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Greenpeace welcomes Goff’s long-awaited insight on deep sea oil

Press release | October 12, 2011 at 16:06

Auckland 12/10/11: Greenpeace today welcomed Labour leader Phil Goff’s acknowledgement that there is a direct link between the Rena oil spill, and plans to open New Zealand up to deep sea oil exploration.

Rena 'ghost birds' appear in Auckland

Press release | December 12, 2011 at 8:34

Auckland, December 12th 2011: This morning 150 original art prints made from a little blue penguin killed by the Rena disaster appeared along Auckland’s Khyber Pass Road. The prints are accompanied by the message ‘Rena did this. Deep sea oil...

Greenpeace activists confront deep sea oil exploration ship

Press release | October 17, 2011 at 11:48

Auckland, Monday 17th October, 2011. This morning Greenpeace activists held a legal protest outside Port Taranaki against a ship that is due to depart imminently to start exploring for deep sea oil – the new frontier of oil development off New...

Key not fooling anyone on oil risks

Press release | October 10, 2011 at 16:57

The Prime Minister’s statement that the Rena oil spill has nothing to do with the threat from deep sea oil exploration is foolish, says Greenpeace New Zealand.

Oil Action Pack

Page | October 19, 2011 at 9:28

This summer we are asking people to get out onto the beaches to collect more signatures for the ‘No New Oil’ petition, and to send a clear message to the Government: "Not on my beach. Stop deep sea oil drilling."

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Make sure something positive comes from the Rena

Blog entry by Jay Harkness | January 10, 2012

After months of being on the verge of breaking up, the container ship the Rena has finally split in two, and the stern has sunk. This draws to an uncertain close another chapter in the Rena saga. The Rena has left a real mark...

The teaspoon and the bucket

Blog entry by Steve Abel | October 18, 2011

Salvers of the Rena chillingly describe her as a “dying ship”. Bad weather will hit the Bay of Plenty again tonight and could cause the final break up of the vessel. Pumping of oil finally began again last night but a fractional 90...

We were simply not prepared for this

Blog entry by Dom Zapata, Greenpeace New Zealand activist | October 14, 2011

It was only a few days ago, as I was on my stand up paddleboard, paddling around Rabbit Island just off Mount Maunganui, that I marvelled at the increasing numbers of seals that have started to re-populate the area. They were...

Rena oil spill could make deep sea oil drilling an election issue

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | October 13, 2011

Photo: Gemz Photography Environment Minister Nick Smith has declared that the Rena oil spill off the coast of Tauranga has become the worst maritime environmental disaster in New Zealand’s history. Hundreds of tonnes of oil...

Rena oil spill an unfortunate lesson

Image gallery | October 10, 2011

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