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Government’s 'absence of a backbone' destroying New Zealand’s rivers

Press release | May 18, 2017 at 12:30

Greenpeace is calling on the Government to end public subsidies to think-big irrigation schemes that will create new intensive dairy farms and more freshwater pollution.

DairyNZ undermining environmental efforts of dairy farmers across NZ

Press release | May 16, 2017 at 12:58

Greenpeace is calling on DairyNZ and other dairy leadership to stop undermining the efforts of dairy farmers to clean up waterways.

Havelock contamination scandal not a one off

Press release | May 10, 2017 at 14:21

Greenpeace is warning of more Havelock North’s if New Zealand doesn't start managing the intersection between industrial agriculture and water.

Nothing new in Ruataniwha review - irrigation dam still a bad idea

Press release | May 9, 2017 at 10:27

The review of the Ruataniwha irrigation dam confirms Greenpeace New Zealand’s view that the dam will pollute local rivers, heighten the risk of further water contamination and is a huge economic gamble.

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, says Greenpeace

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.

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