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Frack and drill report reveals cowboy approach

Press release | June 4, 2014 at 13:07

Greenpeace New Zealand Programme Director Carmen Gravatt comments on the findings in the report ‘Drilling for oil and gas in New Zealand’ released by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Jan Wright today.

Greenpeace International dismisses Russian allegations of piracy as ‘unjustified and...

Press release | September 22, 2013 at 11:12

22 September 2013 - Earlier today, Greenpeace International strongly rejected an allegation of piracy leveled at its ship Arctic Sunrise in the Russian Arctic, describing it as a desperate attempt to justify the illegal boarding of its ship in...

Flotilla Stop Deep Sea Oil

Hub | April 1, 2011 at 15:30

The New Zealand Government is inviting foreign oil companies like Petrobras to drill for oil in some of New Zealand’s deepest coastal waters. East Cape iwi Te Whānau-ā-Apanui have called on the rest of New Zealand to join them in defending the...

New Zealander part of action breaking court injunction over deep sea Arctic oil

Press release | June 18, 2011 at 10:05

Greenland, June 18 2011 – Greenpeace New Zealand employee Nick Young reports that the International Executive Director of Greenpeace, Kumi Naidoo, has been arrested and is being flown to Greenland after breaching an exclusion zone and scaling a...

Wheels coming off Government’s deep sea oil plans

Press release | July 18, 2011 at 11:05

Auckland, 17 July, 2011 - Greenpeace is heralding the pulling of the Northland and Rienga blocks as another success in the nationwide campaign to ensure deep sea oil drilling does not occur in New Zealand waters.

Flotilla Returns to Oil Survey Zone After Protests Outside Annual National Party...

Press release | May 8, 2011 at 14:00

Wharekahika/Hick’s Bay, Sunday 8 May 2011: The flotilla opposing deep sea oil drilling with replenished supplies and crew quietly left Wharekahika this afternoon for the Raukūmara Basin. This followed a loud and festive protest of eighty people...

New Zealander in protest over Shell’s Arctic oil plans

Press release | May 4, 2012 at 16:45

New Zealander James Bellamy is this afternoon (NZ time) part of a Greenpeace Nordic team of activists that are involved in a stand-off at sea with a Shell-contracted icebreaker, the Nordica, that is on its way to the Arctic to support the...

Flood of support online boosts Arctic drillship protest

Press release | February 26, 2012 at 15:10

Auckland, 26 February 2012: The occupation of Shell Arctic drillship Noble Discover has continued for a third day. Five Greenpeace activists and actor Lucy Lawless remain in place on top of the drillship, after spending a chilly second night on...

Activists, actor Lucy Lawless arrested for Shell Arctic drillship occupation

Press release | February 27, 2012 at 11:37

Auckland, February 27th 2012 — The occupation of an Arctic-bound Shell drillship by six Greenpeace activists including actor Lucy Lawless ended this morning after police climbed the ship’s drilling tower and arrested the group. The protest was...

Fight to save the Arctic continues despite corporate bullying

Press release | November 13, 2012 at 7:11

Auckland, 13 November 2012 – Greenpeace says it will continue to challenge Shell’s plans to drill for oil in the Arctic ahead of a court case next week where Shell is demanding $700,000 in reparations from eight activists who delayed its...

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