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.
The Coronavirus outbreak has seen some cafes stop accepting reusable 'keep cups' for coffee.
The plan has been developed in consultation with iwi, scientists and the public.
The protesters say despite the evacuation they think they did a good job.
They say they will remain in place as long as they can.
A group of passionate locals has been doing the hard yards to make it happen.
They're accusing the party of failing to stop water pollution and invest in infrastructure when it was last in power.
The airline has partnered with the Department of Conservation.