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Tiny district council has chance to stop dairy conversion

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 10:29 am | Greenpeace

A tiny district council in the South Island may be all that stands in the way of an industrial dairy development in the unique and fragile Mackenzie Basin. More >>

Rich lister props up failing irrigation schemes

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 12:25 pm | Greenpeace

Thurs 14th June, It's been revealed that a rich-lister Gary Rooney looks set to bail out the ailing South Canterbury irrigation scheme, Hunter Downs. More >>

Half of all NZ emissions could be ignored under Act

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 12:32 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, June 7: Greenpeace is raising red flags that the agriculture industry, New Zealand’s biggest emitter, could escape being held responsible for nearly half of the country’s climate emissions under the proposed Zero Carbon Act. More >>

Shocking Antarctic Plastic Pollution Uncovered by Greenpeace

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 11:13 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

A Greenpeace expedition to Antarctica has revealed shocking data - that plastic pollution and chemicals are now present in one of the remotest parts of the planet. More >>

Govt bag ban close but needs to be comprehensive

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 5:30 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is applauding the strong signal from the Associate Environment Minister today that she will ban plastic bags later in the year, but warns that if not comprehensive, the ban could fail to fix the problem. More >>

Plastic pledge is rubbish

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 12:22 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Plastic pledge is rubbish Tuesday, June 5 : Greenpeace warns that today’s announcement of the "Beat Plastic Pollution" declaration is an industry-led false solution for tackling the scourge of plastic pollution in our oceans. More >>

Greenpeace calls "balderdash" on MPI claims

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 12:04 pm | Greenpeace

Thursday, May 31: Greenpeace is calling for MPI to immediately release any documentation addressing the serious issues found during two extensive investigations into New Zealand’s fisheries, the reports of which they then buried. More >>

Power prices skyrocket from coal and diesel

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 10:45 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, May 30: Power prices have soared over the last few evenings as energy utilities fired up coal, gas and even diesel generators to fill a spike in demand for heating during this week’s cold snap. More >>

Another leaked MPI report reveals scale of underreporting

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 5:27 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is renewing its call for a full and independent inquiry into New Zealand’s Fisheries Management System after releasing yet another leaked internal Government report , this time showing industrial scale under-reporting of fish in the southern ... More >>

NZ investigators expose slavery and human trafficking at sea

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 2:20 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, May 24: Investigators from New Zealand are behind a global operation that has exposed shocking incidents of human trafficking, slavery and abuse at sea aboard international fishing fleets. More >>

Independent inquiry needed after leaked fishing report

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 9:25 am | Greenpeace

Thursday, May 24: Greenpeace is calling for a full and independent inquiry into New Zealand’s Fisheries Management System after releasing a leaked internal Government report showing "shocking" levels of malfeasance in the hoki fishery. More >>

Beware false solutions to plastic bag crisis - Greenpeace

Monday, 21 May 2018, 7:51 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Mon 21 May: Greenpeace is warning that NZ retailers’ enthusiasm to find replacements for single-use plastic bags may result in worse outcomes for the environment. More >>

Why is Govt subsidising agricultural pollution?

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 3:18 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

"This Coalition Government has made a number of good decisions for the environment recently but it is set to continue to spend over $800 million a year subsidising greenhouse gas pollution from the agriculture sector by not bringing agriculture ... More >>

Greenpeace exposes dairy pipeline incursion

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 6:49 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace has released drone video footage revealing a major dairy incursion into wilderness country in the Mackenzie. More >>

More than half of NZers say too many cows - Greenpeace poll

Monday, 7 May 2018, 6:02 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

A Horizon opinion poll commissioned by Greenpeace reveals that 52 percent of Kiwis think are too many cows for our waterways to cope with. More >>

Govt drops charges against Greenpeace

Friday, 27 April 2018, 9:16 am | Greenpeace

Friday, April 27: Today Greenpeace has been advised that the charges laid against the organisation for action last April to stop the Amazon Warrior seismic blasting for oil at sea are to be dropped. More >>

The plastics crisis - putting the heat back on business

Friday, 20 April 2018, 10:20 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is calling on New Zealanders to start turning up the heat on big business to help solve the plastics crisis. More >>

Wake up call on NZ land use - Greenpeace

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 2:41 pm | Greenpeace

The Ministry for the Environment has released Our Land 2018 which reveals that the large scale conversion and intensification of dairying is a key driver of environmental degradation. More >>

Greenpeace trial witnesses confirmed

Monday, 16 April 2018, 9:05 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Former President and NASA scientist confirmed as witnesses in Greenpeace trial Monday, April 16: A world authority on climate science has told the New Zealand Government they’re "planning to put the wrong people on trial" for an offshore oil ... More >>

Oil decision gives NZ ‘clean, green’ mojo back

Friday, 13 April 2018, 1:40 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, April 13: The announcement by the Coalition Government that it’s ended all new offshore oil and gas exploration has thrust New Zealand onto the world stage and created a flurry of positive international attention that will benefit our biggest ... More >>



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