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East Coast (New Zealand)

 · The East Coast, also known as Eastland, lies around and south of the East Cape of the North Island of New Zealand. It lies between the Bay of Plenty and Hawkes Bay. This part of New Zealand was the first to be sighted and explored by Captain Cook …

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Stockton Mine Tours – Outwest Tours – Guided scenic off ...

Mining and tourism, working together. Tour through the Bathurst Resources Stockton Opencast Mine site on the Stockton Plateau. Outwest Tours is currently the exclusive operator of tours through the Bathurst Resources Stockton Opencast Mine site on the Stockton Plateau. Departing from Westport, this 5–6 hour tour passes through several small towns and climbs to the […]

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Call for PNG government to cancel seabed mining licences ...

 · Together we call on the Papua New Guinean Government to cancel all Nautilus Minerals'' deep sea exploration licences, mining leases, and environment permits. Our communities already face many unsustainable developments impacting our lands, oceans, lives and livelihoods. This includes mining, logging, and oil palm operations.

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Currents of change: the ocean flow in a changing world | NIWA

 · Farther south in the Tasman Sea, westerly winds force warm water against the South Island to form the Westland Current and Southland Current. Part of the former moves through Cook Strait as the D''Urville Current. The Southland Current travels anticlockwise around the bottom of New Zealand and along the Otago–Canterbury coast.

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New Zealand creates vast ocean sanctuary | Environment ...

 · New Zealand creates vast ocean sanctuary. Fully-protected marine area will cover 620,000 km2 in the seas north-east of New Zealand in the Kermadec region, reports Stuff .nz. A …

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NZ company to resubmit East Coast phosphate mining ...

 · A New Zealand company denied the right to mine phosphate from the ocean floor says the detention of a shipment of phosphate in South Africa shows it was right all along.

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Banks Peninsula, New Zealand

 · March 18, 2021 JPEG. An astronaut onboard the International Space Station (ISS) shot this photograph of Christchurch and the Banks Peninsula, a distinct feature protruding from the east coast of New Zealand''s South Island. Shades of blue along the coastline accent sediment-laden waters from where the Waimakariri and Rakaia Rivers enter the sea.

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Mine warfare at sea in World War 2

Mine warfare at sea in World War 2. CAMPAIGN SUMMARIES OF WORLD WAR 2. Actions involving MINE WARFARE and MINE VESSELS. Part 1 of 2 - 1939-42. British minelaying destroyer HMS Ivanhoe, mined 31 August 1940, sank next day (Navy Photos, click to enlarge) on to Part 2, Mine Warfare …

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Undersea mining Race to the bottom

 · Mining the ocean floor is about to go mainstream | Technology Quarterly ... coast of New Zealand and manganese crusts off the coast of Japan. De Beers already mines a …

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New Zealand Rejects Mining Project on Pacific Seafloor

 · Mining . 16 June 2014. New Zealand may approve first underwater mine this week. New Zealand will announce Wednesday the fate of Trans Tasman Resources $70 million underwater iron sand project, which could become the world''s first commercial metals operation on the ocean floor, off the country''s west coast.

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New Zealand may kick start race to mine the ocean floor

 · By Sonali Paul and Gyles Beckford MELBOURNE/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand decides this week whether to approve an underwater iron-ore operation that would likely become the world''s first commercial metals mine at the bottom of the sea. A green light to allow New Zealand''s Trans Tasman Resources Ltd to start iron-ore dredging off the country''s west coast will …

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Ocean Mining East Coast Nz

Mining · Investing in New Zealand · Ocean Governance ... Cass Offshore Minerals Limited (CASS) was established as the parent Company to both ... gold and silver deposits in the sediment off the East coast of the North Island of New Zealand. Read more

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Mining Museum, Thio | New Caledonia Tourism NZ

Located on the east coast of New Caledonia, Thio''s history is intertwined with that of nickel. Dubbed in the early 20th century "Nickel town" by the newspaper La France Australe, the town is considered the cradle of Caledonian nickel. Mining began in the village around 1875 and has not stopped since.

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West Coast – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Unique names are a remnant of the coast''s hard-rock mining days. Crushington lies south-east of Reefton, and was where quartz-crushers worked day and night extracting gold from the Globe mine. Quartzopolis was an old name for Reefton (shortened from Reef town), where mines such as the Wealth of Nations and the Keep-it-Dark paid handsome ...

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Beachgoers warned to stay away as huge swells pummel coast ...

 · MetService warned of huge swells on the east coast of the North Island. "The wave buoy at Marsden Point has seen average wave heights of 5 …

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Gisborne Motels Wainui Beach, Gisborne ...

BBQ area, as well as attentive service and all amidst the tranquility of beautiful Wainui Beach on the scenic East Coast State Hwy 35. Just 5km from Gisborne city centre and from the inner city bustle, Ocean Beach is the perfect place to start your holiday before journeying around the Pacific Coast Highway, or to host a relaxing sojourn before ...

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Our coast

In 1981, the ocean surrounding the Poor Knights Islands, off the east coast of Northland, was established as New Zealand''s second marine reserve. The marine reserve extends for 800m offshore around the Poor Knights Islands. Whangārei Harbour - Waikaraka and Motukaroro

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New Zealand may kick start race to mine the ocean floor

 · New Zealand may kick start race to mine the ocean floor. The open cut mine at Blair Athol in Queensland. New Zealand decides this week whether to …

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Subsea mining moves closer to shore | Nature Geoscience

 · Machines for mining in the deep sea have existed since the original exploration boom for manganese nodules in the Pacific Ocean in the early 1980s 2,5.Pilot mining …

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The Geology of New Zealand / Regional Geology / Land and ...

Eventually the sea started to cover the land, firstly depositing sediments in marginal basins, and later over most of the New Zealand area. Then, about 15 million years ago, the mainly quiet period ended, and New Zealand once again experienced tectonic activity, mountain building and …

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Coastal erosion & sediment systems | NIWA

Ocean swells from the Tasman Sea and Southern Ocean are very energetic, and drive sand back and forth along this sparsely-inhabited shoreline. In contrast, the east coast''s embayed (i.e. have bays), disconnected sand systems are more developed, with ports and residential subdivisions.

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Home | West Coast NZ

The West Coast official website. For accommodation, activities, touring, business, live work and play on the West Coast of New Zealand. From the highest of mountains, stunning coastal scenery to abundant rainforests and absolutely everything in between. The world''s most accessible Franz Josef Glacier & Fox Glacier, Haast, a UNESCO Heritage area, Oparara Arches, natural arches big enough to ...

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New Zealand .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

The South East Marine Protection Forum. To provide recommendations to Ministers on a network of marine protected areas along the south east coast of NZ consistent with the NZ Biodiversity Strategy and the Marine Protected Areas Policy and Implementation plan. ... The New Zealand Sea Lion/Rapoka Threat Management Plan provides a framework to ...

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The Coromandel, New Zealand

The Coromandel is located on the Pacific Coast Highway - on the east coast of New Zealand''s North Island, and is within an hour and a half drive of the major centres of Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua and their international airports. From 1 Hour 15 Minutes. Via Seabird Coast or Maramarua. 30 minutes Scenic Flight. From Auckland to Whitianga

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Sand Mining | Sand Mining Effects | Sand Drenching Impacts

Sand mining involves extracting minerals and resources from the sea floor, either by dredging sand or lifting material in some other way. According to KASM (Kiwis Against Seabed Mining) The ironsands off the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand, are a unique geological and marine environment, currently in the crosshairs of global ...

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East Coast Map

Description: region on the east coast of New Zealand''s North Island. Category: district of New Zealand. Location: North Island, New Zealand, Oceania. Neighbors: Bay of Plenty and Hawke''s Bay. Latitude of center. -38.65° or 38° 39'' south. Longitude of center. 178° or 178° east. Population.

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The 29 Best Beach Campgrounds On The East Coast

Ocean Lakes Family Campground – South Carolina. Ocean Lakes Family Campground is the largest campground along the East Coast and a perfect site for a family vacation. This campground boasts over 800 sites, each sized amply and equipped with full hookups. The sites are also pull-thru and are located along paved roads.

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Geofabrics

Coastal erosion is a significant problem in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific with rising sea levels and climate change having a significant impact on coastlines. Geofabrics coastal solutions are designed to reduce the effects of coastal and estuarine erosion whilst maintaining safety and amenity for residents and the community.

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Ocean currents and tides – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

West Auckland Current, which flows southward along the west coast of the North Island. Southland Current, the main current along the east coast of the South Island. Westland Current, which flows up the West Coast of the South Island. Tides. Tidal ranges in New Zealand are relatively small (1–2 metres) compared to many other places globally.

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East Cape Map

East Cape New Zealand ''s East Cape of the North Island is one of the most isolated areas in the country. This region has a reputation for rugged yet spectacular coastlines, rich Māori heritage and culture, and a relaxed way of life centered around te moana.

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New Zealand by Sea: East Coast Expedition | AdventureSmith ...

The 13-day New Zealand by Sea: East Coast Expedition cruise begins in Auckland on New Zealand''s northern island and cruises southbound along both island''s east coasts to end in Queenstown on New Zealand''s southern island. Make your way to Auckland Harbour to board Coral Discoverer at 4:00 pm.

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The strange Pacific Ocean ''hot blob'' off New Zealand coast ...

 · The strange Pacific Ocean ''hot blob'' off New Zealand coast and why it''s growing. 26 Dec, 2019 01:46 AM 3 minutes to read. ... in the Pacific Ocean to the east of New Zealand …

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The future of sand mining in NZ | Stuff .nz

 · "There was a lot of sand mining done in NZ in the early 1900s, around Manukau Harbour, Thames coast, Coromandel beaches, Auckland beaches, a lot of …

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Man missing in ocean on East Coast | 1 NEWS | TVNZ

Man missing in ocean on East Coast • Source: 1 NEWS A search for a man missing in surf at Tolaga Bay north of Gisborne has been stood down for the night.

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North Island east coast advice

Answer 1 of 5: We''re currently spending 3 days in Auckland (family with kids aged 8 & 11) Will then be making our way to Rotorua, then Taupo followed by Napier. No plans following that, but have 3 days to make our way back to Auckland. Thinking of driving...

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New Zealand disasters timeline

The shock was felt throughout New Zealand but centred on the Murchison area, where it caused massive landslides. Find out more on Te Ara. 1931 Hawke''s Bay earthquake On 3 February New Zealand''s deadliest earthquake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, devastated much of Napier and Hastings. The death toll was 256. Find out more on Te Ara.

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Deep sea mining

Deep sea mining is a growing subfield of experimental seabed mining that involves the retrieval of minerals and deposits from the ocean floor found at depths of 200 meters or greater. As of 2021, the majority of marine mining efforts are limited to shallow coastal waters, where sand, tin and diamonds are more readily accessible. There are three types of deep sea mining that have generated ...

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Treasure on the ocean floor | The Economist

 · It has an exploratory licence from Papua New Guinea and has already begun drilling operations 1,600 metres below sea level off the east coast of the country. ... near New Zealand. ... mining …

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Seven things you need need to know about seabed mining in ...

 · By Sonali Paul and Gyles Beckford MELBOURNE/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand decides this week whether to approve an underwater iron-ore operation that would likely become the world''s first commercial metals mine at the bottom of the sea. A green light to allow New Zealand''s Trans Tasman Resources Ltd to start iron-ore dredging off the country''s west coast will encourage …

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LIVE from the Pacific #4: Let''s stop deep sea mining ...

 · Leading deep sea mining companies including The Metals Company (formerly known as DeepGreen) from Canada and the US, and GSR from Belgium are now doing tests to prepare for deep sea mining in the Clarion Clipperton Zone in the Pacific. GSR has already sent its prototype mining robot down to the sea floor for functional tests and impact trials.

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