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Three Billboards In A Dirty River, Near Christchurch, Canterbury

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 7:33 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is putting up three billboards in the in the algae-filled Selwyn near Christchurch to remind the Prime Minister of her promises on New Zealand rivers. The first billboard comprises a larger than life image of Jacinda Ardern, quoting ... More >>

Roading announcement undercuts clean transport development

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 11:31 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, January 29: The Government’s plan to spend $5.3 billion on building new roads will slow down the development of clean transport in New Zealand, according to Greenpeace. More >>

Protests outside Australian Consulates over bushfires

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 10:49 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, January 22: As the devastating bushfires continue to burn across Australia, Australian Consulates in Auckland, Wellington, and around the world are being met by protestors demanding more pressure be put on Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. More >>

Toxic algal blooms on the rise

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 10:27 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Dangerous toxic algal blooms in rivers are on the rise. The question is - will the Government’s new freshwater regulations, due mid-year, deal with the threat? More >>

Hollywood stars, Wallace and Gromit creators & Greenpeace

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 10:53 am | Greenpeace

Thursday, January 16: Oscar-winners Dame Helen Mirren and Olivia Colman, along with Game of Thrones’ Bella Ramsey and Stranger Things’ David Harbour have teamed up with Greenpeace in a just-released animation about the plight of the world’s ... More >>

Delay to dolphin rescue plan irresponsible during extinction

Friday, 20 December 2019, 3:31 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace says further delays to the Māui and Hector’s dolphin Threat Management Plan (TMP) is an irresponsible move that could push the vulnerable species closer to extinction. More >>

Oil drilling consent "deeply hypocritical"

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 2:57 pm | Greenpeace

Tuesday, 17 December: Greenpeace has slammed the Government for granting a controversial oil and gas drilling consent just days after championing New Zealand’s climate leadership at a global summit in Madrid. More >>

Greenpeace response to Regional Emissions profile

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 10:03 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, 12 December: Great South has today released a profile of Southland’s emission sources for the 2018 calendar year. It shows that agricultural-related emissions were identified to be the largest emission source for Southland, representing 69% ... More >>

Taylor calls on other countries to reduce emissions

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 9:09 am | Greenpeace

MADRID , Dec 10, 2019 - Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor has ignored Australians suffering from bushfires and Pacific Islanders facing the obliteration of their homelands by refusing to outline a plan for Australia to honour ... More >>

‘Each lump of coal is a nail in our coffins’

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 10:03 am | Greenpeace

Pacific church leader tells Scott Morrison ‘each lump of coal is a nail in our coffins’ More >>

Ex-Tuvalu PM Sopoaga asks at COP25

Saturday, 7 December 2019, 11:54 am | Greenpeace

‘If you don’t transition from coal, are you really part of the Pacific?’ Ex-Tuvalu PM Sopoaga asks at COP25 More >>

Fiji among 10 nations most impacted by climate crisis

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 10:25 am | Greenpeace

MADRID, Dec 5, 2019 - Climate change caused eight deaths and wiped $172 million from Fiji’s economy in 2018, according to a report by climate advocacy group Germanwatch. More >>

Greenpeace installs oil museum at OMV

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 7:37 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

After three days of barricading the OMV offices in New Plymouth through wind and driving rain, climate protesters have left the Austrian oil company a parting gift. More >>

Protestors to OMV: It’s not over

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 9:25 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, 4 December: Protestors from around the country have wrapped up a three day, 60 hour occupation of the OMV headquarters in New Plymouth the way they started - dancing. More >>

OMV blockade continues into its second night

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 5:39 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, 3 December: The ‘Climate Uprising’ blockade of Austrian oil driller OMV’s Taranaki headquarters has now held strong for 36 hours and is entering its second night. More >>

Testing night on the barricades at OMV

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 8:57 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

It’s been a challenging night on the barricades for the climate protestors blocking entrances to OMV - New Zealand’s last major offshore oil exploration company. More >>

Greenpeace calls on OMV to leave NZ as blockade continues

Monday, 2 December 2019, 4:12 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, 2 December: Climate protesters are eight hours into a planned 72 hour blockade of the OMV building in New Plymouth. More >>

Climate protesters shut down New Plymouth oil giant

Monday, 2 December 2019, 9:57 am | Greenpeace

Monday, December 2: Around a hundred climate protesters led by Greenpeace have formed a human barricade around the offices of an overseas oil corporation in Taranaki - shutting it down. More >>

Climate protesters to form human barricade

Sunday, 1 December 2019, 10:00 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Sunday, 1 December: Hundreds of climate protestors from all over the country are heading to Taranaki today. More >>

Hundreds to descend on OMV in New Plymouth

Friday, 29 November 2019, 3:47 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, 29 November: Hundreds of climate protesters are expected to descend on New Plymouth this coming Monday, 2 December. They’ll be surrounding the headquarters of Austrian Oil Company - OMV - for a three day ‘climate uprising occupation’ ... More >>

 

 

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