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Transpower issues "game changing" report on solar

Sunday, 10 February 2019, 11:20 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

A new Transpower report into the future of electricity has been labelled "the most disruptive study to emerge in the New Zealand energy space". More >>

Nelson fires "tip of the ice sheet"

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 12:00 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, February 7: New Zealand scientists are behind a major new international research paper that shows dangerously unpredictable extreme weather could become a reality within decades as the impact of melting ice sheets becomes better understood. More >>

Alarm raised after Govt quietly delays fishing boat cameras

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 10:09 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is raising the alarm after the Government has again delayed the rollout of cameras on fishing boats, this time until August. The decision was quietly notified in the Government Gazette yesterday. More >>

Govt tries to get Talley’s boat off international blacklist

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 10:16 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is calling on the New Zealand Government to stop supporting dubious fishing activities after it tried to get a Talley’s fishing boat taken off a global blacklist of illegal fishing vessels during an international fisheries meeting in the Hague. More >>

Genesis’ record coal burn reveals urgent need for solar

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 4:08 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, January 22: The revelation that coal burning at Genesis Energy’s Huntly Power Station is the highest in five years is proof we need to fast-track the rollout of solar energy, says Greenpeace. More >>

Greenpeace condemns Japan government’s "sneaky" withdrawal

Wednesday, 26 December 2018, 5:01 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, 26 December - Greenpeace condemns the Japanese Government’s formal announcement today to officially withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC), with the intention to resume commercial whaling in its territorial waters and exclusive ... More >>

Democracy threatened by Govt Stasi-like surveillance

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 12:37 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

On the back of a report released today revealing seven government departments have engaged with a spy agency that acted unlawfully, Greenpeace has accused the state of assisting in systematic and oppressive Stasi-like surveillance. More >>

COP24 ends without firm promises to raise climate action

Sunday, 16 December 2018, 11:33 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Sunday, December 16 : Just two months after the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned we have 12 years left to save the world, COP24 ended with no clear promise of enhanced climate action. More >>

Greenpeace upset at failure to include agriculture in ETS

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 7:17 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, December 12: The Government has just announced "improvements" to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). More >>

NZ called on by global leaders to step up at COP24

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 9:15 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, December 11: New Zealand has been urged to be bolder at COP24 in Poland, the annual United Nations climate change conference. More >>

Provocative billboards target Ravensdown and Ballance

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 9:40 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday 6th December: Greenpeace is pulling no punches in its new campaign to ban synthetic nitrogen fertiliser and save New Zealand’s rivers. More >>

Government must rule out 8 "Dead" Rivers project

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 4:07 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is calling on the Government to rule out what it says is a massive polluting project proposed for Taranaki that will increase dirty energy dependency and massively increase production of "river-killing" urea. More >>

Rich nations urged to step up

Friday, 23 November 2018, 10:11 am | Greenpeace

MAJURO , Nov 23, 2018 - The developing nations most at risk due to climate change have urged the leaders of the world’s biggest polluting countries to step up their ambition to match the scale of the climate crisis. More >>

Vanuatu warns fossil fuel companies could be sued

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 1:27 pm | Greenpeace

PORT VILA, Vanuatu, 22 Nov, 2018 - Vanuatu is considering suing fossil fuel companies that continue to contribute to climate change, the nation’s foreign minister has warned, in what could be a world first legal action by a climate vulnerable country. More >>

Public demand more ambition than bag ban - Greenpeace

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 2:19 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

The Ministry for Environment (MfE) has reported today that of 9,300 submissions received, 92 per cent support the Government's proposed mandatory phase out of single-use plastic shopping bags. MfE has further noted that many submitters "support the proposal ... More >>

Marshallese call for developed countries to step up

Sunday, 18 November 2018, 12:30 pm | Greenpeace

More than 100 Marshallese call for developed countries to step up their climate action ahead of CVF Summit Majuro , Marshall Islands, 17 November 2018 - More than 200 Marshallese activists in traditional vessels have rallied off the coast of the nation’s capital, ... More >>

Greenpeace calls for ban on chemical nitrogen fertiliser

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 10:15 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is opening up a new front in the struggle to save New Zealand’s rivers and reduce agricultural emissions. More >>

Oil and gas ban passes into law

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 7:21 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

7th November 2018: Greenpeace today welcomes the passing of legislation that puts the ban on new oil and gas permits into law. More >>

Greenpeace fury at Mackenzie Dairy decision

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 9:57 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is furious at a council decision to let the controversial mega dairy farm in the Mackenzie turn on it’s irrigators before all the conditions of the resource consent are met. More >>

Greenpeace slams Antarctic Ocean Commission

Saturday, 3 November 2018, 11:38 am | Greenpeace

3 November 2018 - Greenpeace has slammed the Antarctic Ocean Commission (CCAMLR) for "failing its mandate" following a meeting in Hobart, Tasmania, where governments failed to agree a vast Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary, backed by 22 of 25 ... More >>



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