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Farming

Hub | August 3, 2010 at 10:10

Greenpeace is in no way anti-farming. Far fromit. We want New Zealand to be farming into the future and passing on trulysustainable, healthy farms to future generations.

Is Fonterra fuelling Indonesia’s rainforest fires?

Press release | November 9, 2015 at 11:12

Greenpeace is challenging New Zealand’s biggest company, Fonterra, to prove that its massive use of palm products is not fuelling the enormous fires raging across Indonesia.

Climate change

Hub | December 19, 2006 at 22:51

Tell David Carter to stop supporting Fonterra climate crimes

Action | February 11, 2011 at 12:40

tell NZ agriculture minister David Carter to stop supporting Fonterra climate crimes.

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New Zealand’s rivers need more than empty headlines from Fonterra

Press release | November 16, 2017 at 10:57

Fonterra has launched a “plan” to clean up New Zealand’s waterways but Greenpeace says the dairy giant has failed to address the cow in the room.

DairyNZ’s latest water plan a gutless betrayal

Press release | November 22, 2017 at 9:45

Shortly after Fonterra released its highly criticised freshwater plan last week, Dairy NZ has followed suit and released their “strategy” to clean up New Zealand's rivers.

Greenpeace welcomes first step from Fonterra on palm kernel

Press release | August 12, 2016 at 12:37

Fonterra’s announcement that it will clean up its use of palm kernel expeller (PKE) is a good first step, but the dairy giant must move towards a full phase out as soon as possible, says Greenpeace.

The milk ad they don't want you to see

Action | September 21, 2010 at 7:50

Watch the milk ad they don't want you to see and send a message to Fonterra telling them to stop importing palm kernel

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Greenpeace action continues in Port Taranaki

Press release | February 5, 2011 at 17:32

Saturday February 5 2011 New Plymouth: Four Greenpeace activists remain inside the cranes on the palm kernel bulk carrier MV Great Motion. One of the five Greenpeace activists who boarded the ship has been removed, and placed under arrest, after...

Indonesia’s fire crisis is a test of corporate commitment to forest protection

Publication | November 20, 2015 at 13:01

Forest and peatland destruction by ‘sustainable’ palm oil companies, including Fonterra supplier Wilmar, is fuelling forest fires in Borneo, a new investigation by Greenpeace International has revealed.

Greenpeace witnesses Fonterra’s continued implication in rainforest destruction

Press release | September 21, 2010 at 10:36

Auckland, 21 September 2010 – Following new evidence, Greenpeace demands that Fonterra and the Government put an end to New Zealand’s importation of palm kernel grown on areas of destroyed rainforest.

Public's questions on PKE force Fonterra to abandon social marketing

Press release | October 29, 2010 at 15:50

Fonterra has apparently 'pulled the plug' on its Facebook page, rather than answer the questions being submitted to it by members of the public on the company's use of palm kernel expeller (PKE).

Greenpeace activists stop palm kernel shipment

Press release | February 5, 2011 at 9:53

Saturday February 5, 2011: Greenpeace activists have this morning boarded a shipment of palm kernel to prevent it from being unloaded at Port Taranaki, New Plymouth.

New report shows massive carbon footprint of Fonterra’s PKE imports

Press release | December 4, 2011 at 7:11

Auckland 4 December 2011: A new report released today by Greenpeace New Zealand reveals that the 1.4 million tonnes of palm kernel expeller (PKE) imported into New Zealand during the 2010/2011 dairy season, could have produced up to 8.9 million...

Targets a good first step but Fonterra must reduce the dairy herd

Press release | November 14, 2017 at 16:42

Greenpeace have welcomed Fonterra’s pledge to substantially reduce climate emissions from agriculture, but say there is a “gaping hole” in the plan.

Richie McCaw fails to convert - Fonterra’s PR falling flat?

Press release | February 26, 2018 at 20:52

A Government report just out, seems to suggest that Fonterra’s flashy PR campaign to promote intensive dairy might be failing.

Greenpeace welcomes Landcorp’s landmark palm kernel ban

Press release | August 8, 2016 at 10:07

A major move by Landcorp to rid New Zealand farms of rainforest-destroying palm kernel has been welcomed by Greenpeace.

Fonterra implicated in rainforest destruction - again

Feature story | September 21, 2010 at 10:30

For the last five days a small Greenpeace team including New Zealander Suzette Jackson has been dodging security patrols, battling the heat and surviving harsh traveling conditions to reach a remote region of Indonesia to document a climate crime...

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Public protest brings palm kernel and coal climate crimes to Fonterra's door

Press release | November 24, 2009 at 0:00

A human chain of protesters piled sacks labelled ‘Fonterra palm kernel’ and ‘Fonterra coal’ outside Fonterra’s corporate headquarters today in protest of greenhouse gas emissions caused by the dairy giant’s intensive farming practices.

Fonterra urged to stop blowing its horn and instead just listen at World Dairy Summit

Press release | November 7, 2010 at 19:08

Greenpeace is urging Fonterra not to ignore the important discussions about the links between sustainability, climate change, and dairying that will be taking place at this week’s World Dairy Summit.

The carbon cost of palm kernel expeller

Publication | December 4, 2011 at 6:40

Fonterra’s use of palm kernel expeller (PKE) could hide a large source of unaccounted climate emissions, making a significant contribution to the carbon footprint of its milk products - palm products are typically grown on cleared rainforest or...

Greenpeace barricades Fonterra’s headquarters

Press release | September 23, 2010 at 8:31

Greenpeace activists have barricaded the entrance to Fonterra’s corporate headquarters in Princes St, Auckland.

Greenpeace protest posed no threat – Executive Director

Press release | September 23, 2010 at 9:31

Greenpeace says a box locked into a lift at the Fonterra building during this morning’s protest played a sound recording and posed no threat.

Palm Kernel Expeller Q & A

Publication | September 21, 2010 at 14:26

Questions and answers covering the why Greenpeace NZ has been back to Indonesia in September 2010 , what Greenpeace wants Fonterra and the NZ Government to do, the problem with palm kernel, its connection to Fonterra, how this damages NZ and what...

Stop Fonterra Importing Palm Kernel

Action | September 23, 2010 at 8:00

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Modern-day villain holds special access card to NZ Parliament

Press release | November 11, 2017 at 9:51

The company partially responsible for one of the worst oil spills in history has unfettered access to the New Zealand Parliament, warns Greenpeace.

Government must act now to stop palm kernel imports

Press release | December 13, 2010 at 7:27

Following the publication of the Sunday Star Times story "Russian roulette with palm kernel imports," (1) Greenpeace is calling on the Government to put an immediate stop to Fonterra’s use of imported palm kernel feed.

Government must now decide on palm kernel

Press release | February 6, 2011 at 17:01

Sunday February 6, 2011, New Plymouth: Greenpeace says that yesterday’s action on board the MV Great Motion leaves the Government with no option but to decide on what its policy is on palm kernel, and that the only option is to put a stop to its...

Government admits palm kernel animal feed contributes to rainforest destruction

Press release | September 17, 2009 at 21:32

John Key’s Government today admitted that production of palm kernel animal feed is helping destroy Indonesian and Malaysian rainforests.

Stopping Fonterra's climate crimes

Feature story | September 16, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists have blocked a shipment of palm kernel animal feed from Indonesia, entering Tauranga Port and destined for Fonterra dairy farms.

Better Times

Publication | June 10, 2009 at 0:00

News and views on farming methods that are better for the pocket and planet. Produced by Greenpeace New Zealand, in support of our land and our environment.

Palm Kernel Expeller Q & A

Page | September 21, 2010 at 14:22

Questions and answers covering why Greenpeace NZ has been back to Indonesia in September 2010, what Greenpeace wants Fonterra and the NZ Government to do, the problem with palm kernel, its connection to Fonterra, how this damages NZ and what the...

Fonterra statement backs up Greenpeace’s accusations on rainforests

Press release | September 23, 2010 at 17:56

Greenpeace is condemning dairy giant Fonterra’s weak ‘claim’ that “it believes” its palm kernel animal feed comes from sustainable sources.

Greenpeace stops palm kernel shipment coming into Tauranga

Press release | September 16, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists have blocked a shipment of palm kernel animal feed from Indonesia, entering Tauranga Port and destined for Fonterra dairy farms. They are calling on John Key to halt imports of the product due to its impact on climate change...

Greenpeace activists removed but continue calls to ban palm kernel imports

Press release | September 16, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists removed by police from blockading a shipment of palm kernel animal feed at Tauranga port say their actions have highlighted Fonterra’s climate crime and are continuing their calls to John Key to force the multinational to...

Briquette plant a crime for which Fonterra and Government will share guilt

Press release | January 25, 2011 at 12:34

If Solid Energy’s newly announced briquette plant ever goes into production, it will be a crime of global significance, for which New Zealand’s biggest company, Fonterra, and the New Zealand Government, will be to blame.

After arrests Greenpeace calls for protest outside Fonterra headquarters

Press release | November 16, 2009 at 0:00

The four Greenpeace activists arrested today after closing down a Southland lignite coalmine say they succeeded in drawing attention to Fonterra’s expanding use of coal for milk processing. They labelled the burning of around 450,000 tonnes of...

Greenpeace activists shut down coal mine to highlight Fonterra climate crimes

Press release | November 16, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists have shut down a pit of a Southland lignite coalmine used by Fonterra to help fuel operations at its nearby Edendale dairy factory, labeling it another Fonterra climate crime.

Greenpeace takes further action on Fonterra climate crime

Press release | October 10, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace has renewed its call for John Key and dairy giant Fonterra to stop the import of palm based animal feed because of its devastating climate impact, by painting a large slogan reading “Fonterra climate crime” on a shipment in the Port of...

Fonterra’s role in rainforest destruction exposed

Press release | August 22, 2009 at 23:45

Fonterra, the world’s largest dairy exporter, must take responsibility for the part it plays in rainforest destruction and the massive greenhouse gas emissions that result from this destruction in Indonesia and Malaysia, to feed NZ dairy cows,...

Returning Climate Crimes to Fonterra's front door

Feature story | November 24, 2009 at 1:47

In the latest in a series of actions targeting Fonterra Climate Crimes today a human chain formed outside the Fonterra Corporate HQ in Auckland and piled sacks labelled ‘Fonterra palm kernel’ and ‘Fonterra coal’ outside at the front door.

Fonterra implicated in rainforest destruction

Feature story | August 22, 2009 at 0:00

A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that the iconic New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is implicated in Indonesian and Malaysian rainforest destruction, dead orangutans and driving global greenhouse gas emissions.

FACTSHEET: Fonterra and Climate Change

Publication | November 16, 2009 at 21:31

A factsheet outlining Fonterra's climate crimes including the use and importation of palm Kernel (PKE) animal feed and its impact on Indonesian rainforest, intensification and fertiliser use, burning coal and domestic deforestation, and the risk...

Activists arrested after blocking coal to Clandeboye for 10 hours

Press release | May 18, 2010 at 0:00

Police have arrested four Greenpeace activists at Fonterra’s Clandeboye dairy factory near Timaru, after they succeeded in blocking coal deliveries to the plant for nearly 10 hours.

Greenpeace blocks Fonterra coal use with clean solution

Press release | May 18, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists have blocked the coal depot of Fonterra’s Clandeboye factory near Timaru, using a truckload of alternative fuel, saying the company is damaging the climate by burning coal when cleaner solutions exist.

The Dairy - Winter Is Coming...

Blog entry by Simon Boxer | July 24, 2015

With extreme weather events leading to widespread flooding and with crashing global dairy commodity prices, farmers are describing this as a terrible winter.  However Greenpeace has been consistently making the point that what...

The Fonterra Connection

Publication | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Fonterra has introduced supplementary feeds such as imported palm-based animal feed which is changing dairying from pastoral to industrial. Palm-based animal feed imports have increased 2,700 fold since 1999. This is part of an overall trend...

Activists block Fonterra coal use with delivery of cleaner fuel

Feature story | May 18, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists block the fuel depot of Fonterra's Clandeboye factory in Canterbury, drawing attention to how the company is damaging the climate by choosing to burn coal when cleaner alternatives exist. Another Fonterra Climate Crime.

Update: Activists: we’ll stay until Fonterra accepts challenge

Press release | May 18, 2010 at 0:00

One of the four activists who are locked to equipment in the coal depot at Fonterra’s Clandeboye factory near Timaru says it’s now up to Fonterra to take action to protect the climate and New Zealand’s clean green brand by switching to cleaner...

A surprising meeting with Fonterra

Blog entry by Russel Norman | December 9, 2015

In the very first high-level meeting between Greenpeace and Fonterra , Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings told me on Friday that Fonterra does not want to be implicated in deforestation in Indonesia. This is real progress and it was...

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