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Government Oil Announcement Tomorrow: Greenpeace Comment

Press release | April 1, 2014 at 16:16

Auckland, 1 April 2014 - Commenting ahead of tomorrow’s government announcement about new oil drilling exploration areas in New Zealand, Nathan Argent, Greenpeace’s chief policy advisor, said:

Bridges Has Got to be Sacked

Press release | April 9, 2014 at 16:35

Energy and resources minister Simon Bridges should be sacked, Greenpeace said this afternoon.

National policy again ignores the obvious

Press release | September 25, 2008 at 4:53

Greenpeace welcomes National Party plans to research the reduction of on-farm greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand, but says there’s plenty for farmers to be getting on with in the meantime.

National – weak in the face of anti-climate business lobby

Press release | May 18, 2008 at 0:00

National’s attempt to delay the emissions trading scheme (ETS) and undermine a partial ban on thermal power stations is unacceptable, and a strong indication the party puts big business backers ahead of tackling climate change, says Greenpeace.

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.

Big business’ desperation shameful

Press release | June 27, 2008 at 1:11

Big polluting business’ desperate last ditch attempt to halt the emission trading scheme is shameful, says Greenpeace.

One third of National voters oppose mining plans

Press release | May 20, 2010 at 0:00

According to the most substantive poll on the mining issue to date, the Key Government’s mining plans are opposed by 30% of those who voted National in at the last election (1).

Polar Bear gets a Chilly Reception at the Nats’ Annual Conference

Blog entry by Rosalind Atkinson | July 2, 2014

Over the weekend we visited the National Party’s annual conference, with a special Arctic visitor and a simple question: is climate change on the agenda? It’s hard to ignore a polar bear - but that’s exactly what many delegates...

Stop the TPPA - join the nationwide day of action

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | March 21, 2014

This month is the fourth anniversary of the start of negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement or TPPA. To mark this occasion there are going to be protest rallies all over New Zealand on Saturday March 29 th , calling...

A frosty reception for John Key’s budget from a surprise guest…

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | May 16, 2014

If you go down to the concrete jungle today, you’re sure to get a surprise. If you’re in town to cut some deals, you’ll never believe your eyes. For there’s a bear who shouldn’t be there. Because she’s losing her home in the Arctic.

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