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Listen up Gerry

Blog entry by Nick Young | January 13, 2011

Don't think we never agree with government agencies. Yesterday, we did - when the final report from the US National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill came out. Essentially, it's what Greenpeace and other...

Police protect US oil giant Anadarko's survey vessel in Port Taranaki

Blog entry by Nick Young | October 17, 2011

This morning, a team of Greenpeace activists were met by an overwhelming police presence at the Port of Taranaki. Early this morning the Polarcus Alima - a survey vessel chartered by the US oil giant Anadarko - slipped in to the...

Long distance relationships....they never work

Blog entry by Jay Harkness | August 2, 2012

Imagine, if you will, Anadarko – the Texan oil giant – and the other members of the world’s deep sea oil clan, as a kind of Stetson-wearing Mr Darcy. Now picture John Key, and Energy and Resources Minister Phil Heatley, as a pair of...

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...

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...

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...

Bridges in Troubled Waters - Government anti-protest laws slammed

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | April 10, 2013

When nobody was watching over Easter, our Government did something very shady. No, they didn’t nick your Easter eggs. What they did was much, much worse. Simon Bridges, Minister of Energy and Resources, tried to nick your right to...

Government shows foreign oil companies deep sea drilling in NZ not a safe bet

Blog entry by Nick Young | April 17, 2013

In passing the 'Anadarko Amendment' yesterday the Government once again perverted the New Zealand Story by putting big business ahead of New Zealanders. It is a toady legislation that criminalises crucial aspects of protesting at...

The power of protest is at the heart of democracy

Blog entry by Steve Abel | April 23, 2013

When the Government rammed through legislation on 16 April that criminalises key aspects of peaceful protest at sea, many New Zealanders were angered. Angered by the affront to democracy and to our longheld tradition and right to...

John Key and the Oil Cowboys

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | May 2, 2013

“This government is very clear, we won't let cowboys operate here in New Zealand”. That’s what our Prime Minister John Key said as he welcomed a wagon trail of ten gallon hat-wearing oil executives in Auckland this week. The thing...

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