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Climate action “a matter of life and death” after February temperatures smash global...

Press release | March 3, 2016 at 14:26

The month of February has experienced a whopping temperature rise never seen before in the history of record-keeping, according to just-released global satellite data.

New Zealand, not John Keyland

Blog entry by Sophie Schroder | February 5, 2016

The fact that TPPA protestors managed to bring Auckland’s entire CBD to a standstill yesterday is a testament to just how powerful a tool people power is. Even better, it shows us it’s a card we all have in our back pockets. ...

The TPPA: A shady deal cooked behind closed doors

Blog entry by Sophie Schroder | November 10, 2015

The veil of secrecy behind the controversial TPPA has just been lifted, and it spells bad news for New Zealanders, the seas we swim and fish in, and for the air we breath. Greenpeace NZ policy advisor, Nathan Argent, says the deal,...

Groser gets served by High Court over TPPA secrecy

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | October 13, 2015

Today, the High Court in Wellington served a humiliating judicial slapdown for Trade Minister Tim Groser and his anti-democratic moves to hide the TPP text from the people of New Zealand. Leading academic and campaigner Jane...

Groser Loses TPP High Court Secrecy Fight: Greenpeace Response

Press release | October 13, 2015 at 11:38

Responding to today’s High Court loss for Tim Groser and his TPP secrecy bid, Greenpeace chief policy advisor Nathan Argent said:

The TPP deal - taking away people’s right to protect our home

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | October 7, 2015

(Photo credit: Sam R. Dyson/ ActionSation ) Overnight Monday, ministers, trade officials and corporate lobbyists concluded the highly controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement - a shady ‘trade’ deal that has been cooked up...

Greenpeace Response to TPP Deal Announcement

Press release | October 6, 2015 at 10:42

Responding to this morning’s TPP deal announcement, Nathan Argent, chief policy advisor for Greenpeace New Zealand, said:

Join a TPPA #TPPAwalkAway protest near you!

Blog entry by Nick Young | August 14, 2015

Over the coming days, thousands of New Zealanders will march against the TPPA in centres all over the country.  Join one if you can because if it goes through the secretive TPPA deal could be a real threat to our democracy, our...

Legal challenge to TPPA secrecy lodged today

Press release | August 5, 2015 at 12:51

Papers were filed in the High Court in Wellington today seeking an urgent judicial review of Trade Minister Tim Groser’s blanket refusal to release any documents sought in a comprehensive Official Information Act request made by University of...

Statoil: Licensed to Spill

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | December 10, 2014

This morning Greenpeace activists barricaded shut Statoil’s new Wellington office before the Norwegian oil giant has fully opened for business. And the reason: to send a very clear message to Norway that New Zealanders don’t want...

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