Tag Archives: Seabed Mining

So why are we being looted now?

To most people it may seem as if the current hurry to sell New Zealand’s assets is solely the result of the stupidity of Kiwi’s electing National as their Government but the truth is that National or Labour could not … Continue reading

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Better late than never: KASM supports the Hikoi!!!

According to an email I received today KASM (Kiwis against seabed mining) OK’s support of the Hikoi. Well better late than never! Here is where to catch up with the Hikoi Auckland: Victoria park 2:00 pm and in Hamilton around … Continue reading

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the Hikoi starts today

For all of you sitting on the fence; I think there is no better time to put aside your petty prejudices and get out there and join the Hikoi to tell John Key and his international Robber baron mates that … Continue reading

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Seabed phosphate miner seeks more cash

Let’s hope the Hikoi puts investors off at least for a while! Chatham Rock Phosphate needs to raise another US$2million (NZ$2.4m) this year and US$12m more next year as it moves towards plans to mine undersea phosphate in a couple … Continue reading

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Billion dollar ironsands IPO in prospect

Developers of an offshore Taranaki ironsands mining project say it could be greenlighted within the next three years, and require infrastructure costing between $500 million and $1 billion. Such a large investment in what could prove to be New Zealand’s … Continue reading

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K.A.S.M. (Kiwi’s Against Seabed Mining)

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) … Continue reading

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Billions in iron sand?

This article appeared in the Taranaki times in March 2011 but as this blog wasn’t active at the time I thought I’d post it now. $ 2300 billion worth of Iron sand to be harvested from our seabeds? Anyone want … Continue reading

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