Conservation Board Welcomes Seabed Mining Case Victory

The Taranaki-Whanganui Conservation Board (TWCB) has welcomed its latest victory in a long-running court battle to prevent seabed mining off the Taranaki coast. The TWCB has been working with iwi, seafood and other environmental organisations to prevent Trans Tasman Resources from mining 66 square kilometres of South Taranaki Bight seabed for iron ore. In a... Continue Reading →

South Taranaki District Council cans programs, but all facilities remain open

Following Thursday night’s government announcement, and in line with a regional approach, from Monday 23 March, the South Taranaki District Council will be cancelling all Council run programmes at TSB Hub, Hawera Aquatic Centre and LibraryPlus Centres (e.g. swimming programmes, school holiday programmes, library programmes, TSB Hub indoor sports programmes etc) In a social media... Continue Reading →

E.Coli at Waingongoro River Mouth

South Taranaki District Council (STDC) environmental services group manager, Liam Dagg, has today issued a health warning for Waingongoro River Mouth. “Routine sampling by the Taranaki Regional Council has found high levels of Escherichia coli (E.coli) at the Waingongoro River Mouth. Visitors to this area should not collect shellfish and plant life or come into... Continue Reading →

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