Auckland port dredge estimates don't tally with disposal consent - iwi

Brent Melville
Thu, 25 Jun 2020

Local iwi claim Ports of Auckland’s proposed dredging of the Waitemata navigation channel will create more dredge waste material than allowed under its existing disposal consent, and that it has no concrete plans to deal with it.Nor did the port's application reflect "cultural sensitivities" in relation to dumping of waste materials into different rohe, or tribal territories, a hearing panel deciding on the application heard today.Of the 210 submissions on the proposed dredging, 99 groups actively oppose granting c...
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