Marine

Mast saved yachtie after he hit rocks

A veteran yachtsman spent two cold, wet hours perched on the mast of his heritage yacht after it hit rocks and sank in the…

Waikato swimmer presumed drowned

A man who attempted to swim across the Waikato River last night is presumed drowned, according to police.

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'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 oil spill

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…

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 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…

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

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
Rena salvage job continues

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

Rena oil spill Archives

Environment

Pollution doubles near motorways Pollution doubles near motorways

People who live beside Auckland's Southern Motorway…

Tim Pankhurst: Cost of the Catch response Tim Pankhurst: Cost of the Catch response

The assertion that 80 per cent of New Zealand’s original…

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