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Date Posted: 3/10/2013
by AgKnowledge Ltd & Taranaki Regional Council

Purpose: To ascertain whether landfarms in Taranaki were fit for pastoral farming, esp. dairy farming. Three landfarm sites were investigated. Their soils were found to be similar to normal New Zealand soils. No evidence of the accumulation of petrochemical residues. Land farming significantly enhanced the productivity of the land. 


Date Posted: 27/03/2014
by Ministry of the Environment

Provides guidance to councils who regulate onshore petroleum development activities including hydraulic fracturing. Clarifies the regulatory roles of hydraulic fracturing-related activities;Provides guidance to local government for managing the effects of these activities under the RMA 1991.

Date Posted: 1/09/2013
by Otago University

Provides a context to Mining in New Zealand for Maori people, Iwi and others. Topics includse: the process of mining, values, mineral law, economics and environmental aspects of mining.

Date Posted: 18/11/2014
by Maritime NZ

The New Zealand Marine Oil Spill Response Strategy sets the overarching framework for how Maritime New Zealand and our partners will respond to a marine oil spill incident.

Date Posted: 23/03/2013
by New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals

Provides a detailed breakdown by basin of prospectivity, drilling history, plays, reservoirs and production.