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Environmental heavyweights pen letter to Govt - End new fossil fuels now

Press release | December 20, 2017 at 14:59

The country’s largest environmental organisations have sent an open letter to the Government this morning, calling for an end to new fossil fuel expansion.

Open letter to Jacinda Ardern

Publication | March 9, 2018 at 7:47

A group of leading New Zealanders, including scientists, health professionals, unions, and the current New Zealand Poet Laureate, have launched an open letter urging Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to end oil and gas exploration.

Govt drops charges against Greenpeace following Amazon Warrior action

Press release | April 30, 2018 at 13:16

Today Greenpeace has been advised that the charges laid against the organisation for action last April to stop the Amazon Warrior seismic blasting for oil at sea are to be dropped.

Kiwis arrested by armed Russian Coast Guard on peaceful Greenpeace protest ship

Press release | September 20, 2013 at 9:56

Pechora Sea, September 20, 2013 — The Russian Coast Guard has boarded the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise and arrested the 25 activists on board, including two New Zealanders, following a protest against Gazprom’s Arctic oil drilling...

Greenpeace International ship nears Murmansk port as 30 activists await possible charges

Press release | September 24, 2013 at 21:05

Murmansk, September 24, 2013 - The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise is close to arriving in the port of Murmansk after being boarded by Russian authorities last week following a peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling.

Greenpeace International rejects piracy allegations, demands access to detained activists

Press release | September 25, 2013 at 8:25

Amsterdam, 24th September 2013: Russian authorities today released a new statement (1) regarding Greenpeace International activists, including two New Zealanders, on board the ship Arctic Sunrise. The Greenpeace ship is currently being held...

Greenpeace International bail appeals refused as Brazil president speaks out

Press release | October 12, 2013 at 8:20

Amsterdam, 11 October 2013 - Appeals for bail by lawyers for Phil Ball and Kieron Bryan, both British citizens, were today refused by the Regional Court of Murmansk.

‘30 days of injustice’ vigil for Arctic 30

Press release | October 18, 2013 at 12:19

Auckland – Greenpeace volunteers are today holding a dawn to dusk vigil in a mock prison cell on the Auckland waterfront to mark the 30th day of detention in Russia for the Arctic 30 which includes two New Zealanders.

Shell study backs Greenpeace in oil spill row

Press release | October 25, 2013 at 13:47

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has just released the results of shallow water oil spill modelling (1) by Shell Todd Oil for Taranaki on their website.

Eyes of Arctic 30 turn to Russian parliament on eve of amnesty vote

Press release | December 18, 2013 at 8:57

Amsterdam - A crucial vote in the Duma (Russian parliament) tonight, NZ time, could see the end of legal proceedings against the Arctic 30.

Court decision shows Governments drilling programme a farce says Greenpeace

Press release | December 19, 2013 at 20:24

Greenpeace says the outcome of a High Court decision reviewing the role of the government’s Environmental Protection Agency in regulating dangerous deep water drilling confirms that it is a ‘box ticking’ farce.

Arctic 30 New Zealanders Return Home

Press release | December 29, 2013 at 14:32

The two New Zealanders who spent two months in a Russian prison following a peaceful protest at an Arctic oil platform have returned home.

Shell scraps 2014 Arctic drilling plans - Greenpeace International response

Press release | January 31, 2014 at 14:45

Amsterdam, 30 January 2014 - Speaking with investors today, Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden announced that the company would not attempt to drill in the Alaskan Arctic in 2014.

Climate Voter election debate to get big audience

Press release | September 2, 2014 at 14:40

Tickets to tomorrow night’s first-ever Climate Voter election debate have sold out but an online audience will also get to see the event live.

Greenpeace disrupts Simon Bridges' speech to oil industry

Press release | October 1, 2014 at 9:33

Greenpeace activists have disrupted the opening speech by Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges at the Petroleum Summit in Auckland this morning.

North Pole Expedition

Hub | March 20, 2013 at 22:43

This April, a group of young people are going to North Pole to declare it protected on behalf of all life on earth. Backed by millions they will plant a flag for the future on the seabed and call for a sanctuary in the uninhabited area around the...

Oil bigwigs to be confronted by human suffering

Press release | March 30, 2015 at 10:25

Dozens of Greenpeace activists will be poised outside entrances to a major petroleum conference this morning holding mural-sized photographs that depict the human and animal suffering of climate-related crises.

Greenpeace Climbers Leave Arctic Oil Drilling Rig

Press release | April 12, 2015 at 10:14

The six climbers who safely intercepted, scaled, and set up camp on an Arctic-bound Shell oil drilling rig in the Pacific have come down today after spending almost a week on the 38,000 tonne platform.

Shell quits Arctic drilling

Press release | September 28, 2015 at 23:04

Shell announced today that it is retreating from its failed Arctic drilling programme (1).

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