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Time for “diseased” electricity industry overhaul

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:24 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, June 20: Greenpeace has called for an overhaul of the electricity industry after a complaint against a tax on solar was quashed in court. More >>

Dairy Bosses’ climate change plan is all talk

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 2:50 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Dairy Bosses’ climate change plan is “all talk and no trousers” - Greenpeace Wednesday, 14 June 2017: Greenpeace says the Dairy Industry’s new “action plan” on climate change is completely lacking in any form of serious action. It‘s a charter ... More >>

Leaked report shows public misled over snapper policing

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 7:14 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Leaked report shows public misled over snapper policing - Greenpeace. Tuesday, 6 June: A Government report leaked to Greenpeace shows the public is being misled over the effectiveness of video cameras used to police the fishing industry. A Ministry ... More >>

Greenpeace climbers prepare message above Beehive

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 9:15 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, June 6: Four Greenpeace climbers are preparing to hang a large banner from a crane next to the Beehive to protest the arrival of US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, who is in Wellington. More >>

Trump can’t kill Paris Climate Agreement

Friday, 2 June 2017, 9:14 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, June 2: Greenpeace New Zealand has labeled Trump “morally bankrupt” over his decision abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, and is calling on Prime Minister Bill English to stand with other world leaders and speak out against the move. More >>

Government delays “morally repugnant” case against activists

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 8:28 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, May 31: The Government has asked for more time to take a case against three Greenpeace activists who put themselves in the path of the world’s largest seismic oil ship, the Amazon Warrior, in April. More >>

Joyce’s Budget a “billion-dollar handout” to polluters

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 2:59 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, May 25: Greenpeace New Zealand’s Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, has blasted Stephen Joyce’s first Budget for “actively funding” pollution. Norman says the just-released Budget pours money into subsidising water and climate ... More >>

Berlin and Beijing united on climate in the age of Trump

Monday, 22 May 2017, 8:56 pm | Greenpeace

Berlin, 22 May 2017 - German Environmental Minister Barbara Hendricks and Chinese Special Climate Envoy Xie Zhenhua jointly held a press conference at the opening of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue, where the two ministers stressed the importance ... More >>

Govt’s “absence of a backbone” destroying NZ’s rivers

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 2:16 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is calling on the Government to end public subsidies to think-big irrigation schemes that will create new intensive dairy farms and more freshwater pollution. More >>

DairyNZ undermining environmental efforts of dairy farmers

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 1:14 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is calling on DairyNZ and other dairy leadership to stop undermining the efforts of dairy farmers to clean up waterways. More >>

Havelock contamination scandal not a one off

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 2:37 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, May 10: Greenpeace is warning of more Havelock North’s if New Zealand doesn't start managing the intersection between industrial agriculture and water. More >>

Nothing new in Ruataniwha review

Monday, 8 May 2017, 4:54 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, May 8: The review of the Ruataniwha irrigation dam confirms Greenpeace New Zealand’s view that the dam will pollute local rivers, heighten the risk of further water contamination and is a huge economic gamble. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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