Marine

Rise of the blue whales

In 2015, the first year of a three-year survey 33 blue whales were sighted in the South Taranaki Bight, this year there…

Watch NZH Local Focus: Environmentalists give evidence opposing seabed mining

Greenpeace and KASM give evidence about the potential impacts on marine mammals at the EPA seabed mining hearing in Wellington…

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Rena recap: The tough call that paid off
Rena recap: The tough call that paid off

Conservationists were left to hedge their bets when it came to saving a critical population of one of New Zealand's most…

Rena's owners again apologise for grounding
Rena's owners again apologise for grounding

A boss acting for the MV Rena's Greek owners has again said sorry for the ship's calamitous grounding four years ago.

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…

Rena oil spill

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…

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…

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 on the Astrolabe Reef…

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
Rena salvors face seabed junkyard

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

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

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

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
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…

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Environment

Cleaners fined $39k for toxic discharge Cleaners fined $39k for toxic discharge

Judge blasts company's measures to prevent chemicals…

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