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Explosive fisheries research paper reveals more than twice as much fish taken as reported

Press release | May 16, 2016 at 9:25

Greenpeace is calling for an independent investigation of the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in light of an explosive academic report released today, which finds that the quantity of fish caught in New Zealand is more than twice what is...

New Zealand’s promise “dead in the water” as Paris Climate Agreement comes into force

Press release | November 4, 2016 at 12:01

Greenpeace New Zealand is calling for a summer of action to highlight what it’s calling the Government’s “sham plan” to meet the Paris Climate Change Agreement, which came into force today.

National’s “climate denialist” policies will undermine Paris Agreement

Press release | August 17, 2016 at 14:17

New Zealand’s ratification of the Paris Agreement won’t be worth the paper it’s written on unless the Government abandons its “climate denialist” policies, says Greenpeace.

Greenpeace calls on govt to explain toxic waste exportsbattery

Press release | August 4, 2011 at 15:37

Greenpeace is calling on the government to come clean about exports of toxic waste from New Zealand to the Phillipines and South Korea.

New Zealand Orange Roughy

Publication | September 23, 2010 at 18:14

Orange roughy fisheries are a testament to unsustainable fishing. The species is long-lived, slow growing and late maturing, making it extremely vulnerable to overfishing. In New Zealand, where most of the catches are now taken, the orange roughy...

Good COP or bad COP: Greenpeace calls on Govt to stand up for the Pacific

Press release | November 7, 2017 at 7:08

Greenpeace is calling on the new Government to stand alongside New Zealand’s Pacific neighbours during the COP23 climate change summit, which kicked off last night.

Save our beaches from oil disaster

Publication | March 23, 2011 at 16:21

Many of us watched dumbfounded as the oil-spill disaster in the US Gulf of Mexico unfolded in 2010. Amazingly, as the oil was gushing from BP’s well, Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee was issuing permits for deepwater exploration to be...

Government intent on pouring crude oil on clean green New Zealand

Press release | October 7, 2010 at 15:04

Oil-smeared’ people walked through central Wellington today to protest Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee’s reckless determination to dig and drill for more dirty fossil fuels while ignoring the impacts on climate change.

NZ not a happy place for sharks

Blog entry by Phil Crawford | August 29, 2013

New Zealand is being left behind as countries around the world move to ban shark finning. This week India joined that movement. Responding to falling shark numbers due, in part, to shark finning the Indian government has announced a...

Shark finning? It just won't fly!

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | September 4, 2013

Right now the New Zealand Government is putting the final touches to its plans for a public consultation about sharks. Unfortunately, what we’re hearing from officials gives little room for optimism that they’ll do the right thing and...

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