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Greenpeace accuses Government of aggravating water crisis

Press release | April 27, 2017 at 14:05

Greenpeace says it’s time the Government woke up to its own advice on freshwater and stopped making matters worse.

Bill English crying crocodile tears over flood devastation

Press release | April 13, 2017 at 13:54

Thursday, 13 April: As the country braces for Cyclone Cook, the latest and the most devastating in a series of extreme weather events, Greenpeace NZ has slammed Prime Minister Bill English for crying “crocodile tears”.

Greenpeace swimmers stop Amazon Warrior seismic blasting, 50 miles out to sea

Press release | April 10, 2017 at 14:17

Greenpeace activists have thrown themselves into the sea in front of a huge offshore oil exploration vessel off the New Zealand coast.

Greenpeace NZ sets out in crowdfunded boat to confront Amazon Warrior

Press release | April 8, 2017 at 7:49

Greenpeace has launched its crowdfunded boat ‘Taitu’ this morning from Napier and is heading out to confront the world’s biggest seismic blasting ship.

Greenpeace reveals “worrying web of connections” between MPI and fishing industry

Press release | April 3, 2017 at 7:20

A Greenpeace investigation has revealed the true extent of the powers that the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) has given the fishing industry to self-regulate and report on its own performance.

Greenpeace prepares to confront Donald Trump’s “climate madness” at sea in a...

Press release | March 29, 2017 at 7:52

In the wake of today’s sweeping executive order by US President Donald Trump to reverse efforts to address climate change and instead protect the oil, gas and coal industries, Greenpeace New Zealand is preparing to go and confront his agenda at sea.

Oil conference in lockdown as protesters blockade entrance

Press release | March 22, 2017 at 7:35

Tangata Whenua and people from all over New Zealand are currently blockading the Petroleum Summit in New Plymouth, to prevent government and oil industry delegates from entering the TSB Showplace.

Greenpeace NZ crowdfunding boat to confront seismic blaster ‘The Beast’

Press release | March 9, 2017 at 14:07

Greenpeace is crowdfunding to buy a boat to confront the world’s biggest seismic blasting ship, the Amazon Warrior, as it searches for oil off the East Coast of the North Island.

Swimmable rivers: Greenpeace says look below the surface.

Press release | February 23, 2017 at 17:53

Greenpeace is encouraging voters to look below the surface of the Government’s new announcement on swimmable rivers.

New HSBC ‘no deforestation’ policy first step towards sustainable palm oil finance

Press release | February 21, 2017 at 6:53

HSBC today published a new ‘No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation’ policy covering its financing of palm oil companies. [1]

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