Marine

Schoolboy rowers injured in collision

Senior students went to the rescue of an Otago Boys' High School rowing eight when their skiff was hit by a powerboat driven…

Still no trace of fisherman lost at sea

Authorities searching for fisherman Nick Stubbs were yesterday still unable to find any trace of him.

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Editorial: Consult with iwi
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 much of the wrecked…

Rena shifts position for first time since 2012
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
Cunliffe's Rena wreck removal promise

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

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Hapu wants $38m Rena deal revealed
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…

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

I took off early for Christmas. These days I have few pressing responsibilities and I took the opportunity. It may not last. I…

Salvors nearly ready to lift Rena 'house' block

Rena salvage operators are preparing for a major milestone in their task of removing the wreck from Astrolabe reef off the…

Editorial: Rena response should leave us more secure
Editorial: Rena response should leave us more secure

Editorial: The final outcome of the Rena grounding was far from the environmental disaster initially…

Rena report highlights shortcomings

An independent review into Maritime New Zealand's response to the Rena disaster, released today, has highlighted shortcomings…

Rena salvage continues to drag

One of the most lengthy, tricky and costly ship salvage jobs in history continues to drag on in the Bay of Plenty.

Rena salvage job continues

One of the most lengthy, tricky and costly ship salvage jobs in history is dragging in the Bay of Plenty, as the team working…

Two years since Rena: No signs of oil on beaches

Two years since the Rena grounded, Tauranga beaches appear to have recovered with no recent signs of tar spots.

Memorial to Rena's small casualties
Memorial to Rena's small casualties

The container ship grounding on Oct 5, 2011 that became our worst maritime environmental disaster will…

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Environment

Cannibal ladybirds pose threat Cannibal ladybirds pose threat

Cannibal harlequin ladybirds are posing a new threat…

Shocked dogs avoid kiwi Shocked dogs avoid kiwi

Stewart Island showcases Kiwi avoidance training for…

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