Submissions available on OMV Maari consent application
EPA update - submissions available on OMV Maari marine
This is an update on the
application by OMV NZ for a marine consent to complete their
development drilling programme in the Maari field in the
The submission period closed on 29 July.
The EPA received 148 submissions which are now available for
viewing. (Note: a small number of late and incomplete
submissions were received. We will advise in due course
whether these submissions have been accepted.)
submissions can be viewed on our website.
attached is a general information sheet about the
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On The Northland By-Election
Supposedly, Winston Peters’ victory in Northland has exposed the simmering dissatisfaction with the government that exists out in the provinces. Yet it remains to be seen whether this defeat will have much significance – and not simply because if and when Labour resumes business as usual in the Northland seat at the next election, Peters’ hold on it could simply evaporate.
On Saturday, National’s electorate vote declined by 7,000 votes, as the 9,000 majority it won last September turned into a 4,000 vote deficit – mainly because Labour supporters followed the nod and wink given by Labour leader Andrew Little, and voted tactically for Peters. In the process, Labour’s vote went down from nearly 9,000 votes six months ago, to only 1,315 on Saturday. More>>