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Submission: Mooring Management Bylaw

The Guardians have been looking at this bylaw and trying to find positive aspects to it that would benefit mooring owners and recreational users. Unfortunately we can’t find any benefits, only negative impacts, this bylaw is quiet clearly a way to legitimize the Port Companies desire to clear all the moored vessels that presently occupy…

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Annual Chairmans Report

Kia Ora everyone, Well its that time again, another 12 months of campaigning behind us, so whats to report; Well the issue that has dominated our energies for the last 12 months has been the Methyl bromide fumigations at Port Shakespear. Every fumigation releases up to 5 tons of a deadly toxin into the atmosphere…

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Methyl Bromide Hearing in Picton with ERMA

Notice of Hearings The following has been received from ERMA: The public hearing on the reassessment of Methyl Bromide has now been confirmed for Picton Picton: 19 May 2010 9.00 a.m. – 10.30 a.m. Mercure Picton Marlborough Sounds (formerly The Yacht Club) 25 Waikawa Road Picton Contact for Hearing (ERMA) Samantha Smith (04) 918 4880…

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Methyl Bromide Protests in New Zealand

Methyl Bromide Protests A newly formed Coalition against the use of Methyl Bromide is holding a nationwide series of protests to oppose the use of this extremely toxic gas at New Zealand ports. Methyl Bromide is 60 times more destructive to the ozone than the chlorine from CFCs. It is also a serious health hazard…

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Guardians Submission to ERMA review of Methyl Bromide

Download printable version of this submission History of issue in NZ You will be aware of issue raised in Port Nelson by the widows and families of the 6 port workers who had died of Motor neuron disease, we are told that there are now up to 12 widows, and the only common denominator is…

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Methyl Bromide Rally – Picton Needs You

Public Notice Picton Needs You — Enough is Enough! Are we going to allow toxic gases like Methyl Bromide to continue poisoning our workers and families ? If not – Join our rally Thursday 17th September 12 Noon Picton Foreshore in front of the Memorial Steps. 12.15 pm Speakers. 1.00 pm Free supporters Bus, departs…

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