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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 >>

Greenpeace intercepts world’s biggest seismic oil ship

Friday, 13 January 2017, 3:13 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, 13 January 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. More >>

Cancelling new coal plants would save 50,000 lives a year

Friday, 13 January 2017, 2:21 pm | Greenpeace

Hong Kong, 13 January 2017 - Approximately 50,000 lives a year could saved by 2030 if no new coal-fired power plants are built in Southeast Asia, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, according to a groundbreaking peer reviewed study from researchers at ... More >>

Greenpeace NZ tailing world’s biggest seismic blasting ship

Friday, 13 January 2017, 11:26 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

3 January: Greenpeace New Zealand is on the tail of the biggest seismic surveying ship in the world as it blasts the sea floor in a search for deep sea oil, about 20 nautical miles off the coast of Wairarapa. More >>

Greenpeace warns more algal blooms to come

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 3:57 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday 12 January - Greenpeace warns that the toxic algal bloom and public health warning currently present on the Hurunui River will only become more frequent if the Hurunui Irrigation dams go ahead. More >>

Greenpeace calls on the Dairy Industry to come clean

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 8:21 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

10 January: Despite widespread public concern over New Zealand's polluted rivers and lakes, the dairy industry plans to push the national dairy herd to record numbers. More >>

Gov’s oil permit announcement shows “broken” NZ oil industry

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 3:18 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

December 15, 2016: The absence of any offshore oil permits and just a single onshore permit in the just-announced 2016 Block Offer shows that the National Government’s oil agenda is broken, says Greenpeace. More >>

Small step to save dolphins - what about Talleys and Govt?

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 8:56 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 15 December 2016: Greenpeace welcomes Sanford and Moana’s new commitment to reducing set net fishing in some of the habitat of the critically endangered Maui dolphin - it is a small step in the right direction. But why won’t the other fishing ... More >>

Greenpeace reveals world’s biggest seismic ship

Sunday, 11 December 2016, 7:57 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Sunday, December 11: Greenpeace NZ has released aerial footage from a reconnaissance flight of the world’s biggest seismic ship, the Amazon Warrior, blasting for oil 120 nautical miles off the Wairarapa Coast. More >>

Anadarko the latest company to cull search for oil in NZ

Friday, 9 December 2016, 3:56 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, December 9: Texan oil giant Anadarko is the latest to join the growing list of companies to scale back or completely quit their search for oil in New Zealand. More >>

First national human rights investigation on climate change

Friday, 9 December 2016, 2:28 pm | Greenpeace

First national human rights investigation into climate change impacts proceeds despite opposition from fossil fuel companies More >>

ASA rejects challenge to Greenpeace’s "solar tax" campaign

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 12:44 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, December 6: The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that a complaint about Greenpeace’s use of the word “tax” to describe an extra charge for solar power has no grounds to proceed. More >>

 

 

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