CLAIM The Party!

A message from CLAIM: _______________________________________________________ What: Coromandel Lobby Against Indiscriminate Mining (CLAIM) fundraiser gig Where: Umu, 22 Wharf Rd, Coromandel Town When: From 7pm on Friday 18th October Who: Locals hip hop crew Koast Kredentials, Matt Rapid and Empress Naima + suprise guests How much: $5 (or more if you are feeling generous) Check out the facebook event. On Friday…

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Waihi is a mining town – but what does this mean?

Our government and Newmont want us to believe that this automatically equals good economy, good employment and money for roads, schools and hospitals and if we are opposed to mining we are opposed to roads, schools and hospitals. They would have us believe that this romantic marriage between our government and one of the biggest…

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TOO PRECIOUS TO MINE

Whangamata and District – the next Waihi?! Download poster here. Public Information Meeting Sunday August 18, 2013,   2.00pm Baptist Church Hall, Cnr Port Road and Mayfair Ave Hear from Waihi residents, including a real estate expert, about the realities of toxic gold mining and the negative impacts on property values. Get updated on the threat…

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Media release – Mining protest holds its ground

7/7/13 COROMANDEL WATCHDOG ACTIVISTS CAMPING ON NEWMONT GOLD DRILL RIG Watchdog activists have peacefully shut down a Newmont gold drilling rig in the Parakiwai Valley since 8am on Saturday July 6. “Activists have continued to camp overnight on the gold drilling rig, ensuring operations are unable to continue in this sensitive conservation area,” said Coromandel Watchdog Coordinator…

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Watchdog Protests Gold Drilling in Conservation Land

Watchdog activists are today occupying a mining exploration site on conservation land in the Parakiwai Valley near Whangamata on the Coromandel Peninsula.  “We are here to peacefully protest the current mining activities because protection of Conservation land is essential for the preservation of biodiversity,” said Coromandel Watchdog spokesperson Renee Annan.   “Glass Earth is working with…

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Protect Parakiwai: Too precious to mine!

Join us this Sunday to celebrate the stunning bush in Parakiwai, Coromandel Forest Park. (Just 9km from the center of Whangamata). Bush walk protest and picnic Sunday July 7th, 2013 – 10 am Meet at road end of Parakiwai Quarry Road, Whangamata. Bring your friends, a picnic, instruments & banners Picnic in town 11am –…

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Visual Media from Regatta May 18, 2013

Video from Iron Lung Panda: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=idBGMhm7GYY         Video from Isaebella Doherty from Adventure Artists: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b05UPXnFxNw         Photos: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Coromandel-Watchdog-of-Hauraki/184887724922998?id=184887724922998&sk=photos_stream

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