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Ruataniwha Dam plan dead in the dirty water?

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 1:43 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

31 August 2016 - In response to the Court of Appeal’s ruling in favour of Forest and Bird over the DOC land swap for the Ruataniwha Dam (1) Greenpeace Agriculture Spokesperson Genevieve Toop said: More >>

Greenpeace to push for end to dam

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 10:18 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday 31 August - Greenpeace will use today’s monthly Hawke’s Bay Regional Council meeting to pressure councillors to scrap the Ruataniwha Dam. More >>

Key’s drilling plan “in freefall”

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 1:29 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, August 30: In the wake of last week’s reports that oil giant Shell is having a firesale of its New Zealand assets, prospecting company ION Geophysical has also now relinquished its oil surveying permits, which covered almost half of ... More >>

Ruataniwha Dam must be scrapped

Friday, 26 August 2016, 12:47 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday 26 August - The shambles that is water management in Hawke’s Bay is another reason the Ruataniwha Dam must be scrapped, says Greenpeace. More >>

Plan to boost coal burning at Huntly “regressive”

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 4:04 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, August 25: The newly appointed CEO at Genesis Energy has said a third coal-burning unit could now be returned to service, in a move that has stunned Greenpeace New Zealand. More >>

Thousands of NZ'ers to scrap Ruataniwha Dam

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 10:30 am | Greenpeace

New Zealanders in their thousands are calling on the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council (HBRC) to scrap the Ruataniwha Dam, in the wake of the gastro outbreak. More >>

Greenpeace on terms of reference for Hawke's Bay inquiry

Monday, 22 August 2016, 3:16 pm | Greenpeace

Ahead of the Prime Minister's announcement this afternoon of the terms of reference for the Government inquiry into the Hawke's Bay gastro outbreak, Greenpeace Agriculture Campaigner Genevieve Toop said: More >>

Gastro outbreak shows Ruataniwha must be scrapped

Monday, 22 August 2016, 12:41 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is calling for the Ruataniwha dam project in Hawke’s Bay to be scrapped in light of the latest lead on the gastro outbreak. More >>

"Climate denialist” policies will undermine Paris Agreement

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 2:05 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday 17 August - New Zealand’s ratification of the Paris Agreement won’t be worth the paper it’s written on unless the Government abandons its “climate denialist” policies, says Greenpeace. More >>

Genesis Energy’s link to organised crime "highly disturbing"

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 2:54 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, August 16: Genesis Energy has been named as one of a dozen New Zealand companies that bought large numbers of fraudulent carbon credits from Russia and the Ukraine, it has been revealed. More >>

Nearly half think manufacturers should recycle mobile phones

Monday, 15 August 2016, 1:40 pm | Greenpeace

Hong Kong, 15 August 2016 - Consumers say mobile phone manufacturers are releasing too many new models, according to a survey Greenpeace East Asia commissioned across six countries. In all countries surveyed, consumers were most likely to say that ... More >>

Greenpeace welcomes first step from Fonterra on palm kernel

Friday, 12 August 2016, 1:59 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Fonterra’s announcement that it will clean up its use of palm kernel expeller (PKE) is a good first step, but the dairy giant must move towards a full phase out as soon as possible, says Greenpeace. More >>

Greenpeace welcomes Landcorp’s landmark palm kernel ban

Monday, 8 August 2016, 10:52 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

8th August 2016: A major move by Landcorp to rid New Zealand farms of rainforest-destroying palm kernel has been welcomed by Greenpeace. More >>

World’s largest carbon producers ordered to respond

Friday, 29 July 2016, 12:30 pm | Greenpeace

World’s largest carbon producers ordered to respond to allegations of human rights abuses from climate change More >>

NZ Government “must move fast” to ban killer microbeads

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 1:40 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, July 21: Environment Minister Nick Smith is set to hold a meeting to discuss options for banning noxious microbeads from personal care products in New Zealand. More >>

US ship decision a victory for people power - Greenpeace

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 10:31 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday 21 July, Auckland - The US Government’s decision to send a warship to New Zealand is a huge victory for people power, Greenpeace said today. More >>

New Zealand “must act fast” in wake of new temperature data

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 12:29 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, July 20: In the wake of today’s revelation by one the world’s foremost climate institutes that the planet has just experienced the hottest six months on record, the Executive Director of Greenpeace New Zealand is calling on the NZ Government ... More >>

New Zealand “must act fast” in wake of new temperature data

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 12:28 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, July 20: In the wake of today’s revelation by one the world’s foremost climate institutes that the planet has just experienced the hottest six months on record, the Executive Director of Greenpeace New Zealand is calling on the NZ Government ... More >>

Electricity watchdog gives green light to “kill solar power”

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 1:58 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, June 13: New Zealand’s electricity watchdog is not fit for purpose and is working with big energy companies to destroy the future of rooftop solar power in New Zealand, according to Greenpeace NZ. More >>

Government and fishing industry cover up dolphin deaths

Saturday, 9 July 2016, 9:27 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 9 July 2016 - The New Zealand Government must act to protect our dolphins after a new scientific report to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) says that twenty times more New Zealand dolphins are killed by the NZ fishing industry ... More >>

 

 

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