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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 >>

Ardern makes oil history: Greenpeace

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 10:45 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, April 12: Greenpeace says the Coalition Government’s announcement that it has ended new offshore oil and gas exploration is an "historic moment, and a huge win for our climate and people power". More >>

Government urged to go all the way on plastic bags

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 11:05 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace will call for a comprehensive ban on plastic bags when it gives evidence to the Environment Select Committee this Thursday, 12 April. More >>

End of Govt-funded irrigation a huge win for rivers

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 6:27 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thurs, April 5th: The Government has today announced that it has cut public funding for large-scale irrigation through Crown Irrigation Investments Limited (CIIL). More >>

Even the banks are saying we need climate action

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 11:19 am | Greenpeace

Wednesday, 4 April 2018: The final myth standing in the way of climate action has been busted thanks to research released this morning by one of New Zealand’s largest banks showing inaction on climate change will cost the country billions. More >>

Janet the 17m blue whale makes oil conference debut

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 2:22 pm | Greenpeace

Wednesday, March 28: After a whirlwind trip around the country to raise awareness about the dangers of oil and gas exploration, a 17 metre blue whale called Janet has made a special appearance at the annual oil industry conference in Wellington. More >>

Greenpeace isn’t a charity, it’s a necessity

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 6:43 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, March 21: Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, says the Charities Board decision not to grant the environmental organisation charity status is unsurprising given that the Board has resolutely opposed Greenpeace’s application all along, ... More >>

Govt inquiry into spy agency should include MBIE

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

Friday, March 16: Greenpeace has asked the State Services Commission to expand its investigation into the use of Thompson and Clark by a government agency to include Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment, after OIA requests revealed the ... More >>

Celebrities sign letter urging PM to end oil exploration

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 9:48 am | Greenpeace

Thursday, March 15: Dame Jane Campion and the 2017 New Zealander of the Year, Taika Waititi, are the latest in a long line of leading New Zealanders to sign an open letter urging Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern end oil and gas exploration. More >>

"Licensed to krill" - Greenpeace exposes Antarctic fishing

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 8:19 am | Greenpeace

A new Greenpeace investigation has exposed the environmental risks of the fast-growing krill industry in one of the most pristine parts of the Antarctic Ocean. More >>

Sam Neill goes viral eating a "stupid plastic bag"

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 4:20 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace says more than 1.2 million people have now seen the quirky Sam Neill video of the Kiwi actor munching on a plastic bag. More >>

Climate Commission needs teeth like Reserve Bank

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 1:17 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Russel Norman: Climate Commission needs teeth like Reserve Bank Wednesday, March 7: Greenpeace New Zealand Executive Director, Russel Norman, says the new Government’s Climate Commission needs to be given teeth if it’s to have any significant impact ... More >>



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