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  • 31 January 2012

    An elder of Ngai Te Rangi iwi doubts the tribe will lodge an appeal against the Port of Tauranga being given permission to dredge the …   (radionz) [mappress] Source: radionz, January 31, 2012;

  • 21 February 2012

     A proposal to stop dredging the Oamaru Harbour entrance could emerge as a contentious issue in the Waitaki District Council’s… By David Bruce (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, February 21, 2012

  • 13 December 2011

    The Port of Napier Ltd has reported a solid after tax profit of $7.047million and that it had handled a record tonnage in the financial year to 30th September 2010. Port chairman Jim Scotland said the company’s strong performance was a reflection of the effort and commitment from staff, continued support from shipping lines and […]

  • 1 March 2011

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council is reminding boaties that the flooding experienced during the past eight months has created a number of…   More info: voxy [mappress] Source: voxy, March 1, 2011  

  • 12 January 2011

    Plans for a 245m breakwater at Tauranga Bridge Marina have met opposition by Port of Tauranga. The marina applied late last year to the Bay… By Jamie Morton (bayofplentytimes) [mappress] Source: bayofplentytimes, January 12, 2011;

  • 9 September 2010

    Auckland City Council is bidding farewell to its loyal Citizens and Ratepayers heartland by splashing out on the eastern suburbs waterfront…   (nzherald) [mappress] Source: nzherald, September 10, 2010;

  • 6 September 2010

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) is fully operational following an extensive assessment by structural engineers. LPC has however sustained significant damage from Saturday morning’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake, centered approximately 40 kilometres from the port. The cost to repair the damage to the port is likely to be tens of millions of dollars. Following the earthquake […]

  • 27 June 2010

    In the Onepoto arm of the harbour waka ama (outrigger) paddlers have complained of cuts and grazes getting infected after launching near the… [mappress] Source: Dominion Post, June 27, 2010;

  • 24 February 2011

    The Port of Tauranga is about to begin a 170 metre extension to the wharf at Sulphur Point. The port company’s directors have approved the… (sunlive) [mappress] Source: sunlive, February 24, 2011;

  • 13 May 2010

    EVIDENCE that dredging is needed to deal with side-wall slumping in a marina channel is throwing up new questions about dumping sediment… [mappress] Source: times, May 13, 2010;

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate has announced that it has advised the Environmental Protection Authority that it will remove the eastern end of application area covered by prospecting permit 55967, comprising 4,985 km2 and representing about half the total, so the area for which marine consent is being applied now totals 5,207 km2. “Reducing the size of […]

  • 1 December 2010

    Dredging is to take place in Auckland harbour to improve access for large container ships…   (newstalkzb) [mappress] Source: newstalkzb, December 1, 2010

  • 20 August 2012

    The Surfbreak Protection Society (SPS) said that the dredging project inside Whangamata Harbour is threatening the renowned Whangamata bar. According to the Waikati Times, SPS also called on the regional council to increase the monitoring of this dredging work. Paul Shanks, SPS president, said:“Our concern is the maintenance dredging of the marina access channel has […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waikato-Tainui has signed a new Waikato River agreement with Waikato Regional Council, formalising an already closely working relationship over river co-management. The joint management agreement (JMA), signed at the Ferrybank in Hamilton, is a feature of the iwi river co-management arrangements with the Crown under the Waikato-Tainui Raupatu Claims (Waikato River) Settlement Act 2010. The […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Tauranga has just reported the completion of a major five year expansion program, including the channel dredging and landside facilities upgrades. The channel dredging project was completed ahead of time and below budget. The port’s shipping channels have now been widened and deepened, to 14.5 meters inside the harbor entrance and 15.8 meters outside the harbor. The Port Chairman, David […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Westport-based grab hopper dredger Kawatiri has arrived in Eastland Port and is ready to undertake some cleanup work in the area. “It’s here for a routine three week dredging operation to remove the sediment that builds up in the harbor navigation channel and turning basin,” Eastland Group said in its latest announcement. According to the […]

  • 27 December 2011

    After almost a year of delays, the Milford Sound harbour upgrade is set to begin in March…   BY COLLETTE DEVLIN (stuff) [mappress] Source: stuff, December 27, 2011;  

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga will host the giant cruise ship Ovation of the Seas in its maiden voyage to New Zealand in the summer of 2016/2017. Mark Cairns, Port of Tauranga Chief Executive, said the cruise ship visit will be made possible by the dredging project about to start in Tauranga Harbor. The work, for which […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    BMT Group subsidiary, BMT WBM, the leading international engineering, water and environment consultancy, has announced that it has been awarded the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) top award for an environmental consulting practice. The award recognises BMT WBM’s leadership and innovation in environmental management, having contributed to the conservation and rehabilitation of […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    A WASSP Multibeam Sonar is being used by hydrographic surveyors at the grounding of the 236m-cargo vessel MV Rena on the Astrolabe Reef off the coast of New Zealand, to locate lost containers. Marine electronics manufacturer WASSP Ltd, a world leader in multibeam sonar technology has provided one of their WASSP sonar systems for the […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand Government will contribute $4.2 million to meet half the costs of the remedial works required to clean-up the Calwell Slipway site at Port Nelson, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today. “The Nelson Haven is at risk from the years of historic contamination from copper and tributyltin used in the boat-building industry […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coasts & Ports 2015 Conference will be held in Auckland, New Zealand, from 15-18 September 2015. The Coasts and Ports Conference series is the pre-eminent forum in the Australasian region for professionals to meet and discuss issues extending across all disciplines relating to coasts and ports. Coasts & Ports 2015 will bring together engineers, […]

  • 14 November 2011

    About 200 Maori walked across the harbour bridge today and gathered outside the Armitage Hotel in protest at the Port of Tauranga’s plan to…   By Andrew Campbell (sunlive) [mappress] Source: sunlive, November 14, 2011;

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Coasts & Ports 2015 Conference, an amalgamation of the 21st Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 14th Australasian Port and Harbor Conference, will be held in Auckland, New Zealand from 15 – 18 September 2015. The Coasts and Ports Conference series is the pre-eminent forum in the Australasian region for professionals to meet […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Ngai Te Rangi iwi has decided not to file a notice of appeal after a decision was rendered to allow the Port of Tauranga to dredge Tauranga harbor, reports Radio New Zealand News. An elder, Hauata Palmer, stated that the iwi has decided not to initiate another appeal to the High Court as it would […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Plans to mine phosphate from the offshore ocean floor of the Chatham Rise are a step closer with the signing of a US$1.2 million seismic …   By Pattrick Smellie (business.scoop) [mappress] Source: business.scoop, December 9, 2011;