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Star Lawless slams oil giant Shell outside court

Press release | 7 February, 2013 at 6:06

New Plymouth, New Zealand, February 7, 2013 – Film and TV star Lucy Lawless and seven activists were today convicted and sentenced to 120 hours community service each for attempting to stop an Arctic-bound oil drilling ship last year.

Protect the Maui's

Action | 20 February, 2015 at 14:00

Demand that the New Zealand Government gives the Maui's dolphin proper protection from net fishing, mining and oil exploration activities including seismic testing.

New Zealand: Ready and Waiting

Feature story | 5 January, 2007 at 10:43

As the Esperanza heads for Auckland, the Greenpeace New Zealand team are eagerly awaiting her arrival. With the ship comes old friends and colleagues, from New Zealand and around the world. Carol in our New Zealand office reflects on the shared...

Paying homage to the legendary Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | 9 January, 2013 3 comments

New Zealand’s Matauri Bay played host today to two Rainbow Warriors, the original and the current Warrior – one lying peacefully on the sea bed providing an artificial reef for sea life and the other a gleaming, eco-friendly...

The Berlin Wall of oil begins to crumble

Blog entry by Steve Abel | 7 October, 2014 4 comments

The Berlin wall was a symbol of the Soviet era like no other. When it was finally dismantled in 1989 it signalled the end of a system that had stood for nearly 70 years. A system that shaped the political landscape of the 20th century...

Deep sea oil and gas drilling: not in New Zealand, not anywhere

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | 4 September, 2013 6 comments

Like the Arctic, the deep waters off the coast of New Zealand are under threat as oil and gas companies feverishly line up to start exploratory drilling operations in search of climate-destroying carbon fuel deposits. In a new oil...

Statoil Protests in New Zealand

Image | 2 October, 2014 at 11:11

Greenpeace New Zealand activists smeared in fake oil greet guests arriving at the part-Statoil sponsored Petroleum Summit dinner. Twenty-six activists line up outside the entrance to the Auckland Museum Event Centre to call on Statoil to abandon...

Rainbow Warrior In New Zealand

Slideshow | 9 January, 2013

Seven of us climbed up that drillship to stop Arctic drilling, but 133,000 of us came...

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid, Greenpeace New Zealand | 27 February, 2012 9 comments

As we sat anxiously in the office last Friday waiting for the 'we made it' call we never dreamed that four days later we would have witnessed such a massive media storm, such overwhelming global support and such tenacity from our...

Update from the seas - Navy arrives at peaceful action

Blog entry by Vanessa Atkinson | 14 April, 2011 2 comments

In the early hours of the morning, still many hours before dawn, we picked up the location of the Orient Explorer and her support vessel the Ocean Pioneer . Primed for another exciting day on the water and ready to do whatever we...

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