Amazon Warrior, this is the Margaret Mahy. Do you copy?
The world's biggest seismic blasting ship - the Amazon Warrior, AKA the 'The Beast' - is exploring for oil in the seas between Kaikoura and Napier. Despite the climate crisis, the risk of catastrophic oil spills and the immediate harm done to marine life, Statoil and Chevron are exploring for new oil at the invitation of the NZ Govt.
It’s utter madness.
Today, two Greenpeace boats intercepted the 126 metre-long monster and from on board one - the Margaret Mahy - Greenpeace climate campaigner Kate Simcock, delivered a message directly to the master of the ship on behalf of almost 70,000 people who have signed on to the letter to Statoil and Chevron.
Also on board is Raihania Tipoki, of Ngāti Kahungunu. He'll deliver this message... Read more >