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The New Rainbow Warrior

Paying Homage To The Legendary Rainbow Warrior

Blogpost by Aaron Gray-Block - January 9, 2013 at 14:27

Source: http://www.greenpeace.org/new-zealand/en/blog/paying-homage-to-the-legendary-rainbow-warrio/blog/43611/

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 ship.

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A New Dawn

Blogpost by Maya McNicoll - January 9, 2013 at 22:36

Source: http://www.greenpeace.org/new-zealand/en/blog/a-new-dawn/blog/43602/

Early this morning, as the sun burst over the horizon on this glorious summer’s day, the new Rainbow Warrior sailed into Matauri Bay in full sail.

It is only fitting that we have come here to pay our respects to the memory of the original Rainbow Warrior and crew that were attacked in Auckland Harbour in 1985 by the French Secret Service and then scuttled here at Matauri Bay 25 years ago.
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