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Oily people send warning over new offshore drilling

Press release | July 25, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace volunteers covered themselves in ‘oil’ today to send a strong message to the Government to stop its plans for the drilling of new deep water oil wells off New Zealand’s coast.

Eight Out of Ten Want Sea Protest Move Halted

Press release | April 16, 2013 at 7:55

Eight in 10 New Zealanders think that the brakes should be put on the government’s controversial move to criminalise aspects of peaceful protests at sea.

Government Bid to Criminalise Sea Protests Slammed

Press release | April 9, 2013 at 7:12

A range of well-known New Zealand groups and individuals have today slammed the government’s controversial move to criminalise aspects of peaceful protests at sea.

Taking action

Page | December 18, 2006 at 23:57

Greenpeace is synonymous with action. We do not just make comment on environmental wrongs, we take action and find real solutions to protect the environment.

Big Blue planet

Feature story | May 28, 2007 at 0:00

People took to the streets in more than 50 locations around the world for the Big Blue March, voicing their support for the world's whales, and calling for an end to commercial whaling. The International Whaling Commission (IWC) opens in...

Founding

Page | December 20, 2006 at 4:21

In 1971, motivated by their vision of a green and peaceful world, a small crew set sail from Vancouver, Canada, in an old fishing boat. These activists, the founders of Greenpeace, believed a few individuals could make a difference.

Whale meat blockade

Feature story | April 6, 2010 at 0:10

At around 4:30 this morning, our activists took action against commercial whaling and trade in whale meat by blocking a container ship with fin whale meat onboard bound for Japan from Iceland. (Live updates.)

G8 on climate change

Feature story | June 7, 2007 at 0:00

In the lead up to this year's summit, leaked documents made it clear there was a distinct split among the G8 on the issue of climate change. After all, seven of the member countries have committed to the Kyoto Protocol's binding reductions of...

Cantabrian spirit shines through at Hands Across the Sand event

Blog entry by Siana | August 9, 2012

Although I was bursting with excitement in anticipation of Christchurch's own "Hands Across the Sand" event, mother nature didn't seem to share my enthusiasm and Saturday dawned cold and drizzly. Of course I had left all the important...

Time for civil disobedience

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | May 20, 2013

The tradition of civil disobedience is being reignited . The need is growing and the call to action is becoming impossible to ignore! Non-violent direct action can help re-establish a balance where our rights have been overtaken by...

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