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The EPA is ready for lift off

19 May 2017
We've received the pre-launch notification for New Zealand’s first space vehicle test launch.

EPA opens submissions on STOS application for a jack-up rig

19 May 2017
​The Environmental Protection Authority is calling for submissions on Shell Todd Oil Services Limited’s application to use a jack-up rig at its Māui Platforms, off the coast of Taranaki.

Shell Todd Oil applies for marine consent

18 April 2017
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has received an application from Shell Todd Oil Services for a jack-up rig at its Māui platforms, off the coast of New Plymouth.

Submission period extended for TTRL

10 November 2016
The period for public submissions on Trans-Tasman Resources Limited’s (TTRL) application for consents to mine iron sand in the South Taranaki Bight has been extended.

TTRL submission period extended

14 October 2016
The period for public submissions on Trans-Tasman Resources Limited’s (TTRL) application for consents to mine iron sand in the South Taranaki Bight has been extended until 5pm, Monday, 14 November 2016.