Challenge to Minister: Launch of Open Letter

Shows approx 50 people holding banner Nio Mining Pure New Zealand outside with bush background

Conservation Minister, Willow Jean Prime, (now elevated to Cabinet) must demand Cabinet act fast on the Labour Govt promise to ban mining in conservation land! After 5 years in Government, all conservation land remains vulnerable with more than 70 mining activity consents allowed since the 2017 promise of a ban. The northern Hauraki/Coromandel area only…

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OIA Shows Mining Company A Risk to Rare Frogs

An Official Information Act request by Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki shows that Oceana Gold have been trying to put more rare Archey’s frogs at risk on Department of Conservation land in the southern Coromandel. The OIA shows that Oceana Gold had approached the Department of Conservation to propose a variation to their Access Arrangement that…

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