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Greenpeace calls for Govt inquiry into spy agency to include MBIE

Press release | March 16, 2018 at 9:16

Greenpeace has asked the State Services Commission to expand its investigation into the use of Thompson and Clark by a government agency to include Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment, after OIA requests revealed the Ministry has also...

Strange things lurk in the icy depths of the Antarctic Ocean

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | March 15, 2018

Cute penguins might get all the press, whales certainly give the wows, and big-eyed seals bring the feels – but there’s a lot more to the Antarctic Ocean if you’re prepared to dive a little deeper. Some very strange things lurk in...

Jane Campion and Taika Waititi sign letter urging PM to end oil exploration

Press release | March 15, 2018 at 9:39

Dame Jane Campion and the 2017 New Zealander of the Year, Taika Waititi, are the latest in a long line of leading New Zealanders to sign an open letter urging Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern end oil and gas exploration.

Licensed to krill: Greenpeace report exposes Antarctic fishing industry

Press release | March 14, 2018 at 7:38

A new Greenpeace investigation has exposed the environmental risks of the fast-growing krill industry in one of the most pristine parts of the Antarctic Ocean.

Leading NZers urge Ardern to end oil exploration

Press release | March 9, 2018 at 7:52

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.

Four female environmental activists inspiring us in 2018

Blog entry by Greenpeace New Zealand | March 8, 2018

New Zealand has a strong tradition of female activism. From Kate Sheppard and her campaign that won New Zealand women the right to vote in 1893, to women at the forefront of social and environmental movements today, Aotearoa is...

Russel Norman: Climate Commission needs teeth like Reserve Bank

Press release | March 7, 2018 at 13:29

Greenpeace New Zealand Executive Director, Russel Norman, says the new Government’s Climate Commission needs to be given teeth if it’s to have any significant impact on reducing emissions.

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