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Legal challenge to TPPA secrecy lodged today

Press release | August 5, 2015 at 12:51

Papers were filed in the High Court in Wellington today seeking an urgent judicial review of Trade Minister Tim Groser’s blanket refusal to release any documents sought in a comprehensive Official Information Act request made by University of...

Rare opportunity to climb aboard the Rainbow Warrior in Auckland

Press release | July 20, 2015 at 13:16

Kiwis will have the chance to come aboard one of the world’s most famous ships this weekend during two free public open days.

Parliament climbers to attend court on Rainbow Warrior bombing anniversary

Press release | July 8, 2015 at 11:17

Wellington, July 8: The four Greenpeace activists who climbed to the roof of Parliament House last month in order to expose the government's failure to act on climate change will attend their initial court appearance on the day of the 30th...

Greenpeace to Mark 30th Anniversary of Rainbow Warrior Bombing with Exhibition of Courage

Press release | July 8, 2015 at 10:01

The 30th anniversary of the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior will be commemorated with a photo exhibition, celebrating courage and protest, at The Cloud on Auckland’s Waterfront starting this Friday.

NZ Government’s just-announced climate change target a “con job”

Press release | July 7, 2015 at 16:01

“Con job” is the word being used to describe the climate change targets the New Zealand Government will be putting on the table at the Paris Climate Conference in December.

Spanish and French Industry Wins Big As Excessive FAD Limits Agreed at IOTC.

Press release | May 4, 2015 at 15:16

Meeting in Busan, South Korea this week, the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) agreed to an unacceptably high limit on the use of fish aggregating devices (FADs), essentially maintaining the interest of the Spanish fishing industry.

Greenpeace Climbers Leave Arctic Oil Drilling Rig

Press release | April 12, 2015 at 10:14

The six climbers who safely intercepted, scaled, and set up camp on an Arctic-bound Shell oil drilling rig in the Pacific have come down today after spending almost a week on the 38,000 tonne platform.

Six Greenpeace Climbers Scale Shell’s Arctic-Bound Oil Rig

Press release | April 7, 2015 at 7:20

Six Greenpeace Climbers Scale Shell’s Arctic-Bound Oil Rig 6 April 2015, Pacific Ocean: Six Greenpeace climbers have intercepted an Arctic-bound Shell oil rig in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, 750 miles north-west of Hawaii and have scaled the...

Oil bigwigs to be confronted by human suffering

Press release | March 30, 2015 at 10:25

Dozens of Greenpeace activists will be poised outside entrances to a major petroleum conference this morning holding mural-sized photographs that depict the human and animal suffering of climate-related crises.

Auckland City Shaken By Thousands Of Protest Drummers

Press release | March 29, 2015 at 22:29

Thousands of people from around the country brought drums along to a protest march in order to bang home a message to visiting oil executives that deep sea oil drilling is not acceptable in New Zealand.

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