2180 results found
 

New Zealand’s electricity watchdog gives green light to kill solar electricity

Press release | July 13, 2016 at 13:49

New Zealand’s electricity watchdog is not fit for purpose and is working with big energy companies to destroy the future of rooftop solar power in New Zealand, according to Greenpeace NZ.

National’s “climate denialist” policies will undermine Paris Agreement

Press release | August 17, 2016 at 14:17

New Zealand’s ratification of the Paris Agreement won’t be worth the paper it’s written on unless the Government abandons its “climate denialist” policies, says Greenpeace.

New CEO’s plan to boost coal burning at Huntly Power Station “regressive”

Press release | August 25, 2016 at 16:22

The newly appointed CEO at Genesis Energy has said a third coal-burning unit could now be returned to service, in a move that has stunned Greenpeace New Zealand.

Key’s drilling plan “in freefall” as NZ’s biggest offshore oil prospector bails

Press release | August 30, 2016 at 13:25

In the wake of last week’s reports that oil giant Shell  is having a firesale of its New Zealand assets,  prospecting company ION Geophysical has also now relinquished its oil surveying permits, which covered almost half of New Zealand’s waters.

Tiki Taane and Greenpeace serenade Electricity Authority with 45,000 suns to protest...

Press release | October 10, 2016 at 15:26

New Zealand musician Tiki Taane has just taken 45,000 paper suns to New Zealand’s electricity watchdog, each with the name of someone who signed a petition demanding the authority support solar energy and prohibit electricity providers from...

Greenpeace promises summer of action as oil giant Statoil signals retreat

Press release | October 14, 2016 at 12:41

In the wake of Norwegian oil giant Statoil’s sudden exit from Northland, Greenpeace NZ is calling for a summer of action to drive Statoil and other oil companies out of the country for good.

Unprecedented lawsuit involving Statoil launched on eve of oil giant’s Northland exit

Press release | October 18, 2016 at 21:41

An unprecedented legal case has been filed against the Norwegian Government for allowing oil companies including state-owned Statoil to drill for new oil in the Arctic.

New Zealand’s promise “dead in the water” as Paris Climate Agreement comes into force

Press release | November 4, 2016 at 12:01

Greenpeace New Zealand is calling for a summer of action to highlight what it’s calling the Government’s “sham plan” to meet the Paris Climate Change Agreement, which came into force today.

Auckland Council passes historic vote to oppose deep sea oil drilling

Press release | November 10, 2016 at 13:32

Auckland Council has just voted to oppose the Government’s offshore oil agenda in New Zealand, for the first time ever.

World’s biggest oil survey ship flouts safety law in NZ waters during 7.8 earthquake

Press release | November 17, 2016 at 12:11

Upon its arrival in New Zealand waters, the world’s largest seismic surveying ship turned off transmission from its mandatory AIS safety device, including throughout the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit early on Monday morning and...

“Burning our future”: Genesis’ plan to burn dirty fuels at Huntly for next 20 years...

Press release | December 5, 2016 at 13:45

Genesis Energy has been granted consents to replace Huntly Power Station’s coal-fired Rankine units at any time it likes for the next 20 years.

“Dropping like flies”: Anadarko the latest company to cull search for oil in NZ

Press release | December 9, 2016 at 15:38

Texan oil giant Anadarko is the latest to join the  growing list of companies to scale back or completely quit their search for oil in New Zealand.

NZ climate groups form coalition and announce plans to disrupt major oil summit

Press release | December 22, 2016 at 10:47

Groups campaigning on climate change, fracking, oil and gas drilling and social justice from across Aotearoa have announced plans to disrupt the New Zealand Petroleum Conference in March next year.

Greenpeace NZ boats tailing world’s biggest seismic blasting ship

Press release | January 13, 2017 at 10:20

Greenpeace New Zealand is on the tail of the biggest seismic surveying ship in the world as it blasts the sea floor in a search for deep sea oil, about 20 nautical miles off the coast of Wairarapa.

Greenpeace inflatables intercept world’s biggest seismic oil ship, 50 miles out to sea

Press release | January 13, 2017 at 15:35

Greenpeace crew have made contact with the world’s biggest seismic oil ship after travelling 50 nautical miles on two rigid-hulled inflatables off the coast of Wairarapa.


New oil exploration for NZ as 2016 officially declared hottest on record

Press release | January 19, 2017 at 11:35

As 2016 is officially declared the hottest year ever recorded, the world’s largest seismic ship is searching for deep sea oil off New Zealand’s East Coast.

Oil conference in lockdown as protesters blockade entrance

Press release | March 22, 2017 at 7:35

Tangata Whenua and people from all over New Zealand are currently blockading the Petroleum Summit in New Plymouth, to prevent government and oil industry delegates from entering the TSB Showplace.

Greenpeace prepares to confront Donald Trump’s “climate madness” at sea in a...

Press release | March 29, 2017 at 7:52

In the wake of today’s sweeping executive order by US President Donald Trump to reverse efforts to address climate change and instead protect the oil, gas and coal industries, Greenpeace New Zealand is preparing to go and confront his agenda at sea.

Greenpeace swimmers stop Amazon Warrior seismic blasting, 50 miles out to sea

Press release | April 10, 2017 at 14:17

Greenpeace activists have thrown themselves into the sea in front of a huge offshore oil exploration vessel off the New Zealand coast.

Bill English crying crocodile tears over flood devastation

Press release | April 13, 2017 at 13:54

Thursday, 13 April: As the country braces for Cyclone Cook, the latest and the most devastating in a series of extreme weather events, Greenpeace NZ has slammed Prime Minister Bill English for crying “crocodile tears”.

61 - 80 of 2180 results.

results per page
10 | 20 | 50