Te Kupenga on media release
The National Network of
Stopping Violence, Te Kupenga, issued a media statement for
White Ribbon Day 2012 earlier today (Sunday 25 November
Brian Gardner – the National Manager of
Strategic Relationships and Advocacy at Te Kupenga – was
quoted in the media statement which highlighted his
involvement as chair of the White Ribbon organising
committee and as a White Ribbon ambassador.
Gardner’s comments were on behalf of Te Kupenga – the
National Network of Stopping Violence – and were not on
behalf of the White Ribbon organising committee or the
Mr Gardner apologises for any
confusion which may have been caused by this error.
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Scoop Business: Bathurst Gets Nod For DoC Access To Denniston Mine
Conservation Minister Nick Smith has approved access over conservation estate land for Bathurst Resources to develop an open cast coal mine on the Denniston Plateau, above Westport, to the dismay of environmental opponents.
The timing for Smith’s move avoids Bathurst having to resubmit applications for access agreements under the revised Crown Minerals Act, which comes into force tomorrow and would have required public consultation.
The announcement lands in the middle of delicate negotiations between the company, environmental groups and other interested parties that could pave the way to a broader agreement on the Escarpment proposal, whose resource consents are still subject to court appeals. More>>