Extractive industries like this: https://thespinoff.co.nz/politics/22-06-2020/why-were-taking-the-government-to-court-over-mining-in-the-coromandel/ conducted by foreign multinat'l corporations, do far more damage than good to NZ & NZers. The gov't needs to stop allowing it. Any extractive permits should be given only to locally (NZ) owned businesses & be very tightly regulated, accepting full liability for any risk their activity creates in the community.
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