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Raising the masts on the Rainbow Warrior III

Blog entry by Oscar Soria - Greenpeace International | July 13, 2011

It was a thrilling weekend in Fassmer shipyard, near Bremen in Germany, where many of us watched a revolutionary mast design being installed on the new Rainbow Warrior. It’s not only a key milestone in the Greenpeace flagship’s...

A new Rainbow Warrior sets sail

Feature story | October 15, 2011 at 2:10

The Earth has a new champion. In Bremerhaven, Germany, we’ve held the naming ceremony for the world’s first purpose-built, crowd-bought, eco-sleek sailing vessel, the new Rainbow Warrior.

Rainbow Warrior sets sail with a hold full of stories

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | October 20, 2011

We've set sail. The world's first crowd-funded, hyper-efficient, purpose-built environmental activist sailing ship has left harbour in Bremen and we're on our way to Hamburg. To all of you who made this voyage possible, you have the...

The new Rainbow Warrior is coming to New Zealand

Blog entry by Bunny Mcdiarmid | November 16, 2012

I have some very exciting news - the brand new Rainbow Warrior is on its way to Aotearoa! It will be here in early January next year and we would like to invite you to come aboard for a free tour. The Rainbow Warrior has a special...

New Zealand Story - Something to be proud of

Blog entry by Nick Young | December 20, 2012

With the new Rainbow Warrior coming we got to thinking about her place in New Zealand history and about what makes us proud to be from this little nation at the far end of the world. With some help from Perendale Productions we...

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...

Where’s all the tie-dye?

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | January 8, 2013

It is summer in New Zealand.  The season that brings the wind, the rain and the brightest sunshine all in the same day.  I’m on board a Greenpeace ship, the brand new, purpose built, Rainbow Warrior setting out to tour the coast of...

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...

A new dawn

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | January 9, 2013

The new Rainbow Warrior sails into Matauri Bay, New Zealand, the final resting place of the original Rainbow Warrior  Early this morning, as the sun burst over the horizon on this glorious summer’s day, the new Rainbow Warrior...

Rainbow Warrior visit to Matuari Bay

Image gallery | January 10, 2013

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.

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 arrives in Auckland

Image gallery | January 11, 2013

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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