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Greenpeace arrives with Nisshin Maru

Press release | February 17, 2007 at 3:12

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza sighted the stricken Japanese government whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru at approximately 07.00 (New Zealand daylight time) this morning.

Valentines message to Japanese

Press release | February 13, 2007 at 23:08

Greenpeace activists today handed out Valentines day cards and flowers to Japanese tourists arriving in the country in Christchurch and Auckland, and flowers to the Japanese Embassy in Wellington, with the message: "We love Japan – but whaling...

Marsden not to proceed?

Press release | February 11, 2007 at 7:01

Greenpeace today called on Mighty River Power to clarify what it plans to do with its proposal to re-fire Marden B on coal, following a news report over the weekend which suggested it may drop the project.

Launch of the world's first comprehensive global energy strategy for tackling climate...

Press release | January 25, 2007 at 22:33

Renewable energy, combined with efficiencies from the 'smart use' of energy, can deliver half of the world's energy needs by 2050, according to one of the most comprehensive plans for future sustainable energy provision, launched today. A report...

To Japan, With Love

Press release | January 24, 2007 at 0:00

The Greenpeace ship, Esperanza will sail from Auckland midday tomorrow, as part of a global campaign to bring an end to whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

Whales left to rot

Press release | January 23, 2007 at 0:00

The Icelandic government's claims of sustainable whaling were harpooned today, after Greenpeace revealed that around 200 tonnes of meat and blubber from endangered fin whales are still in storage, waiting to be tested for chemical contamination...

Greenpeace ship will stop in Auckland en route to save whales

Press release | December 19, 2006 at 0:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is en route to the Southern Ocean as part of a massive global campaign to stop whaling in the Sanctuary.

Marsden B Climbing Activists Discharged for their Conviction

Press release | November 20, 2006 at 0:00

The three Greenpeace activists who climbed the Marsden B proposed coal-fired power station on 4 November as part of a global climate change protest were today discharged without conviction in the Auckland District Court.

Listen to your commissioner for the environment

Press release | July 24, 2006 at 0:00

Greenpeace calls on the Government to heed the recommendations from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment and to intervene immediately and stop a proposal for a coal fired burning power station - Marsden B.

The devil is in the detail on limited bottom trawling ban Greenpeace warns

Press release | February 14, 2006 at 0:00

Today's announcement that areas would be closed to bottom trawling showed that both the fishing industry and Government acknowledge the need to protect deep-sea life from the destruction caused by bottom trawling, but warned that it will not...

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