It’s been a big week! On Tuesday over 1,000 people marched up Queen Street and, in one clear voice, we said Stop Deep Sea Oil!
The Waiho Papa Moana hikoi came down from Cape Reinga and together we marched on the ‘Petroleum Summit’ oil industry conference at Skycity. There we delivered an emphatic message to Statoil - and anyone else wanting to threaten our seas and coastlines with deep sea drilling: Go home - you are not wanted here.
Security was high and the oil men kept their heads down, but the industry and the Government certainly got the message: New Zealanders do not want deep sea drilling.
Then on Wednesday a small team of Greenpeace activists breached security at the petroleum conference to deliver the message again.
You can watch the TV3 news report here.
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