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Leading Environmental NGOs: Labour Party needs to support not undermine the Kermadec...

Press release | September 20, 2016 at 14:15

Labour should be working to support New Zealand’s commitment to create one of the world's biggest marine sanctuaries and protect sea-life for generations to come, said representatives of leading environmental groups today.

Heron report shows MPI caught by fishing industry - hook line and sinker

Press release | September 16, 2016 at 16:05

The Heron report provides further evidence that the fisheries section of the Ministry of Primary Industry has been captured by the very industry it was supposed to be regulating.

BREAKING: Greenpeace uplifts Ruataniwha dam site office – returns to sender

Press release | September 13, 2016 at 12:04

Greenpeace has uplifted the site office of the proposed Ruataniwha Dam and delivered it to the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council offices in Napier.

Russel Norman to ACC: don't invest in Ruataniwha Dam

Press release | September 8, 2016 at 8:50

Greenpeace NZ Executive Director Russel Norman has written to ACC Investment Manager Nicholas Bagnall, warning him against investing in the controversial Ruataniwha Dam.

Mars rejects human rights tainted seafood following Greenpeace campaign

Press release | September 7, 2016 at 11:52

Greenpeace today welcomes the publication of Mars Petcare’s new plan of action to tackle human rights abuses in its seafood supply chains in Thailand.  

Greenpeace on Forest & Bird CEO Appointment

Press release | September 5, 2016 at 17:51

"On behalf of Greenpeace New Zealand, I’d like to congratulate Kevin Hague on his appointment as the new head of the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society,” says Stephanie Mills, Chair of the Board of Greenpeace New Zealand.

Ruataniwha Dam plan dead in the dirty water?

Press release | August 31, 2016 at 14:07

In response to the Court of Appeal’s ruling in favour of Forest and Bird over the DOC land swap for the Ruataniwha Dam (1) Greenpeace Agriculture Spokesperson Genevieve Toop said:

Greenpeace at Hawke’s Bay Regional Council meeting to push for end to dam

Press release | August 31, 2016 at 9:36

Greenpeace will use today’s monthly Hawke’s Bay Regional Council meeting to pressure councillors to scrap the Ruataniwha Dam.

Key’s drilling plan “in freefall” as NZ’s biggest offshore oil prospector bails

Press release | August 30, 2016 at 13:25

In the wake of last week’s reports that oil giant Shell  is having a firesale of its New Zealand assets,  prospecting company ION Geophysical has also now relinquished its oil surveying permits, which covered almost half of New Zealand’s waters.

Hawke’s Bay water management issues show Ruataniwha Dam must be scrapped

Press release | August 26, 2016 at 12:57

The shambles that is water management in Hawke’s Bay is another reason the Ruataniwha Dam must be scrapped, says Greenpeace.

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