Marine

Oil wells drilled without consent - Greens

Shell Todd Oil has drilled two wells off the coast of Taranaki without marine consent, the Green Party says.

Ask Phoebe: Cannibal story for Kawau Island

A reader writes: Where does the name of the bay on the southeastern side of Kawau Island known as Bostaquet Bay come from?…

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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

E-bike firm fights for space E-bike firm fights for space

Fold-up electric bikes are joining hilly Waiheke Island's…

Morgan sorry for 'bloody horrible' smoke Morgan sorry for 'bloody horrible' smoke

Trade Me founder Sam Morgan has tweeted an apology…

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