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Hub | August 12, 2010 at 12:20

'Cyber activism' is a quick and easy way you can take action online to support our campaigns. Here is a list of current actions.

What we do

Hub | April 9, 2009 at 2:32

This issues we campaign on.

Get involved

Hub | August 6, 2010 at 15:33

Greenpeace is the most effective environmental campaigning organisation on the planet. Our of the key factors to our effectiveness is you our supporters. And one of the things that makes us powerful is our ability to work together as more than 5...

Photos & Video

Multimedia hub | August 3, 2010 at 10:03

Multimedia and interactive features including audio slide shows, photos, special reports and video on climate, oceans, forests, toxics, peace and disarmarment, sustainable agriclture, from our ships and from direct actions.

New Zealand Oil Spill Report

Publication | October 22, 2013 at 23:30

In April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico highlighted the wide-scale impacts that can be caused by a catastrophic deep sea well failure.

Deep-sea oil blowout could decimate favourite kiwi beaches

Press release | October 23, 2013 at 0:01

A computer oil spill modelling report released today shows a deep-sea blowout could have devastating impacts on New Zealand's coastal waters and significant economic consequences.

Oil Free Seas Flotilla are ‘Courageous kiwis’

Press release | November 8, 2013 at 16:24

The launch of the Oil Free Seas Flotilla this week is a symbol of hope for a clean energy future said Greenpeace today.

Kiwis flock to beaches to say no to deep sea oil

Press release | November 23, 2013 at 16:03

Thousands of Kiwis flocked to beaches around the country today to demonstrate their opposition to deep sea oil drilling in New Zealand waters.

Anadarko’s Oil Plans Hit by High Court Challenge

Press release | November 26, 2013 at 10:25

Texan oil giant Anadarko’s plans to drill in New Zealand waters are set to be challenged in the High Court.

Anadarko Oil Fail is Government’s Economic Flop

Press release | March 12, 2014 at 8:30

Greenpeace says the reported failure of Texan company Anadarko to find oil off both the Raglan and Otago coasts confirms the Government needs to stop supporting foreign oil companies and start backing our local clean energy industry.

Calls for Simon Bridges' sacking surge after Maui's dolphin move

Press release | June 19, 2014 at 13:14

There has been a surge in the number of people calling for Energy Minister Simon Bridges to be sacked following his shock move to allow oil and gas drilling in a marine sanctuary which is home to the critically endangered Maui’s dolphin.

Auckland Council Deluged with Hundreds of Thousands of Emails Ahead of Controversial...

Press release | February 4, 2015 at 12:44

Auckland politicians are facing increasing pressure over a controversial deep sea oil drilling vote set to take place in the Town Hall tomorrow.

Government muzzles environmental watchdog to pave way for mining deals

Press release | November 11, 2015 at 18:32

A “dirty deal” between big business and the Government to sideline the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and strip it of some of its powers is being considered after the watchdog declined two seabed mining applications.

Government oil programme in death throes as oil giant Shell looks to bail out of NZ

Press release | August 23, 2016 at 15:43

The revelation that Shell has advised its investment bank to offload its $1 billion New Zealand portfolio is another big nail in the coffin of the Government’s petroleum agenda, according to Greenpeace New Zealand.

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.

Government’s oil permit announcement shows broken NZ oil industry

Press release | December 15, 2016 at 14:49

The absence of any offshore oil permits and just a single onshore permit in the just-announced 2016 Block Offer shows that the National Government’s oil agenda is broken, says Greenpeace.

Greenpeace on Auckland sewage overflows

Press release | January 23, 2017 at 13:13

Greenpeace shares people's concerns about human sewage on Auckland's beaches, just as we care about cow sewage in New Zealand's rivers.

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.

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.

Greenpeace calls for post-election deal to reject “monstrous” new offshore oil project

Press release | October 3, 2017 at 8:11

Greenpeace has made an urgent call for parties engaged in post-election coalition negotiations to rule out an oil prospecting application, which if approved, could see one of the largest 3D seismic blasting surveys that has taken place in the...

Sealord poster

Publication | August 29, 2011 at 15:14

Help get the message out. Download the poster, print it off and stick it up on the noticeboard or somewhere else suitable.

Unjust Conviction of Anti-Whaling Activists Upheld by Sendai High Court

Press release | July 13, 2011 at 10:40

Auckland 13, July, 2011 – Greenpeace today condemned Japan’s ongoing disregard for international human rights law, following the Sendai High Court’s decision to uphold convictions handed down to anti-whaling activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki.

Defending Our Pacific

Publication | March 26, 2012 at 9:13

Summary of findings from the Esperanza's expedition, September - December 2011.

Greenpeace calls on Pacific tuna fisheries meeting to deliver sustainable tuna for...

Press release | March 27, 2012 at 15:28

Guam, 27 March 2012 – A report showing there is an increasing global demand for responsibly sourced tuna was released by Greenpeace yesterday at the start of an international meeting in Guam to decide on the future of Pacific tuna.

Greenpeace releases shocking whistleblower footage of marine life killed by tuna fishery

Press release | November 17, 2011 at 11:10

Auckland, 17 November 2011 - Greenpeace today released shocking footage and images of whales and a marlin and ray dying at the hands of industrial tuna fishers in the Pacific Ocean (1).

Shane Jones misses the point and sets Sealord spoof video to go viral

Press release | October 3, 2012 at 12:22

Auckland, 3 October 2012 – A Greenpeace spoof of a Sealord television ad is set to go viral following media publicity by Labour MP Shane Jones.

Shameful Kiwi connection to Aussie-bound deathship

Press release | August 30, 2012 at 12:28

Auckland, 30 August 2012 - Greenpeace activists blocking the world’s second largest factory fishing trawler, the FV Margiris, from arriving in Australia this morning have revealed that two New Zealanders have a controlling interest in the ship.

Pole and Line

Feature story | December 14, 2012 at 15:14

Ali Saeed, master fisherman, operates one of the largest 'dhoni' fishing boats from the island of Hulhumeedhoo in the Addu atoll. He inherited his first fishing boat from his father 25 years ago while aged just 20. His island community, home to 4...

Sealord lonely cheerleader for deadly fishing method

Press release | March 20, 2013 at 12:31

Auckland, 20 March 2013 – Sealord is now the only big Australasian canned tuna brand which has refused to stop using a destructive fishing method which kills sharks, juvenile tuna and turtles, Greenpeace warned today.

Ocean Expeditions 2012

Publication | February 21, 2013 at 2:57

In 2012, the Rainbow Warrior undertook a 9-week expedition through the Indian Ocean's fishing grounds, and the Esperanza undertook a 3-week expedition in Pacific Commons Area 1 and the EEZ of Palau. Both expeditions documented fishing operations;...

Save the Dugong

Page | November 10, 2015 at 9:11

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Broadcasting Standards Authority confirms accuracy of Greenpeace criticism of fishing...

Press release | October 31, 2017 at 12:19

The BSA today confirmed the accuracy of criticism made by Greenpeace of the fishing industry and MPI over its awarding video monitoring systems to the industry-owned company, Trident Systems.

Coca Cola – Not always the real thing

Press release | November 18, 2017 at 9:30

As Coca Cola launch their new ‘Holidays are coming’ Christmas TV advertisement, some of the brand’s fans have been viewing a version that’s a little more realistic. In an attempt to take advantage of Coke’s huge PR push at this time of year,...

Licence to Krill

Publication | March 14, 2018 at 7:24

Greenpeace investigations reveal how krill-fishing companies are expanding operations in the fragile Antarctic ocean, putting an entire food web at risk. What’s more, they are often involved in fishing practices that could damage wildlife and...

Seabed mining Court case a fight for the future of our precious oceans

Press release | April 15, 2018 at 8:29

JOINT PRESS RELEASE: The future of the South Taranaki Bight lies in the hands of the High Court next week, which will hear appeals against the Envionmental Protection Authority’s decision to grant a marine consent to Trans-Tasman Resources’ bid...

Can’t see the fish for the tuna?

Press release | August 10, 2011 at 13:26

Auckland, 10 August, 2011 – Greenpeace has run a full page advertisement, (1) in this week’s issue of a women's magazine calling on Sealord to change its canned tuna to more sustainable sources.

Greenpeace launches massive subvertising campaign to expose the dirty truth behind...

Press release | August 29, 2011 at 7:08

Auckland, 29 August, 2011 – Greenpeace launched a massive outdoor subvertising campaign in Auckland this morning, to expose Sealord’s sale of tuna caught using destructive fishing methods.

Sealord urged to change its tuna

Press release | June 1, 2011 at 12:23

Auckland, 1 June 2011 – Tuna stocks and other ocean life are being threatened by the fishing methods used to fill Sealord tuna cans, says Greenpeace.

NZ tuna brands must follow UK

Press release | July 27, 2011 at 10:07

Auckland, 27 July 2011 – An announcement yesterday that means all the main tuna brands in the UK are shifting to greener fishing methods has set a sustainability benchmark that New Zealand must follow says Greenpeace.

Greenpeace condemns whaling nations’ sabotage as IWC meeting closes

Press release | July 15, 2011 at 12:07

Jersey, 15 July – As the 63rd annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission came to a close in Jersey, a day that saw pro-whaling member nations leave the meeting to avoid voting on the creation of a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary,...

Unjust Sentence Condemned

Press release | September 6, 2010 at 19:00

Aomori, Japan, September 6, 2010 – Greenpeace has condemned as disproportionate and unjust a one year jail term, suspended for three years, imposed on two Greenpeace activists, who exposed widespread corruption in the Japanese government’s...

Failure of tuna rescue package bad news for the Pacific says Greenpeace

Press release | December 13, 2010 at 8:10

The world’s industrial fishing fleets will continue to plunder vital tuna resources from the Pacific following the rejection of a rescue package to halt the decline of tuna stocks, says Greenpeace.

Changing Tuna

Publication | March 26, 2012 at 9:04

The global tuna industry is undergoing a period of rapid transformation.

Sealord ignoring global shift to greener tuna fishing

Press release | March 8, 2012 at 12:21

Sealord is ignoring a global trend by canned tuna retailers taking steps to protect tuna stocks from overfishing, says Greenpeace.

Greenpeace and Palau bust pirates in Palau shark sanctuary

Press release | December 9, 2011 at 16:29

Palau, 8 December 2011 - Palauan fisheries officials have boarded and detained a Taiwanese fishing vessel suspected of illegal fishing activities during a joint patrol with Greenpeace of the Pacific Island nation’s exclusive economic zone.

Pirates of the Pacific caught in illegal tuna fishing

Press release | November 25, 2011 at 16:50

International waters, 25 November, 2011 – Activists from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza have demonstrated against tuna vessels operating illegally in an area known as the Pacific Commons (1) near Indonesia.

FADs scourge of the sea

Feature story | November 28, 2011 at 18:06

Fish Aggregation Devices are the scourge of the seas, floating death traps for fish, sharks, rays and turtles. But what is a FAD, and why are they used?

Kiwi’s footage of tuna scandal gains global audience

Press release | December 2, 2011 at 14:52

Auckland, 2 December 2011 - A New Zealand whistleblower’s shocking footage of marine life dying at the hands of industrial tuna fishers in the Pacific Ocean has gained a global audience.

Greenpeace welcomes Greenseas tuna news

Press release | October 19, 2011 at 14:48

Auckland, 19 October 2011 - Last week’s announcement that a second tuna brand sold in New Zealand will be shifting to ‘greener’ tuna is good news for the Pacific, says Greenpeace.

New Zealand in prime position to protect Antarctic waters

Press release | July 13, 2012 at 13:05

Auckland, 13 July 2012 – Environmental groups responding to a report today (1) that the Antarctic is under serious threat from fishing and mineral exploration say the New Zealand Government is in pole position to champion new protection measures...

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