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Food and Farming in NZ

Hub | September 14, 2016 at 12:45

The industrial farming model is a failed experiment. Change is needed if New Zealand farming and farmers are to prosper again. We need to make New Zealand farming something we can be proud of again.

Greenpeace welcomes Hawke’s Bay anti-dam council

Press release | October 9, 2016 at 11:13

Greenpeace has welcomed the preliminary results of the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council election, saying the new council's top priority must be to ditch the Ruataniwha dam.

New Regional Council must drop Supreme Court dam bid

Press release | October 18, 2016 at 15:37

Greenpeace is calling on the new Hawke’s Bay Regional Council to abandon its fight to the Supreme Court over conservation land needed for the Ruataniwha Dam.

NZ taxpayers forced to fund dirty rivers, again.

Press release | November 24, 2016 at 12:35

New Zealand taxpayers are again being forced to prop up the Hurunui irrigation dams and will get dirty rivers and increasing rural debt in return, Greenpeace said today.

Greenpeace calls out meaningless moratorium

Press release | December 14, 2016 at 10:53

Greenpeace is calling out the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council on a so-called moratorium on the Ruataniwha dam.

Sold Down River: How Big Irrigation Will Pollute Our Water

Publication | October 6, 2016 at 21:25

When it comes to clean water, industrial agriculture remains New Zealand’s biggest challenge, and large-scale irrigation schemes planned around the country are set to make things worse.

Thumbs up for controversial Greenpeace TV ad

Press release | January 8, 2017 at 18:49

The Dairy Industry has failed in its attempts to shut down a hard-hitting TV ad by Greenpeace.

Greenpeace NZ Television - Complaint 16/400

Publication | January 9, 2017 at 8:40

Following a complaint by Dairy NZ to the Advertising Standards Authority about a Greenpeace TV ad, Greenpeace provided the ASA with this 13 page file of scientific evidence pointing to nitrate and pathogen pollution of our waterways as a result...

Irrigation attack - Greenpeace says public frustration about dirty rivers spilling over

Press release | January 18, 2017 at 13:31

Greenpeace says a $40,000 attack on a farmer’s irrigation machinery could be a sign of overwhelming public frustration about polluted rivers.

Greenpeace calls on the Dairy Industry to come clean about its plans for expansion

Press release | January 10, 2017 at 17:30

Despite widespread public concern over New Zealand's polluted rivers and lakes, the dairy industry plans to push the national dairy herd to record numbers.

Swimmable rivers: Greenpeace says look below the surface.

Press release | February 23, 2017 at 17:53

Greenpeace is encouraging voters to look below the surface of the Government’s new announcement on swimmable rivers.

Havelock contamination scandal not a one off

Press release | May 10, 2017 at 14:21

Greenpeace is warning of more Havelock North’s if New Zealand doesn't start managing the intersection between industrial agriculture and water.

DairyNZ undermining environmental efforts of dairy farmers across NZ

Press release | May 16, 2017 at 12:58

Greenpeace is calling on DairyNZ and other dairy leadership to stop undermining the efforts of dairy farmers to clean up waterways.

Government’s 'absence of a backbone' destroying New Zealand’s rivers

Press release | May 18, 2017 at 12:30

Greenpeace is calling on the Government to end public subsidies to think-big irrigation schemes that will create new intensive dairy farms and more freshwater pollution.

Labour’s freshwater policy more ambitious than Govt but still has some leaks in it.

Press release | June 9, 2017 at 20:01

Major tourism, conservation and recreation organisations behind Freshwater Rescue Plan, announced yesterday, compare Labour’s water policy to their seven step plan.

Dairy Bosses’ climate change plan is “all talk and no trousers”

Press release | June 14, 2017 at 14:44

Greenpeace says the Dairy Industry’s new “action plan” on climate change is completely lacking in any form of serious action.

Sick of Too Many Cows

Publication | June 28, 2017 at 11:14

This Greenpeace report examines the potential connections between livestock farming, water pollution and public health.

Too Many Cows Could Make Us Sick - New Greenpeace NZ Report

Press release | June 28, 2017 at 11:06

Greenpeace activists are taking over Parliament lawn this lunchtime with a herd of dairy cows. They’re launching a new report which links the intensification of livestock farming with the safety of our drinking water.

Dam decision huge victory against big irrigation

Press release | July 6, 2017 at 13:33

Greenpeace says today’s court decision over the Ruataniwha Dam is a major victory in the struggle against big irrigation and the nationwide intensification of dairying.

Greenpeace says council decision means dam is dea

Press release | July 13, 2017 at 10:46

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council appears to have hammered the last nail in the coffin of the Ruataniwha Irrigation Dam.

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