A challenge for the new Labour-led coalition government in NZ…

The Amazon Warrior arrived in Kiwi waters on Saturday ahead of its search for oil on behalf of Austrian company OMV.

The Amazon Warrior arrived in Kiwi waters on Saturday ahead of its search for oil on behalf of Austrian company OMV. Photo credit: file.

Greenpeace is calling on the Government to turn around the world’s largest seismic survey ship, preventing it from searching for oil in the Taranaki Basin.

The Amazon Warrior arrived in Kiwi waters on Saturday ahead of its search for oil on behalf of Austrian company OMV.

Greenpeace climate campaigner Kate Simcock says it appears the Government is yet to approve the vessel’s permit to seismic blast for oil and gas this summer.

With the Taranaki Basin recently found to be New Zealand’s only feeding ground for blue whales, she said it was not too late to turn the Amazon Warrior around.

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