Tag Archives: KASM

‘One spark and we’ll have another Piper Alpha on our hands’: Explosive gas leak from ‘well from hell’ threatens repeat of Britain’s deadliest rig disaster

Fears are growing that a single spark could lead to a repeat of Britain’s deadliest rig disaster. A huge toxic gas leak spewing from a North Sea oil well may lead to an explosion like that seen in the Piper … Continue reading

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New Website for KASM

It took us a while but we finally got around to it. Our old website we knew was way past the sell by date but as it was also a treasure trove of research and information we were also hesitant … Continue reading

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Mining protest on film

Via Vera More than 100 people gathered at Raglan’s Ngarunui Beach on Sunday to take part in the filming of an anti-seabed mining protest video. Supporters, many of them local residents, marched down the beach with picket signs while shouting … Continue reading

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Media Release: EDS calls for urgent action to halt the catastrophic decline in Maui’s dolphin numbers

The Department of Conservation today released a research report which estimates that there are now only 55 adult Maui’s dolphins remaining. “This is a perilously low number,” said EDS Policy Director, Raewyn Peart. “Every effort must urgently be made to … Continue reading

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Fishermen foul over net ban call

Commercial fishermen are fighting a push by conservationists to extend the set net ban into Taranaki waters to protect the endangered Maui’s dolphins. Fish and Bird are calling for the Government to extend the ban into Taranaki waters. The ban … Continue reading

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Seabed mining will be an issue for the No Asset sale Hikoi in April

According to Mike Smith organiser and spokesperson for the no Asset sale Hikoi which will take place in April and which will span the entire North Island, Seabed mining is a huge issue and will be addressed in the Hikoi. … Continue reading

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National Hikoi against asset sales

Update: Someone pointed out to me that there were changes in the itinerary as the Hamilton part seems to have vanished of the list. Ngaruawahia is the closest by for those wanting to attend from Raglan and environs. I’ll try … Continue reading

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