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“Riverkeeper” Appeals To Save Park

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 1:36 pm | Clutha River Forum

Wanaka river conservationist Lewis Verduyn-Cassels has been given more time by Contact Energy to purchase a property needed for a proposed river park at the Red Bridge near Luggate. More >>

NZ Asset Sales Policy Began On Wall Street

Monday, 16 January 2012, 5:23 pm | Clutha River Forum

NZ Asset Sales Policy Began On Wall Street By Lewis Verduyn The Key government’s asset sales agenda is derived from the Washington Consensus – a set of Wall Street-driven policies that were pronounced dead after the global financial meltdown in 2008. [1] ... More >>

Seminar Slams Folly of Perpetual Economic Growth

Monday, 3 October 2011, 4:13 pm | Clutha River Forum

“In order for perpetual economic growth to be possible, the world would need to be flat and infinite. So our government must think that the world is flat,” says Lewis Verduyn, coordinator of the ‘Adapting to Our Rapidly Changing World’ seminar ... More >>

Otago Seminar on Our Deteriorating World

Monday, 12 September 2011, 9:08 am | Clutha River Forum

The Clutha River Forum is to hold a public meeting to discuss the major issues that are threatening our world, including fossil fuel dependence, resource depletion, global financial uncertainty, and the irrational pursuit of unending economic growth ... More >>

NZ Dam Safety Depends on ‘Blind Faith’

Wednesday, 4 August 2010, 9:24 am | Clutha River Forum

The Clutha River Forum, an alliance of environmental groups opposed to further dams on the Clutha River, is concerned that New Zealand’s long-awaited Dam Safety Scheme has been deferred. More >>

Clutha Groups - Hayes Ruling ‘Common Sense’

Wednesday, 11 November 2009, 1:49 pm | Clutha River Forum

Groups opposed to further large dams on the Clutha River have praised the Environment Court’s decision declining Meridian’s consents for a $2 billion wind farm on the Lammermoor Range. More >>

Clutha Forum Launches ‘Option 5’ Campaign

Friday, 16 October 2009, 4:15 pm | Clutha River Forum

Proposed dams on the Clutha River now face concerted opposition from several community and conservation groups who have formed a united Clutha River Forum. At a recent meeting in Alexandra, groups dedicated to saving the unique values of the region, ... More >>