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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 >>

Protestors chase OMV henchboat north

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 11:31 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, 28 November: A group of people who have been occupying Austrian oil giant OMV’s support vessel in the Port of Timaru are now racing north to New Plymouth - the destination of the boat and OMV’s Taranaki base. More >>

Police move in to end Greenpeace oil ship occupation

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 8:59 am | Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, 26 November: After 50 hours occupying OMV’s oil and gas exploration ‘henchboat’ in Timaru to prevent it leaving port, the last 10 protestors are now being forcibly removed by police. More >>

OMV ‘henchboat’ occupation rolls into second day

Monday, 25 November 2019, 12:55 pm | Greenpeace New Zealand

Monday, November 25: Dozens of people from seasoned activists to first timers, grandparents and academics, are continuing to occupy the support vessel for Austrian oil giant OMV. More >>

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 >>

   

 

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