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Covid Shows Now Is The Time To Strengthen Environmental Protections

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 2:23 pm | Greenpeace

As the Covid-19 pandemic takes its toll on the New Zealand economy, Greenpeace is pushing back on industry lobbyists and politicians arguing for weakening and delaying environmental protections. The environment group says that now more than ever, we ... More >>

Greenpeace Response To Stimulus Package

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 2:50 pm | Greenpeace

 Greenpeace is welcoming today’s sweeping fiscal stimulus package, and hopes the next announcement in May will take things a step further, by using the opportunity to embed New Zealand's response to climate change and protect the country ... More >>

Govt Urged To Green The Covid Stimulus Package

Monday, 16 March 2020, 12:54 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is encouraging the Government to use tomorrow’s Covid-19 budget as an opportunity to future proof New Zealand against climate change. And it’s asking Kiwis to weigh in with their ideas. Jacinda Ardern is expected to outline a package ... More >>

In Wake Of Fishing Industry Links To Govt, NZers Rally For Ocean Protection

Monday, 9 March 2020, 1:10 pm | Greenpeace

New Zealanders put the writing on the wall today when it comes to their feelings about ocean protection, sharing their views on posters across the capital city. Messages calling for global ocean sanctuaries and bigger and bolder protection measures are ... More >>

Greenpeace Gunges Fertiliser Company

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 7:49 am | Greenpeace

Management at Ravensdown fertiliser company in Christchurch are arriving at work this morning to discover they’ve been slimed. The main entranceway to the head office in Christchurch, the car park, signage and front wall have all been covered ... More >>

We Love WOMAD, But Its Oil Sponsors Really Suck

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 10:36 am | Greenpeace

Thursday, February 27: Greenpeace has published an open letter calling on the organisers of music festival WOMAD to dump oil industry sponsorship. Todd Energy and Austrian oil giant OMV are on the bill again this year, despite persistent criticism from ... More >>

Greenpeace Calls On PM To Launch Review After NZF Fishery Donations Exposed

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 2:23 pm | Greenpeace

Tuesday, February 25: Greenpeace is calling on the Prime Minister to launch an external review into Talley’s-related fishing decisions made by this Government, in light of new revelations that tens of thousands of dollars have been donated to the New ... More >>

Greenpeace Welcomes Win For The Environment As Equinor Pulls Out Of Bight Oil Project

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 1:26 pm | Greenpeace

SYDNEY , Feb 25 2020 - Norwegian oil company Equinor has today announced it will abandon plans to drill in the Great Australian Bight because it is “not commercially competitive”. “This is an incredible win for people power and nature - after ... More >>

OMV’s Deep Sea Oil Drill Fails

Thursday, 20 February 2020, 3:22 pm | Greenpeace

Thursday, February 20: South Islanders will be bidding ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ to Austrian oil and gas giant OMV, which has come up empty handed following a controversial deep sea drill in the Great South Basin. Greenpeace climate and energy campaigner, ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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