This site is dedicated to telling the TRUE story of the Whangamata Marina. A story about a secretive group of property developers and a council blinded by a false sense of obligation to a "strategic relationship" with them.

Latest update on Whangamata’s “Broken Bar” ( 20_11_12 )

Latest update on Whangamata’s “Broken Bar” ( 20_11_12 )

Marina Society President Mick Kelly Radio Interview 2009 Mick Kelly ;Umm, I don’t know how the hell you … One would put it right to be honest if ..umm ah our firm belief and our …or our advice is that there will be no effect on the bar… ….Collin; And obviously it’s you know, how […]

The Big Lie

The Big Lie

Or, as The Rt Hon Nick Smith said to me in his letter dated 21 june 2010; “This matter has been through a full and substantive process of hearings and determinations, including hearings at the Environment Court and High Court.” Which brings me to this quote; “If you tell a lie big enough and keep […]

Environmental disaster given P.M. John Key’s blessing

Environmental disaster given P.M. John Key’s blessing

On the 21st of November 2009 Prime Minister John Key opened the Whangamata Marina, stating “it was done the right way.” On the 21st of November 2009 Surfing New Zealand held its AGM at which the president Bruce Scott, conceiver of the marina resigned. His mission accomplished. Oh the irony! Great Scott! Well done Bruce! […]

New Zealand, A Fair and Just Society?

New Zealand, A Fair and Just Society?

THE CASE OF THE MISSING SKINKS This article outlines the course of events that led to the extermination of this one of only two remaining mainland habitats for Oligosoma moco skink. An absolutely Protected Species. The article describes how the perpetrator(s) are immune from prosecution via the hijacking of council processes and neutralising of the […]

Stop Press

Stop Press

The Thames Coromandel District Council, despite numerous requests to cease and desist spraying an eco – toxic weed killer, continued to do so, on a habitat of Mokomoko Skink (oligosoma moco). Under the Wildlife Act these skink are considered absolutely Protected!

The Whangamata Marina Project

The Whangamata Marina Project

The One that Property Speculators, ( under the guise of a secret club otherwise known as the Whangamata Marina Society) would rather that you did not hear. Over coming weeks, other files will be added to this site, so that you can judge for yourself what power, ignorance, greed and manipulation of local bodies can do at the expense of the environment.