Consultation about mining on conservation land delayed

Coromandel Watchdog today had a call asking us for our thoughts on the delay of the consulatation on mining in the Conservation Estate. So, it has officially been delayed? We were told September, but had worked out it was late – but how late? And why? The only report on this decision that we could…

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Conservationists arrested on Conservation land at Karangahake

Local people from Karangahake and other parts of the Hauraki/Coromandel challenged miners from the 2018 AusIMM (Australia Institute of Metallurgy and Mining) NZ Branch Annual Conference who went to Karangahake to promote gold mining in the area – including on Department of Conservation land. Locals and visitors peacefully protested at the New Talisman mine site…

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Rally For Conservation Land

We are having a Rally for Conservation on Saturday 25th, meeting 10.30am at the Parakiwai Quarry Road DOC carpark. Bring a picnic, bring a sign, bring a friend! In Sept the Government is going to be consulting with the public about whether or not we should havbe mining on our Conservation land. Obviously we shouldn’t…

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