Tagged: Denniston

Trading biodiversity: gains and risks - Guest Work

Guest Author Jul 21, 2017

Dr John Leathwick Two weeks ago, a vigorous debate was generated by the Supreme Court’s confirmation of a decision striking down the Department of Conservation’s plan to swap conservation land for private land to facilitate construction of the proposed Ruataniwha Dam in Hawke’s Bay. Much of this debate centred on whether biodiversity gains can be achieved through such trades. Conflicting … Read More

Amid NZ coal mine closures, layoffs, do we need two new mines? - Hot Topic

Cindy Baxter Mar 14, 2016

Last week was a bad week for coal mines on the West Coast. Work on the Denniston Plateau has now stopped Early in the week, Solid Energy announced 24 workers would lose their jobs from the Stockton mine, and by the end of the week, Bathurst announced that it is putting the Denniston mine on hold, laying off 12 … Read More