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New Zealand says no nukes in Kyoto Protocol

Press release | July 18, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace congratulates New Zealand’s firm no nuclear stance as governments flesh out the rules of the Kyoto Protocol.

Japan: Climate saviour or climate killer?

Press release | July 17, 2001 at 0:00

Reports from Bonn say that Japan may be weakening its commitment to the Kyoto Protocol, by stating that there will be no progress at the climate meeting which started in Bonn last night (NZ time).

Bush administration orders arrest of one man in a tent protesting Star Wars test

Press release | July 13, 2001 at 0:00

Auckland/Vandenberg Airforce Base, Lompoc, California: Just 48 hours before George Bush's Star Wars missile test, the full might of the US military has been brought to bear on a single Greenpeace activist, camped out on a tiny Pacific island...

Greenpeace joins international day of action against Mobil

Press release | July 12, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace is undertaking a rolling protest at South Auckland Mobil service stations as part of the international day of action.

Government moratorium must include field trials - preserving options means a GE free...

Press release | July 9, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace today called for field trials to be included in any moratorium, while supporting the cautious approach outlined by the Prime Minister regarding NZ’s policy on genetic engineering.

Government donates to global fund - Don't forget to clean up at home Marian!

Press release | July 5, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace congratulates the New Zealand Government for donating funds to the United Nations programme to eliminate deadly chemicals, but reminded Hon. Marian Hobbs that dioxins are still legally being pumped into the New Zealand environment...

Turning up the heat on Mobil - global warming villian No. 1

Press release | June 29, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists on the streets are drawing attention to Mobil's (1) regressive attitude towards the greatest environmental threat the planet faces, global warming.

New Zealand constructive in climate talks

Press release | June 29, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace, attending the climate talks in the Hague over the past two days, said that generally New Zealand had taken a constructive role.

NZ dairy foods go GE free!!

Press release | June 14, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed a statement from New Zealand Dairy Foods that outlined “a policy of ensuring that its products do not contain genetically modified ingredients”.

Greenpeace sandbags Mobil - No. 1 global warming villain

Press release | June 12, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace New Zealand today sandbagged Mobil HQ in Lambton Quay, Wellington, and called on Mobil to stop undermining the Kyoto Protocol.

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