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Govt urged to use fund for just transitions

Friday, 23 February 2018, 9:16 am | Greenpeace

Friday, February 23: Greenpeace is calling on the Government to use the Regional Development Fund to back up its promises of a just transition to clean energy. More >>

What the heck is Sam Neill doing?

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 7:32 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

What the heck is Sam Neill doing? What the heck is Sam Neill doing with that plastic bag? More >>

17-metre blue whale to make appearance in Mission Bay

Friday, 16 February 2018, 4:11 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, February 16: A 17-metre blue whale called Janet is expected to make an appearance at a rally on Saturday in Mission Bay against new oil and gas exploration. More >>

NZ Kindy bans plastic bags

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 2:14 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

At Laingholm in West Auckland they’ve banned plastic bags from their kindy. They might even be the first kindergarten in the country to do so. More >>

Genesis’ plan to keep coal burning until 2030 stuns

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 12:24 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

In a move that has stunned environmentalists, Genesis Energy has announced a plan to keep burning coal for power generation until 2030. More >>

Greenpeace amused at negative survey from oil industry

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 2:05 pm | Greenpeace

Tuesday, February 13: Greenpeace is calling oil industry efforts to put a positive spin on a just-released public perception survey "desperate and misleading". More >>

Activists threatened with "draconian" Anadarko Amendment

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 1:34 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, January 31: Police have warned climate activists currently locked onto an offshore oil exploration support ship in the Port of Taranaki that officials from the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) are travelling from Wellington ... More >>

Greenpeace activists jump on Amazon Warrior support vessel

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 9:07 am | Greenpeace

Wednesday, 31 January: Greenpeace activists have boarded the support vessel of the world’s largest seismic blasting ship this morning, and locked themselves to it. More >>

Big Irrigation a blooming bad idea for NZ’s rivers

Friday, 26 January 2018, 2:30 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Big Irrigation a blooming bad idea for NZ’s rivers Friday, 26 Jan - Greenpeace is warning there’ll be many more toxic algal blooms and rivers drying up around New Zealand if controversial irrigation schemes are allowed to go ahead. More >>

Landmark expedition to bottom of the Antarctic Ocean

Monday, 15 January 2018, 12:35 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace launches landmark expedition to bottom of the Antarctic Ocean Monday, January 15: Greenpeace has today launched a campaign calling for the creation of the largest protected area on Earth - a 1.8 million square kilometre ocean sanctuary ... More >>

Arctic legal decision will strengthen movement to end oil

Friday, 5 January 2018, 10:54 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

In the case brought against the Norwegian Government by Greenpeace Norway for granting new oil licenses to drill in the Arctic, the Oslo District Court reached a decision yesterday afternoon, Norwegian time. More >>

Xmas present for Irrigation industry - bad news for rivers

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 2:37 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

The money’s come from the Sustainable Farming Fund which, as the name suggests, is designed to help farmers farm in ways that reduce damage to the environment. More >>

New permit issued for oil and gas exploration must be last

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 6:35 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

New permit issued for oil and gas exploration must be NZ’s last, says Greenpeace More >>

Environmental heavyweights pen letter to Govt

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 2:52 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, December 20: The country’s largest environmental organisations have penned an open letter to the Government today, calling for an end to new fossil fuel expansion. More >>

Fossil fuel expansion undermines new Climate Commission

Monday, 18 December 2017, 4:53 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, December 18: Greenpeace says the Government’s announcement on the formalisation of a Climate Commission is a positive step, but expanding the fossil fuel industry by issuing new fossil fuel permits would undermine the Commission before it even ... More >>

Public money still being spent on polluting rivers

Friday, 8 December 2017, 10:54 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, 8th December: Greenpeace is seeking urgent clarification from the Agriculture and Environment Ministers Damien O'Connor and David Parker on a media report today that irrigation is still being publicly funded. More >>

Greenpeace Launches Legal Challenge Against Amazon Warrior

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 12:33 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, December 5: A legal challenge against the world’s largest seismic oil exploration ship will be launched at a public rally today on Parliament Lawn. More >>

Greenpeace Calls Out Shane Jones on Irrigation

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 10:53 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday 5th Dec, Greenpeace is calling out the new labour-led government for muddying the waters on its promise to end state funding of irrigation and clean up rivers. More >>

Texan Oil Giant at Centre of Anti-Protest Legislation Quits

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 9:32 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, November 28: Greenpeace says it’s time for the new Government to administer the coup de grâce to the oil industry after Texan oil giant, Anadarko, has pulled the plug on its New Zealand operations. More >>

"Expect resistance": Greenpeace warning to Amazon Warrior

Saturday, 25 November 2017, 1:45 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

"Expect resistance": Greenpeace warning to Amazon Warrior as it arrives in NZ -- Saturday, 25 November: Greenpeace has issued a warning to the world’s biggest seismic blasting ship upon its arrival in New Zealand waters this morning. More >>

   

 

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