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Calls for Simon Bridges' sacking surge after Maui's dolphin move

Press release | June 19, 2014 at 13:14

There has been a surge in the number of people calling for Energy Minister Simon Bridges to be sacked following his shock move to allow oil and gas drilling in a marine sanctuary which is home to the critically endangered Maui’s dolphin.

IWC paper reveals Government and fishing industry cover up dolphin deaths

Press release | July 11, 2016 at 9:39

The New Zealand Government must act to protect our dolphins after a new scientific report to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) says that twenty times more New Zealand dolphins are killed by the NZ fishing industry than the public is...

Art of Survival for Maui’s dolphin

Press release | November 13, 2012 at 14:47

Wellington, 12 November 2012 – Fifty-five original artworks, representing the estimated number of adult Maui’s dolphins left alive, were presented to key MPs today to highlight that the future of the dolphin, which faces extinction, is in their...

Maui's dolphin announcement is an extinction plan, not a recovery plan

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | November 27, 2013

On Monday – one year, eight months and 12 days after the government released the alarming news that there were only 55 Maui's dolphins over the age of one left on the planet – the Minister of Conservation finally announced what he...

Save The Mauis Dolphin- Global

Action | February 20, 2015 at 5:55

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In your hands – the art of survival for Maui’s dolphin

Blog entry by Phil Crawford | November 14, 2012

People all over the world have responded to the plight of New Zealand’s critically endangered Maui’s dolphin. The Government called for submissions and received over 20,000 from people in New Zealand and all around the world wanting...

The world’s slowest emergency response

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | May 16, 2013

If you don’t like the idea of New Zealand becoming the first country to oversee the extinction of a marine dolphin, you should be very worried. I sure am. Six months ago, the NZ Government sought public feedback on its emergency...

New Zealand sits idly by as the Maui's dolphin slips towards extinction

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | July 9, 2013

The back-and-forth on Maui’s dolphins between Government departments, released under the Official Information Act and reported by the Dominion Post over the weekend, is gravely concerning for two reasons. Firstly, the Ministry of...

Maui's last stand

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | November 9, 2012

Maui's dolphin is found only in new Zealand and it's the smallest and most endangered (and in my opinion, the cutest) dolphin in the world. But they're in dire straits and need your help to survive! The New Zealand Government is...

Kiwis care about Maui's dolphins

Blog entry by Andy Coombs | May 28, 2012

I work on the phone team at Greenpeace NZ. For most of this month I have been chatting with some of the almost 9,000 people who made submissions through the Greenpeace website to  the Minister of Primary Industries, David Carter,...

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