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Oil bigwigs to be confronted by human suffering

Press release | March 30, 2015 at 10:25

Dozens of Greenpeace activists will be poised outside entrances to a major petroleum conference this morning holding mural-sized photographs that depict the human and animal suffering of climate-related crises.

Auckland City Shaken By Thousands Of Protest Drummers

Press release | March 29, 2015 at 22:29

Thousands of people from around the country brought drums along to a protest march in order to bang home a message to visiting oil executives that deep sea oil drilling is not acceptable in New Zealand.

Auckland Council Deluged with Hundreds of Thousands of Emails Ahead of Controversial...

Press release | February 4, 2015 at 12:44

Auckland politicians are facing increasing pressure over a controversial deep sea oil drilling vote set to take place in the Town Hall tomorrow.

New online petition platform a first in New Zealand

Press release | January 30, 2015 at 11:18

An online platform that allows Kiwis to take the government, businesses and other decision makers to task has just been launched.

China coal data indicates consumption fell in 2014, shows peak coal achievable

Press release | January 27, 2015 at 11:48

Beijing, 26 January 2015 – For the first time this century, China’s coal consumption appears to have fallen in 2014, according to a new projection from China National Coal Association [1] and recent economic and energy related statistics. Coal...

Beach users urged to report dolphins and whales in trouble

Press release | January 15, 2015 at 13:10

Beach users in the upper North Island are being urged to keep a close eye out for whales and dolphins in trouble this summer. Greenpeace says marine mammals may be affected by seismic testing for deep sea oil which started off Northland’s west...

Greenpeace closing down Statoil office now

Press release | December 10, 2014 at 8:05

Wellington, 10 December 2014 - This morning Greenpeace activists are barricading shut Statoil’s new Wellington office before the Norwegian oil giant has fully opened for business.

Pacific Tuna Management a Void

Press release | December 5, 2014 at 19:20

Greenpeace is urging tuna traders and investors to fill the void created by the Western and Central Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)’s failure to manage Pacific tuna fisheries. “In the absence of any real action at this week’s WCPFC talkfest, the...

Greenpeace calls on WCPFC to ban FADs and high seas fishing

Press release | December 1, 2014 at 11:52

Greenpeace calls for urgent action to protect the economic and environmental sustainability of key Pacific tuna stocks as major tuna interests meet in Apia for the 11th Regular Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC).

EPA must refuse phosphate mining application: our final submission

Press release | November 18, 2014 at 14:45

Press Release – KASM, Greenpeace, Deep Sea Conservation Coalition. The New Zealand Environmental Protection Agency should refuse an application to mine phosphate from the deep seabed in the Chatham Rise, because of the damage it will cause to...

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