Rainbow Warrior

Peaceful warriors

On February 12, nine Young Post junior reporters toured the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior II before she retires this year.

Wednesday, 16 February, 2011, 12:00am

Greenpeace is 'legal' on the mainland

Greenpeace, the international activist group which has been branded a political organisation by the central government, has successfully registered on the mainland, it has emerged.

17 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

End of the Rainbow

The Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, leaves Hong Kong yesterday after a two-week visit during which the group staged a protest at the chemical waste treatment plant at Tsing Yi and announced findings of research into persistent organic pollutants in Asian cities.

30 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Anti-toxic warrior

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior II sails into Hong Kong for the first time yesterday. The ship's arrival has triggered speculation that the pressure group might carry out some form of demonstration similar to those staged in other countries on its Toxic-Free-Asia tour. 'We are still undecided over that,' campaigner Luisa Tam said.

16 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Greenpeace flagship short of a berth

GREENPEACE'S nuclear protest flagship, Rainbow Warrior II, will sail into Hong Kong's harbour for the first time next month as part of its toxic-free Asia tour.

However, the ship has not secured a berth yet from which to deliver its green message.

27 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Island up for auction

EVER dreamed of owning your own island, ideal for fishing and diving? New Zealand's biggest commercial and industrial real estate company, Bayleys Real Estate, is offering the chance to join the ranks of Richard Branson and Marlon Brando when Motukawaiti island goes under the hammer next month.

12 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

French living in the past

BY the normal standards of coastal policing operations, the French commando raid on the Greenpeace vessel, Rainbow Warrior II, was rough. Storming a vessel and arresting its crew is one thing. The indiscriminate use of tear gas and smashing of doors and windows is quite another.

11 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Rainbow Warrior seized by French

FRENCH navy commandos seized the Rainbow Warrior II early today shortly after the Greenpeace ship entered French waters off Mururoa Atoll, site of planned French nuclear tests.

10 Jul 1995 - 12:00am