Story: Hauraki–Coromandel region

Development versus environment

Environmental issues are close to the heart of many Coromandel residents. When in 2010 there were plans to develop the unspoiled New Chums Beach near Coromandel, local environmental campaigner Linda Cholmondeley-Smith urged the government to protect it by making it a national reserve.

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel region - Government and politics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 April 2024)

Story by Paul Monin, updated 1 Apr 2016