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Rooftop Demonstration at Solid Energy Headquarters

Wednesday, 15 February 2006, 9:46 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Three Save Happy Valley Coalition members have been hanging from the roof of Solid Energy’s headquarters in Christchurch since 9am today. They are hanging from the 15 metre front façade of the Christchurch offices holding banners “Save Happy Valley, ... More >>

Solid Energy Deliberately Misleading

Tuesday, 14 February 2006, 1:17 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

In a press release dated Friday 10th (Media Release 10/02/06 "Happy Valley Activists make false claim"), Solid Energy stated that they had not applied for reparations of US$150 000 from the two Happy Valley activists, Daniel Rae and Frances Mountier, ... More >>

Great Spotted Kiwi to Face MP's Tomorrow

Tuesday, 14 February 2006, 8:51 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Ministers for Conservation and Environment, Chris Carter and David Benson-Pope and other concerned MPs have been invited to talk with a Great Spotted Kiwi from Happy Valley tomorrow (on the West Coast of the South Island) - Tuesday 14th February - ... More >>

Kiwi Spotted In Midland Park

Monday, 13 February 2006, 10:00 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Over 100 inflatable kiwi were released in Midland Park at 12noon on Friday, February 10th by members of the Save Happy Valley Coalition (Wellington). The kiwi were then dragged away and moved by "Solid Energy miners". More >>

Solid Energy misleads media over costs

Monday, 13 February 2006, 9:40 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Save Happy Valley Coalition have released the letter in which Solid Energy requests reparations of US$150,000 from two members of the group. Solid Energy claimed yesterday that it did not seek this fee. But the letter included in the disclosure seems to ... More >>

Solid Energy to seek costs of US$150 000

Friday, 10 February 2006, 4:10 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

State Owned Enterprise Solid Energy plans to claim reparations of US$150 000 from three Save Happy Valley activists facing charges in the Christchurch District Court tomorrow at 10.00am. The charges relate to the blockade of Solid Energy coal trains ... More >>

Save Happy Valley members in court

Thursday, 9 February 2006, 9:29 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Three members of the Save Happy Valley Coalition have returned from the indefinite occupation of the planned Cypress mine site on the West Coast in order to defend themselves on charges relating to the coal train blockade in August 2005. The blockade ... More >>

Indefinite Occupation of Happy Valley begins

Monday, 30 January 2006, 10:54 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Over 75 people began the indefinite occupation of Happy Valley on Saturday 28th January. Happy Valley, 25km northeast of Westport, is the site of SOE Solid Energy’s planned opencast coal mine. Members of the Save Happy Valley Coalition were joined ... More >>

Occupation Of Happy Valley

Wednesday, 25 January 2006, 1:25 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

From Saturday 28th January Save Happy Valley Coalition members and supporters will be indefinitely occupying the site of Solid Energy’s planned opencast coal mine in Happy Valley near Westport on the West Coast. More >>

“Save Happy Valley Public Forum”

Monday, 23 January 2006, 10:29 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

“Save Happy Valley Public Forum” The Save Happy Valley Coalition is holding a public forum on Solid Energy’s planned Happy Valley opencast coal mine in Christchurch on Monday 23rd January. Speakers will include Green Party Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons ... More >>

Escalation Of Protest Action Promised

Thursday, 22 December 2005, 3:27 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

The Save Happy Valley Coalition is planning an escalation of action to stop the Happy Valley mine in response to today's High Court ruling against a Forest and Bird appeal. More >>

Save Happy Valley Solid Energy ChCh Protest

Monday, 19 December 2005, 4:22 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Protestors from various groups in Christchurch take their message to Solid Energy who are presently involved in a legal process regarding the Happy valley on the West Coast of New Zealand. Following a High Court decision last Friday both the Ministers ... More >>

Save Happy Valley Christmas Protest

Monday, 19 December 2005, 9:38 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

This Monday our Santa will deliver a package to the Solid Energy staff, as he is unhappy about their proposal to mine the pristine Happy Valley. At 8.30 a.m. on Monday 19 December 2005, Santa, joined by his elves and other helpers, will be bringing ... More >>

Snail Extinction Could See Top Miners in Jail

Tuesday, 13 December 2005, 10:07 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

The Save Happy Valley Coalition has put the board of Solid Energy New Zealand on notice that the group will consider them personally liable for the extinction of a rare carnivorous land snail. More >>

DOC May Ban Public From Conservation Land

Monday, 28 November 2005, 9:07 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

The general public may be banned from a section of public conservation land, and environmentalists fear they will be arrested for attempting to save a critically-endangered species from extinction. More >>

Solid Energy Continues Campaign of Intimidation

Tuesday, 22 November 2005, 10:06 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

A tramping group, comprised of Save Happy Valley campaigners and interested members of the public, were startled when security guards invaded their camp site this weekend. The guards, from the Wellington- based Gibson Security firm and employed by Government ... More >>

Kiwi Threatened By Solid Energy Despite Concern

Monday, 17 October 2005, 6:25 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Despite a survey showing nationwide concern for kiwis disappearance from the wild, kiwis remain threatened by a proposed Solid Energy coal mine on the Westcoast. More >>

Saving kiwi a priority – but Solid Energy a threat

Monday, 17 October 2005, 2:40 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

A recent nationwide survey shows that saving kiwi in the wild is viewed as a national priority by New Zealanders – yet the Government’s own Solid Energy willingly destroys kiwi habitat – and potentially the birds themselves. More >>

Happy Valley Activist in Court

Friday, 7 October 2005, 9:58 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Dan Rae, a member of the Save Happy Valley Campaign appears in court today on a charge relating to a protest at Solid Energy's headquarters in March when four activists locked themselves onto the building. More >>

Happy Valley Activist Vow To Fight Costs

Thursday, 18 August 2005, 10:35 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

There will be a demonstration outside the District Court, Durham St, Christchurch, at 9am this morning and tomorrow morning in support of the three Happy Valley activists who blockaded Solid Energy’s coal trains on Saturday. They are facing charges of ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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