New Zealand: Maori to protest drilling with beach fires

East Coast Maori will light fires to symbolise their historic occupation along the coastline tomorrow in a protest against potential oil drilling by Brazilian giant Petrobras.

Organiser Ani Pahuru-Huriwai from Hicks Bay is hoping that concerned residents from the Eastern Bay of Plenty around the Cape to Gisborne – Whanau Apanui and Ngati Porou heartland country – will turn out in force.

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Posted on 26 June, 2010, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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