Napier Port statement: "Napier Port and its neighbours have negotiated a break-through in their long-running bid to address noise issues, agreeing on a fresh approach involving acoustic treatment for some homes." Video by Duncan Brown
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The US research ship, Marcus Langseth berthed in Napier after completing research on the Hikurangi subduction zone off Gisborne. She tows long chains of floating acoustic receivers which catch seismic reflections off the ocean floor.