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Mining plans slammed by world's biggest enviro group

Blog entry by Kathy Cumming | April 30, 2010

Just incase you thought NZ's mining plans were going down well in the outside world, check out this scathing assessment of them by the world's largest environmental conservation authority. Word has it that the creator of the "100%...

THEY SAY MINE, WE SAY OURS – Auckland march

Blog entry by Kathy Cumming | April 14, 2010

Greenpeace, along with a bunch of other organisations, has announced an anti-mining march for May 1st in Auckland. See www.dontunderminenz.org for more information. When the Government announced its intention to mine New...

Putting a brothel in the church

Blog entry by geoff | August 28, 2009

Every now and then something really surprising happens.  Yesterday was one of those days when news broke that the Government wants to open National Parks, Marine Reserves and Wildlife Sanctuaries to mining. It’s a bit like putting a...

Government looks set to back down on mining Schedule 4 land

Blog entry by nick | July 19, 2010

When the Government announced plans to mine some of New Zealand's best conservation land,  New Zealanders made submissions in unprecedented numbers and marched in record numbers. We'll know for sure tomorrow but it looks very much...

Biggest protest march in living memory

Blog entry by Kathy Cumming | May 1, 2010

We expected 20,000. We HOPED for 30,000. We got nearly double that. In the biggest protest march in living memory,  50,000 turned out on Queen Street today to march against the Government's mining plans. The photos say it all (see...

2 days til mining march!

Blog entry by Kathy Cumming | April 29, 2010

Just two days now until the massive anti-mining march in Auckland! Right around the North Island, placards are being painted and buses organised to transport people to the City of Sails to have their say.  Just incase what's at stake...

No whale burgers. No tuatara shoes. No mining in national parks!

Blog entry by nick | March 26, 2010

The NZ economy is founded on a clean, green reputation, yet Prime Minister John Key and his National Government is seriously endangering that reputation . Firstly by increasing NZ's catch quota  of critically endangered bluefin tuna,...

PETITION: Sign the deep water oil drilling in NZ waters

Blog entry by nick | June 10, 2010

Imagine if the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster happened in NZ waters. It would stretch from Wellington to Christchurch and would devastate our coastline and fisheries for decades. This is now a very real risk as the...

Marsden B

Page | August 6, 2007 at 23:32

Due to relentless campaigning by Greenpeace and many others, Mighty River Power canned its plan to refire the mothballed Marsden B coal fired power station in March 2007.

Biggest protest march in living memory

Image | May 1, 2010 at 0:00

Biggest protest march in living memory - March Against Mining

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