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Greenpeace presents evidence on nuclear free zones

Press release | May 16, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace has brought John Large from the UK to New Zealand to appear before the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee hearings on the New Zealand Nuclear Free Zone Extension Bill on May 17th. Greenpeace is making submissions in support...

Caribbean support for South Pacific Whale Sanctuary

Press release | April 27, 2001 at 0:00

A week after Pacific Island countries declared their unanimous support for the proposed South Pacific Whale Sanctuary, a new poll (1) shows Eastern Caribbean people also support the proposed Sanctuary by a margin of four to one.

Pacific makes progress on South Pacific Whales

Press release | April 23, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace applauds the decision of Pacific Islands’ environment ministers and officials to support the progress of the proposed South Pacific Whale Sanctuary at a meeting in Samoa this weekend.

Victory for consumers of KFC

Press release | March 1, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace welcomes Restaurant Brands New Zealand Limited (1) announcement in its 2000 Annual Report that it will be working with its suppliers to eliminate any remaining genetically engineered material from all its ingredients and animal feed by...

Hard action needed to stop climate catastrophe

Press release | February 19, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace today warned that to avoid a climate change catastrophe hard action is urgently needed.

Genetically engineered 'Golden Rice' is fools gold

Press release | February 9, 2001 at 0:00

Genetically engineered “Golden Rice” containing provitamin A will not solve the problem of malnutrition in developing countries according to Greenpeace. The Genetic Engineering (GE) industry claims vitamin A rice could save thousands of children...

Greenpeace welcomes Heinz-Wattie’s GE free commitment

Press release | February 2, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed a statement from Heinz-Wattie's Australasia confirming that the "Heinz global policy is for its product range to be GM Free".

A GE free flag flies at the heart of New Zealand

Press release | January 31, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace today scaled a monument at the geographical centre of New Zealand and flew a GE free flag from its needle.

Top UK food retailers to ban GE-fed meat and dairy products

Press release | January 30, 2001 at 0:00

Top UK Food Retailers To Ban Meat And Dairy Products From Animals Fed On Genetically Engineered (GE) Crops Tegel Foods NZ Ltd has the same option As two of the top three food retailers in the UK, Tesco and Asda, announced their intention to...

Two arrested and charged during Greenpeace occupation of Tegel factory

Press release | January 19, 2001 at 0:00

Two activists from the Rainbow Warrior were arrested and charged this morning after Greenpeace occupied a Tegel factory in Christchurch.

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