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Page | May 6, 2010 at 23:50

The madness of the whaling – hunting species after species to the verge of extinction – is the same model now being used in modern fishing today. Protecting the whales – not just from hunting but the many other daily threats they face - would be...

Defending our Oceans

Hub | July 30, 2010 at 16:49

Defending our Oceans: Seen from space the Earth is covered in a blue mantle. It is a planet on which the continents are dwarfed by the oceans surrounding them and the immensity of the marine realm.

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Sign the petition for a global network of marine reserves

Greenpeace opposes Korean whaling plans

Press release | July 6, 2012 at 8:42

Auckland, 5 July, 2012 – Greenpeace New Zealand Oceans Campaigner Karli Thomas responds to South Korea’s announcement at the International Whaling Commission that it plans to start scientific whaling due, it says, to increasing whale numbers...

End of Japanese whaling may be in sight

Press release | November 12, 2009 at 22:58

A major review of Japanese government spending could spell the end to whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, according to Greenpeace, after the review committee proposed massive cuts in subsidies to a body which funds the so-called...

Save the whales rally in Wellington on June 2

Press release | May 25, 2010 at 0:00

A public rally in front of parliament next Wednesday, June 2, will deliver thousands of petitions urging the Government to save whales, not whaling.

Greenpeace calls for investigation into Japanese whale meat scandal to be re-opened

Press release | April 13, 2010 at 0:00

Greenpeace today filed papers calling on the Japanese Government to re-open its investigation into the whaling industry’s corruption as the Japanese whaling factory ship, the Nisshin Maru, returned from the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

New Zealand and Australian taxpayers to fund commercial whaling

Press release | April 12, 2010 at 0:00

In a proposal being drawn up for the International Whaling Commission (IWC), New Zealand and Australian taxpayers may have to pay for a return to commercial whaling.

Greenpeace condemns whaling nations’ sabotage as IWC meeting closes

Press release | July 15, 2011 at 12:07

Jersey, 15 July – As the 63rd annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission came to a close in Jersey, a day that saw pro-whaling member nations leave the meeting to avoid voting on the creation of a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary,...

Guidelines fail to protect marine life from seismic oil exploration

Press release | August 1, 2012 at 18:32

Auckland, 1 August 2012 – New Government guidelines for seismic oil exploration will fail to protect New Zealand marine life, says Greenpeace.

Beach users urged to report dolphins and whales in trouble

Press release | January 15, 2015 at 13:10

Beach users in the upper North Island are being urged to keep a close eye out for whales and dolphins in trouble this summer. Greenpeace says marine mammals may be affected by seismic testing for deep sea oil which started off Northland’s west...

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