Photo by Allison Rudd.
The Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior III passes the
beacon at the entrance to Bluff Harbour about 5.45pm yesterday.
The 58m-tall twin-masted sailing ship was built in Poland in
2011 and is making its first visit to New Zealand.
It has spent the past week documenting wildlife in the
Subantarctic Auckland and Snares Island and will leave Bluff
today bound for Wellington. Last month, Greenpeace cancelled
the yacht's visits to Stewart Island and Bluff because of
unexpected maintenance, and a visit to Port Chalmers because
it was too tall to fit under an aerial cable across Otago