Why mining must play a part in New Zealand’s future
*Hauraki Straterra letter - Waihi Leader Sept 2018*
Forest & Bird head Kevin Hague recently came out with some
advice for West Coasters, pretty well advising them to give
up on mining, claiming “a thriving West Coast economy in
the future has to embrace...
Kevin Hague’s Greymouth Star Oped last week, Coast without
mining, makes some valid points.
He notes “a thriving West Coast economy in the future has
to embrace new industries but also to add value through
specialisation in existing ones”. He cites “software
businesses . ....
Response to NZ Herald Editorial 26th July 2018
Your editorial on 26 July (“Government should lead the way
on environment”) is full of holes.
Firstly, it assumes incorrectly that the government’s
“No New Mining on Conservation Land” proposition is just
about coal. This is...