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Activists shut down Queensland coal terminal

Press release | August 5, 2009 at 1:35

Activists from across the Pacific, including New Zealand, have shut down the Hay Point Coal Terminal in Queensland, Australia, to pressure leaders John Key and Kevin Rudd to do the right thing on climate change.

Shameful Kiwi connection to Aussie-bound deathship

Press release | August 30, 2012 at 12:28

Auckland, 30 August 2012 - Greenpeace activists blocking the world’s second largest factory fishing trawler, the FV Margiris, from arriving in Australia this morning have revealed that two New Zealanders have a controlling interest in the ship.

Great Barrier Reef saved from shale oil exploitation

Feature story | August 31, 2008 at 23:39

It's a victory for the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef, with a 20-year moratorium on all new shale oil projects in the region. Led by the Save Our Foreshore group, the success shows just how powerful local, grassroots campaigns can be.

The Swanbank B occupation

Feature story | July 14, 2008 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists in Australia have occupied one of Queensland's oldest and dirtiest coal-fired power stations for two days and 33 hours. The activists left behind a message for government leaders, painted on the side of a smoke stack – "Go...

Greenpeace blockades Australian coal-fired power station

Feature story | July 4, 2008 at 1:42

Greenpeace activists, including an ex-miner from the Hunter Valley, blockaded Australia's most polluting coal-fired power station to call for an Energy [R]evolution. Entering the plant in the early hours of the morning, 16 activists were able to...

Greenpeace shuts down coal loader

Feature story | February 21, 2007 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists in Australia have shut down the Kooragang coal loader at Newcastle to warn of the NSW Government’s plans to double the terminal’s output and approve new mines after the March 24 election.

Stop the Australian Shark Cull

Action | November 3, 2013 at 11:39

Stop the great Australian shark cull

Greenpeace Urges NZ Government To Follow Australia's Lead On Illegal Timber Imports

Press release | August 10, 2010 at 15:20

Greenpeace is welcoming the Australian Government’s announcement today of a detailed legal framework for imported wood in contrast to the New Zealand Government’s very weak voluntary code of practice.

Billions up in smoke

Feature story | May 21, 2009 at 6:09

Greenpeace beamed messages such as "Billions up in smoke" and "Time to Evolve" onto a cooling tower at Loy Yang A Power Station in Victoria's La Trobe Valley.

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...

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