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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...

Government’s Misleading Safety Claims An Attempt to Silence Flotilla?

Press release | April 21, 2011 at 14:23

Ōpōtiki Thursday 21 April 2011: Around midnight flotilla yacht Secret Affair was contacted by Police from the Navy vessel HMNZS Taupō. Skipper David Armstrong was ordered to turn 90 degrees towards and into the seismic testing arrays that trail...

Rousing Send Off for Flotilla Opposing Deep Sea Oil Drilling

Press release | March 27, 2011 at 17:16

Auckland, Sunday 27 March 2011: This afternoon a support flotilla of 20 yachts, kayaks, tinnys and tira waka escorted a group of four yachts heading to Whangaparāoa Bay by Cape Runaway on the East Cape of the North Island to join te...

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.

One month until Arctic gatherings in 32 countries

Blog entry by mmcnicol | March 22, 2013

While 16 of our colleagues and friends gear up for an epic journey to the North Pole next month, volunteers and activists around the world are preparing to take the Arctic to their communities and politicians. Thousands of people...

Stopping deep sea oil – Vanessa’s log 12/04/2011

Blog entry by Vanessa Atkinson | April 14, 2011

Tuesday 12 th April, 2011 In the early hours of the morning, still many hours before dawn, we picked up the location of the Orient Explorer and her support vessel the Ocean Pioneer . Primed for another exciting day on the water...

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