Search results for: Taranaki

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  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Taranaki Regional Council today released a new report on sensitive habitats and threatened species in the Taranaki coastal marine area. According to KASM, the report shows plenty of marine life in the South Tarankai Bight in the area a seabed mining company wants to dig up. The report, commissioned by the Taranaki Regional Council and prepared by the Cawthron Institute, […]

  • 22 July 2011

    Container shipping giant Maersk says it is abandoning Port Taranaki — the North Island’s main west coast port…   (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, July 22, 2011;

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Decision Making Committee (DMC), appointed by the Board of the Environmental Protection Authority to decide a marine consent application by Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (TTR), has granted consent, subject to conditions, for the company to mine iron sands off the South Taranaki Bight. The Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) DMC decision is the first approval for […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dutch Dredging is to sign a ten-year deal to carry out maintenance work for five New Zealand port authorities. The contract will be signed in Auckland this week, Wednesday, 9 November, in the presence of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, and the Dutch and New Zealand ministers of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Waitara is more secure following the Taranaki Regional Council’s $3.4 million investment to increase the town’s flood protection. The three-year upgrade, finished on time and within budget, is designed to withstand the high and fast-moving flows of a one-in-100-year Waitara River flood, up from the old safeguard that only provided a one-in-30-year protection, according to […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    New Plymouth District Council has modelled the flooding that would occur if any of the city’s three flood detention dams were to fail while full of water. The chance of this happening is remote, however the modelling is required as part of the Government’s dam safety regulations. “Basically we’re required to look at the worst-case […]

  • 30 May 2013

    Four months of work begins in Pukekura Park this week with the first of two major projects kicking off. As part of a programme to improve water quality in the park, silt will be dredged from the Main Lake, Fountain Lake and the Serpentine (between the main and lily lakes) between early June and the […]