Sounds Management

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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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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Endeavour Express pick up at Waikawa for Protest Flotilla

We have just arranged for the big Endeavour Express catamaran to call at Waikawa Bay wharf at 10am on Saturday 29th September to take people off the Hikoi out to the protest at Ruakaka. This vessel can carry at least 40 people and has all the life jackets aboard, so no need to bring them,…

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