Submit now!

The Proposed Thames-Coromandel District Plan is open for submissions until the 14th of March – it has a lot to say on mining and we need your support to ask them to strengthen the plan so our environment and communities are protected from a toxic legacy and boom and bust industry. We want to support you to do this…

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Have your say on the District Plan:

Over 80,000 HA of land and waters in Hauraki/Coromandel is under threat from mining – we need your help to protect it. Your voice will make a difference! Thames-Coromandel District Council has a Proposed District Plan that will determine how the District is managed and once approved will not be reviewed for the next 10…

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2013 AGM

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki AGM Coromandel Watchdog invites members and supporters to attend our 2013 AGM and/or join us for a pot luck dinner afterwards. Guest Speaker: Rob McCarthy, Waihi resident Sunday December 8, 2013 AGM starts 11.00am Kauaeranga Valley Hall  _______________________ Please bring a plate to share & $20 if you are not a…

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COROMANDEL PROTEST VICTORIOUS: PROSPECTORS GONE HOME

Media Release – 31-10-2013 See TV3 footage here. Coromandel residents, CLAIM and Coromandel Watchdog blocked mining activities in the Coromandel Harbour yesterday to protect Schedule Four and the prospectors have not turned up to work today. “Today we gathered at the site but they seem to have left the area,” said Coromandel Watchdog Coordinator Renee Annan….

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COROMANDEL RESIDENTS SAY HANDS OFF SCHEDULE 4

Media Release 30-10-2013 Coromandel residents, CLAIM and Coromandel Watchdog have blocked mining activities in the Coromandel Harbour this morning to protect Schedule Four. “Schedule 4 was created to protect our most precious places from toxic mining, Sea Group Holdings are trying to undermine that – there is no excuse for prospecting in the Coromandel Harbour,” said…

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State supported undermining of private assets

“When I bought the property I took particular care to check that the site was not being impacted, or likely to be impacted by the mining in Waihi. I chose this property because I wanted the best of both worlds in that I had easy access to town but also had the peace and quiet of a country…

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Watchdog challenges Local Body Candidates to state views on mining

Media Release Watchdog has challenged the candidates standing for positions in the Thames-Coromandel District to answer questions on mining particularly their stance on Schedule 4, the District Plan, sustainable alternatives for the district and their commitment to addressing historical mine pollution. See here for the responses to our questions: Candidates Matrix We didn’t hear from the…

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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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