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New Zealand Conservationist knifed in Brazil

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 7:48 pm | Earthrace

Captain Pete Bethune of Earthrace Conservation was this morning attacked by 2 men, one if them with a knife, in the port city of Santander in Brazil. More >>

Bethune & Navy Special Forces capture Pirate Fishing Vessel

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 10:18 am | Earthrace

Kiwi Captain Pete Bethune and a group of Philippine Navy Special Forces recently apprehended a pirate fishing vessel while allegedly fishing illegally with “Danish Seine” trawling equipment. Such active fishing gear was banned in 2014 in the Philippines ... More >>

Huge Donated Artwork to be Auctioned for Conservation

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 9:41 am | Earthrace

An extraordinary oil painting of the Milford Sound by New Zealand landscape artist Caley Hall, is being auctioned with the proceeds to go to the development of Earthrace Conservation’s new vessel Earthrace-2 More >>

Latest News from Earthrace Conservation

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 1:57 pm | Earthrace

Problems with fresh water in New Zealand are just beginning, and in my opinion will continue to get worse unless our central government steps in. Most Regional Councils have failed, deliberately or otherwise, to keep up with changing land and water use, ... More >>

Kiwi Skipper Slams UK Record Bid as Green-Washing Scam

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 3:53 pm | Earthrace

In 2008, I was fortunate enough to lead the Earthrace team in setting a new record for a powerboat to circle the globe, running biodiesel fuel made from waste cooking oils. More >>

Earthrace Conservation unveils designs for 60m Trimaran

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 12:54 pm | Earthrace

Earthrace Conservation today unveiled concept designs of their new 60m Trimaran to be used for Conservation missions around the World. The radical looking vessel, designed by Auckland Naval Architects LOMOcean Design, is based on the original Earthrace ... More >>

Pete Bethune and Sea Shepherd Settle Lengthy Legal Dispute

Tuesday, 14 May 2013, 11:40 am | Earthrace

[http://www.earthraceconservation.org ], and Sea Shepherd Conservation Society [http://www.seashepherd.org/uk/uk.html ], have reached an agreement following arbitration in their long-running legal dispute. The agreement, which involved a financial settlement to Bethune, also provided that ... More >>

Earthrace Proves Marine Mammal Sanctuaries in NZ Are A Joke

Wednesday, 23 January 2013, 1:09 pm | Earthrace

Pete Bethune and Earthrace New Zealand recently received information about vessels fishing in a manner that is very likely to lead to already critically endangered Hector’s dolphins (endemic to South Island New Zealand) being killed in fishing ... More >>

Maui’s Dolphin Debate -Too Little, Too Late Says Earthrace

Friday, 28 September 2012, 11:40 am | Earthrace

“I have never been more ashamed to be a kiwi”, said Pete Bethune, founder of Earthrace Conservation, on hearing that the Ministry for Primary Industries had pressured New Zealand’s Head of Delegation to the IUCN, Andrew Bignell, to go against a motion ... More >>

Pete Bethune’s Earthrace Conservation New Zealand

Monday, 2 April 2012, 9:53 am | Earthrace

Pete Bethune’s Earthrace Conservation New Zealand With the latest figures released for the estimated remaining Maui’s dolphins at 55 and the Hector’s dolphins still in decline Earthrace New Zealand is strongly in support of urgent measures being ... More >>

Christchurch Beach Clean Up and Fun Day Out, 5th Nov 2011

Monday, 31 October 2011, 11:30 am | Earthrace

Like the flowers that suddenly blossom after a long winter, Christchurch has taken its first tentative steps towards recovery. Shops are reopening, Hagley Park hosted its own version of Party Central during the World Cup, and the beaches, polluted ... More >>

No More Whaling In The SOWS, Says Earthrace Conservation

Thursday, 6 October 2011, 1:21 pm | Earthrace

The overnight announcement by the Japanese Minister of Agriculture, stating that Japan would resume whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary accompanied by military vessels has shocked and angered people and conservation groups worldwide, including ... More >>

Earthrace protests against Seal Culling in Namibia

Thursday, 21 July 2011, 12:07 pm | Earthrace

Pete Bethune, New Zealand environmentalist of Earthrace Conservation held a press conference yesterday in front of the Christuskirche in Windhoek to call for a ban against seal culling in Namibia. Earthrace was started to address issues like illegal, ... More >>

Pete Bethune To Launch Earthrace Conservation New Zealand

Friday, 8 April 2011, 9:39 am | Earthrace

Christchurch hasn’t had much to celebrate lately. It is still a City in mourning, and remains under a state of Emergency, with businesses and homes destroyed, and essential services a distant dream for many. Add to this the loss of the Rugby World ... More >>

Pete Bethune To Launch Earthrace Conservation New Zealand

Tuesday, 5 April 2011, 3:17 pm | Earthrace

Christchurch hasn’t had much to celebrate lately It is still a City in mourning, and remains under a state of Emergency, with businesses and homes destroyed, and essential services a distant dream for many. Add to this the loss of the Rugby World ... More >>

Pete Bethune to Launch Earthrace Conservation New Zealand

Thursday, 31 March 2011, 5:01 pm | Earthrace

Christchurch hasn’t had much to celebrate lately. It is still a City in mourning, and remains under a state of Emergency, with businesses and homes destroyed, and essential services a distant dream for many. More >>

Fastest and greenest powerboat coming home

Friday, 5 June 2009, 10:02 am | Earthrace

The amazing New Zealand built and skippered 100% biofuelled Earthrace powerboat smashed the previously British-held Round the World Speed Record by almost two weeks in June 2008. Now, she’s arrived home in New Zealand and will be journeying up the Waikato ... More >>

Earthrace: fastest, greenest powerboat coming home

Tuesday, 14 April 2009, 11:13 am | Earthrace

The amazing New Zealand built and skippered 100% biofuelled Earthrace powerboat smashed the previously British-held Round the World Speed Record by almost two weeks in June 2008. Now, she’s arrived home in New Zealand and will be in Evans Bay where she ... More >>

NZ Must Legislate Biofuels - World Record Holder

Wednesday, 4 March 2009, 10:33 am | Earthrace

New Zealanders will not get to use greener biofuels unless the Government introduces legislation to replace the Biofuels Bill it dumped recently, according to the Kiwi holding the record for fastest circumnavigation of the earth in a powerboat. More >>

Eco-boat smashes round-the-world speed record

Sunday, 29 June 2008, 10:54 am | Earthrace

Earthrace eco-boat smashes round-the-world speed record by 13 days, 21 hours and 9 minutes More >>

 

 

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