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Retain the foreshore and Seabed in Crown ownership

Saturday, 24 March 2012, 3:22 pm | Coastal Coalition

The Coastal Coalition is urging the public to send a clear message to the Prime Minister that they want the coast to remain in public (Crown) ownership . More >>

Coastal Coalition launches Citizens Referendum

Friday, 15 July 2011, 12:48 pm | Coastal Coalition

The Coastal Coalition has launched a Citizens Initiated Referendum (CIR) asking Parliament to repeal the recently passed Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011, and replace it with legislation that restores Crown ownership of the foreshore and seabed. ... More >>

Coastal Coalition says Maori Party has no moral authority

Saturday, 14 May 2011, 1:43 pm | Coastal Coalition

The Coastal Coalition is dismissing claims being made by the Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia that it is a fringe or racist organisation that her political party wants to lead a racial equality debate against. More >>

Plan to Bend the Rules Threatens Democratic Process

Sunday, 10 April 2011, 4:05 pm | Coastal Coalition

The Coastal Coalition is alarmed at the ramifications of Treaty Negotiations Minister, Chris Finlayson’s latest move to change Parliament's rules. The changes he is proposing would enable more that 20 Treaty of Waitangi settlement bills to be fast-tracked ... More >>

Citizens Initiated Referendum over Marine & Coastal Area Act

Friday, 25 March 2011, 10:05 am | Coastal Coalition

The Coastal Coalition has responded to the passing of the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill through its final stages in Parliament, by announcing it will launch a Citizen's Initiated Referendum to repeal the new Act. More >>

Marine Bill Amendments set up exclusive racial fishing zones

Monday, 14 March 2011, 4:17 pm | Coastal Coalition

Coastal Coalition Committed to retaining the Foreshore and Seabed in Crown ownership www.CoastalCoalition.co.nz 14 March 2011 Media Release Marine Bill Amendments set up exclusive racial fishing zones. “Through amendments in the massive 73 page Supplementary ... More >>

Coastal Coalition vindicated by Maori opposition

Thursday, 10 March 2011, 2:26 pm | Coastal Coalition

Coastal Coalition vindicated by Maori opposition to foreshore and seabed bill The Coastal Coalition’s opposition to the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill has been vindicated by the recent Horizon Research opinion poll showing only 11% ... More >>

PM Breaking his promise on the Marine & Coastal Area Bill

Thursday, 10 February 2011, 9:48 am | Coastal Coalition

“The fact that the National Government is rushing the Marine and Coastal Area Bill back to Parliament before the Maori Affairs Select Committee has even had a chance to properly examine the submissions, is an absolute disgrace”, Coastal Coalition ... More >>

Prime Minister getting desperate over Marine Bill

Sunday, 30 January 2011, 12:05 pm | Coastal Coalition

Prime Minister getting desperate over Marine Bill The fact that the Prime Minister is continuing to misinform the public over the Marine and Coastal Area Bill is a sure sign that support for the bill is falling. “The fact that he is making outrageous ... More >>

Coastal Coalition steps up campaign against National’s Bill

Wednesday, 22 December 2010, 1:27 pm | Coastal Coalition

The Coastal Coalition is stepping up its public information campaign against the government’s racist Marine and Coastal Area Bill by installing more Iwi/Kiwi Billboards throughout the country. The most recent Iwi-Kiwi billboards are in Napier, at Hyderabad ... More >>

Withdraw your Bill Prime Minister

Saturday, 18 December 2010, 5:55 pm | Coastal Coalition

Revelations the Maori Party will demand that claims for customary title to the coast are made much easier before they agree to back the Marine and Coastal Area Bill should be the final nail in the coffin for this deeply unpopular Bill, says Coastal Coalition ... More >>

Labour pulling support more than a “setback”, Mr Key

Friday, 10 December 2010, 7:40 pm | Coastal Coalition

Coastal Coalition Committed to retaining the Foreshore and Seabed in Crown ownership www.CoastalCoalition.co.nz 10 December 2010 Media Release More >>

Marine and Coastal Area Bill hearings ignoring non-Maori

Thursday, 9 December 2010, 10:09 am | Coastal Coalition

Many non-Maori submitters opposed to the Government’s Marine and Coastal Area Bill are not getting a fair hearing in front of the select committee, the Coastal Coalition says. More >>

Who’s the real clown Minister?

Monday, 6 December 2010, 11:39 am | Coastal Coalition

Childish insults and playground posturing by Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson will not convince New Zealanders that the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill is anything but a massive coastal land grab for Maori. More >>

Extension of Submission Timeframe for Foreshore Bill Wanted

Friday, 19 November 2010, 11:05 am | Coastal Coalition

The Coastal Coalition has contacted the Prime Minister and the Attorney General this morning to urgently request a one-week extension for the timeframe for submissions to the Marine and Coastal Area Bill due to the difficulties that the public are having ... More >>

Where are you holidaying this summer?

Wednesday, 17 November 2010, 11:42 am | Coastal Coalition

This summer could be special for thousands of kiwi families because it might be the last one they enjoy with free and open access to their favourite beach. By next summer, the National Government hopes its Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill will ... More >>

Ads spell out details of coastal privatisation

Saturday, 30 October 2010, 11:45 pm | Coastal Coalition

"The release of official documents under the Official Information Act that show the public is overwhelmingly opposed to the repeal of the 2004 Foreshore and Seabed Act, show that John Key has no mandate to push ahead with his controversial Marine and ... More >>

Call for a special committee to hear Marine bill

Wednesday, 27 October 2010, 2:32 pm | Coastal Coalition

“The Maori Party’s removal of Hone Harawera from the Maori Affairs Select Committee during the hearing of the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill does not go far enough”, says Dr Hugh Barr of the Coastal Coalition. More >>

Coalition Ads spell out details of National’s bill

Wednesday, 27 October 2010, 12:03 pm | Coastal Coalition

The Coastal Coalition is so concerned at the National government’s glib assurances over the controversial bill to repeal Crown ownership of the foreshore and seabed, that they have placed half page advertisements in the Wellington, Christchurch and ... More >>

Free public access to the coast not guaranteed

Friday, 1 October 2010, 2:23 pm | Coastal Coalition

Free public access to our beaches and the sea is no longer guaranteed under National's new Marine and Coastal Area Bill, a spokesman for the Coastal Coalition, Dr Muriel Newman said today. More >>

 

 

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