Protect Te Reinga - Te Ara Wairua
Te Reinga is an area which has been identified as being subjected to the activity of Sea Deep Oil Mining & Exploration.
The New Zealand government has given a marine permit under this category of activity as described above to a Oil Company of Norway by the name of Statoil.
We absolutely object & oppose Te Reinga being subjected to the activity of Deep Sea Oil Mining & Exploration.
Te Reinga is known historically and Nationally including Internationally as being a place of great importance and holds spiritual connection to Maori as Te Ara Wairua - A Spiritual Pathway which is Ancestral and Immemorial.
We object & oppose also on the grounds of concerns of detrimental affect and effect for and on the Environment both below and above the sea.
We object & oppose also on the grounds of concerns of detrimental affect and effect for and on all living species both below and above the sea.