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Overfished West Coast hoki fishery collapses

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 7:39 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, September 26: The collapse of the West Coast hoki fishery revealed today by the fishing industry demonstrates why we need an independent inquiry into New Zealand’s failing fisheries management system, says Greenpeace. More >>

Oil companies don’t deserve special treatment

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 10:26 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, September 25: Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, says the Government must not cave in to pleas for special treatment by the oil and gas industry by extending drilling permits that are set to expire. More >>

Greenpeace congratulates Govt on oil exploration ban law

Monday, 24 September 2018, 7:18 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, 24 September: Greenpeace is congratulating the Coalition Government for introducing an amendment to the Crown Minerals Act to bring the ban on new offshore oil and gas permits into law. More >>

Rainbow Warrior heading to Wellington

Monday, 24 September 2018, 10:49 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, September 24: The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior is due to arrive into Wellington Harbour this afternoon as part of a tour to celebrate New Zealand’s recent ban on new offshore oil exploration, and promote clean energy opportunities. More >>

Historic discharge without conviction for Greenpeace head

Friday, 21 September 2018, 3:01 pm | Greenpeace

Friday 21st September: Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, and climate activist Sara Howell, have been discharged without conviction following action they took to stop the world’s largest oil and gas exploration ship searching for fossil ... More >>

Fonterra implicated in deforestation and human rights abuses

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 12:27 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday 19 September: Over one a half million rugby fields of Indonesian rainforest were destroyed between 2015 and 2017. More >>

NZ needs to lift its game in UN Ocean Treaty negotiations

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 9:06 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, 18 September - The first meeting at the United Nations’ headquarters focused on a treaty to protect all the oceans beyond national borders has just come to an end. More >>

Urgent need for massive solar injection

Friday, 14 September 2018, 10:49 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, September 14: A new report published by the University of Auckland Business School has revealed that New Zealanders have been ripped off by big electricity generators to the tune of $5.4 billion over seven years. More >>

Greenpeace launches plan to solarise half a million NZ homes

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 1:27 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, September 13: Greenpeace has unveiled a plan that would see half a million New Zealand homes solarised over the next 10 years with money currently being used to subsidise the oil and gas industry. More >>

Don McGlashan to welcome Rainbow Warrior with Anchor Me

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 11:29 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, September 11: The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior will be welcomed into Auckland tomorrow by musician Don McGlashan singing his Kiwi classic, Anchor Me. More >>

Time to face climate cow in the room - Greenpeace

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 3:17 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thurs, 30 August : Greenpeace says it’s time to face the cow in the room, following the release of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s (PCE) report on methane emissions from livestock. More >>

Stop playing catch-up" with plastics

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 3:50 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Weds, August 22: Today Greenpeace launches an ambitious new blueprint to tackle New Zealand’s plastic crisis . More >>

Greenpeace to make new challenge to Government on plastics

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 5:13 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tues, 21 August: Following the win on plastic bags, Greenpeace is gearing up to issue a significant new challenge to Government on plastics. More >>

Rainbow Warrior sailing to NZ to make oil history

Sunday, 19 August 2018, 12:43 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Sunday, August 19: The world famous Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior is on its way to New Zealand for a tour of the country to celebrate the Government’s recent oil ban and promote clean energy opportunities. More >>

Plastic bag ban a win for people power and the oceans

Friday, 10 August 2018, 10:56 am | Greenpeace

Friday, Aug 10th: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Associate Minister of the Environment, Eugenie Sage have today announced a proposal to phase out single use plastic bags by 2019. More >>

Greenpeace head and climate activist face court

Friday, 20 July 2018, 11:23 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, July 20: Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, and climate activist Sara Howell, appeared for sentencing today following action they took to stop the world’s largest oil and gas exploration ship searching for fossil fuels off the ... More >>

New seabed mining project threatens endangered species

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 9:22 am | Greenpeace

Thursday, July 12: Greenpeace is shocked to discover that a new seabed mining exploration permit has been awarded inside a Marine Mammal Sanctuary, and is calling on the Government to reject all attempts to mine the seabed. More >>

Krill fishing companies back call to protect Antarctic Ocean

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 9:14 am | Greenpeace

Tuesday, 10 July - A campaign to create the world’s biggest marine reserve off Antarctica has been given props from an unexpected quarter. More >>

Activists in Fiji ‘flood’ beach to protest Citibank

Saturday, 7 July 2018, 3:56 pm | Greenpeace

Pacific Island Represent activists in Fiji ‘flood’ beach to protest Citibank’s funding of deadly tar sands pipelines in Canada More >>

Dairying in the Mackenzie - How far is too far?

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 1:51 pm | Greenpeace

When it comes to extremes we all have different limits. And sometimes we have to reach those nasty edges to appreciate they do exist. More >>

   

 

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