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OIA Reveals Department Of Conservation Advised Against Scrapping Freshwater Protections - Greenpeace

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 2:33 pm | Greenpeace

The advice, dated 26 March 2024, states that DOC was given "limited opportunity for input" and so could "only note that the additional adverse effects of the proposed changes may be significant for some catchments, protected areas and species." More >>

Greenpeace Response To Govt Move To Take Agriculture Out Of ETS

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 3:30 pm | Greenpeace

The National-led coalition Government has today confirmed the demise of He Waka Eke Noa and a new Pastoral Sector Group for tackling agricultural climate emissions which Greenpeace says is just more dairy industry collusion and climate denial by the Luxon ... More >>

Convicted Bottom Trawlers Given Green Light To Trash South Pacific

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 11:40 am | Greenpeace

New Zealand’s destructive bottom trawling is back in the spotlight, as vessels the Tasman Viking and Amaltal Mariner are given permits to continue trashing deep sea corals in the South Pacific. More >>

Shane Jones Fires Damp Squib In Response To Giant Backlash Against Luxon’s War On Nature

Sunday, 9 June 2024, 12:52 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace Aotearoa spokesperson Niamh O’Flynn says, "Shane Jones is dreaming. The oil exploration industry won’t risk coming back to Aotearoa because they know that it’s not worth coming all this way to fail again. More >>

Giant March For Nature Fills Queen Street To Oppose Luxon’s Fast Track Bill

Saturday, 8 June 2024, 2:14 pm | Greenpeace

Over 20,000 people have turned out in Auckland today for the March for Nature to protest the Luxon Government’s fast-track bill and ‘war on nature’. More >>

Fast Track Bill, Already Mired In Corruption Scandal, Should Be Pulled

Friday, 7 June 2024, 5:01 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace says that National MP David MacLeod being referred to the police for undeclared donations has undermined public confidence in the process for examining the Fast Track Bill and the bill must be dumped. More >>

March For Nature, Aotea Square, Midday Saturday 8th June

Friday, 7 June 2024, 1:03 pm | Greenpeace

The March Will Proceed From Aotea Square Down Queen Street At Approximately 1:30pm And, Depending On The Number Of Participants, Will Either End Near Britomart Or On Customs Street. More >>

Luxon Swings Through Auckland Atop A Fast Track Wrecking Ball

Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 11:59 am | Greenpeace

Organised by Greenpeace, the float covered in punga trees is travelling around central city suburbs blasting the Miley Cyrus song ‘Wrecking Ball’. A Christopher Luxon lookalike swings to and fro on the wrecking ball, singing the praises of the ‘fast ... More >>

National Voters Concerned About Fast Track Bill

Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 8:23 am | Greenpeace

The poll covers a range of dimensions related to the controversial legislation and highlights concern amongst the National Party support base over the undermining of democracy, the risk of corruption, the return of previously prohibited practices, ... More >>

Numbers Building For Fast Track Bill Protest March In Auckland

Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 7:25 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace, Forest & Bird, Communities Against the Fast Track, Coromandel Watchdog, Kiwis Against Seabed Mining, and a host of environmental and community groups have organised the march, which kicks off with a rally at 1pm this Saturday, June 8, at ... More >>

Silencing Environmental Voices With Budget 2024 - More Motivation For Protest

Thursday, 30 May 2024, 3:42 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is slamming the Government for slashing funding for government environmental agencies and initiatives in Budget 2024. Greenpeace Aotearoa Executive Director Russel Norman says "By silencing environmental agencies, Nicola Willis is enabling the Luxon ... More >>

Luxon’s Govt Destroying Right To Safe Drinking Water, Swimmable Rivers

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 2:31 pm | Greenpeace

The Resource Management (Freshwater and Other Matters) Amendment Bill, which is set to have its first reading in Parliament today, will scrap the requirement for consents to comply with the water protection principles set out in the National Policy Statement ... More >>

PCE Condemns Govt’s Property Rights Approach To Environmental Protection

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 8:00 pm | Greenpeace

Greenpeace Aotearoa says that it’s clear the Government’s approach to environmental policies is actively harming nature after the release of the Going With the Grain report today by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE). More >>

Offshore Wind Industry Warns Against Taranaki Seabed Mining

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 10:01 am | Greenpeace

A damning briefing paper released by a group of offshore wind developers warns that if Trans Tasman Resources gets the go-ahead to mine the seabed of the South Taranaki Bight, it would spell the end of New Zealand’s chance to embrace offshore wind More >>

Protest March Against Fast-track Bill Announced For Auckland

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 7:27 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace Aotearoa executive director Russel Norman says, "The Fast-Track Bill is the most damaging piece of environmental legislation any Government has introduced in living memory. People are angry, and it’s time to march." More >>

Greenpeace Letter To Te Whatu Ora, ECan, Calls For Response To High Nitrate In Canterbury Drinking Water

Wednesday, 24 April 2024, 8:40 am | Greenpeace

In a letter sent to Te Whatu Ora, Environment Canterbury, district councils, and Minister for Health Dr Shane Reti, Greenpeace has conveyed "deep concern" over nitrate levels in drinking water after its latest round of drinking water testing. More >>

Govt Repeal Of Te Mana O Te Wai Condemning Rural Communities To Unsafe Drinking Water - Greenpeace

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 1:20 pm | Greenpeace

Testing of drinking water in rural Canterbury over the weekend by Greenpeace revealed that several public town supplies were reaching levels of nitrate above 5 mg/L - the threshold which a growing body of scientific evidence has linked to increased ... More >>

Elevated Levels Of Nitrate Contamination Found In Canterbury Drinking Water

Monday, 22 April 2024, 8:23 am | Greenpeace

Almost a quarter of the drinking water samples Greenpeace has tested for nitrate contamination in Canterbury over the last three days were above the 5 mg/L level of contamination associated with reproductive risk in pregnant people. More >>

Nitrate Contamination In Darfield Water Supply Could Be Causing Reproductive Risks

Saturday, 20 April 2024, 6:32 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace Aotearoa is expressing grave concern over nitrate contamination in Darfield, after water testing on Friday revealed the town supply in both Darfield and Kirwee was around 5 mg/L of nitrate. More >>

Fast Track Invite List Includes Most Destructive Industries In New Zealand

Friday, 19 April 2024, 8:26 pm | Greenpeace

The new ‘Fast-track Approvals Bill’ would give just three Ministers the power to approve or deny development projects. They would avoid the usual checks and balances that are in place to protect rivers, land, the ocean, and communities. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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