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Simon’s Story

Blog entry by Ana Mules | November 26, 2013

Every man has a story. A history. Here are a few blokes you may recognise, and the stories that define them: The Rock   A man of his word. Reliable. A muck in kinda bloke - the guy you call when you need a hand with one of...

Banners on the beach for oil free seas

Blog entry by Nick Young | November 25, 2013

What an amazing turnout for Banners on the Beach! Little more than two weeks ago we put a call out for a mobilisation on the beach to support the Oil Free Seas flotilla . That’s not much lead in time but on Saturday we saw over...

Simon's Story: A Tale of Hot Bottoms, Chocolate and Oil

Video | November 25, 2013 at 13:33

REVEALED: The shocking tale of Simon Bridges' illicit tryst with a Dutch giant, a burned bum and some sticky chocolate. Contains adult themes and offensive inferences. (Satire warning).

Kiwis flock to beaches to say no to deep sea oil

Press release | November 23, 2013 at 16:03

Thousands of Kiwis flocked to beaches around the country today to demonstrate their opposition to deep sea oil drilling in New Zealand waters.

Waiting for the (ig)Noble Bob Douglas

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | November 18, 2013

Out on the Tasman it is still, sunny and calm. The water has been so flat lately that, ironically, it’s technically known as "oily seas" because there’s a sheen over the water. Take note of this though because it’s the only time you’ll...

Standing up against dangerous oil drilling - from the Arctic to Aotearoa

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | November 16, 2013

We’re very close to the site where Texan oil giant Anadarko want to drill, around 110 nautical miles off the west coast of New Zealand. November’s warming sun in our eyes, the stinging salt water on our faces and the whiff of sun cream...

Why I am sailing with the Oil Free Seas flotilla

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | November 16, 2013

I am setting sail with the Oil Free Seas flotilla . We’re heading towards the site where the now infamous Texan oil giant Anadarko will attempt to drill. It’s about 110 nautical miles to the west of Raglan, and around one and a half...

"Where our leaders fail us..." - The folly of fossil fools

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | November 13, 2013

This week, a flotilla of yachts will be leaving our shores and heading out to the deep waters off the coast of Raglan. Their purpose: to protest at Texan oil giant Anadarko’s plans to drill an exploratory well in our backyard. This...

Government too cosy for the truth on oil risk

Blog entry by Steve Abel | October 31, 2013

I never thought we’d be quoting the “drill baby drill” former US Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin on the risks of being too trusting of foreign oil companies but there you go. Since the release last week of our...

Shell study backs Greenpeace in oil spill row

Press release | October 25, 2013 at 13:47

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has just released the results of shallow water oil spill modelling (1) by Shell Todd Oil for Taranaki on their website.

Anadarko Challenged to Release Oil Spill Data

Press release | October 24, 2013 at 15:50

Oil driller Anadarko have today been challenged to release their own data showing the potential impact an oil spill could have on New Zealand.

Deep-sea oil blowout could decimate favourite kiwi beaches

Press release | October 23, 2013 at 0:01

A computer oil spill modelling report released today shows a deep-sea blowout could have devastating impacts on New Zealand's coastal waters and significant economic consequences.

Deep sea oil and gas drilling: not in New Zealand, not anywhere

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | September 17, 2013

Like the Arctic, the deep waters off the coast of New Zealand are under threat as oil and gas companies feverishly line up to start exploratory drilling operations in search of climate-destroying carbon fuel deposits. In a new oil...

If the crackdown on protest at sea is so popular, why the shady meetings?

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | July 10, 2013

Today, the Herald trotted out a piece based on some polling they’ve done, about the recent crackdown on protesting at sea. We’ll leave you to draw your own conclusions about the responses people were offered, and the actual question.

“Marco”… “Marco”… “Marco”???

Blog entry by Rachael Shaw | July 9, 2013

Picture standing next to a 747 jumbo jet as it is taking-off, experiencing deafening roars that you can’t block out. Now imagine that you rely on your sense of hearing to locate family and friends, find food and navigate through the...

An eyewitness account of the Gulf of Mexico deep sea oil disaster

Blog entry by Mike Smith | June 6, 2013

John Wathen is an award winning photojournalist who recently toured Aotearoa recounting his experience both on the ground and in the air documenting the catastrophic 2011 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. John flew out over the gulf...

Energy Minister Challenged to Release Full Meeting Details Over Misleading Parliament...

Press release | June 4, 2013 at 11:08

Energy Minister Challenged to Release Full Meeting Details Over Misleading Parliament Accusation.

Joint Statement on Crown Minerals Bill Amendment 2013

Publication | May 6, 2013 at 13:17

In defence of the right to peaceful protest at sea. This proposed new law is an assault on the honourable Kiwi values of having a say and being able to stand up for our country.

Legal opinion on the proposed Crown Minerals Act amendments

Publication | May 6, 2013 at 13:08

The Government has proposed amendments to the Crown Minerals (Permitting and Crown Land)Bill, including proposed new offences applicable in the exclusive economic zone. This opinion finds that the proposed amendments to the Crown Minerals...

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