Marine

Hundreds feared dead

A shipwreck in which hundreds of people are feared dead may be one of the worst disasters of the Mediterranean migrant crisis…

Bizarre visitor from deep washes up

A bizarre, self-amputating, vertical swimming, serpent-like marine specimen has washed up on the salt marsh at Aramoana…

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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 on the Astrolabe Reef…

Govt wants most of Rena wreck gone
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 in New Zealand's…

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 oil spill

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 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…

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: The final outcome of the Rena grounding was far from the environmental disaster initially forecast.

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
Rena salvage continues to drag

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

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Environment

Global e-waste continues to pile up Global e-waste continues to pile up

More electronic waste than ever hit the rubbish tips…

The Arctic: Chilling facts laid bare The Arctic: Chilling facts laid bare

We often hear that climate change is radically reshaping…

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