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Activists to fight Solid Energy's plan to sue

Monday, 15 August 2005, 9:53 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

The three activists arrested yesterday for blockading Solid Energy coal trains in Christchurch are unanimous in their commitment to fight Solid Energy's plan to sue them for costs of two hundred thousand dollars. More >>

Protesters Stop Solid Energy Coal Trains

Monday, 15 August 2005, 9:46 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

At least three Solid Energy coal trains have been stopped from reaching Lyttelton Port by protesters who have locked themselves onto railway tracks (1). They are protesting over Solid Energy’s plans for an open-cast coal mine in Happy Valley on the West ... More >>

Environmentalists to Protest D.O.C.

Thursday, 23 June 2005, 5:40 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

The Save Happy Valley Coalition is to protest the Department of Conservation (DoC) at 59 Boulcott Street tomorrow, Friday the 24th at 7.45am. More >>

Chch Group Opposes Environmental Destruction

Friday, 27 May 2005, 9:33 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

The Environment Court has today permitted Solid Energy to go ahead and develop an open cast mine in Happy Valley, West Coast. This is despite the fact that the area is ecologically highly significant and home to a number of threatened species; it ... More >>

Environment Court Allows Open Cast Coal Mine

Thursday, 26 May 2005, 2:05 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

The Environment Court has granted permission to state-owned coal company Solid Energy to go ahead with its proposed opencast coal mine at Happy Valley, near Westport. This is in despite of Solid Energy’s atrocious environmental record and the strong ... More >>

Kiwi Protestors will DieIn Solid Energy Conference

Friday, 1 April 2005, 1:08 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

On Friday morning at 8:15 kiwi will protest against Solid Energy’s sponsorship of a Sustainability conference being held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Christchurch. Mark Pizey, of Solid Energy, is speaking at the “Working on the Frontier: Environmental ... More >>

Kiwi Protestors will Die-In at Solid Energy Conf.

Friday, 1 April 2005, 9:46 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

On Friday morning at 8:15 kiwi will protest against Solid Energy's sponsorship of a Sustainability conference being held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Christchurch. Mark Pizey, of Solid Energy, is speaking at the "Working on the Frontier: Environmental ... More >>

Anti Coal Activists Lock on to Solid Energy

Monday, 7 March 2005, 11:05 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

At 12 noon on Sunday the 6th March, 4 protesters locked themselves on to the entrance way of Solid Energy’s head offices in Christchurch. Supporters pitched tents and held banners, while all are preparing to spend the night at the site. The activists ... More >>

Protesters dig coal company's lawn

Friday, 10 December 2004, 4:18 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

Demonstrators dug up Solid Energy's front lawn today in protest against the planned Happy Valley coal mine. Other protesters, dressed as kiwi, served Solid Energy staff relocation notices. More >>

Hunger strike protestors update

Friday, 3 September 2004, 1:07 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

A long week is coming to an end for Fiona Gibson and Rob Cadmus. Since last Sunday night, they have been sitting 25 metres up a pine tree overlooking the West Coast, braving the winter weather, and eating nothing. The pair have been on hunger strike ... More >>

Hunger strike to Save Happy Valley

Monday, 30 August 2004, 12:53 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

A hunger strike was initiated today by two South Island students, who will confine themselves to a small platform suspended from a tree on the road to Stockton, near Granity on the West Coast, in protest of the proposed "Cypress" mine in Happy Valley. More >>

Councils agree to destruction of Happy Valley

Tuesday, 22 June 2004, 12:03 am | Save Happy Valley Campaign

State-owned Solid Energy has been granted resource consents by the West Coast Regional and Buller District Councils for its proposed opencast coal mine at Happy Valley near Westport, despite strong opposition by local and national environmental groups. More >>

Opposition over proposed coal mine at Happy Valley

Thursday, 10 June 2004, 1:40 pm | Save Happy Valley Campaign

State-owned Solid Energy's proposed opencast coal mine at Happy Valley near Westport has met solid resistance from local and national environmental groups. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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