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"Don Elder Must Resign - Spying Unacceptable"

Sunday, 27 May 2007, 10:55 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

The Save Happy Valley Coalition is calling for the immediate resignation of CEO Don Elder following a Sunday Star Times expose of Solid Energy's use of an infiltrator into the Christchurch Save Happy Valley group. More >>

Coal Miner lies about snail status

Thursday, 24 May 2007, 2:24 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

The Save Happy Valley Coalition has laid a complaint with the Commerce Commission about deceptive and misleading conduct under section 9 of the Fair Trading Act after government-owned company Solid Energy claimed that the conservation status of the ... More >>

Coal miner's environment report laughable

Thursday, 10 May 2007, 4:53 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

The Save Happy Valley Coalition has slammed the publication of an Environment Report by Solid Energy. The Coalition released its own report on Solid Energy in February this year. More >>

'Coal' blockade holds up trains

Monday, 30 April 2007, 9:57 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Save Happy Valley activists blockaded Solid Energy's coal trains for three and a half hours today, before their lock-down was broken up by police. Activists had held an action on the main rail line used to transport coal between the West Coast and ... More >>

Protestors blockade coal trains

Sunday, 29 April 2007, 1:24 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Save Happy Valley members have locked onto the train tracks near Christchurch to call for an end to new coal mines in New Zealand. Other members have hung a twenty-two metre banner – 'Solid Energy: Govt Sponsored Climate Chaos – along two of the ... More >>

Solid Energy Stake-Out Illegal

Wednesday, 4 April 2007, 12:43 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Save Happy Valley activists tramping up Mt Augustus yesterday were appalled to find Solid Energy security guards preventing access to public conservation land. The two security guards continued to break the law by escorting the two activists back down ... More >>

Environment Report to be freely used

Friday, 2 March 2007, 11:13 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Justice Pankhurst in the Christchurch High Court has at this stage declined to grant interim injunctions that would gag the Save Happy Valley Coalition's satirical Environment Report on Solid Energy. More >>

Speech From Save Happy Valley

Tuesday, 27 February 2007, 10:20 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

We are here to protest Chris Carters decision to allow mining on Mt Augustus, and Mike Slater’s completely inappropriate use of Doc to close public conservation land in order to inhibit peaceful protesters and enable coal mining. More >>

Solid Energy endangers lives on mountaintop

Tuesday, 20 February 2007, 10:18 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

State-owned coal miner Solid Energy has blasted on the Mt Augustus mountain top near Westport, despite protestors maintaining their camp in the area. More >>

Protesters cling to steep mountain; evade security

Saturday, 17 February 2007, 3:13 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Save Happy Valley Coalition activists have today remained hidden in the thick alpine forest of Mt Augustus near Westport, using their presence to block blasting on the ridgeline of the Stockton opencast coal mine. More >>

Save Happy Valley committed to saving species

Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 10:24 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

The Save Happy Valley Coalition is determined to maintain its occupation at Mt Augustus despite the Department of Conservation closing the land to help Solid Energy drive Powelliphanta "Augustus" to extinction. More >>

Good Luck Ms Sewell

Monday, 5 February 2007, 2:45 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

A pledge by the new Secretary for Education, Karen Sewell, to make her Ministry more ‘open and transparent’ will require more than an office makeover, says National Party Education spokeswoman, Katherine Rich. More >>

Occupation of Mt Augsutus

Monday, 5 February 2007, 2:43 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Save Happy Valley Coalition members are currently occupying Mt Augustus, halting the mining that is destroying the last remaining habitat of Powelliphanta Augustus.  The campaigners are camped inside Solid Energy's blasting exclusion zone, on public ... More >>

Snail Inc will defend Solid Energy appeal

Friday, 2 February 2007, 3:10 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Powelliphanta Augustus Incorporated will vigorously defend against Solid Energy's appeal of an Environment Court finding that the company's actions are environmentally "noxious". More >>

Occupation Celebrates First Birthday, Happy Valley

Tuesday, 23 January 2007, 2:09 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

The Save Happy Valley Coalition will celebrate the first birthday of its occupation of the proposed Cypress open-cast coal mine site on January 28th, 2007. More >>

Banner Photos

Tuesday, 16 January 2007, 11:32 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

A giant banner - "Solid Energy = govt sponsored climate change" - has been unfurled early this morning 45m above the harbour front at Queens Wharf, Jarvois Street. Two campaigners have hung the 69 square metre banner, which aims to highlight ... More >>

"Solid Energy = Govt sponsored climate change"

Tuesday, 16 January 2007, 9:11 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

A giant banner - "Solid Energy = govt sponsored climate change" - has been unfurled early this morning 45m above the harbour front at Queens Wharf, Jarvois Street. Two campaigners have hung the 69 square metre banner, which aims to highlight ... More >>

Solid Energy tries to deflect attention

Tuesday, 19 December 2006, 3:30 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

The Save Happy Valley Coalition says Solid Energy's claim that a single predated snail disproves careful work by Department of Conservation experts is spurious and unscientific. More >>

Solid Energy seeks to silence opposition

Sunday, 17 December 2006, 1:31 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Press release: Save Happy Valley Coalition Incorporated 16/12/06 FOR IMMEDIATE USE The Save Happy Valley Coalition Incorporated will vigorously defend Solid Energy's threat to seek costs of many hundreds of thousands of dollars in the Environment ... More >>

Snails lose in High Court

Sunday, 10 December 2006, 1:15 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

The Save Happy Valley Coalition Inc says its loss in the High Court on Friday is a blow for conservation, but that the battle to save a critically-endangered snail is by no means over. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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