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Rainbow Warrior Open Days

Feature story | February 20, 2008 at 0:00

The Rainbow Warrior is currently in New Zealand and will be open to the public on certain days in Auckland, Gisborne, Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington. Below is a schedule that will be kept up to date should there be any changes.

Naming a ship: the legend of the Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | October 14, 2011

I t was the meeting of many traditions as the Rainbow Warrior received her name today. As with any ship, there was the bottle of champagne and the naming. But in Greenpeace fashion, one of our Climate and Energy campaigners from...

Farewell to the Rainbow Warrior II

Blog entry by nyoung | August 16, 2011

After 52 years at sea (22 years as a Greenpeace ship), the current Rainbow Warrior is heading for a new life. Over the last few days, the bell was removed, the ship’s mascot dolphin taken down and the Rainbow Warrior’s named painted...

Rainbow Warriors - past, present and future

Blog entry by Robbie | July 10, 2009

The crew of the Rainbow Warrior in 1985 - Bunny is second from the right We are excited about the creation of a new Greenpeace ship - the Rainbow Warrior III . Having just signed a contract for the build of this state-of-the-art...

Painting a Rainbow on the Warrior

Blog entry by Nick | February 4, 2008

In the 30 years that the Rainbow Warrior has sailed the oceans of the world it has touched the hearts of many but, perhaps more than anywhere, it is here in NZ that the Warrior is most loved. After working in Indonesia late last...

Matauri Bay: There are certain stories that get under your skin

Blog entry by Kate Paris | April 24, 2014

There are certain stories that get under your skin, stories that no matter how many times you hear them somehow strike you in a way that you never forget, stories that become a very part of you. The story of the bombing of the Rainbow...

Desperately Seeking: South Pacific Albacore tuna

Blog entry by Dr Cat Dorey | August 7, 2015

There's a tendency, outside my science world at least, to talk about 'tuna' as if it was one species of fish. In fact tuna is a generic name for a whole bunch of tuna and mackerel species. As well as the main commercial species of...

Fuel slick hundreds of miles from land

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | September 18, 2015

My dawn lookout watch was going well. Strong, fresh breeze coming almost straight at us. Spotted a few flying fish. In the distance, an area of flatter water. Odd. Maybe a patch with less wind? Then, faintly at first, a whiff of diesel...

Shark identification, with a little help from our friends

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | September 22, 2015

Last week in the Pacific high seas, we busted a Taiwanese longliner fishing illegally . The case sent shock waves around the region and the tuna industry. Taiwan’s Fisheries Agency agreed to meet with our colleagues in Taiwan after...

An uncharted mountain

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | September 24, 2015

It’s often said that we know more about the surface of the moon than the bottom of the oceans, and we recently learned first hand how true that is. First mate Fernando was on the bridge early one morning. He works the...

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