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Greenpeace exposes dairy incursion into Mackenzie country

By   /  May 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace exposes dairy incursion into Mackenzie country

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Greenpeace exposes dairy incursion into Mackenzie country Greenpeace has released drone video footage revealing a major dairy incursion into wilderness country in the Mackenzie. The shots show the beginnings of a pipeline to take water out of the Waitaki catchment to irrigate a massive dairy operation for up to 15,000 […]

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More than half of NZers say too many cows – Greenpeace poll

By   /  May 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on More than half of NZers say too many cows – Greenpeace poll

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: More than half of NZers say too many cows – Greenpeace poll A Horizon opinion poll commissioned by Greenpeace reveals that 52 percent of Kiwis think are too many cows for our waterways to cope with. David Parker has gone on record saying New Zealand had “too many cows” and […]

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Govt drops charges against Greenpeace following Amazon Warrior action

By   /  April 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Govt drops charges against Greenpeace following Amazon Warrior action

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Govt drops charges against Greenpeace following Amazon Warrior action Today Greenpeace has been advised that the charges laid against the organisation for action last April to stop the Amazon Warrior seismic blasting for oil at sea are to be dropped. The Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) will not […]

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Greenpeace is calling on New Zealanders to start turning up the heat on big business…

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace is calling on New Zealanders to start turning up the heat on big business…

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Greenpeace is calling on New Zealanders to start turning up the heat on big business… “Swapping plastic bags for reusable cloth bags and giving up plastic straws and bottles are all great things to be doing,” she says. “But if we really want to halt the scourge of single use […]

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Wake up call on NZ land use

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Wake up call on NZ land use

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Wake up call on NZ land use Press release – April 19, 2018 Today sees another damning report on the deteriorating health of NZ’s environment. The Ministry for the Environment has released Our Land 2018 which reveals that the large scale conversion and intensification of dairying is a key driver […]

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Former President and NASA scientist confirmed as witnesses in Greenpeace trial

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Former President and NASA scientist confirmed as witnesses in Greenpeace trial

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Former President and NASA scientist confirmed as witnesses in Greenpeace trial Press release – April 16, 2018 A world authority on climate science has told the New Zealand Government they’re “planning to put the wrong people on trial” for an offshore oil exploration protest. Former NASA scientist, Dr James Hansen, […]

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Ardern makes oil history: “Huge win for climate and people power” – Greenpeace

By   /  April 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Ardern makes oil history: “Huge win for climate and people power” – Greenpeace

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Ardern makes oil history: “Huge win for climate and people power” – Greenpeace Greenpeace Executive Director, Russel Norman, says the Government has listened to people throughout the country who have campaigned for seven years to bring an end to offshore oil and gas exploration. Last month, an open letter signed […]

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End of Govt-funded irrigation a huge win for rivers and for people power

By   /  April 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on End of Govt-funded irrigation a huge win for rivers and for people power

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: End of Govt-funded irrigation a huge win for rivers and for people power Press release – April 5, 2018 The Government has today announced that it has cut public funding for large-scale irrigation through Crown Irrigation Investments Limited (CIIL). Greenpeace is celebrating it as a win for the rivers, and […]

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Even the banks are saying we need climate action

By   /  April 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Even the banks are saying we need climate action

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Even the banks are saying we need climate action Press release – April 4, 2018 The final myth standing in the way of climate action has been busted thanks to research released this morning by one of New Zealand’s largest banks showing inaction on climate change will cost the country […]

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Janet the 17m blue whale makes oil conference debut

By   /  March 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Janet the 17m blue whale makes oil conference debut

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Janet the 17m blue whale makes oil conference debut This morning, Janet and a group of marine animal friends including sharks, polar bears, and fish, paraded around the conference at Wellington’s TSB Arena to the sound of Richard Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries, before attempting to get into the arena’s […]

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Greenpeace isn’t a charity, it’s a necessity

By   /  March 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace isn’t a charity, it’s a necessity

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Greenpeace isn’t a charity, it’s a necessity Press release – March 21, 2018 Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, says the Charities Board decision not to grant the environmental organisation charity status is unsurprising given that the Board has resolutely opposed Greenpeace’s application all along, in spite of previously losing […]

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Ardern Government to accept end oil petition outside Parliament today

By   /  March 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Ardern Government to accept end oil petition outside Parliament today

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Ardern Government to accept end oil petition outside Parliament today The event on Parliament Lawn will include representatives from Forest and Bird, WWF, Oil Free Wellington, OraTaiao (New Zealand Climate & Health Council), as well as Greenpeace Executive Director Russel Norman, and actor Lucy Lawless. It will feature four large […]

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Greenpeace calls for Govt inquiry into spy agency to include MBIE

By   /  March 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace calls for Govt inquiry into spy agency to include MBIE

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Greenpeace calls for Govt inquiry into spy agency to include MBIE This follows last week’s announcement by the State Services Commission (SSC) that it will be launching an inquiry into crown insurer, Southern Response, for using Thompson and Clark (TCIL) to spy on Christchurch earthquake complainants.  Greenpeace New Zealand’s executive […]

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Jane Campion and Taika Waititi sign letter urging PM to end oil exploration

By   /  March 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Jane Campion and Taika Waititi sign letter urging PM to end oil exploration

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Jane Campion and Taika Waititi sign letter urging PM to end oil exploration More than 60 notable individuals and associations, including scientists, health professionals, iwi leaders, businesspeople, politicians, unions, journalists, poets, actors and musicians, have so far put their name to the powerful letter, which encourages Ardern and her Government […]

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Licensed to krill: Greenpeace report exposes Antarctic fishing industry

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Environment, GreenPeace, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Licensed to krill: Greenpeace report exposes Antarctic fishing industry

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Licensed to krill: Greenpeace report exposes Antarctic fishing industry Press release – March 14, 2018 A new Greenpeace investigation has exposed the environmental risks of the fast-growing krill industry in one of the most pristine parts of the Antarctic Ocean. The krill fishing industry removes a vital species from the […]

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Leading NZers urge Ardern to end oil exploration

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Climate Change, English, Environment, GreenPeace, MIL OSI, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Leading NZers urge Ardern to end oil exploration

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Leading NZers urge Ardern to end oil exploration Source: Greenpeace – Headline: Leading NZers urge Ardern to end oil exploration More than three dozen notable individuals and associations have so far put their name to the letter, which encourages Ardern and her Government to turn her “passion into action” on […]

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Syria: Medics Report Massive Casualties in Eastern Ghouta

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Doctors Without Borders, English, Environment, GreenPeace, MIL OSI, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Syria: Medics Report Massive Casualties in Eastern Ghouta

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Syria: Medics Report Massive Casualties in Eastern Ghouta Source: Doctors Without Borders – Headline: Syria: Medics Report Massive Casualties in Eastern Ghouta BRUSSELS/NEW YORK—A relentless military offensive in Syria’s besieged eastern Ghouta enclave is causing widespread disaster and massive casualties, with at least 4,829 people wounded and 1,005 dead, the […]

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Central African Republic: Survivors describe a mass rape ordeal outside Bossangoa

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, English, Environment, GreenPeace, Médecins Sans Frontières, MIL OSI, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Central African Republic: Survivors describe a mass rape ordeal outside Bossangoa

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: Central African Republic: Survivors describe a mass rape ordeal outside Bossangoa Source: Médecins Sans Frontières – Headline: Central African Republic: Survivors describe a mass rape ordeal outside Bossangoa Sylvain Cherkaoui/Cosmos The MSF hospital in Bossangoa, western CAR. A mass rape has been reported in the Central African Republic (CAR) after […]

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International women’s day – unions must act to end violence against women at work

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, English, Environment, Global Unions, GreenPeace, MIL OSI, NGOs  /  Comments Off on International women’s day – unions must act to end violence against women at work

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: International women’s day – unions must act to end violence against women at work Source: Global Unions – Headline: International women’s day – unions must act to end violence against women at work 08.03.2018 As women, men and unions take action around the world to highlight International Women’s Day, IndustriALL […]

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As Cumhuriyet trial resumes, RSF says journalists must be freed now

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, English, Environment, GreenPeace, MIL OSI, NGOs, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on As Cumhuriyet trial resumes, RSF says journalists must be freed now

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Headline: As Cumhuriyet trial resumes, RSF says journalists must be freed now Source: Reporters Without Borders – Headline: As Cumhuriyet trial resumes, RSF says journalists must be freed now As the Turkish authorities prepare to resume the emblematic Cumhuriyet newspaper trial tomorrow in Istanbul, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) again urges them […]

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