By Lindy Laird 4:30 PM Thursday Sep 8, 2016 A poster calling for action against Evolution Mining’s Puhipuhi project shows a flooded Brazilian river delta after a mining dam collapse, and likens it to the Kaipara Harbour. The “Time for … Continue reading
Downstream from Puhipuhi, the Hikurangi catchment is a sensitive area that would be greatly affected by pollution from activities in Puhipuhi. In this item from TVNZ rural-focussed program Rural Delivery, the role of dairy company Fonterra and the Department of … Continue reading
While the Evolution Mining Company only began prospecting for gold days ago, protests against the upcoming mining operations will have on the environment.
Dean Nathan reports. Continue reading
Exploratory drilling for gold started this week in the Puhipuhi area just off State Highway 1, north of Whangarei. Australian company Evolution Mining has two exploratory permits to look for gold and silver covering 11,000 hectares. But nearby residents are … Continue reading
A community meeting at the Whakapara Marae on 4th October 2015 agreed that a delegation of people would go to Waihi to look at the effects that mining has on that community. Even though Waihi is different to Puhipuhi – … Continue reading
In October 2007, the NZ Court of Appeal released a judgement in a case: Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki Incorporated versus the Chief Executive of the Ministry of Economic Development and the NZ Minerals Industry Association. Continue reading
Evolution Mining NZ Pty Limited has applied to New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals (NZP&M) for 2 Minerals Exploration Permits. As part of statutory consultation for this application we are consulting with all iwi and hapū who may be directly affected … Continue reading
In the map that you see when you click on the link below, you’ll see the boundaries of the two areas that Evolution has interest in. The black border is the area that Evolution holds an exploration permit for; the … Continue reading
Hikurangi Swamp dairy farmer, Ben Smith, shows not only the possibility of sustainable employment via new farming methods, but also how waste products on his farm can be converted into other food products for the market.
On 30 November, PMAG and Ngati Hau held a hui and invited decision makers: representatives from local, regional and central government, relevant government departments and regional organisations. The presentation looked at the risks presented by the old mercury mine and the need for it to be cleaned up, and at the sustainable development options for the Puhipuhi area.