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Greenpeace Calls Foul On INEOS Rugby Sponsorship Deal

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 12:39 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is calling foul on NZ Rugby’s decision to sign a sponsorship deal with the oil and plastic polluting petrochemical giant INEOS. "In the thick of the climate crisis, it’s gutting to see NZ Rugby sign a sponsorship deal with an oil ... More >>

ECan Must Front Up About Health Risks Of Nitrate Contamination - Greenpeace

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 9:04 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is calling on Environment Canterbury to be upfront about health risks of nitrate contamination, following ECan’s release of new data that shows nitrate contamination in drinking water is rising. ECan has released the results of its annual ... More >>

Truth The Casualty Of Politics As UNESCO Great Barrier Reef Decision Flouts Reality

Saturday, 24 July 2021, 4:27 pm | Greenpeace

The World Heritage Committee’s failure to officially declare the Great Barrier Reef “in danger” is a missed opportunity to shine a light on the Australian Government’s neglect of a natural wonder that remains at great risk due to the impacts of climate ... More >>

Truth The Casualty Of Politics As UNESCO Great Barrier Reef Decision Flouts Reality

Saturday, 24 July 2021, 6:12 am | Greenpeace

SYDNEY , July 23 2021 - UNESCO’s failure to officially declare the Great Barrier Reef “in danger” is a missed opportunity to shine a light on the Australian Government’s neglect of a natural wonder that remains at great risk due to the impacts of climate ... More >>

New IPCC Climate Report Will Add Pressure On Ardern For Stronger Action On Agriculture

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 2:53 pm | Greenpeace

As 2021 shapes up to be yet another year marked by deadly floods, heat waves, devastating wildfires and record droughts, world governments will soon be convening to receive a new stark climate crisis warning by the scientific community. Written by top climate ... More >>

Free Water Testing For Southland - Greenpeace

Saturday, 17 July 2021, 6:04 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is conducting free drop-in water testing today in Winton, and tomorrow in Riversdale, to enable Southland households to check their drinking water for nitrate contamination. Southlanders are invited to bring 100mL of their bore water in a clean ... More >>

Free Water Nitrate Testing For Southland This Weekend - Greenpeace

Monday, 12 July 2021, 8:16 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

On the 17th and 18th July, Greenpeace is conducting free drop-in water testing days to enable Southland households to check their bore water for nitrate contamination. 10am - 2pm, Saturday 17th July at the Holy Trinity Church Hall, Meldrum St, Winton ... More >>

Testing Shows Ashburton Is 'Loaded With Nitrate Contamination' - Greenpeace, Federation Of Freshwater Anglers

Saturday, 10 July 2021, 8:06 pm | Greenpeace

Following a day of drinking water testing, Greenpeace and the Federation of Freshwater Anglers say the Ashburton region is showing unacceptably high rates of nitrate contamination in drinking water. Greenpeace today held free drop-in water testing in Ashburton, ... More >>

Free Water Testing For Ashburton And Temuka - Greenpeace

Saturday, 10 July 2021, 12:57 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is conducting free drop-in water testing in Ashburton today and in Temuka tomorrow, to enable households to check their drinking water for nitrate contamination. Local residents are invited to bring 100mL of their bore water in a clean container ... More >>

Greenpeace Renews Call To Ban Plastic Bottles Following Dangerous Levels Of Microplastics Discovered Around BOP Moana

Friday, 9 July 2021, 2:39 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Following the Government’s recent announcement to phase out single-use plastics, a University of Waikato study has revealed "extremely high levels" of microplastics around Bay of Plenty moana. University of Waikato master of science student Anita ... More >>

Greenpeace Calls On Police To Protect Peaceful Pūtiki Protectors From More Violence

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 4:36 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

In the face of escalating violence upon peaceful protestors on Waiheke, Greenpeace, which supports the Protect Pūtiki campaign, is calling on the New Zealand Police to "ensure the safety of the peaceful protectors of Pūtiki Bay from further ... More >>

Talley’s Vessel Targetted By Greenpeace Had Just Dumped 3km Net At Sea

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 4:17 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Talley’s bottom trawler the Amaltal Enterprise had just dumped a giant three kilometre net at sea, days before it was the target of a Greenpeace protest to stop its ocean destruction. Greenpeace activists painted a giant ‘stop’ message on the side ... More >>

Greenpeace Hosting Water Testing In Ashburton And Temuka This Weekend

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 2:57 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace is conducting free drop-in water testing days in Ashburton and Temuka this coming weekend to enable households to check their bore water for nitrate contamination. 10am - 2pm, Saturday 10th July at Mid Canterbury Community House, 44 Cass St, Ashburton ... More >>

Greenpeace Gives Talley’s Bottom Trawler A New Paint Job

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 8:05 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace activists have given Talley’s vessel the Amaltal Enterprise a new paint job this morning, calling for bottom trawling to be banned on seamounts. A small team of activists painted ‘STOP’ on the side of the Amaltal Enterprise at dawn, ... More >>

'Under One': Enviro NGOs Call For Limit On Nitrate Water Pollution

Monday, 5 July 2021, 6:11 am | Greenpeace

Four of New Zealand’s leading environmental organisations are urging the Government to defend native species and human health by setting a nitrate pollution limit of under 1mg per litre for waterways. The nitrate limit will be the key rule for determining ... More >>

All Blacks Potential Sponsor INEOS Caught Lobbying Against Rules To Limit Toxic Microplastics

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 9:12 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Trade groups representing the world’s biggest oil and chemical companies - including NZ Rugby’s prospective new sponsor for the All Blacks - INEOS, have been opposing a ground-breaking new proposal to regulate toxic and persistent chemicals in microplastics, ... More >>

New Zealand Bottom Trawlers Operate "Most Destructive Fishery" In Australia

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 5:42 pm | Greenpeace

Australian conservationists are calling out the New Zealand bottom trawling fleet for operating the "most destructive fishery" in the country, as vessels from NZ currently trawl for orange roughy off the Tasmanian coast. The Australian ... More >>

Greenpeace Welcomes Single-use Plastic Phase Out But Renews Call To Ban The Bottle

Sunday, 27 June 2021, 5:18 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is welcoming the Government’s announcement today of a plan to phase out more single-use plastics, but is calling for the ban to cover a wider range of products, including single-use plastic drink bottles like Coke, Pepsi and Pump. "This ... More >>

UNESCO Warns Australian Government’s Failure On Climate Means Great Barrier Reef Is ‘World Heritage In Danger’

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 2:48 pm | Greenpeace

SYDNEY , June 22 2021 - The Australian Government’s support for the fossil fuel industry and lack of a credible climate policy has caused UNESCO to recommend the Great Barrier Reef be listed among World Heritage sites in danger, according to a ... More >>

Hauraki Gulf Bottom Trawling Restrictions A Win, Now Let’s Go Further

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 11:08 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is welcoming the Government’s Sea Change plan, announced this morning, which details how the depleted Hauraki Gulf will be brought back from the brink. Jessica Desmond, ocean campaigner at Greenpeace Aotearoa, says she’s pleased to ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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