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Farewell Auckland

Blog entry by Kathy | March 10, 2008

Today we cast off the mooring lines and set sail for Gisborne. As we left port, the non sea-faring section of the Auckland Greenpeace office lined the wharf to wave us off. The 13-month old son of the ship's bosun was even dressed for...

Meet: Pablo - Deckhand

Blog entry by Kathy | March 10, 2008

Pablo - Deckhand GRENPEACE / Sharomov Pablo is a deckhand on board. He's from Argentina, aged 29. This is his sixth trip to sea with Greenpeace. "Greenpeace is part of my family. My father always supported Greenpeace and worked with...

Goodbye Hans Monker

Blog entry by Nick | March 10, 2008

This morning the Rainbow Warrior sailed out of Auckland and I thought of Hans Monker who I met on the ship last time it was here. You would never pick out Hans in a bar as a hero. He just didn't have the look. But he went places most...

A day in port

Blog entry by Kathy | March 9, 2008

On the bridge (C) GRENPEACE / Sharomov A key part of our ship tour are the open days, when anyone can come on board, have a free tour, talk to the campaigners and meet the crew. During these tours, someone from the Greenpeace NZ...

Win a trip on the Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Nick | March 7, 2008

Ever dreamed of sailing aboard the Rainbow Warrior? Here's your chance. We've reserved a bunk on the Rainbow Warrior for the person who wins our 'Climate and I' photography competition. UPDATE: THE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED Here's...

Launching the Greenpeace balloon

Blog entry by Nick | March 6, 2008

An early start with the balloon (C) GREENPEACE / Nick Young Have you ever been inside a hot air balloon? Probably not. Neither had I until this morning when I got the opportunity to walk around inside one as we prepared to launch the...

Green drinks a hit on the Warrior

Blog entry by Kathy | March 6, 2008

I was put in charge of inviting "celebrities and prominent people" to 'Green Drinks' aboard the Warrior last night. I'm not good with celebrities - I don't really know what one is. And I certainly don't think I know any. "Nicky Watson...

Kiwis paid by Exxon-funded groups to attend climate sceptic conference

Blog entry by Cindy | March 6, 2008

What were New Zealand climate sceptics like Vincent Gray and Owen McShane doing in New York this week? They were flown there to speak at a climate sceptic conference on global warming funded by US think tanks who take money from...

Auckland Open Day Update

Blog entry by Nick | March 6, 2008

If you're planning on coming to the Auckland open days please avoid Sunday. Cruise ship activity in the port is going to make it difficult for us to hold our open boats so Friday and Saturday are going to be much better.

A giant Greenpeace hot air ballon over Auckland City

Image | March 6, 2008 at 1:38

A giant Greenpeace hot-air balloon over Auckland City, to mark the start of a six-week national tour aboard the Rainbow Warrior and draw attention to the lack of an emissions reduction target in New Zealand.

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