Missing canoeist Lake Te Anau Found Dead
Missing canoeist Lake Te Anau
confirm that they have recovered the body of the 24 year old
man who went missing on Lake Te Anau whilst canoeing
The body was located a short distance from his
canoe at Brod Bay.
The name of the man is yet to be
confirmed, but he is not from New Zealand.
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Denniston Announcement: Coal Mine Gains Access Approval
Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith today announced his approval under the Crown Minerals Act for an access agreement for Bathurst Resources for its Escarpment Mining Project on the Denniston Plateau, near Westport.
“This approval is for an open-cast mine on 106 hectares of the 2026 hectares that comprise the Denniston Plateau. This area is not National Park, nor Conservation Park nor does it have any particular reserve status...
“The loss of conservation values is compensated by a $22 million package by Bathurst Resources. This will fund pest and predator control over 25,000 hectares of the Heaphy River catchment in the Kahurangi National Park, 4,500 hectares on and around the Denniston Plateau, as well as for historic projects on the Plateau itself. This is More>>