Coromandel says NO to Newmont!

Watchdog alongside Coromandel Peninsula residents today protested outside Newmont’s office in Waihi. What a great turn out and excellent banners. An enthusiastic crowd heard from inspiring speakers, Coromandel Watchdog co-ordinator Renee Annan,  Waihi residents advocate Collette Spalding, former co-leader of the Green Party and Kauaeranga Valley resident Jeanette Fitzsimons and Member of Parliament for the…

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New Threats to the Coromandel

Coromandel Watchdog hosted 3 meetings around the peninsula last month to discuss the newest mining threats to our communities. Co-ordinator Renee Annan spoke alongside Green MP Catherine Delahunty regarding the large number of permits granted over land in the Coromandel.   There are exploration/prospecting permits granted over all of Southern Coromandel including behind Onemana, Opoutere…

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