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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.

The latest updates


Facebook's coal problem overshadows green announcements

Blog entry by EoinD | November 8, 2010

Facebook launched an official "Green" page yesterday, highlighting what they're doing to be greener - from energy efficiency measures in their data centres, to auto/dual flush toilets in their offices. Those efforts are all good,...

How our Nestle campaign travelled around the web

Blog entry by nyoung | November 1, 2010

The Sinar Mas influence map by Salter Baxter Is it a tube map for spiders? A diagram of the galactic core? No, it's an analysis of our ongoing Sinar Mas campaign, specifically the way it has evolved online. Communication...

The “So Coal Network”: Confronting Facebook’s Coal Problem (Video)

Blog entry by nyoung | September 16, 2010

Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO of Facebook. His Facebook profile doesn’t list his relationship status, but if it did, it might say “in a relationship with coal”. Everyone has had a friend in a destructive relationship — a relationship...

Executive Director of Greenpeace to CEO of Facebook: Unfriend Coal!

Blog entry by nyoung | September 2, 2010

We've been talking a lot about Facebook lately. We were alarmed in January by the company's announcement that it would build a coal-powered data center in Prineville, Oregon. So we started a little group to ask the company not...

As Greenpeace unveils new website, environmental villains quake in their dirty boots

Blog entry by nyoung | August 17, 2010

At 20:25 last night on Monday the 16th of August -  following months of editing, writing, coding, designing and tinkering - our shiny new website was born. And after a moment's silence the old one shuffled peacefully off into the...

What happened after you left that comment on Nestlé's Facebook page?

Blog entry by nyoung | August 10, 2010

Remember this? ““Social media: as you can see, we’re learning as we go. Thanks for the comments.” On March 19th that was the status message on Nestlé’s Facebook fan page - which had already been under siege for three days. The...

Facebook hits 500 million mark

Blog entry by nick | July 23, 2010

It’s official: an eye-watering 500 million people are now using Facebook. But as the social networking site celebrates this latest milestone, another one is in the making: almost half a million of its users have joined one of our...

Facebook update: Renewable energy now

Feature story | February 21, 2010 at 19:51

Facebook recently announced it will build a massive data centre in Oregon, U.S., packed full of the latest energy efficient computers to serve the hundreds of millions of friends connecting on their near-addictive social networking website. But...

This Earth Day

Feature story | April 21, 2009 at 0:00

This Earth Day, help us turn 3 million people into climate activists: starting with you. Here at Greenpeace, we're pushers of a controlled substance. It's called hope. And our new "Inspiring Action" video is dizzy with it.

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