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Wednesday, 26 March 2014
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. 661 views

Tuesday, 2 October 2012
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. 222 views

Friday, 9 March 2012
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. 298 views

Thursday, 8 March 2012
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. 294 views

Saturday, 3 March 2012
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). 328 views

Monday, 27 February 2012
Flood of support online boosts Arctic drillship protest The occupation of Shell Arctic drillship Noble Discover has continued for a third day. 346 views

Tuesday, 13 December 2011
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. 396 views

Monday, 5 December 2011
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). 300 views

Sunday, 4 December 2011
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). 436 views

Friday, 2 December 2011
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. 374 views

Tuesday, 22 November 2011
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. 229 views

Friday, 18 November 2011
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. 336 views

Wednesday, 16 November 2011
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. 278 views

Monday, 14 November 2011
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. 342 views

Thursday, 10 November 2011
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. 283 views

Tuesday, 1 November 2011
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. 262 views

Thursday, 20 October 2011
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. 252 views

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. 260 views

Monday, 17 October 2011
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. 236 views

Thursday, 13 October 2011
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. 273 views

Tuesday, 11 October 2011
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. 245 views

Saturday, 8 October 2011
Greenpeace statement on Rena oil spill Greenpeace today expressed extreme concern about the ongoing oil spill from the stricken vessel Rena. 266 views

Tuesday, 20 September 2011
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. 293 views

Monday, 19 September 2011
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 . 278 views

Wednesday, 7 September 2011
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. 259 views

Wednesday, 31 August 2011
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. 257 views

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. 271 views

Tuesday, 30 August 2011
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. 256 views

Saturday, 27 August 2011
Work continues on the Rainbow Warrior III Work continues on the Rainbow Warrior III at Fassmer Shipyard in Berne, Germany. 643 views

Wednesday, 24 August 2011
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. 295 views

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