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Too precious to risk

Video | February 19, 2013 at 14:53

In January 2013 we sailed the Rainbow Warrior to the subantarctic islands to highlight some of the most precious places and species that New Zealand would put at risk if deep sea oil drilling is allowed to proceed.

Too precious to risk

Blog entry by Nick Young | February 2, 2013

We’ve been at anchor in Port Ross at the northern end of Auckland Island for two days now. For most of that time our documentary team has been off the ship walking the islands or puttering around the coast in a small inflatable boat.

Climbing a vertical swamp with Rob Hamill in the subbies

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | February 4, 2013

The weather is the weather some sailor I know always says. And given the kind of weather that the New Zealand subantarctic is famous for we have been extraordinarily lucky with it in the short time that we have had here with the...

Onwards with a shiny clean hull to the sub-Antarctic Islands

Blog entry by Nick Young | January 28, 2013

In a moment we’ll be off again. The Rainbow Warrior is all ship shape, squeaky clean and ready to go south. And we really are heading South - next stop – the sub-Antarctic Auckland Islands. The Warrior has been in a Lyttelton...

No longer just a photograph in my calendar

Blog entry by Kate Paris | February 3, 2013

The sub-Antarctic islands.  Not so much on our doorstep but definitely in our hood.  Of all the nature freaks I know and love only a few possess an intimate knowledge of this far-flung, incredibly wild place.  As for the regular town...

Destination Auckland Islands

Blog entry by Nick Young | January 31, 2013

Today we passed to the east of Stewart Island and continued sailing south towards an area of sea known to be amongst the wildest on the planet. So far it’s been relatively calm, which is a relief, but also, if dare I say so, slightly...

Whale-Oil Blog

Blog entry by Dean Baigent-Mercer | February 4, 2013

New Zealand waters are home to 47 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises, which is over half the world’s 80 species of cetaceans. A.M.A.Z.I.N.G! Of course things aren’t all chilled out in cetacean-world what with fishing nets,...

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