Rena oil spill an unfortunate lesson

Photo | October 12, 2011

A helicopter sprays dispersant on the oil slick that has started leaking from the container ship, Rena, which is stuck on a reef about 12 nautical miles off the coast of Tauranga. The ship ran aground on the reef early yesterday morning. 6 October 2011 New Zealand Herald Photograph by Alan Gibson.NZH 07Oct11 - Helicopters are being used to spray chemicals to disperse the oil leaking into the Bay of Plenty from the grounded container ship Rena. The slick (also at right) was approaching Mayor Island last night, raising fears about its effect on wildlife. Pictures / Alan Gibson

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The OIl Blockade 2017

Video | April 5, 2017 at 9:55

Today around 200 people blockaded the oil industry conference in New Plymouth, Taranaki preventing delegates from entering the venue for almost six hours.

Get on board the People's Boat

Video | April 5, 2017 at 9:53

We are the generation that ends oil. Get on board - because when we stand together, we always win. http://greenpeace.nz/get-on-board

Taitu's Maiden Voyage

Video | April 5, 2017 at 9:51

It was a wild and beautiful ride on Taitu's maiden voyage from Wellington to Napier as our intrepid crew head North to confront Statoil and Chevron's reckless oil exploration.

The floodlands

Video | February 26, 2017 at 9:57

As if nothing were sacred, precious pockets of conservation land, threatened species, rare wetlands - and even national treasures like Lake Tekapo and Pupu Spings are threatened by industrial dairying's insatiable thirst for water.

Mildred And The Piss-apocalypse

Video | February 5, 2017 at 9:58

Industrial dairy farming in New Zealand is causing big problems for our rivers. Several big new irrigation schemes will drive further expansion and more pollution of our waterways. Click here to take action now: http://greenpeace.nz/saveourrivers

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