Oceana Gold’s Unwelcome Party

Monday 2nd November was Oceana’s first day in office after buying out Newmont’s extensive mining permits in the Coromandel/ Hauraki area. We sent a delegation to ‘unwelcome’ them, recommend that they take up recycling e-waste instead and warn them we … read more

ACC bankrolls mining project in Archey’s Frog habitat

Coromandel residents are outraged after discovering Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) is an investor in Antipodes Gold, which in partnership with Newmont Waihi Gold, is due to resume exploration drilling in the Parakiwai Valley behind Whangamata. On ACC’s website it claims … read more


Karangahake is under immediate threat. Tangata whenua, local residents and Watchdog are working together to save this precious area – join us and take action: Like our facebook page and the Protect Karangahake page to get regular updates. Use the … read more