrian oil giant OMV’s application to carry out high risk oil drilling in the Great South Basin. More >>

Orange roughy catch increase ‘rejection of lscience'

Friday, 27 September 2019, 12:47 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, September 27th: Greenpeace is calling the Government’s announcement to increase the Total Allowable Commercial Catch (TACC) of orange roughy an "insult" to the 30,000 New Zealanders who called for a ban on bottom trawling, and a rejection ... More >>

Climate fight ‘unwinnable’ unless we protect oceans

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 7:58 am | Greenpeace

Wednesday, 25 September - The launch of a new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today highlights the urgent need for governments to protect the world’s oceans to win the fight against climate change. More >>

Bottle refund scheme "breakthrough for plastic crisis"

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 9:27 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace and The Kiwi Bottle Drive have today heralded the Government’s announcement to introduce a bottle refund scheme as a "breakthrough moment for plastic waste in New Zealand." More >>

Ardern falls short on climate

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 9:00 am | Greenpeace

Tuesday, 24 September - Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has delivered a fiery speech to world leaders at the UN Climate Summit in New York City. Greenpeace says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern must take note, and respond with stronger action on ... More >>

Major IPCC report: ‘The climate crisis is an oceans crisis’

Friday, 20 September 2019, 10:04 am | Greenpeace

A landmark UN report on the state of the world’s oceans will highlight the urgent need for a Global Ocean Treaty to create large scale marine protection across the planet. More >>

OMV oil rig falls foul of bad wind

Monday, 16 September 2019, 1:47 pm | Greenpeace

Oil company Tamarind Resources has reportedly halted drilling at its Tui oil field off the Taranaki coast after the first of the three planned wells came up dry and bad weather caused delays. More >>

Stand for the Amazon

Friday, 6 September 2019, 8:27 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, 6th September - Greenpeace is joining hundreds of people at a protest outside the Embassy of Brazil in Wellington at lunchtime today. More >>

Govt proposes cap on synthetic fertiliser to help rivers

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 11:07 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is welcoming the release of new measures to protect waterways, but says more needs to be done. More >>

Hydrogen Vision from Govt cautiously welcomed by Greenpeace

Monday, 2 September 2019, 10:11 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, 2nd September - Greenpeace says the Government’s Hydrogen Vision, launched today, could be a good step forward on the road towards a cleaner energy system for New Zealand, but warns of several potential pitfalls in the strategy More >>

Global Ocean Treaty negotiations at the UN

Friday, 30 August 2019, 12:09 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

New York, 30 August 2019 - Over 190 countries came together at the United Nations to negotiate a historic Global Ocean Treaty that could help protect at least 30% of our seas by 2030. More >>

Government releases "deficient" petroleum strategy

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 2:38 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, 27th August: The Government has today released a draft 10-year Minerals and Petroleum Resource Strategy which will be used to inform a review of the Crown Minerals Act 1991. More >>

Greenpeace captures images of fires in the Amazon

Monday, 26 August 2019, 2:20 pm | Greenpeace

Monday, 26 August: Greenpeace Brazil has captured images of the fires that have been ravaging the Amazon forest for the past three weeks in a flyover in the states of Rondônia and Pará. More >>

NZ to play role in crucial UN oceans treaty negotiation

Friday, 23 August 2019, 10:56 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, 23 August: Government delegates from around the world, including New Zealand, are meeting in New York for the third of four meetings at the United Nations to agree a Global Oceans Treaty that could help to protect 30% of our oceans by 2030. Greenpeace ... More >>

Sanford’s Māui plan labelled ineffective

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 9:33 am | Greenpeace

Tuesday, August 20: Greenpeace has labeled an overnight announcement by fishing company Sanford as a danger to Māui and Hector’s dolphins, and is calling on the Government to reject the ‘Sanford Plan’ immediately. More >>

Race to save Māui dolphins to land on Parliament steps

Sunday, 18 August 2019, 3:25 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Sunday, 18 August, 2019 - Environmental groups and well known New Zealanders are preparing to deliver a 55,000 strong petition to the steps of Parliament tomorrow, calling on the Government to protect the world’s smallest dolphin. More >>

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 >>



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