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Greenpeace reconnaissance reveals world’s biggest seismic ship blasting for oil off...

Press release | December 11, 2016 at 13:29

Sunday, December 11: Greenpeace NZ has released aerial footage from a reconnaissance flight of the world’s biggest seismic ship, the Amazon Warrior, blasting for oil 120 nautical miles off the Wairarapa Coast.

“Dropping like flies”: Anadarko the latest company to cull search for oil in NZ

Press release | December 9, 2016 at 15:38

Texan oil giant Anadarko is the latest to join the  growing list of companies to scale back or completely quit their search for oil in New Zealand.

ASA rejects challenge to Greenpeace’s solar tax campaign

Press release | December 6, 2016 at 12:52

Tuesday, December 6: The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that a complaint about Greenpeace’s use of the word “tax” to describe an extra charge for solar power has no grounds to proceed.

“Burning our future”: Genesis’ plan to burn dirty fuels at Huntly for next 20 years...

Press release | December 5, 2016 at 13:45

Genesis Energy has been granted consents to replace Huntly Power Station’s coal-fired Rankine units at any time it likes for the next 20 years.

NZ taxpayers forced to fund dirty rivers, again.

Press release | November 24, 2016 at 12:35

New Zealand taxpayers are again being forced to prop up the Hurunui irrigation dams and will get dirty rivers and increasing rural debt in return, Greenpeace said today.

World’s biggest oil survey ship flouts safety law in NZ waters during 7.8 earthquake

Press release | November 17, 2016 at 12:11

Upon its arrival in New Zealand waters, the world’s largest seismic surveying ship turned off transmission from its mandatory AIS safety device, including throughout the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit early on Monday morning and...

Auckland Council passes historic vote to oppose deep sea oil drilling

Press release | November 10, 2016 at 13:32

Auckland Council has just voted to oppose the Government’s offshore oil agenda in New Zealand, for the first time ever.

Goff’s new Auckland Council takes first vote on oil drilling

Press release | November 10, 2016 at 8:17

A recent change in the balance of power at the Auckland Council could see a vote against the Government’s offshore oil plans succeed today, where it has previously narrowly failed.

New Zealand’s promise “dead in the water” as Paris Climate Agreement comes into force

Press release | November 4, 2016 at 12:01

Greenpeace New Zealand is calling for a summer of action to highlight what it’s calling the Government’s “sham plan” to meet the Paris Climate Change Agreement, which came into force today.

Greenpeace teams up with scientists to search for Māui dolphin

Press release | November 2, 2016 at 12:19

Greenpeace New Zealand has teamed up with researchers at the University of Auckland in an effort to discover more about the critically endangered Māui dolphin, including where they go in winter.

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