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DairyNZ’s latest water plan a “gutless betrayal”

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 10:05 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Shortly after Fonterra released its highly criticised freshwater plan last week, Dairy NZ has followed suit and released their “strategy” to clean up New Zealand's rivers. More >>

Spoof Coke ad showing the scale of ocean plastic

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 11:01 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

As Coca Cola launch their new ‘Holidays are coming’ Christmas TV advertisement, some of the brand’s fans have been viewing a version that’s a little more realistic. In an attempt to take advantage of Coke’s huge PR push at this time of year, Greenpeace ... More >>

Strong leadership must emerge to drive Pacific COP

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 3:03 pm | Greenpeace

Bonn, 17 November 2017 – Greenpeace demanded climate leadership to emerge from the Pacific COP, calling on leaders to listen to the need for urgency and transform their energy and land-use systems. The Trump administration failed to stop the global ... More >>

Our rivers need more than empty headlines from Fonterra

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 11:48 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, November 16: Fonterra has launched a "plan" to clean up New Zealand’s waterways but Greenpeace says the dairy giant has failed to address the cow in the room. More >>

Australia Fourth Lowest Country for Climate Policy

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 8:59 am | Greenpeace

Australia Ranked Fourth Last Among Low-Performing Countries for Climate Policy, Energy Use And Emissions Reduction More >>

Targets good first step but Fonterra must reduce dairy herd

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 4:48 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, November 14: Greenpeace have welcomed Fonterra’s pledge to substantially reduce climate emissions from agriculture, but say there is a “gaping hole” in the plan. More >>

Greenpeace Transforms Parliament Lawn into a Riverbed

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 12:10 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is creating a fifty metre long waterway* on parliament lawn, as part of its campaign to save New Zealand rivers. More >>

Aust bullying Pacific neighbours out of climate change compo

Sunday, 12 November 2017, 11:25 am | Greenpeace

Bonn, November 12, 2017 - Australia picked up a second Fossil of the Day award on day six of COP23 for seeking to twist, water down and delete references to finance from the loss and damage decision text. More >>

Modern-day villain holds special access card to Parliament

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 10:24 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Saturday, November 11: The company partially responsible for one of the worst oil spills in history has unfettered access to the New Zealand Parliament, warns Greenpeace. More >>

UN showcases kiwi farmers featured in Greenpeace film

Friday, 10 November 2017, 2:07 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

10th November - The United Nations has turned a few Kiwi farmers into international role models for their efforts to combat water pollution and climate change by farming in a new way. More >>

Greenpeace on Speech from the Throne

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 11:19 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

9 November 2017: Greenpeace is applauding the new Labour-led Government on yesterday’s Speech from the Throne, which focused heavily on the significant challenges New Zealand faces around water quality and climate change. More >>

2017 On Track To Be Second Hottest Year On Record

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 8:59 am | Greenpeace

Bonn, November 6, 2017: Every region of the world has suffered extreme weather events this year with the alarming news 2017 is on track to be the second hottest year ever recorded demonstrating the need for global leaders at COP23 to take urgent action ... More >>

Greenpeace calls on Govt to stand up for the Pacific

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 8:41 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, November 7: Greenpeace is calling on the new Government to stand alongside New Zealand’s Pacific neighbours during the COP23 climate change summit, which kicked off last night. More >>

No time to waste: climate impacts demand response

Saturday, 4 November 2017, 3:03 pm | Greenpeace

Bonn, November 3, 2017 – In a year marked by devastating hurricanes, floods and drought, Greenpeace said real world leaders must stand up at the UN climate talks in Bonn and propel climate action forward or be held accountable for their inaction. More >>

“Epic” court battle gives strong mandate for climate action

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 5:39 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, 2 November: In June this year, 26-year old Hamilton law student, Sarah Thomson, spent five days in court challenging the Government over climate change targets she called “unambitious and irrational”. The case was the first of its ... More >>

Scientist Exposes Impacts of Oil Blasting on NZ Blue Whales

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 10:42 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, November 2: A renowned marine ecologist at Oregon State University has laid bare the harmful impacts that seismic blasting for oil has on New Zealand’s marine life, including the blue whale. More >>

Australia to miss 2030 emissions targets due to coal

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 1:32 pm | Greenpeace

Australia to miss 2030 emissions reduction targets due to failure to wean itself off coal More >>

BSA confirms accuracy of Greenpeace criticism

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 11:59 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

The BSA today confirmed the accuracy of criticism made by Greenpeace of the fishing industry and MPI over its awarding video monitoring systems to the industry-owned company, Trident Systems. More >>

Campaign for largest protected area in the Antarctic

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 1:21 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace launches campaign to create ‘largest protected area on Earth’ in the Antarctic 29 October 2017 - Greenpeace has launched a global campaign for an Antarctic Sanctuary, covering 1.8 million square kilometres of ocean, to protect ... More >>

Close the Back Door on Big Irrigation - Greenpeace

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 10:27 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

“That would be terrible news for New Zealand’s already polluted rivers,” says campaigner Gen Toop. More >>

   

 

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