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Greenpeace activists stop Statoil rig drilling in the Arctic

Press release | August 18, 2017 at 8:12

A New Zealander is among a group of activists who have halted a Statoil rig drilling in the Arctic.

Microbead policy a “good start” - Greenpeace urges Government to ban the bags

Press release | August 17, 2017 at 16:15

Greenpeace is welcoming the Government’s latest announcement on microbeads as a good start.

Super Fund’s $950m fossil fuel divestment an “aha” moment for NZ economy

Press release | August 15, 2017 at 14:48

Greenpeace is calling the New Zealand Superannuation Fund’s just-announced $950 million divestment from big polluters an “aha” moment for the country’s economy.

Big Irrigation’s “death-grip” costs farmers more than water charge would: Greenpeace

Press release | August 12, 2017 at 12:45

“Farming leadership and politicians are scaremongering by using false facts on water pricing proposals in their latest effort to keep the dairy industry free of accountability for polluted rivers,” says Greenpeace’s Senior Campaign Advisor Steve...

Govt implicated in spy operation on Greenpeace

Press release | August 10, 2017 at 10:30

Greenpeace New Zealand’s Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, is calling on the Government to “categorically deny” any knowledge of a covert spy operation that saw staff at the environmental organisation being watched daily, for years.

Labour’s Plan to Cull Irrigation Fund a Watershed Policy for Clean Rivers

Press release | August 9, 2017 at 12:07

Greenpeace have welcomed Labour’s commitment to ditch National’s $480 million taxpayer fund for new irrigation schemes.

We’ll be back vows Greenpeace after successful pipeline protest in Canterbury

Press release | August 2, 2017 at 19:55

Tonight Greenpeace activists have brought their pipeline protest in Canterbury to a successful end.

Greenpeace activists lock themselves inside Canterbury irrigation pipes

Press release | August 2, 2017 at 5:53

Greenpeace is bringing construction of an enormous irrigation scheme to a halt this morning.

Greenpeace launches campaign to ban single use plastic bags in NZ

Press release | July 31, 2017 at 14:35

Greenpeace is throwing its weight behind the campaign to ban plastic bags from New Zealand supermarkets.

Watershed indigenous rights case could set precedent for blocking NZ oil exploration

Press release | July 28, 2017 at 16:30

A David vs Goliath court case in Canada that has seen an indigenous community triumph in the country’s highest court to block oil exploration could have a ripple effect in New Zealand.

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