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Government must cancel all new offshore oil drilling tenders and permits

Press release | December 14, 2010 at 15:38

Greenpeace is calling on the Government to cancel all new offshore oil drilling tenders and permits that have been granted by Crown Minerals to new offshore oil exploration by international oil companies.

Opportunities abound for those who ‘get’ the 21st century

Press release | September 2, 2010 at 16:27

As the deadline for submissions on Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee’s Draft Energy Strategy draws to a close (at 5pm Thursday), Greenpeace is telling the Government that it is not too late to embrace the global Clean Energy revolution...

US oil spill report a warning for NZ not to invite deepwater oil industry here

Press release | January 12, 2011 at 16:33

Auckland 12/1/11: Greenpeace is calling on the Government to pay heed to President Obama’s commissioned report on the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill – and cancel all new offshore oil drilling tenders and permits.

Climate Change Minister missing in action

Press release | November 17, 2008 at 0:00

The National Party’s press release detailing Cabinet posts makes no mention of the environment and climate change portfolios, nor the MP who’s rumoured to be heading them.

Greenpeace welcomes u-turn on mining as opportunity for Key to set new economic course

Press release | July 20, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the Government's about-face on Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee's plans to allow the mining of this country's most precious Schedule 4 protected public conservation lands. And Greenpeace congratulates the...

Joyce, Brownlee and Carter – the dark heart of anti-environmental policy

Blog entry by Steve Abel | September 17, 2012

On news of the baffling Cabinet decision last week to snub our “best friend” the USA over Antarctic ocean protection a couple of old maxims came to mind: Cicero’s saying that, “ An enemy at the gates is less formidable than the...

Sexy time with fossil fuels

Blog entry by Robbie MacKay | April 26, 2010

National parks, not National's parks

Blog entry by Kathy Cumming | March 23, 2010

There was a brilliant cartoon in the Weekend Herald just gone. It showed New Zealand’s conservation lands as a young damsel, dressed up in a pretty green frock and bonnet. And nearby, a lecherous, plump Gerry Brownlee, ensuring her:...

Earth to National: there is this thing called climate change

Blog entry by Kathy | August 14, 2008

The party that would govern New Zealand after the next election released its energy policy today. Crude curses and furrowed brows abound at Greenpeace HQ. It's like National is living in an alternate reality where climate change...

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