Eugenie Sage
Fair hearing for Denniston in Environment Court

Forest and Bird deserves every success in its Environment Court case to protect the distinctive coal measures ecosystems and landscapes of the Denniston Plateau. This week the Court began hearing the Society’s appeal against West Coast councils granting resource consents under the RMA to Australian miner, Bathurst Resources’ destructive plans for an open cast coal […]

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Kevin Hague
Hague calls on Nicky Wagner to withdraw false assertion on mining

Misinformation from the Government continues on mining. Nicky Wagner, on her Facebook wall in response to someone pointing out the nature of the Pike River mine approved by Labour and opposed by the Greens said this: “You may be interested in these quotes Metiria Turei (on Pike River): “This case clearly shows that it is […]

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Metiria Turei
Dolphin CSI – National crisis

Forest & Bird has released photos and data showing increased Hector’s and Maui’s dolphin mutilation: Forest & Bird obtained data from DOC under the Official Information Act about the number of Hector’s and Maui’s dolphins found mutilated round New Zealand’s coastline. The records show there have been 36 cases of dolphins found mutilated since 1980, […]

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