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Elvis to appear in Tauranga

Blog entry by Nick Young | April 28, 2011

On Saturday one of the vessels in the deep sea oil protest flotilla was boarded by police and the skipper - Elvis Teddy - arrested. Aboard the San Pietro, Elvis and his crew including te Whanau a Apanui tribal leader Rikirangi...

Prime Minister Seriously Misrepresents Meeting with Tribal Leaders

Blog entry by Dayle Takitimu | May 13, 2011

This week John Key has been reported publicly saying “he had met with Ngati Porou and Whanau Apanui representatives last week and they had reiterated they were not opposed to progress or mining but wanted reassurance that it be done...

The oil is less obvious but the problem is spreading

Blog entry by Dean Baigent-Mercer | October 16, 2011

The sun rose to lesser amounts of oil on the beaches of Tauranga. Even so, its removal was essential because it’s toxic and harmful to a range of wildlife and human health. The sunny day enticed hundreds of people out to help...

Elvis appears in Tauranga court today

Blog entry by Nick Young | October 19, 2011

As the shipwrecked Rena lies in the Bay of Plenty and its spilled oil washes ashore, Elvis Heremia Teddy is to appear in a Tauranga court today because he took a stand to protect his home coastline from oil spills. Ironically he’ll...

A Peaceful Act of Defiance

Blog entry by Nick Young | July 25, 2012

As lawyers and witnesses give evidence to the judge in the Tauranga District Court, Te Whanau a Apanui fisherman Elvis Teddy sits among a war of words. He’s facing serious charges for a peaceful act of defiance protecting his...

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