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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.

Shell Drop Arctic Shell Drop Arctic Shell Drop Arctic Oil Drilling Plans – Greenpeace...

Press release | February 28, 2013 at 12:08

Shell’s multi-billion dollar Arctic investment lies in tatters today, and so does the company’s reputation.

Greenpeace renews call to end illegal fishing at Interpol forum

Press release | February 27, 2013 at 12:21

Lyon, 27 February 2013 – As Interpol convenes its first meeting to address the illegal fishing crisis, Greenpeace renewed its demand to end illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing, calling for stricter enforcement and the elimination of...

New Zealand Energy Sector Could Power Multi-Billion Dollar Economic Boost and Create...

Press release | February 11, 2013 at 6:53

New Zealand’s energy sector could give the economy a multi-billion dollar boost and create tens of thousands of new jobs, according to a report released today.

Star Lawless Slams Oil Giant Shell Outside Court

Press release | February 7, 2013 at 12:02

“We are proud to have taken part in our attempt to stop Shell’s reckless plans to drill for oil in the pristine Arctic." - Lucy Lawless

Rainbow Warrior in Deep Sea Oil Drilling Zone Off Canterbury

Press release | January 29, 2013 at 17:26

Tuesday 29 January 2013: The Rainbow Warrior is heading to the Auckland Islands which is home to critically endangered sea lions, yellow eyed penguins and Gibson’s albatross. The islands and surrounding marine reserve are listed as a World...

Rainbow Warrior crew celebrate Petrobras exit with Te Whanau a Apanui

Press release | January 16, 2013 at 17:41

Whangaparaoa, Wednesday 16 January 2013: Today as the new Rainbow Warrior anchored off Whangaparaoa Bay near East Cape, Greenpeace crew came ashore where they were warmly greeted by Te Whanau a Apanui. It is the first time both groups have met to...

Government’s deep sea oil programme puts Kaikoura in spill zone

Press release | December 11, 2012 at 12:13

Auckland, 11 December, 2012 – The Government should drop its deep sea oil programme as a failed economic strategy following low interest in its permits to drill in deep water around New Zealand, says Greenpeace.

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