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Whangarei Art Museum - Rainbow Warriors and Remainders

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Rainbow Warrior bombing in two concurrent exhibitions. Bunny McDiarmid’s opening speech.


The Whangarei Art Museum presents 'Rainbow Warrior and Remainders', commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Rainbow Warrior bombing on 10th July 1985.

Photographs by Gil Hanly and memorabilia loaned by Greenpeace NZ and private collections. This exhibition is also showing 'Blast !' The story of New Zealand's struggle to be nuclear free cannot be told without reference to the late Pat Hanly and his iconic works around the fear of protest against nuclear weapons. Pat Hanly - the painter and his protests.

As reported on Radio NZ and in the media Bunny McDiarmid’s opening speech at the exhibition was very moving and heartfelt. The events of 25 years ago remain poignant and compelling to Greenpeace and the public at large.

Kind thanks to Tania Davidson for NZ Sign interpretation of Bunny’s speech for the art museum. Content by:

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Whangārei Art Museum

15 Jul 2010

Whangārei Art Museum is Northland's public art gallery, and the custodian of Whangārei city’s outstanding art collection. We host touring and internally curated exhibitions, and showcase artistic excellence in creative art practice throughout Northland, New Zealand and beyond.