The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline.
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Māori take off-shore oil drilling opposition to UN
Seismic testing, oil drilling and indigenous rights are at the forefront of the agenda for Māori as they head to New York today for the United Nations Ocean Conference.
Auckland Council to make decision on funding coal, gas, oil companies
Environmental activists and the general public are expected to make an appearance at the Auckland Town Hall this morning as the Auckland Council will vote whether or not they will pull their investments from coal, oil and gas companies.
Native Affairs – On the Waka
Native Affairs was aboard Te Matau a Māui, a double-hulled waka that spent three days tracking the Amazon Warrior, the largest seismic testing ship in the world. The crew of activists confronted the ship yesterday off the East Coast of the North Island returning to Napier this morning.
Protesters blockade oil conference in Taranaki
Crowds of people are currently blockading the Petroleum Summit in New Plymouth where the Government is expected to announce the 2017 Block Offer for new gas and oil exploration.
DAPL denied access- What now for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe?
Energy Transfer Partners have hit back at the Obama Administration calling the denial of an easement through Dakota by the US Army Corps of Engineers nothing but a purely political action.
Tairāwhiti petition calls for halt on oil and gas activities
A petition is on the cards to bring gas and oil activities in the East Coast region to a halt. Last night a hui was held by locals in Gisborne to raise awareness around the industry and discuss strategies moving forward for a community who largely oppose oil and gas exploration
Statoil, Chevron and seismic activity on the agenda for Tairāwhiti hui
American oil corporation Chevron are prospecting the east coast waters that has raised concerns among the local Tairāwhiti community prompting a meeting in Gisborne tomorrow.
Tairāwhiti communities to discuss concerns over oil and gas exploration
Communities across Te Tairāwhiti will meet tomorrow to address growing concerns over exploratory activities for oil and gas in the region.
Native Affairs – Indigenous support for Standing Rock
A global movement has grown in support of Native Americans opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline. People from across the United States and the world have either joined the resistance in person or through social media. One of few news media to constantly report on what's been happening at Standing Rock is APTN, the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network in Canada. APTN Executive Show Producer Naomi Clarke was in the studio with Native Affairs.