In support of Kiwis against seabed mining a member of the surfers for cetaceans wrote the following:
I write this letter on the Raglan West Bridge alongside two hundred other concerned coastal people…
Led by Kiwi’s Against Seabed Mining (KASM) we walked silently through the streets of downtown Raglan holding signs of community opposition to proposed iron ore seabed mining in New Zealand’s coastal waters. We stand to show our concern for mining’s impact on New Zealand’s precious natural resources, including the critically endangered Maui’s Dolphin.
Now we wait silently to usher Mr. Andrew Summerville, representative of the Trans Tasman Resources (TTR) mining company, who seek to mine for iron ore off the west coast of New Zealand. A group of local children bearing anti-mining signs will soon escort his vehicle across the bridge.
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