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Coromandel Watchdog Challenges Government to Honour Promises

Sunday, 12 May 2019, 3:50 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki is furious that the Government’s failure to implement protections that have been promised by one or more of the coalition partners for years has resulted in a mining application being lodged against prime Coromandel ... More >>

No Place for Tailings

Friday, 3 May 2019, 6:58 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki welcomes decision by Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage to decline an application by Oceana Gold to purchase an area of rural land for a new tailings dam. More >>

Oceana Targets Pauanui/Opoutere for Drilling

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 12:20 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

New Zealand’s largest gold mining company, Oceana Gold, are targeting the south eastern beaches of the Coromandel with exploratory drilling due to begin just behind the iconic Opoutere Beach. More >>

DoC Web page promotes mining

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:09 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki are disgusted to see that the Department has recently developed, a web page titled ‘No new mines on conservation land policy’, which has the Department of Conservation praising the mining industry and its contribution ... More >>

Conservationists arrested protecting conservation land

Saturday, 15 September 2018, 3:43 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

Today five individuals from Karangahake and other parts of the Coromandel , including former Green MP Catherine Delahunty, have been arrested for occupying conservation land at Mt Karangahake. They were peacefully protesting the mining activity that ... More >>

Hauraki/Coromandel residents challenge miners

Saturday, 15 September 2018, 12:40 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

Local people from Karangahake and other parts of the Hauraki/Coromandel are today challenging miners from the 2018 AusIMM (Australia Institute of Metallurgy and Mining) NZ Branch Annual Conference who have come to Karangahake to promote gold mining in ... More >>

Native Frogs Need Protection From Mining

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 5:15 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki says the latest report on the conservation status of our native frogs is a good reason to ban mining on conservation land. More >>

Oceana Gold Continue to Undermine Waihi

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 4:57 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

The environmental group Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki today expressed concern and disappointment at the announcement by Oceana Gold that they are applying for a consent to keep mining under the town and homes of Waihi. More >>

Spies and Government need to Apologise to Our Community

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 4:56 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

The environmental group Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki is furious that emails reveal spy firm Thompson and Clark were trying to use their relationships with MBIE officials to contact mining companies in the Hauraki region. More >>

Coromandel Watchdog Delighted with No New Mines Announcement

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 10:21 am | Coromandel Watchdog

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki, the organisation which has fought mining in the Hauraki/ Coromandel region for 38 years is delighted with the Ministers announcement that there will be no new mines on conservation land. More >>

The Bentley Effect: Award Winning Documentary & Director

Monday, 25 September 2017, 12:58 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki are very excited to be hosting the Director/Producer of multi award winning film The Bentley Effect in Whitianga on September 29th. More >>

Watchdog Outraged Over MP’s Misinformation

Monday, 11 September 2017, 3:19 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki is outraged that despite repeatedly correcting him, National Party MP Scott Simpson continues to publicly state that there has been no serious attempt to mine the Coromandel since the 1980’s and that there is not a ... More >>

Labour & Greens Commit to Extend Protection in Coromandel

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 8:44 am | Coromandel Watchdog

On Tuesday Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki, supported by Protect Karangahake, presented their petition calling for Schedule 4 to be extended to protect conservation land across the whole Coromandel Ecological Region. After the presentation, both the Labour ... More >>

Conservation Land Not For Sale

Friday, 14 July 2017, 9:36 am | Coromandel Watchdog

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki is challenging the New Talisman gold miner’s claims that it is feasible to mine the conservation land on Mt Karangahake. More >>

Conservation Land Should Not Be Closed for Gold Exploration

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 2:31 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki is calling on the Department of Conservation to protect public access and endangered species, not toxic mining activity, on conservation land. The group are very disappointed to see drilling resume in the fragile Parakiwai ... More >>

‘You shall go no further’ says community to mining giant

Monday, 2 November 2015, 2:25 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

In Waihi today, local community group Coromandel Watchdog have thrown an ‘unwelcome party’ for multinational mining giant Oceana Gold, on their first day in office after buying Newmont’s gold mining operation in New Zealand. A delegation of 30 ... More >>

Rising star to sing for the Coromandel

Friday, 28 August 2015, 12:19 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

One of New Zealand’s rising stars on the music scene Estère, is playing at a fundraising event next Thursday for a Coromandel community group working to stop gold mining. More >>

Hundreds protest against mining in the Karangahake Gorge

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:13 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

The sunshine came out for the 300 hundred people who gathered in the Karangahake Gorge to protest against gold mining operations which have recently started there. More >>

Shock as company gets go-ahead in the Karangahake Gorge

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 2:23 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

Extensive mining activity is due to start in the beautiful bush clad hills behind the iconic Karangahake Rail Trail. More >>

Labour Party Mining Policy Welcomed

Monday, 1 September 2014, 2:03 pm | Coromandel Watchdog

All conservation land, beaches and harbours on the Southern Coromandel Peninsula between Thames (Kopu-Hikuai Road) and Te Aroha will be included in Schedule 4 and protected from mining under a Labour-led government. More >>

 

 

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