Labour Kills Green Members Bill on Mining

Prime Minister Arden holding ours not mines sign during 2010 march up queen street against mining conservation land

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki are furious that Labour have announced they will not support Green Member Eugenie Sage’s Private Members Bill: “Crown Minerals( Prohibition of Mining ) Amendment”, saying the Bill would have advanced Labour’s own mining policy.  It’s ridiculous that Labour wouldn’t allow the Bill to even go to a Select Committee for public…

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Schedule 4 Campaign – where its at:

IN August 2017 Coromandel Watchdog and supporters from Protect Karangahake travelled to Wellington to present a petition calling for the extension of the Schedule 4 -protection against mining to be extended to include all of the Coromandel Ecological Area. We were very pleased when both Labour and the Green Party (Catherine D presented the Bill…

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