Potential Relocation of Salmon Farms in the Marlborough Sounds

Comments to advisory panel from: Marlborough Environment Centre (MEC) Speaker: Bev Doole Date: May 2, 2017 Introduction The Marlborough Environment Centre (MEC) is an incorporated society, established in 1989 to promote awareness and protect the environment through education and engagement with resource management decision-making. MEC took part in developing the Marlborough Sounds Resource Management Plan…

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Submission to EPA against King Salmon by Pete Beach

It is with a heavy heart that I make this submission, over 20 yrs ago I formed an environmental watch dog group called “Guardians of the Sounds “ to try and protect the natural resources of our Sounds and protect the rights of the Sounds Community. After 20 yrs of advocacy work you would think…

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Sounds Salmon Farms Hearing Presentation by Norm Gourdie

I am Norm Gourdie. I’ve lived here in the Sounds, in Ngakuta Bay, the one in Queen Charlotte Sound, just up the Sound from Picton, since 1981, that’s 36 years, and I am passionate about looking after this environment, and all of NZ, the world for that matter. I am not a practised speaker, so…

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Submission on Mitigation of Sedimentation in the Sounds

The Guardians is sending a submission to the Council Plan relating to the issue of sedimentation from forestry activities and the damage that this causes to the life of the Sounds. The submission itself can be read here: [wpfilebase tag=file id=10 /] Please support this by adding your support to the document. You can do…

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Totaras for Totaranui

A project to replant the Marlborough Sounds with the native trees removed long ago. The aim is to include environmental education for young folk.

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