No Mining on DOC Land Bill Pulled from Ballot

A beautiful native bush walking track, at Wharekirauponga

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki today congratulated Green MP Eugenie Sage for her Bill, the Crown Minerals (Prohibition of Mining), being selected from the Parliamentary ballot. The Government should adopt the Bill and honour that promise to protect conservation land from mining. Watchdog has been waiting for the Crown to honour their no mining promise on…

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Coromandel Watchdog Plans Judicial Review proceedings

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki is getting legal advice as they scope filing a Judicial Review against the decision made by Ministers David Parker and Grant Robertson to approve land being used for a new tailings dump at Waihi. “ We are seriously pursuing this option and have informed the Minister and Oceana Gold via our…

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Offshore Exploration at Waihi Beach

Recently an exploration permit was granted over an area of more than 12000 hectares approximately 2 kilometres off Waihi Beach. The company who hold the permit, CASS Offshore Minerals, also have a permit for seabed exploration in the Taranaki area – inside the Marine Mammal Sanctuary that protect the Mauis dolphin! The list of minerals…

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