Join Us

There are a number of easy ways to get involved

Become a Member

Become a member and we will keep you up to date with our campaigns, share our successes with you and invite you to our events. The more members we have the more likely we are to get funding for our legal fight to prohibit mining in the coastal areas and outstanding natural landscapes throughout the Coromandel Peninsula, so please encourage your friends and family to join too!

Make a payment online (you choose $5, $10, $20 or more)

Or use your own online banking and desposit direct into our account:

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki at KiwiBank Coromandel Account no: 38-9006-0733863-00

Lend a hand

There are a huge variety of tasks needing doing to keep Watchdog going and growing. We have broken down the different areas we could do with some help with into this easy, quick survey so we can offer you roles you would enjoy.

Go here to fill out the survey.

Join our mailing list

Sign up here

The Co-ordinator Fund

You can set up a regular automatic payment (e.g. $10 a week) to help pay our part-time Coordinator. Without a person in this role our voluntary organisation cannot function effectively.

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki at KiwiBank Coromandel Account no: 38-9006-0733863-00


General donations are greatly appreciated.

Donations can be made on our givealittle page  or direct into our bank account Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki # 38-9006-0733863-00


 Our iconic “Coromandel No Mining” bumper stickers available from Thames Organic Shop, 736 Pollen St, Thames, Umu cafe in Coromandel Town, the Colville General Store, in our online store and by emailing


Write letters

You could write to:

Maggie Barry – Minister of Conservation:
John Key – Minister of Tourism:
Sandra Goudie – Mayor of Thames-Coromandel District Council:
Hauraki Herald:
The Informer:

Spread the Word

Like us on Facebook. Get knowledgeable and talk to your friends, family, colleagues & acquaintances about these issues.  Come to events and protests. Organise events and protests. Enjoy and share the beauty of the Coromandel – go for a walk in the Parakiwai Valley or a swim at Opoutere this summer!