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NZ Musician Erin "Against the Man"

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 1:15 pm | Oil Free Otago

Talented New Zealand Musician, Erin Crowley's music video "Against the Man" with footage from Otago protests 2014 against New Zealand's first ever permitted deep sea drilling wells. Erin says "I have worked hard to create something that ... More >>

Standing Guard with the Toroa / Albatross

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 2:22 pm | Oil Free Otago

Anyone entering Otago Harbour will be welcomed by a giant Toroa/albatross on the roof of the Quarantine Island chapel. It was painted on Sunday by St Martin Island (Quarantine Is) Community and Oil Free Otago members. More >>

Clean beaches and an Option for the Future

Monday, 28 July 2014, 9:45 am | Oil Free Otago

Oil Free Otago is stoked to hear today’s decision by the Green Party to oppose Deep Sea Drilling. “Now the many thousands of New Zealanders who last summer showed their opposition to deep sea drilling on beaches across Aotearoa have a positive ... More >>

Dunedin Shows the Way

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 10:21 am | Oil Free Otago

Oil Free Otago today commends the Dunedin City Council for taking a strong stance on climate change by voting to drop investments in the oil industry. More >>

Oil and gas Block Offers a Giant leap backwards

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 3:24 pm | Oil Free Otago

“Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges this morning offered more than twice the size of New Zealand up to oil and gas companies, taking another giant leap backwards and dragging the rest of us with him.” Said Oil Free Otago Spokesperson Rosemary ... More >>

Clock climb kicks-off clean energy countdown

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 10:53 am | Oil Free Otago

Today oil free and clean energy campaigners from around the country have deployed a banner from the Dunedin Railway Station clock tower. The action comes as Anadarko's drillship, the Noble Bob Douglas, leaves for the Gulf of Mexico after failing to ... More >>

Dunedin is Smarter Than This

Monday, 10 March 2014, 12:30 pm | Oil Free Otago

Oil Free Otago have slammed Anadarko's announcement that the company will be having confidential briefings with selected people in Dunedin this week. More >>

Government Announcement Shameful and Undemocratic

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 5:15 pm | Oil Free Otago

Oil Free Otago is calling the government’s announcement that oil and gas exploration be non-notifiable as “shameful and undemocratic.” “This is yet another example of the government and its so-called Environment Protection Agency cow-towing to foreign ... More >>

Banners on the Beach to Oppose Deep Sea Drilling

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 1:41 pm | Oil Free Otago

At 12 noon on Saturday Oil Free Otago will be hosting a Banners on the Beach event at St Clair Beach in Dunedin. The event is part of a South Island day of action when at least 18 communities from, Golden Bay to Bluff, will gather on a local beach to ... More >>

Banners on the Beach to Oppose Deep Sea Drilling

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 1:37 pm | Oil Free Otago

At 12 noon on Saturday Oil Free Otago will be hosting a Banners on the Beach event at St Clair Beach in Dunedin. The event is part of a South Island day of action when at least 18 communities from, Golden Bay to Bluff, will gather on a local beach to ... More >>

Otago Flotilla Comes Face to Face with Anadarko Drillship

Monday, 10 February 2014, 9:14 am | Oil Free Otago

Otago Flotilla Comes Face to Face with Anadarko Drillship At 8:00 yesterday evening, the Oil Free Otago Flotilla came face to face with Anadarko’s drillship, the Noble Bob Douglas. The yachts of the flotilla occupied the site where the Noble Bob Douglas ... More >>

 

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