Karangahake tells New Talisman – don’t mine our mountain!

Today over 50 residents, tangata whenua and Coromandel Watchdog challenged New Talisman to pack in their mining fantasy.

Tangata whenua and karangahake residents have clear message for investors - don't mine our mountain

The group heard from Kaumatua Tewiremu Nichols of the toxic past of the Ohinemuri River and the call for the time for the Mountain and the River to heal was now.

Coromandel Watchdog demands New Talisman stops mining

Gold mining is part of our past, and we are weary of the legacy around us every day – but we are choosing a different future.

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See our media release here.

Photo credits: Jenny Rahman, 13/2/2014.