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Greenpeace prepares to confront Donald Trump’s “climate madness” at sea in a...

Press release | March 29, 2017 at 7:52

In the wake of today’s sweeping executive order by US President Donald Trump to reverse efforts to address climate change and instead protect the oil, gas and coal industries, Greenpeace New Zealand is preparing to go and confront his agenda at sea.

Oil conference in lockdown as protesters blockade entrance

Press release | March 22, 2017 at 7:35

Tangata Whenua and people from all over New Zealand are currently blockading the Petroleum Summit in New Plymouth, to prevent government and oil industry delegates from entering the TSB Showplace.

Greenpeace NZ crowdfunding boat to confront seismic blaster ‘The Beast’

Press release | March 9, 2017 at 14:07

Greenpeace is crowdfunding to buy a boat to confront the world’s biggest seismic blasting ship, the Amazon Warrior, as it searches for oil off the East Coast of the North Island.

Swimmable rivers: Greenpeace says look below the surface.

Press release | February 23, 2017 at 17:53

Greenpeace is encouraging voters to look below the surface of the Government’s new announcement on swimmable rivers.

New HSBC ‘no deforestation’ policy first step towards sustainable palm oil finance

Press release | February 21, 2017 at 6:53

HSBC today published a new ‘No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation’ policy covering its financing of palm oil companies. [1]

Blooming dangerous in Canterbury

Press release | February 8, 2017 at 14:07

Tired of being told your dogs might die if you take them down to the river? Greenpeace is warning there’ll be lots more toxic algal blooms afflicting South Canterbury rivers if a controversial irrigation scheme to expand dairying goes ahead.

Battle over solar tax heats up as full hearing announced

Press release | February 1, 2017 at 8:46

An extra charge for solar users, deemed a “tax on solar”, will soon be challenged in a full hearing after an independent authority agreed it needed to be “fully tested”.

Greenpeace on Auckland sewage overflows

Press release | January 23, 2017 at 13:13

Greenpeace shares people's concerns about human sewage on Auckland's beaches, just as we care about cow sewage in New Zealand's rivers.

New oil exploration for NZ as 2016 officially declared hottest on record

Press release | January 19, 2017 at 11:35

As 2016 is officially declared the hottest year ever recorded, the world’s largest seismic ship is searching for deep sea oil off New Zealand’s East Coast.

Irrigation attack - Greenpeace says public frustration about dirty rivers spilling over

Press release | January 18, 2017 at 13:31

Greenpeace says a $40,000 attack on a farmer’s irrigation machinery could be a sign of overwhelming public frustration about polluted rivers.

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