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Action Orange Campaign

Action Orange Campaign

June 16, 2005

In the week beginning 1pm Thursday, June 16, a Federated Farmers' petition will travel from various parts of New Zealand to Wellington.

Four separate petition 'road trains' leave from the Far North and East coast of the North Island, and Stewart Island and Jackson Bay, South Westland, in the South Island.

Two of the road trains involve the movement of an orange casket -- representing the death of farmers' right to control access to their farms.

The petition will move on a variety of vehicles such as tractors (including Myrtle), helicopter, jet boat, and combine harvester.

North Island Route One (Orange Casket)

16 June: 1pm launch at 90-mile beach, Far North.

17 June: Auckland most of the day.

Hauraki/Coromandel in the afternoon/evening

18 June: Hauraki/Coromandel in the early morning
Bay of Plenty most of the day

19 June: Rotorua

20 June: Taranaki

21 June: Wanganui

22 June: Wairarapa

23 June: 1pm, Parliament


North Island Route Two

18 June: Gisborne/Wairoa

19 June: Gisborne/Wairoa

20 June: Hawke's Bay

21 June: Tararua

22 June: Wairarapa

23 June: 1pm, Parliament

South Island Route One (Orange Casket)

16 June Stewart Island/Southland

16/17 June Southland

18 June Otago

19 June North Otago

20 June South Canterbury
Mid Canterbury

21 June Mid Canterbury

North Canterbury

22 June Marlborough

23 June 1pm, Parliament

South Island Route Two:

16 June Jackson Bay, South Westland

17-19 June West Coast

20 June Golden Bay

21 June Nelson

22 June Marlborough

23 June 1pm, Parliament

ENDS

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