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Tuna plunder to continue as governments fail to clamp down on overfishing – Greenpeace

Press release | December 10, 2012 at 14:19

Auckland, 8 December 2012 - Governments charged with protecting fish stocks in the Pacific are allowing the continued plunder of the region's declining bigeye tuna stocks while also putting yellowfin, skipjack and albacore tuna at risk of...

John West cans destructive fishing, Sealord urged to do the same

Press release | December 4, 2012 at 15:23

Auckland, 4 December 2012 – Greenpeace says Sealord must follow its competitor, Australian brand John West, which has just announced it will stop using destructive tuna fishing methods that needlessly kill sharks, rays, baby tuna and turtles.

Petrobras announces it ain’t lovin’ it in New Zealand

Press release | December 4, 2012 at 13:26

Auckland, 4 December 2012 - Today’s announcement that Petrobras has pulled out of its deep sea oil drilling plans for New Zealand is a victory for Kiwis opposed to risky deep sea drilling, says Greenpeace.

Sentencing adjourned for Lucy Lawless and activists

Press release | November 20, 2012 at 15:27

Auckland, 20 November, 2012 – Thursday’s sentencing of Lucy Lawless and seven other activists, arrested following the occupation of the Shell-chartered drillship the Noble Discoverer in New Plymouth in February, has been adjourned again.

Electronics companies still to eliminate dirty energy from supply chain - Greenpeace

Press release | November 20, 2012 at 9:00

Auckland, 20 November 2012 - Global electronic companies must do more to end the use of climate changing dirty energy in their manufacturing and supply chains, according to a report released today by Greenpeace International.

Greenpeace delighted by charitable status decision

Press release | November 16, 2012 at 13:35

Wellington, November 16, 2012 - Greenpeace New Zealand has won its case to have its charitable status reconsidered.

New Rainbow Warrior to make first ever visit to New Zealand in January

Press release | November 16, 2012 at 12:51

Auckland, Friday 16 November 2012: Today Greenpeace announced that the state of the art new Rainbow Warrior will visit New Zealand for the first time in January and February 2013.

Southeast Asian ships caught illegally transferring fish in the Pacific Ocean

Press release | November 15, 2012 at 14:42

Pacific Ocean, 15 November 2012 – Greenpeace International has uncovered a large-scale illegal transfer of fish at sea between one ship from Cambodia, one from the Philippines and two from Indonesia in the Pacific Commons.

Green Growth report offers smarter economic direction says Greenpeace

Press release | November 15, 2012 at 8:53

Auckland, 15 November 2012 – Greenpeace has welcomed Pure Advantage’s Green Growth report saying its vision of building a prosperous economy by protecting the environment offers a smarter alternative to the Government’s current polluting policies.

Art of Survival for Maui’s dolphin

Press release | November 13, 2012 at 14:47

Wellington, 12 November 2012 – Fifty-five original artworks, representing the estimated number of adult Maui’s dolphins left alive, were presented to key MPs today to highlight that the future of the dolphin, which faces extinction, is in their...

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