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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.

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.

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.

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 Oil Announcement Tomorrow: Greenpeace Comment

Press release | April 1, 2014 at 16:16

Auckland, 1 April 2014 - Commenting ahead of tomorrow’s government announcement about new oil drilling exploration areas in New Zealand, Nathan Argent, Greenpeace’s chief policy advisor, said:

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...

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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