What You Can Do

#Plastics PETITION: Ban Single-use Plastic Bottles

Call on the NZ Government to ban unnecessary single-use plastic bottles* in NZ, and to incentivise reusable and refillable alternatives.

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#Plastics End Pointless Plastic in Aotearoa

We know that plastics are choking our oceans, and putting the creatures that call it home at risk. We need…

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#Plastics PETITION: Plastic free Aotearoa

Sign on now to get the Government to adopt a national strategy to eliminate plastic pollution in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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#Plastics PETITION: Tell Coke to stop choking our ocean

Single-use plastic bottles are one of the worst offenders. They are killing precious seabirds like toroa (albatross) and they wind…

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#Oil&Gas Save the Arctic

Imagine a world without the Arctic.

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#Oil&Gas Join the wave of resistance against oil pipelines

Tell global banks not to fund these toxic disasters: together, we are standing against the tar sands oil pipelines scarring…

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#Fishing #Oceans #Plastics Stop Ghost Fishing Gear

Ghost fishing gear is wreaking havoc on our oceans. Discarded nets, ropes and other fishing waste makes up 10% of…

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Greenpeace Aotearoa submission on the Climate Change Commission’s Draft Advice

March 2021

Our vision is a world where people and nature are thriving – where our homes, schools, business and transport are powered by clean energy from the sun, wind and water;…

Greenpeace submission to the New Zealand Government’s Tax Working Group on the Future of Tax

February 2019

New Zealand’s water quality, soil health, and biodiversity are in decline, and emissions of dangerous greenhouse gases are increasing. We have a moral obligation to future generations to curb this…

Save our beaches from oil disaster

March 2011

Many of us watched dumbfounded as the oil-spill disaster in the US Gulf of Mexico unfolded in 2010. Amazingly, as the oil was gushing from BP’s well, Energy and Resources…

The environmental impacts of coal

May 2005

Coal is the dirtiest of all fuels. From mining to coal cleaning, from transportation to electricity generation to disposal, coal releases numerous toxic pollutants into the air, water and land.…