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Let's stop feeling so guilty about global warming

By   /  August 12, 2014  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Let's stop feeling so guilty about global warming

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace NZ – Headline: Let's stop feeling so guilty about global warming Emma Thompson is currently in the Arctic aboard the Greenpeace ship Esperanza. She wrote these words after walking out onto the fragile sea ice for the first time alongside her 14 year old daughter Gaia. We’re told that it […]

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Greenpeace’s Supreme Court win made New Zealand’s democracy a little stronger

By   /  August 12, 2014  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace’s Supreme Court win made New Zealand’s democracy a little stronger

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace NZ – Headline: Greenpeace’s Supreme Court win made New Zealand’s democracy a little stronger Sometimes you just have to take a stand. Greenpeace’s win yesterday in the Supreme Court in a precedent setting case about an arcane charity law was one of those times. The story goes back years, when […]

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From truffle to light crude; oil doesn’t come cheap

By   /  August 2, 2014  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on From truffle to light crude; oil doesn’t come cheap

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace NZ – Headline: From truffle to light crude; oil doesn’t come cheap The Governments oil salesman Simon Bridges just can’t catch a break these days. Whether it’s having to admit that he’d never even heard of NZ’s largest forest park (Victoria FP) which he’d just opened up to drillers or […]

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Arrest of forest rights activists symbolic of what's wrong in India

By   /  August 1, 2014  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Arrest of forest rights activists symbolic of what's wrong in India

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace NZ – Headline: Arrest of forest rights activists symbolic of what's wrong in India It was just past midnight when Indian police hauled two Greenpeace India activists out of their sleep and arrested them this week as a crackdown on protests against a planned coal mine in the Mahan forest […]

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6 myths Indonesia's biggest forest destroyer wants you to believe

By   /  July 16, 2014  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on 6 myths Indonesia's biggest forest destroyer wants you to believe

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace NZ – Headline: 6 myths Indonesia's biggest forest destroyer wants you to believe Pulp and paper company APRIL, along with its sister companies, is the greatest threat to the Indonesian rainforest. But these destructive companies are telling fibs to stop their customers deserting them. Here are APRIL’s six biggest porkies. […]

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Our Arctic Sunrise is coming home

By   /  June 7, 2014  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Our Arctic Sunrise is coming home

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace NZ – Headline: Our Arctic Sunrise is coming home Last night we had a remarkable phone call from Murmansk. It was from the team of lawyers representing Greenpeace International telling us that the Russian Investigative Committee (IC) had decided to release the Arctic Sunrise, after nearly nine months of illegal […]

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An Entangled Banks – And further disrespect for our democracy

By   /  June 6, 2014  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on An Entangled Banks – And further disrespect for our democracy

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace NZ – Headline: An Entangled Banks – And further disrespect for our democracy So John Banks has been found guilty of electoral fraud, of knowingly filing a false electoral return to hide large donations. Yet despite apparently breaking our laws, he will continue to make them, in likelihood remaining in […]

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5 Greenpeace Facebook moments to remember

By   /  February 7, 2014  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on 5 Greenpeace Facebook moments to remember

Source: Greenpeace NZ – Press Release/Statement: Headline: 5 Greenpeace Facebook moments to remember The social networking giant, Facebook, turned ten today, but what does that have to do with Greenpeace? Well, whether you’ve signed in or not, Facebook has become a prime mover in digital activism. It’s played a role in, and contributed to the […]

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Subsidy-free solar takes off in Spain

By   /  February 5, 2014  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Subsidy-free solar takes off in Spain

Source: Greenpeace NZ – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Subsidy-free solar takes off in Spain Solar energy is clean, local, job-intensive, easy to install, quick to deploy, simple to maintain… but expensive. That used to be the mantra that solar promoters had to bear over the years, and it seemed an effective reason to keep the power […]

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Our Captain Fantastic

By   /  October 15, 2013  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Our Captain Fantastic

Source: Greenpeace NZ – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Our Captain Fantastic Pete Willcox, who has just been refused bail and remains alone in a Russian jail cell, was my skipper on board the first Rainbow Warrior in 1984. As a crew we spent five months in a hellhole boat yard in Florida turning  the “Warrior” from […]

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Letter to New Zealand from Tony Haussmann, brother of David Haussmann

By   /  October 12, 2013  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Letter to New Zealand from Tony Haussmann, brother of David Haussmann

Source: Greenpeace NZ – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Letter to New Zealand from Tony Haussmann, brother of David Haussmann This is an open letter to New Zealand from the family of David Haussmann, one of the ‘Arctic 30’ detained in Russia on charges of piracy following a peaceful protest against oil drilling in the Arctic. It […]

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WATCH: Thousands of people in nearly 50 countries stand in solidarity with Arctic 30

By   /  October 10, 2013  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on WATCH: Thousands of people in nearly 50 countries stand in solidarity with Arctic 30

Source: Greenpeace NZ – Press Release/Statement: Headline: WATCH: Thousands of people in nearly 50 countries stand in solidarity with Arctic 30 It’s a rare and beautiful thing when people all across the world unite in defense of peaceful protest and action on climate change. That’s what happened this past weekend when thousands of people took […]

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Sini, the quiet hero

By   /  October 8, 2013  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Sini, the quiet hero

Source: Greenpeace NZ – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sini, the quiet hero My friend Sini Saarela is in jail in Murmansk, along with many other Greenpeace International activists. They are some of the first people in the world to face long jail sentences because they followed their conviction and acted against climate change, because they peacefully […]

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The EnvironmentaLIST: 11 Really Good Reasons to Support Peaceful Protest Today

By   /  October 3, 2013  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on The EnvironmentaLIST: 11 Really Good Reasons to Support Peaceful Protest Today

Source: Greenpeace NZ – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The EnvironmentaLIST: 11 Really Good Reasons to Support Peaceful Protest Today This has been a particularly active week for exercising your right to peacefully protest from workers all across the country protesting the government shutdown to several activists now charged with piracy after taking action on climate change. […]

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Faiza: "The uncertainty is driving me crazy"

By   /  October 2, 2013  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Faiza: "The uncertainty is driving me crazy"

Source: Greenpeace NZ – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Faiza: "The uncertainty is driving me crazy" “I have no idea how this will end, how long it will take. The uncertainty is driving me crazy,” writes Greenpeace Netherlands campaigner Faiza Oulahsen in a letter from her cell in Murmansk, Russia. She writes about her experiences from entering the Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic […]

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One person stands with the Arctic 30 in Moscow

By   /  October 1, 2013  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on One person stands with the Arctic 30 in Moscow

Source: Greenpeace NZ – Press Release/Statement: Headline: One person stands with the Arctic 30 in Moscow We have been standing in solidarity with our colleagues from the Arctic Sunrise here in Moscow since September 19th. All day, every day for nine days so far. We stand in a one-person picket near the entrance of the […]

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