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Government must be straight up over upset in deep sea oil process

Press release | July 15, 2011 at 14:19

Auckland, July 15 2011: Greenpeace NZ is calling on the Government to stop being secretive about what appears to be a major back-down in its plan to open New Zealand up for offshore deep-water oil exploration.

New Zealand’s chances of winning a place in the global clean energy race have been...

Press release | May 19, 2011 at 17:23

“The Government have missed a golden opportunity to create jobs, stimulate a sustainable economic recovery and tackle climate change by ignoring our home grown potential in the clean energy sector,” says Greenpeace NZ Climate Campaigner Nathan...

Government shows it has no vision with rail loop decision

Press release | May 31, 2011 at 15:56

Auckland Tuesday May 31 2011: Despite what it says to the contrary, the Government is not interested in true economic prosperity, as shown by today’s announcement not to support the building of Auckland’s rail loop, says Greenpeace New Zealand.

Huntly a climate killer

Feature story | February 26, 2007 at 0:00

At the break of dawn this morning the Greenpeace climate rescue team took action against one of the biggest climate polluters in New Zealand - the Huntly coal-fired power station. Greenpeace activists entered the Huntly site at dawn and are now...

We've stopped an illegal logging ship

Feature story | September 3, 2008 at 0:00

Our activists have stopped a ship loading piles of logged timber from the Paradise Forests of Papua New Guinea. The peaceful direct action was supported by many local people who joyously watched from boats, singing and dancing. Three activists...

Endangered whales to be hunted if whaling proposal gets go ahead

Feature story | April 23, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace supporters have set up a whale graveyard in front of the Beehive in reaction to further details released today of a proposal which could legitimise commercial whaling and allow hunting to continue in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

Govt emissions trading scheme falls short

Feature story | September 20, 2007 at 0:00

There is no doubt that climate change is a big problem that requires bold action from all of us. The Government's announcement of an emissions trading scheme intended to tackle climate change is a good thing, but unfortunately it falls well short...

Emissions Trading-essential elements

Feature story | September 14, 2007 at 3:25

The NZ government is about to release its proposal for an emissions trading scheme to address climate change.

New Zealand’s climate change stance shameful

Feature story | September 3, 2007 at 0:00

After officials from 158 countries meeting in Vienna agreed the next steps for negotiating phase two of Kyoto, the world now turns its gaze southward towards the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Sydney to see if some of the...

Terminator terminated!

Feature story | March 28, 2006 at 0:00

Pressure on the NZ Government by grassroots activists, and cyber-activists has payed off! At pivotal negotiations over the last two weeks in Curitiba, Brazil, the NZ Government bowed to pressure from all sides and softened its obstructive...

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