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Wednesday, 26 March 2014
11:22AM
L'Oreal commits to end role in deforestation L’Oreal, the world’s largest beauty and cosmetics company, has committed to remove forest destruction from its products by 2020. 466 views

Tuesday, 2 October 2012
11:58AM
Greens welcome police investigation into illegal GCSB spying A police investigation into the Government Communications Security Bureau’s illegal interception of Kim Dotcom’s communications needs to be comprehensive and thorough, the Green Party said today. 94 views

Friday, 9 March 2012
11:38AM
Sealord ignoring global shift to greener tuna fishing Sealord is ignoring a global trend by canned tuna retailers taking steps to protect tuna stocks from overfishing, says Greenpeace. 145 views

Thursday, 8 March 2012
8:06AM
US retailer says no to Ross Sea seafood A third US retailer has announced it will not stock seafood from Antartica’s Ross Sea for environmental reasons, reports Greenpeace. 145 views

Saturday, 3 March 2012
12:03PM
Undercover investigation proves Cottonsoft's link to illegal rainforest destruction An Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) mill in Indonesia that produced paper used to make Cottonsoft-branded toilet paper sold here in New Zealand has been exposed by a Greenpeace investigation as having regularly milled ramin, a rainforest species protected by both international and Indonesian law (1). 191 views

Monday, 27 February 2012
8:34AM
Flood of support online boosts Arctic drillship protest The occupation of Shell Arctic drillship Noble Discover has continued for a third day. 168 views

Tuesday, 13 December 2011
8:43AM
Rena 'ghost birds' appear in Auckland This morning 150 original art prints made from a little blue penguin killed by the Rena disaster appeared along Auckland’s Khyber Pass Road. 252 views

Monday, 5 December 2011
8:36AM
New report shows massive carbon footprint of Fonterra's PKE imports A new report released today by Greenpeace New Zealand reveals that the 1.4 million tonnes of palm kernel expeller (PKE) imported into New Zealand during the 2010/2011 dairy season, could have produced up to 8.9 million tonnes of carbon emissions (1). 174 views

Sunday, 4 December 2011
11:22AM
New report shows massive carbon footprint of Fonterra's PKE imports A new report released today by Greenpeace New Zealand reveals that the 1.4 million tonnes of palm kernel expeller (PKE) imported into New Zealand during the 2010/2011 dairy season, could have produced up to 8.9 million tonnes of carbon emissions (1). 279 views

Friday, 2 December 2011
4:52PM
Kiwi's footage of tuna scandal gains global audience A New Zealand whistleblower’s shocking footage of marine life dying at the hands of industrial tuna fishers in the Pacific Ocean has gained a global audience. 215 views

Tuesday, 22 November 2011
8:24AM
Greenpeace rebuffs Cottonsoft attack Auckland, 21st November 2011: Greenpeace confirmed that it stands 100 per cent behind the investigation which proved that samples of toilet paper manufactured by Cottonsoft contain Indonesian rainforest fibre. 120 views

Friday, 18 November 2011
8:49AM
Greenpeace releases shocking whistleblower footage of marine life killed by tuna fishery Greenpeace today released shocking footage and images of whales and a marlin and ray dying at the hands of industrial tuna fishers in the Pacific Ocean. 200 views

Wednesday, 16 November 2011
8:28AM
Petrobras field the source of serious deep sea oil leak off Petrobras, the Brazilian oil company that is intending to drill for oil in up to 3100 metres of water off the East Cape, is the part-owner of an oil field northeast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where a serious oil leak has developed. 139 views

Monday, 14 November 2011
9:00AM
French nuclear giant EDF convicted of spying on Greenpeace [On 11 November] a French court convicted the French state electricity company, Electricité de France SA (EDF), on charges of spying on Greenpeace in France. 209 views

Thursday, 10 November 2011
7:36AM
Lucy Lawless and Jim Salinger join 100,000 Kiwis in saying no to deep sea oil Actor Lucy Lawless and climate scientist Jim Salinger today added their names to a Greenpeace petition calling for a shift to clean sources of energy. 176 views

Tuesday, 1 November 2011
8:58AM
Auckland's biggest problem is Wellington Auckland planners must account for the realities of the 21st century, rather than clinging to the car-based dreams of the 1950s, if the city is to prosper, and improve its liveability, says Greenpeace New Zealand in a submission to be made today on Auckland’s Draft Plan. 120 views

Thursday, 20 October 2011
8:49AM
Greenpeace welcomes Greenseas tuna news Last week’s announcement that a second tuna brand sold in New Zealand will be shifting to ‘greener’ tuna is good news for the Pacific, says Greenpeace. 116 views

8:47AM
Oil protest skipper in court the same day as Rena crew, while oil washes up at Te Kaha The skipper of the te Whānau-ā-Apanui-owned fishing boat the San Pietro, which took part in the Stop Deep Sea Oil Flotilla earlier this year, appeared in the same court in Tauranga this morning as the Rena’s Captain and Second Officer, who have been charged with the same offences. 119 views

Monday, 17 October 2011
9:05AM
Greenpeace volunteer team assists Rena clean up operation A team of volunteers organised by Greenpeace New Zealand will today (15 October) begin work cleaning toxic fuel oil off beaches in the Bay of Plenty. 101 views

Thursday, 13 October 2011
8:40AM
Greenpeace welcomes Goff's long-awaited insight on deep sea oil Greenpeace today welcomed Labour leader Phil Goff’s acknowledgement that there is a direct link between the Rena oil spill, and plans to open New Zealand up to deep sea oil exploration. 140 views

Tuesday, 11 October 2011
8:57AM
Key not fooling anyone on oil risks The Prime Minister’s statement that the Rena oil spill has nothing to do with the threat from deep sea oil exploration is foolish, says Greenpeace New Zealand. 125 views

Saturday, 8 October 2011
1:41PM
Greenpeace statement on Rena oil spill Greenpeace today expressed extreme concern about the ongoing oil spill from the stricken vessel Rena. 138 views

Tuesday, 20 September 2011
8:42AM
Greenpeace and te Whānau-ā-Apanui unite to legally challenge deep sea oil permits Greenpeace and te Whānau-ā-Apanui today filed a judicial review challenging the Government’s decision to issue Brazilian oil giant Petrobras a permit for deep sea oil exploration off the East Cape. 145 views

Monday, 19 September 2011
9:22AM
Second biggest Arctic sea ice thaw since records began This summer’s Arctic sea ice melt has been confirmed overnight (NZ time) as having been the second largest in recorded history, following 2007’s record melt . 151 views

Wednesday, 7 September 2011
8:29AM
Greenpeace auction to raise money for new flagship Rainbow Warrior Celebrities from around the world are taking their commitment to save the planet to the next level to raise money for Greenpeace’s new flagship Rainbow Warrior. 140 views

Wednesday, 31 August 2011
9:25AM
Greenpeace responds to an open letter from Sealord's lawyers Russell McVeagh Greenpeace stand behind all of the statements we have made regarding Sealord’s tuna sourcing. 117 views

9:24AM
Govt's fossil fuels energy strategy shows economic incompetence The Government’s Energy Strategy released this morning is an act of gross economic incompetence, committed by an cabinet that is refusing to give up its obsession with fossil fuels, says Greenpeace NZ. 159 views

Tuesday, 30 August 2011
12:33PM
Greenpeace launches massive subvertising campaign to expose the dirty truth behind Sealord's new logo Greenpeace launched a massive outdoor subvertising campaign in Auckland [yesterday] morning, to expose Sealord’s sale of tuna caught using destructive fishing methods. 99 views

Saturday, 27 August 2011
2:21PM
Work continues on the Rainbow Warrior III Work continues on the Rainbow Warrior III at Fassmer Shipyard in Berne, Germany. 377 views

Wednesday, 24 August 2011
9:14AM
Cottonsoft attempts to greenwash away toilet roll scandal Greenpeace today accused Cottonsoft of completely failing to address forensic evidence that their toilet rolls contain Indonesian rainforest fibre. 156 views



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