Local iwi Ngāti Ruanui and Ngā Rauru Kītahi have voiced strong opposition to a bid by Trans Pacific Resources Ltd to mine the iron sand seabed off the coast of Pātea. If the bid is accepted by The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), spokesperson for Forest and Bird Melanie Nelson says it will be detrimental to marine life including the endangered blue whale.
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The conservation and preservation of Whakaki Lake and the livelihood of food it provides for its people is what drives Wiremu Kahukura of Ngāti Kahungunu.