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Rainbow Warrior crew celebrate Petrobras exit with Te Whanau a Apanui

Press release | January 16, 2013 at 17:41

Whangaparaoa, Wednesday 16 January 2013: Today as the new Rainbow Warrior anchored off Whangaparaoa Bay near East Cape, Greenpeace crew came ashore where they were warmly greeted by Te Whanau a Apanui. It is the first time both groups have met to...

Greenpeace and te Whānau-ā-Apanui unite to legally challenge deep sea oil permits

Press release | September 19, 2011 at 12:04

Greenpeace and te Whānau-ā-Apanui today filed a judicial review challenging the Government’s decision to issue Brazilian oil giant Petrobras a permit for deep sea oil exploration off the East Cape.

600 greet flotilla in firm opposition to deep sea oil drilling

Press release | April 2, 2011 at 18:00

Opotiki, 2 April, 2011 - Skippers, crew and activists from the flotilla of boats, which travelled from around the North Island were welcomed today at a hui in Whangaparoa Bay which was attended by an estimated 600 people opposed to deep sea oil...

Protest Flotilla Heads Out to Confront Seismic Oil Detection Ship

Press release | April 4, 2011 at 14:21

Ōpōtiki, Monday 4 April, 2011: The flotilla opposed to deep sea oil drilling entered the zone in the Raukumara Basin where seismic testing is scheduled to begin today.

Flotilla Calls Seismic Vessel to Cease Operations

Press release | April 5, 2011 at 13:13

Ōpōtiki, 5 April 2011: The first flotilla boat opposing deep sea oil drilling S/V Infinity encountered the seismic testing ship Orient Explorer in the Raukumara Basin at around 16:45 yesterday, a little over 24 hours since the deep sea oil...

Flotilla Opposing Deep Sea Oil Drilling Diverts Oil Giant’s Seismic Testing

Press release | April 10, 2011 at 12:16

Whakatāne, Sunday, 10 April 2011: Today activists aboard the flotilla opposing deep sea oil drilling disrupts the seismic testing by Brazilian oil giant Petrobras. Swimmers with large visible buoys baring flags with the message ‘Stop Deep Sea...

PM sends military against peaceful protest

Press release | April 12, 2011 at 14:15

Ōpōtiki, Tuesday 12 April 2011: The united front of te Whānau ā Apanui, Greenpeace and the flotilla opposing deep sea oil drilling is holding its position in the Raukūmara Basin as the HMNZS Pūkakī arrived after eight days of surveillance by an...

Think Again Prime Minister – Raukūmara is up to Twice Depth of Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Press release | April 7, 2011 at 14:05

Ōpōtiki, Thursday 7 April 2011: The Prime Minister John Key yesterday evening revealed on Radio New Zealand’s Wātea News that he’s been poorly informed on deep sea drilling plans for New Zealand.

John Key fooling no one as petition clocks 100K

Blog entry by Steve Abel | November 11, 2011

The Prime Minister’s assertions that there is no relationship between the Rena oil spill and the risks of deep sea oil drilling clearly don’t wash with the public. Greenpeace launched a petition last year when the Government...

Friends for life

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | January 18, 2013

Near the East Cape the local iwi te Whanau a Apanui have lived on the land and fished in the waters of the Raukumara Basin for generations. In 2011 the New Zealand Government gave oil exploration and drilling rights across the...

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