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30 people occupying OMV support vessel to halt oil operation

Sunday, 24 November 2019, 1:11 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Sunday, 24 November: 30 people, including a team of Greenpeace climbers, have stormed aboard the support vessel for Austrian oil giant OMV’s oil rig at dawn this morning, and some have locked themselves to the ship to stop it leaving port. More >>

Dangerous nitrous oxide emissions rising fast - New study

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 8:28 am | Greenpeace

An international team of scientists have just found that nitrous oxide emissions are rising much faster than had been previously thought. More >>

Dangerous nitrous oxide emissions rising fast - New study

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 2:44 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, 19 November: An international team of scientists have just found that nitrous oxide emissions are rising much faster than had been previously thought. More >>

Bottom trawled coral dumped at Parliament

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 10:38 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace protesters have covered Parliament lawn with replica coral this morning, calling on the Government to take urgent action on bottom trawling. More >>

EPA releases OMV’s "deceptive" oil spill modelling

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 12:26 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, November 12: After months of mounting pressure, the Environmental Protection Authority has now publicly released oil giant OMV’s application to drill a high risk oil well off the Otago Coast. More >>

Greenpeace response to Zero Carbon Act

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 5:32 pm | Greenpeace

"We want to congratulate Generation Zero and all of the people who worked so hard to get the Zero Carbon Act across the line," says Greenpeace climate and energy campaigner Amanda Larsson. More >>

"Shoddy" NZ oil strategy released as scientists raise alarm

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 3:39 pm | Greenpeace

Wednesday, November 6: On the same day as over 11,000 scientists from around the world have declared a climate emergency, the Government has quietly released a strategy that assumes decades more oil and gas exploration in New Zealand. More >>

Greenpeace to EPA: Off to court - again

Monday, 4 November 2019, 2:33 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, November 4: Greenpeace has notified the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) of legal action over its dealings with oil giant OMV’s application to drill a high risk, deep water well this summer. More >>

"You’ve failed us" - student takes over speech

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 5:31 pm | Greenpeace

Thursday, October 31 : A high school student has taken over what was meant to be a speech delivered by Greenpeace head Russel Norman at an Environmental Protection Authority conference today. More >>

Austrian protests break out over OMV’s NZ drilling plans

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 8:25 am | Greenpeace

Thursday, October 31: Climate activists have staged an oil spill with giant whale sculptures outside the Vienna headquarters of Austrian oil giant OMV, in protest of its plans to drill for oil in New Zealand. More >>

Greenpeace brands Government "sellouts" over ETS backdown

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 9:47 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, 24 October: Greenpeace is calling the Government’s surprise backdown on its commitment to put farming into the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) a major sell-out. More >>

EPA faces pressure to make oil drill application public

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 8:41 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, October 3: Pressure is mounting for the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to hold a public hearing into Austrian oil giant OMV’s application to carry out high risk oil drilling in the Great South Basin. More >>

Orange roughy catch increase ‘rejection of lscience'

Friday, 27 September 2019, 12:47 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, September 27th: Greenpeace is calling the Government’s announcement to increase the Total Allowable Commercial Catch (TACC) of orange roughy an "insult" to the 30,000 New Zealanders who called for a ban on bottom trawling, and a rejection ... More >>

Climate fight ‘unwinnable’ unless we protect oceans

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 7:58 am | Greenpeace

Wednesday, 25 September - The launch of a new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today highlights the urgent need for governments to protect the world’s oceans to win the fight against climate change. More >>

Bottle refund scheme "breakthrough for plastic crisis"

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 9:27 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Greenpeace and The Kiwi Bottle Drive have today heralded the Government’s announcement to introduce a bottle refund scheme as a "breakthrough moment for plastic waste in New Zealand." More >>

Ardern falls short on climate

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 9:00 am | Greenpeace

Tuesday, 24 September - Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has delivered a fiery speech to world leaders at the UN Climate Summit in New York City. Greenpeace says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern must take note, and respond with stronger action on ... More >>

Major IPCC report: ‘The climate crisis is an oceans crisis’

Friday, 20 September 2019, 10:04 am | Greenpeace

A landmark UN report on the state of the world’s oceans will highlight the urgent need for a Global Ocean Treaty to create large scale marine protection across the planet. More >>

OMV oil rig falls foul of bad wind

Monday, 16 September 2019, 1:47 pm | Greenpeace

Oil company Tamarind Resources has reportedly halted drilling at its Tui oil field off the Taranaki coast after the first of the three planned wells came up dry and bad weather caused delays. More >>

Stand for the Amazon

Friday, 6 September 2019, 8:27 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, 6th September - Greenpeace is joining hundreds of people at a protest outside the Embassy of Brazil in Wellington at lunchtime today. More >>

Govt proposes cap on synthetic fertiliser to help rivers

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 11:07 am | Greenpeace

Greenpeace is welcoming the release of new measures to protect waterways, but says more needs to be done. More >>

   

 

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