Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki

Protecting the lands, waters and communities of the Coromandel / Hauraki from the toxic gold mining industry. Learn more about what we do here.

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki

Protecting the lands, waters and communities of the Coromandel / Hauraki from the toxic gold mining industry. Learn more about what we do here.

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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 will fiercly oppose any attempts to extend their activities up the peninsula. You can help…

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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 its investment policy is based on ethical principles held by the New Zealand public. But…

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#saveKarangahake

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 hashtag #saveKarangahake on your social media to raise awareness. Write to the Hauraki District Council…

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Quiz night set to go in May!

Last year’s Quiz Night fundraiser for Watchdog was a resounding success! We your support again this year to create an awesome event to raise money to support Watchdog’s work throughout 2014.   Lock it in to your diary, get your team together, put a poster up at your workplace and get ready for a super…

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