The environmental group says it took a team effort to stop.
The company had been granted permission to mine for 35 years but now they're banned.
"We are aware that vulnerable people continue to be exploited even during such extraordinary times."
They say they will remain in place as long as they can.
Police are advising the public to avoid the area.
Edwards said the goal of the school was to prepare young people for the 21st century.
Protestors are planning to descend on Port Taranaki on Friday to protest the live export of animals.
The person died at the scene.
Trashformers is about taking rubbish and turning it into something new.
Sibling rivalry at its best.
"Their job seems to be to have a hui and not any sort of doey."
"The nightmare of the First and Second World Wars is nothing compared to the legacy we are leaving our children."
"The vehicle decides to risk their life, and others, just to get in front."
Motorists should avoid the area.
Three houses have been destroyed in the chaos.
"We've had so much rain in the last couple of week.. the water just had nowhere to go."
Onlookers were stunned.
Photos reveal hailstones about 50mm long.
Metservice says there are more storms on the way for the North Island.
"The main prize is a Honda two-wheeler motorbike bike valued at $4500."