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Modern-day villain holds special access card to NZ Parliament

Press release | November 11, 2017 at 9:51

The company partially responsible for one of the worst oil spills in history has unfettered access to the New Zealand Parliament, warns Greenpeace.

It's time to push Statoil out for good

Blog entry by Mike Smith | October 18, 2016

On Friday last week, New Zealand woke to the news that Norwegian oil giant, Statoil, was pulling the plug on its operations in Northland’s Reinga Basin. Although the company’s representatives were quick to claim the move came as a...

Friendship forged in the crucible of action

Blog entry by Mike Smith | August 9, 2016

This blog was written to mark International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. Greenpeace campaigner Steve Abel greets Elvis Teddy with a hongi, a traditional Maori greeting, as the Greenpeace crew of the new Rainbow...

Anadarko Face Largest-ever Clean-up Bill in the US, Plan to Resume Oil Exploration in...

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | November 11, 2014

Anadarko Petroleum face a clean-up bill of US$5.15 Billion, the largest-ever environmental cleanup bill in the United States. The money will fund a variety of clean up projects across 2,000 U.S. sites, including US$1Billion...

From truffle to light crude; oil doesn’t come cheap

Blog entry by John Dunford | July 30, 2014

The Governments oil salesman Simon Bridges just can’t catch a break these days. Whether it’s having to admit that he’d never even heard of NZ’s largest forest park (Victoria FP) which he’d just opened up to drillers or getting stick...

Anadarko court case lost, but cowboys exposed

Blog entry by Nick Young | June 13, 2014

After the protests at sea against the Brazilian oil giant Petrobras’ deep sea drilling exploits off the East Cape were so successful , the National Government made certain aspects of protest at sea illegal with the Anadarko Amendment...

Sack Simon: The forgotten forest is a bridge too far

Blog entry by Ana Mules | April 9, 2014

Sneaky buggers those forests. Hard to keep track of. One minute they’re there, next they aren’t… a bit like Members of Parliament. In today’s opinion piece TV3’s Political Editor Paddy Gower asked: “Is Simon Bridges asleep...

Bridges Has Got to be Sacked

Press release | April 9, 2014 at 16:35

Energy and resources minister Simon Bridges should be sacked, Greenpeace said this afternoon.

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:

Anadarko springs a leak and spills the beans - it’s time to throw in the Stetson

Blog entry by John Dunford | March 12, 2014

With Texan cowboy, deep sea drillers Anadarko you have to expect a few leaks here and there - they were one of the companies behind the largest ever oil spill at sea after all. The news this morning from their operation off Otago...

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.

Banners on the Beach: Oily people at New Brighton pier

Blog entry by Siana Fitzjohn | February 28, 2014

Communities are rising up around Aotearoa to say no to deep sea drilling off their coast. Below we hear from longtime activist and passionate Cantabrian, Siana Fitzjohn, about their day of banners and oily beach-goers. On the 15th...

Greenpeace Response to Government Oil Drilling Announcement

Press release | February 27, 2014 at 15:33

Mainlanders say no to deep sea oil drilling

Press release | February 15, 2014 at 17:52

Auckland, 15 February 2014 – Mainlanders headed to the beach in droves today to demonstrate their opposition to deep sea oil drilling in New Zealand waters.

Write a submission to protect your democratic rights

Blog entry by Genevieve Toop | January 10, 2014

Submission Guide for the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012 and current regulatory proposals It is your right as a New Zealander to have a say in what happens in our oceans, to the...

Court decision shows Government's drilling programme a farce says Greenpeace

Press release | December 19, 2013 at 20:24

Greenpeace says the outcome of a High Court decision reviewing the role of the government’s Environmental Protection Agency in regulating dangerous deep water drilling confirms that it is a ‘box ticking’ farce.

Oil Company’s Own Data Shows Oil Could Wash onto New Zealand Coasts

Press release | December 13, 2013 at 14:11

Oil could wash up on New Zealand shorelines if there was an accident at Anadarko’s drilling site off the west coast, according to the Texan company’s own data.

High Noon at the High Court

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | December 11, 2013

On Monday, we had our court case heard at the High Court in Wellington. Our beef: that the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) – the agency set up by government to safeguard our oceans – had given Anadarko the green light to...

John Key's Sandpit Politics

Video | December 6, 2013 at 12:06

John Key and his Government is ushering in a new era of high risk deep sea oil drilling in New Zealand. If something goes wrong, the impact on our environment , our economy and our way of life could be catastrophic.

Backgrounder on Deepsea Oil High Court Case

Press release | December 6, 2013 at 10:26

The government’s decision to allow Texan oil company Anadarko to drill in New Zealand waters is scheduled to face a judicial review in the High Court on Monday 9 December at 10am.

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