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Activists disrupt gold mining AGM

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 11:08 am | Protect Karangahake Group

Two activists disguised as shareholders interrupted the AGM of a gold mining company in central Auckland this morning to inform shareholders their plans to mine for gold in conservation estate in the Karangahake Gorge were unwelcome. More >>

Local Mayor out of touch with community

Monday, 27 May 2019, 10:25 am | Protect Karangahake Group

Hauraki District Mayor, John Tregidga, doesn’t speak for all locals as he berates Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage for accurately pointing out the risks of allowing OceanaGold to acquire land for a new tailings impoundment. More >>

“Rally for the Mountain” expected to bring in the crowds

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 5:21 pm | Protect Karangahake Group

Upcoming “Rally for the Mountain” against gold-mining expected to bring in the crowds More >>

Grandmother appeals court for right to protest mining

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:30 am | Protect Karangahake Group

A 65-year old Coromandel woman appealing her conviction, served last August, for obstructing a mining company prospecting in conservation land in the Karangahake Gorge, will appear tomorrow morning in the Waihi District Court. More >>

Grandmother found guilty of trespass on conservation land

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 2:28 pm | Protect Karangahake Group

Today local grandmother Linda Gilmore was found guilty of trespass and fined for blocking a mining company accessing land within the Karangahake conservation area in the Southern Coromandel. More >>

Mining during conservation week is a contradiction

Friday, 14 September 2018, 12:14 pm | Protect Karangahake Group

Coromandel community group Protect Karangahake will kick-off "conservation week" by informing tourists to the Karangahake Gorge about the threats of mining in the area this Saturday. More >>

Ministers urged to honour promise

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 4:23 pm | Protect Karangahake Group

On Sunday 1st July the Karangahake Gorge was lit up with songs, lanterns and a call to the new government to follow through on the promise to extend Schedule 4. More >>

Ex-DOC worker arrested on public conservation land

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 2:21 pm | Protect Karangahake Group

An ex-DOC worker arrested this morning for standing in front of mining vehicles on public conservation land in the Karangahake Gorge says DOC is unable to fulfil their protection and advocacy role, so members of the public are left to do it instead. More >>

Karangahake community expects large turnout for rally

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 9:39 am | Protect Karangahake Group

Karangahake locals are looking forward to this weekend's rally and concert, when hundreds are expected to flock to the Gorge to show support for the community in its strong opposition to gold mining in the area. More >>

Karangahake community take back conservation land

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 8:54 am | Protect Karangahake Group

Karangahake locals are putting their bodies on the line to stop mining in its tracks on conservation land in the Karangahake Gorge this morning. More >>

Grandmother blocking mine road

Monday, 14 August 2017, 9:02 am | Protect Karangahake Group

This morning local Karangahake resident Linda Gilmore is refusing to let New Talisman Gold Mines vehicles access their mine site on Mt Karangahake. Gilmore, a local business owner, has lived in the area for 35 years and was forced to sell her home in Waihi ... More >>

Karangahake community takes fight for mountain to beehive

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 2:15 pm | Protect Karangahake Group

A community fighting to save a sacred mountain from gold mining in the Coromandel Peninsula is calling on the government to protect it. More >>

Gold Fever Doesn’t Phase Karangahake Community

Friday, 14 July 2017, 9:49 am | Protect Karangahake Group

The Karangahake community has vowed to double the resistance in its bid to stop mining in the Karangahake Gorge, following gold mining company New Talisman’s claim to have have “struck gold” this week. Karangahake local Susan Durcan says; More >>

Protest Walk on Sunday up Mt Karangahake

Friday, 9 June 2017, 10:19 am | Protect Karangahake Group

"Community action group, Protect Karangahake, is organising a peaceful protest on Sunday 11th June at 1pm as a response to the instigation of prospecting activity by New Talisman Gold Mines on Karangahake Mountain, an iconic heritage conservation ... More >>

Protestors shut drilling rig and occupy Newcrest site

Monday, 23 May 2016, 11:24 am | Protect Karangahake Group

At midday today twenty-five Protect Karangahake members once again occupied the Newcrest Mining drilling site on the edge of Mt Karangahake. ”Despite freezing winds and rain we are determined and resolute in our commitment to stop this drilling operation.” ... More >>

Community prepared to protect mountain however necessary

Monday, 16 May 2016, 10:41 am | Protect Karangahake Group

Local conservation group Protect Karangahake has shut down Newcrest's gold exploration drilling rig on the side of Mt Karangahake just metres from conservation land. More >>

Protesters disrupt mining company AGM in central Auckland

Friday, 11 September 2015, 12:03 pm | Protect Karangahake Group

Coromandel residents are outside New Talisman Gold Mine’s Annual General Meeting in downtown Auckland today protesting the company’s plans to mine in the Karangahake Mountain, despite company's attempt to send them to wrong address. More >>

Locals fight to protect water supply from toxic mining waste

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 9:51 pm | Protect Karangahake Group

A concerned group of Karangahake Gorge locals will rally alongside members of Ngati Tamatera outside the Waikato Regional Council Offices tomorrow calling for protection of their water supply, following threats to a local water source from mining pollution. More >>

The Mountain must come to Auckland

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:15 pm | Protect Karangahake Group

With the impending mining of Mt Karangahake on their doorstep, Coromandel Peninsula locals are bringing the issue to your doorstep, asking Aucklanders to lend a hand to help protect a beloved holiday-destination. More >>

Mayor admits “this is really mining”

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 10:34 am | Protect Karangahake Group

At a public meeting The Hauraki District Council hosted on Tuesday evening in response to uproar about the mining operations due to start in Karangahake Mayor John Tredgida admitted that what New Talisman’s plans to start is in fact mining. More >>



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