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Greenpeace activists convicted but receive no further punishment over 10-hour...

Press release | February 11, 2016 at 15:49

The five Greenpeace activists who stormed on board a New Zealand Government climate research ship that was found to be searching for oil have been discharged – and will receive no punishment – after being convicted at the Auckland District Court...

Greenpeace Response to TPP Protests

Press release | February 4, 2016 at 14:45

Responding to today’s protests in Auckland ahead of the signing of the controversial TPP deal, Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman said:

Greenpeace Response to TPP Protests

Press release | February 4, 2016 at 13:39

Responding to today’s protests in Auckland ahead of the signing of the controversial TPP deal, Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman said:

Auckland’s City rail announcement a “huge win for people power”

Press release | January 27, 2016 at 13:02

Today’s announcement that the Government will contribute funding to a city rail link in Auckland despite Prime Minister John Key’s past resistance to it, shows that public pressure is working, says Greenpeace’s executive director Russel Norman.

Backdoor talks to keep coal powering NZ an absolute disgrace

Press release | January 25, 2016 at 13:01

The electricity companies conducting a behind-the-scenes fight to keep New Zealand’s last coal-fired power plant at Huntly alive are an “absolute disgrace”, says Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman.

“Record shattering” NASA announcement indicates NZ faces extreme weather events

Press release | January 21, 2016 at 7:24

2015 is officially the hottest year on record according to NASA, news which the executive director of Greenpeace NZ calls “disturbing” for an island nation like New Zealand.

New climate minister slammed for lauding projected 30% increase in climate emissions

Press release | December 17, 2015 at 16:30

Brand new climate minister Paula Bennett has today been slammed after praising a report for the United Nations that reveals New Zealand is on track to increase carbon pollution by 30% in 2030.

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