Posts from November 2012

Surfer Paddles 350km for Maui’s Dolphin, Against Seabed Mining

Dave Rastovich, a Pro surfer, environmental campaigner and activist is visiting New Zealand to promote the safety of Maui’s Dolphin especially as they are threatened by seabed mining, his efforts are featured in an article by National & World News website which you can view here for their comprehensive coverage. On Friday, 16th November Dave Rastovich (32, Byron Bay, NSW

Breeding plan aims to export Kiwi as pair released to 400h Farm.

This article by MATT BOWEN for Waikato Times via Stuff (please read Matt’s full article here) explains the hopes for increased diversity in Western Brown Kiwi. “…Two kiwis are released at Maungatautari Ecological Island as part of a breeding programme to increase the endangered birds gene diverstity and population…” “…Blackbean and Bluegrass, two kiwi chicks taken from wild Waimarino Forest

Submissions against Resource Management Amendment Bill

Please submit against this bill to protect New Zealand from rampant mining! It’s called the “Resource Management (Restricted Duration of Certain Discharge and Coastal Permits) Amendment Bill” and it will extend the period of licence for mining companies from Five years to FIFTEEN years, a terrible blow to local communities opposed to mining and the destruction and hazardous waste that

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