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Statoil caught breaking own rules to woo iwi

Press release | August 27, 2015 at 8:34

Norwegian oil giant Statoil has been snapped during a visit to New Zealand, trying to win over individual iwi leaders rather than engaging collectively in line with its own protocols.

Greenpeace Response to Otahuhu Gas Power Station Closure

Press release | August 17, 2015 at 10:30

Responding to Contact Energy’s announcement this morning that Otahuhu gas power station will close next month due to the growth of renewable energy, Simon Boxer, Greenpeace New Zealand’s senior energy campaigner, said:

Greenpeace Parliament Climbers Convicted of Trespass

Press release | August 14, 2015 at 10:51

Four Greenpeace campaigners who scaled Parliament House with a delivery of eight solar panels were today convicted of trespass.

No Surprise at the Demise of the Not So Solid Energy

Press release | August 13, 2015 at 12:14

The government has been ‘nothing short of negligent’ as hundreds of jobs look likely to be lost as a result of today’s announcement that state-owned miner Solid Energy will be put into administration, Greenpeace have said.

Kiwi businesses beat government in race to get rid of coal

Press release | August 6, 2015 at 11:57

The announcement by Genesis Energy that it will close its last two coal-burning electricity generators at Huntly Power Station serves to further expose the Key Government’s inability to act on climate change.

Legal challenge to TPPA secrecy lodged today

Press release | August 5, 2015 at 12:51

Papers were filed in the High Court in Wellington today seeking an urgent judicial review of Trade Minister Tim Groser’s blanket refusal to release any documents sought in a comprehensive Official Information Act request made by University of...

Rare opportunity to climb aboard the Rainbow Warrior in Auckland

Press release | July 20, 2015 at 13:16

Kiwis will have the chance to come aboard one of the world’s most famous ships this weekend during two free public open days.

Parliament climbers to attend court on Rainbow Warrior bombing anniversary

Press release | July 8, 2015 at 11:17

Wellington, July 8: The four Greenpeace activists who climbed to the roof of Parliament House last month in order to expose the government's failure to act on climate change will attend their initial court appearance on the day of the 30th...

Greenpeace to Mark 30th Anniversary of Rainbow Warrior Bombing with Exhibition of Courage

Press release | July 8, 2015 at 10:01

The 30th anniversary of the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior will be commemorated with a photo exhibition, celebrating courage and protest, at The Cloud on Auckland’s Waterfront starting this Friday.

NZ Government’s just-announced climate change target a “con job”

Press release | July 7, 2015 at 16:01

“Con job” is the word being used to describe the climate change targets the New Zealand Government will be putting on the table at the Paris Climate Conference in December.

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