If you are looking for something to do and want to spend some time on one of our pristine beaches head off to a west coast beach today to get there by 12 pm. Details of what is being planned can be seen here.
I will be heading off to Piha and will update this post with photos. And if you want to see why the current deep sea drilling proposal is such a stupid idea consider the environmental spill response kit that the drill ship has on board. According to ECONZ :
“The kit on the drillship includes:
(page 58-59, Anadarko Discharge Management Plan from the Environmental Impact Assessment.)
Can you imagine what effect this would have after even a modest spill?
Update: Just back from Piha and the crowd was huge. There must have been a thousand people there. The line of banners stretched most of the way along the southern side and then doubled over itself.