Latest Environment Court Stories

2008-08-06 15:00:27

By VAN WEL, Alex TrustPower's hydro scheme passes its first hurdle. ALEX VAN WEL reports. Opponents of TrustPower's $280 million hydro electricity scheme in Marlborough say they will not give up their fight, despite resource consents being granted.

2008-07-07 15:00:25

By GERKEN, Sonia in Gore TRUSTPOWER does not want to pay the Gore District Council a development levy for its $380 million wind farm and is prepared to take its fight to the Environment Court.

2008-06-26 15:02:43

By DONOGHUE, Tim MAORI are claiming the airspace above Rotorua Airport on behalf of a marae directly below flight paths for the proposed new international airport.

2008-06-19 03:00:16

By GORMAN, Paul Environment Canterbury will not reveal the cost of its Environment Court appeal on Banks Peninsula landscape protection. ECan has also decided not to appeal against the judgment to the High Court on points of law.

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  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
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