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Greenpeace calls for immediate ratification of biosafety protocol

Press release | January 15, 2001 at 0:00

During an organic breakfast on the Rainbow Warrior this morning, Greenpeace asked political party representatives to encourage the speedy ratification of the Biosafety Protocol.

Colonel Franken-Sanders and chickens call on

Press release | January 15, 2001 at 0:00

Today in Wellington Greenpeace chickens and Colonel Franken-Sanders revealed to midday shoppers in central Wellington that Kentucky Fried Chicken (NZ) Limited uses chickens fed on genetically engineered animal feed.

Greenpeace boards soy cargo boat

Press release | December 27, 2000 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists are today bearing witness to a cargo ship carrying soya meal from the United States destined for New Zealand and Greenpeace is calling on JOSSCO, the largest importer of soya meal, to reject GE contaminated soya meal.

Tegel chicken feed - ; GE contaminated

Press release | December 27, 2000 at 0:00

Greenpeace today condemned Tegel for using genetically engineered soya meal in animal feed. Greenpeace activists at Tegel’s feedmill in Takanini, South Auckland stopped the production and distribution of the animal feed early this morning.

Shop for GE free food

Press release | December 22, 2000 at 0:00

Have a GE FREE Christmas!! New Zealanders wanting to shop for GE free food products will now be able to consult a pocket book guide or visit the web.

Tegel chicken feed GE contaminated

Press release | December 21, 2000 at 0:00

Greenpeace today condemned Tegel for using genetically engineered soya meal in animal feed. Greenpeace activists at Tegel’s feedmill in Takinini, South Auckland stopped the production and distribution of the animal feed early this morning.

Police arrest chickens at Tegel

Press release | December 21, 2000 at 0:00

Police removed and arrested four Greenpeace activists who stopped the production and distribution of genetic engineered animal feed by Tegel Foods Limited.

The SV Rainbow Warrior II is coming to town!

Press release | December 19, 2000 at 0:00

The SV Rainbow Warrior II is coming to town to help Greenpeace in New Zealand campaign for a GE free future. And you are invited!

Taranaki fossil fools promote burning fossil fuels

Press release | December 17, 2000 at 0:00

Greenpeace has criticised Taranaki lines company Powerco plans for burning gas for electricity. The concept is being reported as “environmentally friendly” [The Daily News, 22 September 2003].

Expert to brief government on toxics treaty

Press release | December 12, 2000 at 0:00

Greenpeace has brought an international expert to New Zealand to brief the government on why it must agree to eliminate dioxins under an international toxics treaty.

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