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Government delays put Maui’s dolphin at further risk

Press release | September 6, 2013 at 16:24

Auckland, 6 September, 2013 – The New Zealand Government’s continued delays to protect Maui’s dolphin moves the species closer to extinction, says Greenpeace.

Kiwi Stars Criticise Key’s Government

Press release | September 4, 2013 at 9:05

A star-studded array of New Zealanders has joined forces to criticise the government in a new campaign to be launched this (Wednesday) evening.

New report provides roadmap to transform Pacific tuna fisheries

Press release | August 5, 2013 at 10:42

Suva/Sydney, August 5, 2013 – A new report, launched today by Greenpeace Australia Pacific, provides a blueprint for how Pacific Island governments and regional bodies can promote a more sustainable and locally owned and operated tuna fishery in...

Leading Government Minister in ‘Pants on Fire’ Accusations on Massive Capital City...

Press release | July 16, 2013 at 16:10

Energy minister Simon Bridges’ failure to clear his name in response to allegations he has misled Parliament has been highlighted in one of the capital city’s most prominent sites this week.

Deep Sea Mining Risks Species Extinction

Press release | July 8, 2013 at 14:27

Amsterdam, July 3, 2013 – The extinction of unique deep sea species and other significant irreversible environmental damage to our oceans are a likely result of an emerging trend to exploit seabed minerals, Greenpeace International warned today.

Air NZ shark fin ban puts heat on government, fishing industry

Press release | June 27, 2013 at 11:37

Forest & Bird and Greenpeace are congratulating Air New Zealand on its decision to stop freighting shark fins.

Energy Minister Challenged to Release Full Meeting Details Over Misleading Parliament...

Press release | June 4, 2013 at 11:08

Energy Minister Challenged to Release Full Meeting Details Over Misleading Parliament Accusation.

Greenpeace welcomes Sealord change in tuna

Press release | May 29, 2013 at 14:59

Greenpeace has welcomed news that Sealord will phase out a destructive tuna fishing method that kills sharks, turtles and baby tuna.

Oil Companies Lacking ‘Expertise’ and ‘Financial Ability’ Set to be Handed Drilling...

Press release | May 17, 2013 at 14:47

PM ‘Misled’ New Zealand, say Greenpeace Prime Minister John Key has misled the nation about oil industry safety standards, Greenpeace said today, as an amendment to the controversial Crown Minerals Bill is set to allow companies with no...

Greenpeace Budget Response: Meridian Sell-Off Could Cost Economy Billions

Press release | May 16, 2013 at 14:16

Responding to today’s Budget, which includes plans to sell off New Zealand-owned Meridian Energy, Nathan Argent, Greenpeace’s chief policy advisor, said: “The half-baked decision to sell clean energy gem Meridian could lose the economy...

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