Marine

Raewyn Peart: Marine protection proposals need more work

The Government's proposals for revamping our marine protection legislation are long overdue. It is now 45 years since the…

Dive deep with a yellow-eyed penguin

WATCH: A high-definition camera attached to a penguin's back has had 'ground-breaking' results.

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Roger Grace: We can make good from the Rena
Roger Grace: We can make good from the Rena

The wreck could pave the way to a bright and prosperous future, but a golden opportunity could easily be squandered if the…

Rena: What to do with a shipwreck
Rena: What to do with a shipwreck

Ask your average Tauranga local about the Rena and you'll find they haven't thought about that not-too-distant hunk of steel…

Four commissioners appointed for Rena wreck decision
Four commissioners appointed for Rena wreck decision

Four commissioners have been appointed to decide whether a resource consent should be granted allowing part of the Rena…

Rena probe reveals catalogue of issues
Rena probe reveals catalogue of issues

New Zealand's maritime authority is investigating how shipping around our coasts can be made safer, after a high-level report…

Rena oil spill

Surprise twist in Rena bid
Surprise twist in Rena bid

The owners of the Rena have decided not to take their bid to leave much of the wrecked container ship…

Govt wants most of Rena wreck gone

The Government has revealed it wants Rena gone - except for the sunken stern sitting at the bottom of Astrolabe Reef.

Rena salvors face seabed junkyard

Alongside a dock at the Port of Tauranga, men in orange overalls are busy preparing for their next battle in New Zealand's…

Editorial: Consult with iwi

The fate of the wreckage of the Rena should be a straightforward enough matter. But the final chapter in the saga of the…

Rena's owners cite science in fight
Rena's owners cite science in fight

The owners of the MV Rena have unloaded a stack of scientific reports supporting their bid to leave…

Rena shifts position for first time since 2012

The container ship Rena is thought to have shifted its position on the Astrolabe Reef off the coast of Tauranga - the first…

Cunliffe's Rena wreck removal promise

Labour says it will ensure the Rena owners remove the wrecked container ship if elected to Government.

Hapu wants $38m Rena deal revealed

A tiny hapu is calling for confidential terms of a deal worth up to $38 million over the wrecked container ship Rena to…

Owners apply to leave Rena on seabed

Owners of the Rena have confirmed they will seek resource consent to allow the wreck's remains to be left on the Bay of…

Rodney Hide: Thanks to all the helpers
Rodney Hide: Thanks to all the helpers

I took off early for Christmas. These days I have few pressing responsibilities and I took the opportunity…

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Environment

Whakatane: Souvenir trap Whakatane: Souvenir trap

I've bought some pretty quirky stuff while travelling…

Sam Judd: The story of a cyclone Sam Judd: The story of a cyclone

Sam Judd writes, "Today I thought that a story about…

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