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Meet Susannah, onboard campaigner

Blog entry by Kathy | March 14, 2008

Meet Susannah (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov Hi, I'm Susannah, a climate campaigner at the Greenpeace NZ office and a campaigner on board the Rainbow Warrior for the 6-week tour. Kathy has asked me to write my own profile. I protested...

Meet: Pep - Chief mate

Blog entry by Kathy | March 14, 2008

Pep - Chief Mate (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov Pep (real name Jose) is from Spain. He has been alive for 42 years. He is Chief Mate onboard the Rainbow Warrior but has captained many other ships. Pep would only talk to me about the last...

Meet Carmen, Onboard Campaign Manager

Blog entry by Kathy | March 14, 2008

Carmen - Campaign manager (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov Carmen (otherwise known as Nautical Goddess) is a very experienced campaigner, having spent 12 years volunteering and working with Greenpeace , in various roles. I asked her to...

Meet: Kristin - Deckhand

Blog entry by Kathy | March 14, 2008

Kristin - Deckhand (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov Kristin, is 35, born and bred in Gisborne, and a deckhand on board. He is actually very overqualified, having trained and worked as an aircraft engineer for 10 years after leaving school. ...

A day in Gisborne

Blog entry by Kathy | March 14, 2008

Open boat talks (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov I take it all back! Gisborne is a meteorological chocolate box. I woke at 4:30am to pouring rain, an open cabin hatch and a developing puddle on the floor. And the rain pretty much didn't stop...

Meet: Maite - Deckhand

Blog entry by Kathy | March 13, 2008

GRENPEACE / Sharomov Maite (pronounced MY-TAY) is my cabin mate. She's also a deckhand and she is always smiling. When I sat down to talk to her, I could have sat there forever. She is 100 per cent interesting. She's from Spain.

The Mysterious Pumpkin caper…

Blog entry by Kathy | March 12, 2008

The great pumpkin caper (C) GRENPEACE / Sharomov Gisborne really is everything they say it is – hot, sunny and very friendly! Friendly incident 1: After a gallant entry into the Harbour, we were welcomed by members of a local iwi with...

Of an evening

Blog entry by Kathy | March 11, 2008

(C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov Evenings are when the Rainbow Warrior is in full glory. The late sun washes over the deck, the sea calms down and everyone wanders outside after dinner to behold the beauty of it all. Tonight was especially...

What the heck are we doing here?

Blog entry by Kathy | March 11, 2008

It was after about 11 hours of running between bunk and toilet late yesterday that I began to ask myself: "what the $%#@ am I doing? Is this really worth it? WHY IS THIS HAPPENING TO ME????!?!". Which brings me to what I am doing.

Meet: Tapio - Chief engineer

Blog entry by Kathy | March 11, 2008

Tapio - Chief engineer (C) GREENPEACE / Sharomov NAME: Tapio AGE: 61 NATIONALITY: Finnish TITLE/JOB ONBOARD: Chief engineer BACKGROUND Ship building , ship repair dry dock , Commercial ships, Fair trade works . WHY DO YOU...

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