Story: Hauraki–Coromandel region

Mining protest

Mining protest

Protest against mining, because of its likely damage to the natural environment, has been a theme of Coromandel life since the late 1960s, when efforts at commercial mining resumed. These protesters are gathering at the Thames War Memorial Civic Centre in May 2010.

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/30356/mining-protest (accessed 21 February 2020)

Story by Paul Monin, updated 1 Apr 2016