Marine

Ferry sinking: Anger over slow action

Questions are arising about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, as rescuers…

Divers pump air into sunken ferry

Coast guard officials say divers have begun pumping air into a submerged South Korean ship 48 hours after it listed and…

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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 ship Rena to…

Owners apply to leave Rena on seabed
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. It may not last. I…

Salvors nearly ready to lift Rena 'house' block
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…

Rena oil spill

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 Rena: No signs of oil on beaches

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

Memorial to Rena's small casualties

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

Chronicle of a disaster

On January 9 last year, Auckland-based photographer and film-maker Alex Monteith was on her way home from a holiday on the…

Iwi anger as axe falls on Rena roles

Local iwi are dismayed three Rena recovery iwi liaison roles have been scrapped and claim the move came without warning. The…

Firms keen for cut of $11m Rena compo

Mark Tucker will never know how much money he lost during the darkest days of the Rena disaster.

Major part of Rena wreck to be removed
Major part of Rena wreck to be removed

The huge accommodation block of the wrecked container ship Rena is to be removed, in a major move revealed…

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National

Lengthy delays for Easter holidaymakers
Lengthy delays for Easter holidaymakers

Highways in and out of main centres around the country suffered heavy congestion today as holidaymakers attempted to make…

video Floods, slips in Christchurch
Body found in Napier
86-year-old grows his own tobacco (+video)
Easter road toll rises to four
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Environment

Brian Fallow: Curbing emissions is vital Brian Fallow: Curbing emissions is vital

People often ask why NZ should incur any costs curbing…

Helping birds win the battle Helping birds win the battle

Too often, humans seem to bring native bird populations…

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