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Greenpeace International ship nears Murmansk port as 30 activists await possible charges

Press release | September 24, 2013 at 21:05

Murmansk, September 24, 2013 - The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise is close to arriving in the port of Murmansk after being boarded by Russian authorities last week following a peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling.

Greenpeace Delivers Frozen Message Asking for Release of Activists to Russian Embassy

Press release | September 23, 2013 at 9:33

Greenpeace campaigners have delivered a demand carved in ice, saying FREE ARCTIC 30, to the Russian Embassy in Wellington this morning.

Greenpeace International dismisses Russian allegations of piracy as ‘unjustified and...

Press release | September 22, 2013 at 11:12

22 September 2013 - Earlier today, Greenpeace International strongly rejected an allegation of piracy leveled at its ship Arctic Sunrise in the Russian Arctic, describing it as a desperate attempt to justify the illegal boarding of its ship in...

Greenpeace International ship remains under control of Russian authorities in...

Press release | September 21, 2013 at 9:53

The crew of the Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise, which includes two New Zealanders, remain in the custody of Russian authorities following an armed boarding of the ship in international waters yesterday. The ship has now been under armed...

Kiwis arrested by armed Russian Coast Guard on peaceful Greenpeace protest ship

Press release | September 20, 2013 at 9:56

Pechora Sea, September 20, 2013 — The Russian Coast Guard has boarded the Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise and arrested the 25 activists on board, including two New Zealanders, following a protest against Gazprom’s Arctic oil drilling...

100 Shark Fins in Wellington Waterfront on Black Friday

Press release | September 13, 2013 at 7:34

Wellington, 13 September 2013 – One hundred shark fins have appeared in a lagoon on the capital city's waterfront, close to Te Papa, on Black Friday.

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.

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