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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...

Budget Must Back Kiwi Innovation

Press release | May 14, 2013 at 12:47

Budget Must Back Kiwi Innovation, Say Greenpeace. Backing home-grown clean energy in Thursday’s Budget could kick-start a multi-billion dollar bonanza for New Zealand’s economy, creating tens of thousands of jobs, say Greenpeace.

Young explorers, Greenpeace plant flag on seabed at North Pole, call for global...

Press release | April 17, 2013 at 13:04

North Pole, April 15, 2013 — Four young people on a mission with Greenpeace have planted a flag on the seabed beneath the North Pole, at the same spot where a submarine planted a Russian flag claiming the Arctic for Moscow. (1) The young people...

Eight Out of Ten Want Sea Protest Move Halted

Press release | April 16, 2013 at 7:55

Eight in 10 New Zealanders think that the brakes should be put on the government’s controversial move to criminalise aspects of peaceful protests at sea.

Government Bid to Criminalise Sea Protests Slammed

Press release | April 9, 2013 at 7:12

A range of well-known New Zealand groups and individuals have today slammed the government’s controversial move to criminalise aspects of peaceful protests at sea.

DOC cuts an assault on Kiwi values

Press release | March 26, 2013 at 12:46

Responding to today’s announcement of cuts to the Department of Conservation, Nathan Argent, Greenpeace’s senior policy advisor, said:

Sealord lonely cheerleader for deadly fishing method

Press release | March 20, 2013 at 12:31

Auckland, 20 March 2013 – Sealord is now the only big Australasian canned tuna brand which has refused to stop using a destructive fishing method which kills sharks, juvenile tuna and turtles, Greenpeace warned today.

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