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Auckland Council Deluged with Emails Ahead of Oil Vote

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 12:59 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland politicians are facing increasing pressure over a controversial deepsea oil drilling vote set to take place in the Town Hall tomorrow. Councillors are due to decide on Thursday morning whether or not Auckland will back plans to drill for ... More >>

New online petition platform a first in New Zealand

Friday, 30 January 2015, 1:09 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 30 January 2015 - An online platform that allows Kiwis to take the government, businesses and other decision makers to task has just been launched. More >>

Beach users urged to report dolphins and whales in trouble

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 11:22 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 15 January 2015 – Beach users in the upper North Island are being urged to keep a close eye out for whales and dolphins in trouble this summer. More >>

Greenpeace closing down Statoil office now

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 8:22 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wellington, 10 December 2014 - This morning Greenpeace activists are barricading shut Statoil’s new Wellington office before the Norwegian oil giant has fully opened for business. More >>

Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines

Sunday, 7 December 2014, 11:30 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines Greenpeace stands in solidarity with the Filipino people More >>

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise detained in Spain

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 3:32 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Lanzarote, Spain, 18 November 2014 - The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise has today been detained by Spanish authorities in the port of Arrecife, Lanzarote, following last Saturday's peaceful protest by Greenpeace against oil drilling by Repsol, in ... More >>

LEGO ends 50 year link with Shell

Friday, 10 October 2014, 1:23 pm | Greenpeace

LEGO ends 50 year link with Shell, after one million people respond to Save the Arctic campaign More >>

'Oily' people greet Petroleum Summit diners

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 9:49 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace activists smeared in fake oil have greeted guests arriving at the part-Statoil sponsored Petroleum Summit dinner this evening. More >>

Greenpeace disrupts Simon Bridges’ speech to oil industry

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 10:00 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace activists have disrupted the opening speech by Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges at the Petroleum Summit in Auckland this morning. More >>

#SafeSource NZ - A secure way to share the truth

Monday, 15 September 2014, 3:31 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Dirty politics and a dirty environment go hand in hand. Our country’s future as a fairer, cleaner, more prosperous place is being threatened by backroom deals, corporate cronyism and a lack of transparency. More >>

High Court vindicates Climate Voter groups

Monday, 8 September 2014, 3:14 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 8 Sept 2014 - Organisers of an online campaign aimed at raising the profile of climate change as an election issue, say they have been vindicated by the High Court on crucial points of law. More >>

Greenpeace: Protection of India's Mahan Forest

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 2:19 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace International today joined Greenpeace India’s call for Indian authorities to protect democracy and ensure a fair and transparent village council vote in the Mahan forest, over a proposed coal mine development by Essar and Hindalco, where ... More >>

Tables Turned on Oil Industry

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 3:45 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tables Turned on Oil Industry Kaitaia, Tuesday 12 August 2014: A Statoil executive and staff met clear opposition yesterday to their plans to both begin seismic testing in December and their plans to drill for deep sea oil off the coast from Kaitaia. ... More >>

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise welcomed home by Arctic 30

Sunday, 10 August 2014, 10:26 am | Greenpeace

Amsterdam, 9 August 2014 - The Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise today sailed back into Dutch territorial waters after over 300 days in Russian custody. The ship had been held illegally since taking part in a peaceful direct action against state ... More >>

Greenpeace Win Supreme Court Battle

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 3:16 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Today, the Supreme Court overruled the Court of Appeal, saying that that charities can engage in political activities. More >>

Margaret Mahy boat unveiled on anniversary of ship bombing

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 10:36 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is naming a new boat after one of New Zealand’s best known children’s authors, Margaret Mahy, at a ceremony today on the 29th anniversary of the Rainbow Warrior bombing in Auckland harbour. More >>

LEGO putting cash before kids says Greenpeace

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 9:43 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace today launched a major new global campaign targeting the world’s biggest toy company [1], LEGO. They’ll be mobilising more than 5 million online Arctic supporters and thousands of activists to take creative action in six continents as ... More >>

Major new alliance launches Climate Voter initiative

Sunday, 22 June 2014, 2:34 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 22 June 2014 – A campaign to mobilise thousands of Kiwis to use their vote in September’s election to support action on climate change was launched in Auckland this afternoon. More >>

Calls for Bridges’ sacking surge after Maui’s dolphin move

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 1:28 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

There has been a surge in the number of people calling for Energy Minister Simon Bridges to be sacked following his shock move to allow oil and gas drilling in a marine sanctuary which is home to the critically endangered Maui’s dolphin. More >>

Unwanted Statoil Oil Exploration Begins Off Northland

Monday, 9 June 2014, 8:43 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Sunday 8 June 2014: Only a week after Greenpeace targeted a Statoil rig heading to the Artic, the Norwegian oil giant has begun oil exploration research off Northland. Statoil has contracted NIWA research vessel Tangaroa after $24 million of taxpayer ... More >>



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