Make your submission
Make your submission to protect the West Coast Marine Environment from the destructing practice of seabed mining.
Every person can make a submission before
5pm, 19th of December 2013.
The current situation
November 23rd, 2013
Public Notification of TTR’s application to mine the Seabed off Patea started a couple days ago on the 21st November.
This marks the beginning of the ’20 working day’ submission period within which any human on planet earth has the opportunity to have their views heard, regardless of age, ethnicity or nationality.
KASM’s legal and scientific team are working hard preparing an easy submission template.
This should be ready in a few days, for now if you enter your details in our Submission Reminder Form we will contact you when it’s time.
The information relating to the application is available here:
Thank you for turning up to pro-actively protect our oceans.
Save our Sands, Love our Oceans
Children of Piha and Karekare talk about the threat of seabed mining off their beach. Directed by Emily Carter and shot by DOP and Cameraman Marc Mateo.
Saturday, 23/11/2013, 12 noon
The Oil Free Seas flotilla is out at the drill site off the coast of Raglan taking a stand against risky exploratory deep sea oil drilling. We can’t leave them to confront Texan oil giant Anadarko alone!
And that’s where YOU come in. This is something that affects us all – so we need to stand together and draw a line in the sand to say “Stop Deep Sea Oil” so loudly that they’ll hear us in Texas!
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The company behind a proposal for what is believed to be the world’s biggest seabed ironsand mining project has secured and received US$11.2 million (NZ$13.7m) in funding. Trans-Tasman Resources is seeking a marine consent from the Environmental Protection Authority to [keep reading...]
Texan oil giant Anadarko’s plans to drill in New Zealand waters are set to be challenged in the High Court. Greenpeace today filed papers at the High Court of New Zealand in Wellington asking for a Judicial Review of the [keep reading...]
Public submissions have opened on a proposal for what is believed would be the biggest seabed ironsand mining project in the world. Trans-Tasman Resources is seeking a marine consent from the Environmental Protection Authority to mine up to 50 million [keep reading...]
STANDING BY: The PMG Pride has been doing offshore drilling for Trans-Tasman Resources. PHOTO/FILE Submitters for and against Trans-Tasman Resources’ plan to mine ironsand offshore from Patea have four weeks to formally state their views. The company placed a large [keep reading...]