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Way to make a girl feel special

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | January 14, 2013

Quick question for you: Is there anyone left in Auckland that didn’t come to see the new Rainbow Warrior this weekend?  You turned out in your thousands Auckland and what a great looking crowd you are!  By nine am the sun was...

Mauri ora Auckland!

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | January 12, 2013

Mauri ora! Auckland. You really know how to make a girl feel welcome. I had a feeling this was going to be a red letter day right from the moment I woke up from the rocking embrace of the ship to shouts of “DOLPHINS!!!” I...

Paying homage to the legendary Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | January 9, 2013

Matauri Bay played host today to two Rainbow Warriors, the original and the current Warrior – one lying peacefully on the sea bed providing an artificial reef for sea life and the other a gleaming, eco-friendly environmental activist...

The new Warrior's first visit to New Zealand feels like a homecoming

Blog entry by Nick Young | January 7, 2013

Hello and Happy New Year! The Rainbow Warrior is now in New Zealand waters. She’ll be sailing into Matauri Bay to visit the final resting place of the first Rainbow Warrior before heading down to Auckland for the first public open...

Elissama’s quiet voice tells the world about a new Amazon scandal

Blog entry by James Turner | May 15, 2012

Right now a 20 year old Brazilian named Elissama de Oliveira Menezes is attached to the anchor chain of a massive cargo ship here in Sao Luis, at the mouth of the Amazon. She’s a small girl anyway, but next to the 175 meter ‘Clipper...

Calls from the Forest to Save the Amazon

Blog entry by Jess Miller | March 29, 2012

After two days of travel through the Amazon, the Rainbow Warrior arrived today in Santarem. Just a few days ago, we called on you to join Brazilians, as they demand a Zero Deforestation law to Save the Amazon. Today, we are in...

The ship

Page | July 3, 2010 at 1:34

The original Rainbow Warrior started life as the 'Sir William Hardy' -- a fishery research trawler used by the UK Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. It was built in 1955, and was the first diesel electric ship built in the United Kingdom.

Earth is in danger, but only we can save ourselves

Blog entry by Peter Willcox | June 20, 2016

I’ve been a captain for Greenpeace for 35 years, fighting for our environment in every corner of the globe. I’ve confronted polluters, poachers, smugglers, terrorists, criminals – both private and corporate – armies, navies, vigilantes...

Onwards with a shiny clean hull to the sub-Antarctic Islands

Blog entry by Nick Young | January 28, 2013

In a moment we’ll be off again. The Rainbow Warrior is all ship shape, squeaky clean and ready to go south. And we really are heading South - next stop – the sub-Antarctic Auckland Islands. The Warrior has been in a Lyttelton...

The mind boggling size of the Pacific

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | September 7, 2015

The Pacific ocean covers approximately one-third of the Earth's surface. You could fit all the land in the world into the space it occupies – with room left over for an extra Canada. Put another way, it’s bigger than the surface of...

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