The new Rainbow Warrior sails into Matauri Bay, New Zealand, the final resting place of the original Rainbow Warrior
Early this morning, as the sun burst over the horizon on this glorious summer’s day, the new Rainbow Warrior sailed into Matauri Bay in full sail.
It is only fitting that we have come here to pay our respects to the memory of the original Rainbow Warrior and crew that were attacked in Auckland Harbour in 1985 by the French Secret Service and then scuttled here at Matauri Bay 25 years ago.
As I looked out to sea, from all around, in every direction, every point of the compass and in all manner of vessels, people were coming here to pay their respects and to celebrate. People of all denominations, all nationalities, all races and all cultures gathered today at this sacred... Read more >