Petition to end power poverty
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Solar power is becoming more frequent in NZ schools. Wellington's Maungaraki Primary School have knocked back power consumption by nearly 70 per cent, cutting around $5000 from its electricity bill since then.
Forty years after the Tui Mine was abandoned, it is now deemed clean. But it's been an expensive lesson for the Government which has picked up the $22 million bill to clean up pollutants and toxins left behind by Norpac Mining Ltd. But locals say there is still a long way to go.
Parliament is currently considering a change to the Crown Minerals Bill which would punish protesters deemed to be interfering with offshore petroleum and mineral exploration in our exclusive economic zone. The first offence would stop deep sea protesters from performing dangerous acts.