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Palm oil giant IOI moves to eliminate deforestation

Friday, 28 April 2017, 4:25 pm | Greenpeace

Jakarta, 28 April 2017 - The IOI Group, one of the world’s largest palm oil traders, today made a significant commitment to address deforestation and exploitation throughout its supply chain. [1] Greenpeace has suspended its active campaign to give IOI time ... More >>

Time the Government woke up to its own advice on freshwater

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 12:42 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace says it’s time the Government woke up to its own advice on freshwater and stopped making matters worse. More >>

Bill English crying “crocodile tears” over flood devastation

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 1:37 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, 13 April: As the country braces for Cyclone Cook, the latest and the most devastating in a series of extreme weather events, Greenpeace NZ has slammed Prime Minister Bill English for crying “crocodile tears”. More >>

Greenpeace swimmers stop Amazon Warrior seismic blasting

Monday, 10 April 2017, 12:34 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

10 April 2017 - Greenpeace activists have thrown themselves into the sea in front of a huge offshore oil exploration vessel off the New Zealand coast. More >>

Greenpeace NZ boat Taitu intercepts seismic oil ship

Sunday, 9 April 2017, 10:40 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

The Greenpeace boat Taitu has intercepted the world’s biggest seismic blasting ship, the Amazon Warrior, AKA The Beast, about 50 nautical miles off the Wairarapa Coast. More >>

Greenpeace NZ sets out in crowdfunded boat

Saturday, 8 April 2017, 11:34 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace has launched its crowdfunded boat ‘ Taitu ’ this morning from Napier and is heading out to confront the world’s biggest seismic blasting ship. More >>

“Worrying web of connections” between MPI & fishing industry

Monday, 3 April 2017, 10:38 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, April 3: A Greenpeace investigation has revealed the true extent of the powers that the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) has given the fishing industry to self-regulate and report on its own performance. More >>

Greenpeace prepares to confront “climate madness” at sea

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 9:17 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, March 29: In the wake of today’s sweeping executive order by US President Donald Trump to reverse efforts to address climate change and instead protect the oil, gas and coal industries, Greenpeace New Zealand is preparing to go and confront ... More >>

Greenpeace response to OECD and Vivid reports

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 2:30 pm | Greenpeace

International reports out today point to reducing cow numbers as a possible answer to two environmental dilemmas facing New Zealanders. More >>

Resettlement in contaminated areas steamrolls ahead

Saturday, 11 March 2017, 8:40 pm | Greenpeace

Tokyo, 11 March 2017 - Greenpeace today commemorates the more than 15,000 people who died six years ago in the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami, and the tens of thousands of survivors of the ongoing Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. More >>

Greenpeace NZ crowdfunding boat to confront seismic blaster

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 1:49 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, March 9: Greenpeace is crowdfunding to buy a boat to confront the world’s biggest seismic blasting ship, the Amazon Warrior, as it searches for oil off the East Coast of the North Island. More >>

Swimmable rivers: Greenpeace says look below the surface

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 3:57 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is encouraging voters to look below the surface of the Government’s new announcement on swimmable rivers. More >>

Greenpeace challenges PEPANZ to a public debate

Monday, 13 February 2017, 10:01 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

I’m writing in regard to your invitation to attend the 2017 Petroleum Conference, taking place in Taranaki this March. I appreciate that this must be a significant step for PEPANZ, as it is the first time that Greenpeace has been formally asked ... More >>

Greenpeace warns more algal blooms to come

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 12:35 pm | Greenpeace

Tired of being told your dogs might die if you take them down to the river? More >>

DairyNZ backs down as Greenpeace launches new video

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 5:26 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

As DairyNZ backs down from a public fight over a controversial TV ad, Greenpeace has released a new video about industrial dairying and polluted rivers. More >>

Greenpeace welcomes DairyNZ backdown

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 12:54 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace says it won't let up on pressuring the dairy industry to stop expanding and polluting more rivers. More >>

Battle over solar tax heats up as full hearing announced

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 10:38 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, 1 February: An extra charge for solar users, deemed a “tax on solar”, will soon be challenged in a full hearing after an independent authority agreed it needed to be “fully tested”. More >>

2016 officially declared hottest on record

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 11:55 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, 19 January: As 2016 is officially declared the hottest year ever recorded, the world’s largest seismic ship is searching for deep sea oil off New Zealand’s East Coast. More >>

Public frustration about dirty rivers spilling over

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 3:18 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace says a $40,000 attack on a farmer’s irrigation machinery could be a sign of overwhelming public frustration about polluted rivers. More >>

Greenpeace intercept world’s biggest seismic oil ship

Saturday, 14 January 2017, 10:56 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Press release - January 13, 2017 Greenpeace crew have made contact with the world’s biggest seismic oil ship after travelling 50 nautical miles on two rigid-hulled inflatables off the coast of Wairarapa. Greenpeace crew have made contact with the world’s ... More >>

 

 

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