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Greenpeace Win Supreme Court Battle

Press release | August 6, 2014 at 15:02

Campaigning organisations can register as charities, the Supreme Court ruled this afternoon.

Greenpeace New Zealand charity status appeal for the public good

Press release | September 3, 2012 at 13:06

Auckland, 3 September 2012 - Greenpeace New Zealand says it is appealing the Charities Commission ruling declining it charity status as a matter of principle.

Greenpeace isn't a charity, it's a necessity

Press release | March 21, 2018 at 19:10

Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, says the Charities Board decision not to grant the environmental organisation charity status is unsurprising given that the Board has resolutely opposed Greenpeace’s application all along, in spite...

Greenpeace’s Supreme Court win made New Zealand’s democracy a little stronger

Blog entry by Duncan Currie | August 7, 2014

Sometimes you just have to take a stand. Greenpeace’s win yesterday in the Supreme Court in a precedent setting case about an arcane charity law was one of those times. The story goes back years, when Greenpeace first started...

Our charitable status legal marathon

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | August 1, 2013

This week the final leg of our charitable status legal marathon will be in the Supreme Court in Wellington.  The outcome in the Supreme Court will not decide whether we get charitable status. It will simply clarify further the...

Charity or not, Greenpeace is here to stay

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | September 3, 2012

This month on the 19 th of September we mark the day in 1893 when women were finally given the vote in New Zealand. This came only after an enormous struggle by some very brave women. The importance of that struggle was captured in...

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