Submarine cabling

Read about completed submarine cabling activities here.

​Tasman Global Access (TGA) Fibre Optic Cable

We received a Pre-Activity Notification from Vodafone under Regulation 11(a) of the EEZ (Environmental Effects–Permitted Activities) Regulations to lay a new submarine cable between Raglan, New Zealand and Sydney, Australia. This project is a joint venture between Vodafone, Spark New Zealand and Telstra and will involve burying the cable using a plough. 

Read the pre-activity notice (pdf 1.67MB)

Read the post-activity report (pdf 527KB)

Commenced: 21 October 2016
Completed: 4 February 2017

Hawaiki submarine cable installation

We have received a Pre-Activity Notification from Hawaiki Submarine Cable to conduct a submarine cable installation from Mangawhai Heads to Norfolk Island. They intend to conduct a Pre-lay Grapnel Run, cable installation by submarine plough burial and direct surface lay, and a post-lay inspection by a remotely operated vehicle.

Read the pre-activity notice (pdf 562KB)

Read the post-activity report (pdf 188KB)

Commenced: 23 January 2018
Completed: 2 March 2018