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  • 28 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    The New Zealand High Court has decided to uphold Kiwis Against Seabed Mining and Greenpeace appeal against the Environmental Protection Agency’s granting of a consent to Trans Tasman Resources to mine the seabed in the South Taranaki Bight. “This is a victory for the thousands of people who have protested and the 13,000 who made submissions […]

  • 20 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    SOPAC (Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s Applied Geoscience and Technology Division) has been organizing workshops in deep sea mining in the Pacific Island region. According to Radio New Zaeland Internation, the workshop will prepare the mentioned communities for seabed mining. SOPAC’s director, Russell Howorth, mentioned that the regional governments have to establish regulatory frameworks for […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A report by the Cawthron Institute shows there are likely to be a good number of important habitats in and around the area where Trans Tasman Resources re-applied for a marine licence to mine the seabed. “That a new report shows plenty of marine life in the South Taranaki Bight in the area a seabed mining […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Mining phosphate on the Chatham Rise, off the east coast of New Zealand’s south island, could potentially have many impacts on marine mammals like whales and dolphins, the Environmental Protection Agency was told today. Whale expert, University of Otago’s Associate Professor Liz Slooten, gave evidence on behalf of Greenpeace, Kiwis Against Seabed Mining (KASM), and […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis, one of the world’s biggest dredging companies, defended its track record in making the case for a proposed phosphate mining project on the Chatham Rise, and is confident the measures it would take to protect the environment would aid recolonization of the area by marine life. The Rotterdam, Netherlands-based company is the proposed […]

  • 11 November 2013

    The Oil Free Seas flotilla has set sail today from Auckland  and Kaikoura, to confront Anadarko’s drillship over 100 nautical miles off the west coast of New Zealand. “Texan oil company Anadarko is due to start drilling around the middle to the end of November, using the previously untested drill ship the Nobel Bob Douglas,” the Oil Free […]

  • 6 June 2007

    hands of Emirates Team New Zealand, and not for the first time. Don Cowie, mainsheet trimmer for the Kiwis, was part of the Prada Challenge (as Luna Rossa was known in the 2000 Cup in Auckland) when the Italian team went down without a win against Team New Zealand in the America’s Cup Match. This […]

  • 21 May 2007

    Desafío Español 2007 continues to hold on to hope in its Semi Final series against the top ranked challenger Emirates Team New Zealand. A win by the Spanish on Sunday brought the scoreline to 4-2. The Kiwis need one more win to advance to the FInal, while Karol Jablonski’s Spanish squad is fighting for its […]

  • 22 September 2006

    New Zealand’s superyacht industry is taking on the rest of the world in Monaco this week, where almost 100 luxurious craft are on show. Included will be Ad Lib, made by Auckland’s Alloy Yachts, and judged the world’s best superyacht in its class this year. A dozen Kiwi boatbuilders will compete against more than 500 […]

  • 29 December 2011

    Bay of Plenty iwi will consider appealing against an Environment Court decision allowing the Port of Tauranga to dredge the harbour to widen its shipping channels. The dredging would remove about 15 million cubic metres of material from the seabed, leaving the main channel into the port just over 17 metres deeper. Iwi are concerned […]

  • 23 May 2007

    The tension is still on for the Spanish challenger Desafío Español, who will fight against Emirates Team New Zealand again today. The Spanish are potentially down to their final race today, but this is a team whom it would be dangerous to count out. Not many Cup pundits thought the rookie Spanish team could stretch […]

  • 11 June 2015

    A record number of 65,609 New Zealanders treated themselves to a cruise holiday  in 2014, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia reports, roughly translating into every 72nd Kiwi taking to the sea on board a cruise ship last year. New Zealand passenger numbers surged 10.6 per cent in 2014, positioning the nation as the third fastest growing […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Venga Aerospace Systems Inc. announced that the Company’s mining affiliate, Global Mineral Investments, LLC has resumed its Liberian gold mining operations with dredging having now been restarted at GMI’s Dugbe River site. Kiwi Inc., GMI’s African based joint venture partner and on-site manager of GMI’s dredging operation, reported that after approximately 6 weeks of preparatory […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Research & Development

    The Kingdom of Tonga this month became the first country in the world to put in place a law that manages seabed mineral activities within its national marine space and under its sponsorship in international waters. Tonga’s Seabed Minerals Act 2014 was prepared with the assistance of the Deep Sea Minerals Project a partnership between […]

  • 3 July 2007

    Team Alinghi’s America’s Cup battle with Emirates Team New Zealand is the closest for 24 years and arguably the tightest matchup in the 156-year history of the event. None of that comes as a surprise to Alinghi designer Grant Simmer. He has co-ordinated the design and build of SUI 100 — the yacht which holds […]

  • 31 October 2012

    Stanley Paris gets one step closer to his dream of becoming the oldest, fastest and “green”est circumnavigator when Lyman Morse Boatbuilding launches his boat, Kiwi Spirit, on November 1st. Lyman Morse are in the final fit-out stages as they add the personalized touches and await the arrival of the keel. Sail trials will begin shortly after […]

  • 15 May 2007

    The home team, Desafío Español 2007, beat Emirates Team New Zealand on Wednesday for the first time in 10 tries at the 32nd America’s Cup. The Spanish team needed the victory – the result closes up the score in their best-of-nine Semi Final match to 2-1 with the Kiwis leading.

  • 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 […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Nautilus Minerals’ Production Support Vessel (PSV) was launched today at the Mawei shipyard in China, the company said in its latest release.  The vessel will be used by Nautilus and its partner, Eda Kopa (Solwara) Limited at the Solwara 1 project site, in the Bismarck Sea off Papua New Guinea. Mike Johnston, Nautilus’ CEO, said: […]

  • 15 August 2011

    “Kilimanjaro III” – is the latest launch from Hobart shipbuilder, Richardson Devine Marine. She follows 26m Cat Cocos – Isle of La Digue and 28m workboat Straitshooter. Kilimanjaro and Kilimanjaro II were delivered by RDM, respectively in July 2009 and August 2010. With the success of KI and KII on the popular East African route […]

  • 15 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      “Kilimanjaro III” – is the latest launch from Hobart shipbuilder, Richardson Devine Marine. She follows 26m Cat Cocos – Isle of La Digue and 28m workboat Straitshooter. Kilimanjaro and Kilimanjaro II were delivered by RDM, respectively in July 2009 and August 2010. With the success of KI and KII on the popular East African […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Switzerland-headquartered Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) plans to enhance its New Kiwi Service operating between Australia, New Caledonia and New Zealand, by adding a new port of call into Bell Bay, Tasmania.  The New Kiwi Service has been running in its current format since February 2015, with fixed weekly port calls into Bell Bay. The company […]