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This fragile Earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs you.

Why do we need your financial support?  We do not accept funding from governments or corporations; instead we rely on the goodwill and generosity of people like you to continue our work. This ensures that we remain fiercely independent and able to act against any corporation or government without fear of our funding being cut off. With your support, we will work to prevent catastrophic climate change and incite an energy revolution; to protect and preserve our oceans and ancient forests; to keep genetically engineered ingredients out of our food and to create a peaceful and nuclear-free future. Donate today!

Volunteer for Greenpeace

Greenpeace has always relied on the committed support and passion of volunteers to succeed in its work and achieve its goals. Greenpeace New Zealand has a network of volunteers throughout the country, who collectively are one of our greatest assets. Individuals come from all walks of life with all types of skills and experience to volunteer with us.

The Greenpeace New Zealand office is based in Mt Eden, Auckland.  There are around 35 full-time staff members in the office and hundreds of volunteers who support our campaigns around the country. We also have seven internships available in different areas in the organisation.’ 

The time, skills and passion that volunteers bring to Greenpeace make a huge difference - we couldn’t do what we do without volunteers. Find out how you can help our campaigns and gain knowledge and experience of Greenpeace does.

Get a job with Greenpeace

Greenpeace is taking action in New Zealand and all over the world for our planet's future. We need individuals dedicated to the hard work and professional standards that millions of members worldwide expect of the world's leading environmental campaigning organisation.

As a Greenpeace employee, you can expect to contribute to and be part of an important program of work to stop climate change, save the ancient forests and protect our world's oceans, earth and sky.

Sail aboard a Greenpeace ship:

Sailing aboard a Greenpeace ship can be the experience of a lifetime.  If you think you belong on the deck of a Greenpeace ship, you can apply for a position by sending a CV to:

Marine Recruitment
Ottho Heldringstraat 5
1066 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

List any marine certificates you posses, and specify as many skills as you can. Do you speak several languages? Are you a certified diver? A professional cook? A wonderful musician? A photographer, videographer, carpenter, plumber, or engineer? Is your passport current and what's your availability?

We are always looking for motivated, skilled and experienced crew but as you can imagine we also receive many applications each day. Give us as much information as you can, and good luck!

Please fill in theonline application formif you are a professional seafarer and wish to sail on Greenpeace ships.

Make your life a little greener:

Here's a handy set of tips for ways of stepping more lightly on the Earth and reducing your carbon footprint. Your individual choices make a difference not only in their direct impact, but what they say to friends and family as well.

Run your own campaign:

Got a local issue that needs attention? Here's a great set of tips on How to create and win campaigns for the enviornment from a former Greenpeace strategist.

Help spread the word:

You can help us grow our network of people willing to take action for the environment. Tweet, blog, and feature our content on Facebook. Send action emails to your friends.  Talk about our campaigns and victories in your own language, and make sure your friends know how you're making a difference.

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5 Greenpeace Facebook moments to remember

Blog entry by JulietteH | February 7, 2014

The social networking giant, Facebook, turned ten today, but what does that have to do with Greenpeace? Well, whether you’ve signed in or not, Facebook has become a prime mover in digital activism. It's played a role in, and...

5 Greenpeace Facebook moments to remember

Blog entry by JulietteH | February 5, 2014

The social networking giant, Facebook, turned ten today, but what does that have to do with Greenpeace? Well, whether you’ve signed in or not, Facebook has become a prime mover in digital activism. It's played a role in, and...

We need 30 Twitter millionaires to #FreeTheArctic30

Blog entry by Nick Young | October 4, 2013

We just found out that our friends are being charged with piracy for standing up to Gazprom. It’s an incredibly serious charge and carries a maximum sentence of 15 years in a Russian jail. Please tweet these people with millions of...

Twitter competition: #TellShell to stay out of the Arctic and win one of 50 very cool...

Blog entry by JulietteH | July 19, 2012

Shell is getting ready to start exploratory oil drilling off the coast of Alaska. This week, activists all around the world are joining together to save the Arctic and tell the company to halt its dangerous plans . If you’re on...

Victory! Facebook 'friends' renewable energy

Blog entry by Eoin - Greenpeace International | December 16, 2011

After 20 months of mobilising, agitating and negotiating to green Facebook, the Internet giant has today announced its goal to run on clean, renewable energy. More than 700,000 people from all over the world joined to make this...

Facebook's New Datacentre: a renewable-powered friend?

Blog entry by Anna K | October 31, 2011

Today the tech and business media are all a-twitter about Facebook, after news that company will start constructing its first datacentre outside the United States, close to the Arctic Circle, in Luleå, Sweden. By locating the...

Ask Facebook to ♥ Renewable Energy! There's still time to enter our photo contest.

Blog entry by Anna Keenan | February 16, 2011

Wow! Only four days since we launched our photo-petition-competition and already we have over 500 creative entries calling on Facebook to Unfriend Coal ! View all the images – and vote by clicking ‘like’ for your favourites – by...

Join our Facebook petition - competition!

Blog entry by nyoung | February 14, 2011

We've just launched a photo petition (or, competition  - see below!) for everyone who wants Facebook to pledge to go green by Earth Day , and it's already chock full of images from supporters! Student climate activists in the...

Happy Birthday, Facebook!

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | February 7, 2011

According to its own page , Facebook is celebrating its 7th birthday today. Seven years-old! Isn't that, like, half the age of Facebook's founder? Just teasing, Mark. Facebook's stats page gives us an idea of just how far the...

Facebook, let's commit to Unfriend Coal by Earth Day

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | February 4, 2011

Since we started our campaign in February 2010, over 600,000 Greenpeace supporters like you have called on Facebook to unfriend coal and embrace renewables to power their massive data centres. Thank you. Just last week, I met with...

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