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Frack and drill report reveals cowboy approach

Press release | June 4, 2014 at 13:07

Greenpeace New Zealand Programme Director Carmen Gravatt comments on the findings in the report ‘Drilling for oil and gas in New Zealand’ released by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Jan Wright today.

Oil company at centre of Arctic protest coming to NZ

Press release | May 27, 2014 at 20:54

The Norwegian oil company at the centre of a high profile Greenpeace protest in the Arctic today is also about to start exploring for deep sea oil in New Zealand waters.

Budget shows a deficit of ambition

Press release | May 15, 2014 at 13:51

Responding to today’s Budget, Nathan Argent, Greenpeace’s chief policy advisor, said:

Bridges Has Got to be Sacked

Press release | April 9, 2014 at 16:35

Energy and resources minister Simon Bridges should be sacked, Greenpeace said this afternoon.

Government Oil Announcement Tomorrow: Greenpeace Comment

Press release | April 1, 2014 at 16:16

Auckland, 1 April 2014 - Commenting ahead of tomorrow’s government announcement about new oil drilling exploration areas in New Zealand, Nathan Argent, Greenpeace’s chief policy advisor, said:

A great day for whales no April Fool's joke

Press release | April 1, 2014 at 9:02

Auckland, 1 April 2014 – In response to the International Court of Justice ruling today that the Japanese whaling programme is not scientific [1] Karli Thomas, Greenpeace New Zealand Oceans Campaigner said:

Anadarko Oil Fail is Government’s Economic Flop

Press release | March 12, 2014 at 8:30

Greenpeace says the reported failure of Texan company Anadarko to find oil off both the Raglan and Otago coasts confirms the Government needs to stop supporting foreign oil companies and start backing our local clean energy industry.

Greenpeace Response to Government Oil Drilling Announcement

Press release | February 27, 2014 at 15:33

Mainlanders say no to deep sea oil drilling

Press release | February 15, 2014 at 17:52

Auckland, 15 February 2014 – Mainlanders headed to the beach in droves today to demonstrate their opposition to deep sea oil drilling in New Zealand waters.

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