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Greenpeace launches Consumer Network against GE foods

Press release | November 4, 1999 at 0:00

This week Greenpeace launches a Consumer Network, which will focus public pressure to rid GE foods from our shelves. Through the True Food Campaign leaflets [1], which are being distributed across the country, Greenpeace will be mobilising...

Greenpeace launches Consumer Network against GE foods

Press release | November 4, 1999 at 0:00

This week Greenpeace launches a Consumer Network, which will focus public pressure to rid GE foods from our shelves. Through the True Food Campaign leaflets [1], which are being distributed across the country, Greenpeace will be mobilising...

New Zealand call for climate protection treaty to enter into force by 2002 - more...

Press release | November 3, 1999 at 0:00

Greenpeace welcomes New Zealand’s call for ratification and entry into force of the Kyoto Protocol by 2002, however Greenpeace warns that action is required to halt climate change, not just nice words. The announcement was made by the New Zealand...

Tide is turning internationally against GE crops

Press release | November 1, 1999 at 0:00

Monsanto’s application to grow genetically engineered wheat in New Zealand [1] should be considered in the context of a collapse in world-wide markets for genetically engineered crops. Monsanto’s share-price has dropped significantly since May,...

EU breaks new ground with a genetically modified food labelling decision

Press release | October 27, 1999 at 0:00

What will ANZFA do now? The path to a much-awaited food labelling decision by the Australian New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA) is clear. "New Zealand will have meet or exceed today’s EU proposal to label all GMO foods and ingredients to assure...

Genetically engineered maize won't be grown in New Zealand, despite gaining approval

Press release | October 23, 1999 at 0:00

Despite the Environmental Risk Management Authority’s (ERMA) decision to approve an application from Pioneer Ltd. to grow genetically engineered (GE) maize in Pukekohe, the crop won’t be planted this summer. ERMA’s decision has come too late in...

Greenpeace urges government to ratify the Kyoto Protocol immediately

Press release | September 15, 1999 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the recognition of the importance of climate change by President Clinton in his speech at the Christchurch Antarctic Centre, and called on the New Zealand Government to immediately ratify the Kyoto Protocol and take...

Greenpeace congratulates New Zealand Government - International Tribunal orders Japan...

Press release | August 26, 1999 at 0:00

Greenpeace congratulated the New Zealand government today, following groundbreaking legal action against Japan over their ‘experimental’ fishing programme for southern bluefin tuna (SBT).

Greenpeace welcomes Heinz-Wattie support for organic farming

Press release | August 26, 1999 at 0:00

Greenpeace today congratulated Heinz-Wattie for their joint initiative with Lincoln University, to fund an organic farming project, which was launched today.

Don't Condemn the Monarch Butterfly!

Press release | August 10, 1999 at 0:00

Greenpeace today called on the Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA) to turn down an application from Pioneer Ltd. to grow genetically engineered Bt maize. As part of Greenpeace’s scientific evidence at ERMA’s hearing, reports were...

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