- Maruia Society
The Maruia Society was an environmental organisation in New Zealand. "Maruia" means "sheltered valley" in the Maori language. (There is also a valley of that name in New Zealand's South Island.)
Executive director was Guy Salmon who has been present through all the groups incarnations.
The Society lost a lot of members during the mid-late 1990s when it came out in support of sustainable milling of West Coast beech—in contrast to the mainstream environmental movement in New Zealand which was advocating against active management of the forests with money being channeled back into the forests for pest control.
- Building Bridges and Splitting Greens details the Society's involvement with Timberlands West Coast Limited
- History of Ecologic and its earlier incarnation the Maruia Society
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