Post by Kiwi Frontline on Oct 1, 2019 16:10:17 GMT 12
OWNERS PICKET AS PĀPĀMOA WHENUA EXPLOITED
Shareholders and trustees are at odds over mining of sand from whenua at Pāpāmoa and plans for development of a mini-city on the block.
Shareholders today picketed Tumu Kaituna 14 at the southern end of Pāpāmoa to protest the trustees' application for a new resource consent, tripling the amount of sand to be taken.
Spokesperson Renee Kiriona says it has been hard for shareholders to monitor the land, but photos from an owner who got onto the land and from Google Earth revealed three huge holes filled with contaminated water.....