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 Rainbow Warrior Wreck

New Zealand, NI

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 34° 58.488' S
Longitude: 173° 56.094' E

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English (Translate this text in English): South of Motutapere island (Matauri Bay), among the Cavalli group of islands.

English (Translate this text in English): South of Motutapere island (Matauri Bay), among the Cavalli group of islands.

South of Motutapere island (Matauri Bay), among the Cavalli group of islands.

English (Translate this text in English): South of Motutapere island (Matauri Bay), among the Cavalli group of islands.

English (Translate this text in English): South of Motutapere island (Matauri Bay), among the Cavalli group of islands.

English (Translate this text in English): South of Motutapere island (Matauri Bay), among the Cavalli group of islands.

English (Translate this text in English): South of Motutapere island (Matauri Bay), among the Cavalli group of islands.

English (Translate this text in English): South of Motutapere island (Matauri Bay), among the Cavalli group of islands.

English (Translate this text in English): South of Motutapere island (Matauri Bay), among the Cavalli group of islands.

How? By boat

Distance Short boat time (< 10min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Alternative name Jewel of the North, Sir William Hardy

Average depth 25.0 m / 82 ft

Max depth 26.0 m / 85.3 ft

Current Low ( < 1 knot)

Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)

Quality

Dive site quality Good

Experience CMAS ** / AOW

Bio interest Interesting

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Dive type

- Wreck

Dive site activities

- Marine biology
- Photography

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English (Translate this text in English): The Rainbow Warrior was the Green Peace flagship (40 metres and 418 tonnes). It was used all over the world to protest about environmental and humanitarian issues.

On july 10th 1985, it was bombed by French Secret Service Officers, killing a photographer, Fernando Pereria.

On december 14th 1987, the boat was towed from Auckland to the Cavalli Islands, and was sunk to be an artificial reef.

This colourfull wreck lies on a sandy floor, maximum depth is 26m (high tide).

More info on WikiPedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_Warrior

English (Translate this text in English): The Rainbow Warrior was the Green Peace flagship (40 metres and 418 tonnes). It was used all over the world to protest about environmental and humanitarian issues.

On july 10th 1985, it was bombed by French Secret Service Officers, killing a photographer, Fernando Pereria.

On december 14th 1987, the boat was towed from Auckland to the Cavalli Islands, and was sunk to be an artificial reef.

This colourfull wreck lies on a sandy floor, maximum depth is 26m (high tide).

More info on WikiPedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_Warrior

The Rainbow Warrior was the Green Peace flagship (40 metres and 418 tonnes). It was used all over the world to protest about environmental and humanitarian issues.

On july 10th 1985, it was bombed by French Secret Service Officers, killing a photographer, Fernando Pereria.

On december 14th 1987, the boat was towed from Auckland to the Cavalli Islands, and was sunk to be an artificial reef.

This colourfull wreck lies on a sandy floor, maximum depth is 26m (high tide).

More info on WikiPedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_Warrior

English (Translate this text in English): The Rainbow Warrior was the Green Peace flagship (40 metres and 418 tonnes). It was used all over the world to protest about environmental and humanitarian issues.

On july 10th 1985, it was bombed by French Secret Service Officers, killing a photographer, Fernando Pereria.

On december 14th 1987, the boat was towed from Auckland to the Cavalli Islands, and was sunk to be an artificial reef.

This colourfull wreck lies on a sandy floor, maximum depth is 26m (high tide).

More info on WikiPedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_Warrior

English (Translate this text in English): The Rainbow Warrior was the Green Peace flagship (40 metres and 418 tonnes). It was used all over the world to protest about environmental and humanitarian issues.

On july 10th 1985, it was bombed by French Secret Service Officers, killing a photographer, Fernando Pereria.

On december 14th 1987, the boat was towed from Auckland to the Cavalli Islands, and was sunk to be an artificial reef.

This colourfull wreck lies on a sandy floor, maximum depth is 26m (high tide).

More info on WikiPedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_Warrior

English (Translate this text in English): The Rainbow Warrior was the Green Peace flagship (40 metres and 418 tonnes). It was used all over the world to protest about environmental and humanitarian issues.

On july 10th 1985, it was bombed by French Secret Service Officers, killing a photographer, Fernando Pereria.

On december 14th 1987, the boat was towed from Auckland to the Cavalli Islands, and was sunk to be an artificial reef.

This colourfull wreck lies on a sandy floor, maximum depth is 26m (high tide).

More info on WikiPedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_Warrior

English (Translate this text in English): The Rainbow Warrior was the Green Peace flagship (40 metres and 418 tonnes). It was used all over the world to protest about environmental and humanitarian issues.

On july 10th 1985, it was bombed by French Secret Service Officers, killing a photographer, Fernando Pereria.

On december 14th 1987, the boat was towed from Auckland to the Cavalli Islands, and was sunk to be an artificial reef.

This colourfull wreck lies on a sandy floor, maximum depth is 26m (high tide).

More info on WikiPedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_Warrior

English (Translate this text in English): The Rainbow Warrior was the Green Peace flagship (40 metres and 418 tonnes). It was used all over the world to protest about environmental and humanitarian issues.

On july 10th 1985, it was bombed by French Secret Service Officers, killing a photographer, Fernando Pereria.

On december 14th 1987, the boat was towed from Auckland to the Cavalli Islands, and was sunk to be an artificial reef.

This colourfull wreck lies on a sandy floor, maximum depth is 26m (high tide).

More info on WikiPedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_Warrior

English (Translate this text in English): The Rainbow Warrior was the Green Peace flagship (40 metres and 418 tonnes). It was used all over the world to protest about environmental and humanitarian issues.

On july 10th 1985, it was bombed by French Secret Service Officers, killing a photographer, Fernando Pereria.

On december 14th 1987, the boat was towed from Auckland to the Cavalli Islands, and was sunk to be an artificial reef.

This colourfull wreck lies on a sandy floor, maximum depth is 26m (high tide).

More info on WikiPedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_Warrior

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Rainbow Warrior Wreck
De peter rasmussen
17 Feb 2004
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By Anonymous , 02-02-2009

Wrong location - This location is wrong for the Rainbow warrior. It is in fact located at approx:
34 58'32"E
173 56'10"S
Just south of Motutapere Island.


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