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A message to Anadarko

Blog entry by Nick Young | February 21, 2013

As we sailed out of Wellington through the Cook Strait on the Rainbow Warrior a few days ago, all of a sudden we were met by hundreds of dolphins. And they kept arriving until we were completely surrounded. I was totally blown...

Something Anadarko ought to know

Blog entry by Jessie | February 13, 2013

Last week I was lucky enough to be one of the group of local grassroots organisers from around the country who spent a few fantastic days at sea on the Rainbow Warrior's Bluff-to-Wellington journey. Something of a childhood dream of...

The Future is Here: New Jobs, New Prosperity and a New Clean Economy

Publication | February 11, 2013 at 4:00

The World is witnessing a historic, global shift in the way we power our homes our businesses and our economies. Climate change is here. How we respond is the only question that remains.

Climbing a vertical swamp with Rob Hamill in the subbies

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | February 4, 2013

The weather is the weather some sailor I know always says. And given the kind of weather that the New Zealand subantarctic is famous for we have been extraordinarily lucky with it in the short time that we have had here with the...

Whale-Oil Blog

Blog entry by Dean Baigent-Mercer | February 4, 2013

New Zealand waters are home to 47 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises, which is over half the world’s 80 species of cetaceans. A.M.A.Z.I.N.G! Of course things aren’t all chilled out in cetacean-world what with fishing nets,...

No longer just a photograph in my calendar

Blog entry by Kate Paris | February 3, 2013

The sub-Antarctic islands.  Not so much on our doorstep but definitely in our hood.  Of all the nature freaks I know and love only a few possess an intimate knowledge of this far-flung, incredibly wild place.  As for the regular town...

Destination Auckland Islands

Blog entry by Nick Young | January 31, 2013

Today we passed to the east of Stewart Island and continued sailing south towards an area of sea known to be amongst the wildest on the planet. So far it’s been relatively calm, which is a relief, but also, if dare I say so, slightly...

The clean green principled economy (2/3)

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | January 30, 2013

“ It takes 20 years to build a reputation and only five Minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you will do things differently. ” - Warren Buffet Yesterday we spoke about the 70% of export revenue that is directly attributable...

The clean green principled economy (1/3)

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | January 29, 2013

New Zealand is a commodities exporter…okay okay, I know that’s not a super sexy opening line, but don’t worry this isn’t an economics lecture, well it kind of is, but I’ll try and keep it brief and on point. New Zealand makes her...

Crowdfunding a TV ad

Blog entry by Nick Young | January 25, 2013

We’ve been showing this new video to supporters on board the Rainbow Warrior . It’s a reflection on what we’ve achieved with help from people like you. It’s a tribute to you and all of our supporters, and it’s a call to action. The...

An Indivisible Link

Blog entry by Steve Abel | January 24, 2013

In Auckland we had thousands of people visit the new Rainbow Warrior and, as they waited to get on the ship, we talked to them about why the Rainbow Warrior is in New Zealand and what we hope to achieve while she’s here and beyond.

When Big Oil comes to town

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | January 21, 2013

Today was the first time in about a week I woke up feeling anything like human.  I’ve been laid low for the past few days with some gruesome combo of motion sickness and a wicked head cold.  When I feel a filthy lurgey coming on, I...

Friends for life

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | January 18, 2013

Near the East Cape the local iwi te Whanau a Apanui have lived on the land and fished in the waters of the Raukumara Basin for generations. In 2011 the New Zealand Government gave oil exploration and drilling rights across the...

Snake Oil

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | January 16, 2013

The banners that welcomed the new Rainbow Warrior into Auckland read “Haere Mai” – Welcome home.  The state of the art ship is here in her spiritual home to bring attention to the fact that John Key and his cronies have reckless plans...

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...

The new Rainbow Warrior arrives in Auckland

Image gallery | January 11, 2013

Captain of the Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | January 11, 2013

“There is little man has made that approaches anything in nature, but a sailing ship does. There is not much man has made that calls all the best in him, but a sailing ship does.” - Allan Villiers Today I spent some time with the...

The new Rainbow Warrior visits Matauri Bay

Video | January 10, 2013 at 11:34

The new Rainbow Warrior visits Matauri Bay for the first time.

Rainbow Warrior visit to Matuari Bay

Image gallery | January 10, 2013

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