Thursday, 12 July 2012
Greymouth Petroleum Ltd granted consent for exploration STEWART ISLAND
— Greymouth Petroleum Ltd has been granted land use consent to carry out petroleum exploration on Stewart Island.
Tuesday, 28 February 2012
SEARCH AND RESCUE 8:41AM
Stewart Island - Helicopter rescue STEWART ISLAND
— At 1030 a.m.
Friday, 27 January 2012
SEARCH AND RESCUE 2:27PM
First rescue for new Squirrel STEWART ISLAND
— Rakiura Helicopters new Squirrel helicopter had its first outing as Stewart Island’s Search & Rescue air service yesterday morning (Thursday 26 January).
Thursday, 7 July 2011
NIWA: Record number of great white sharks tagged in New Zealand waters STEWART ISLAND
— Scientists completed a successful three-week field tagging trip in April 2011, where they tagged a record 27 great white sharks around the Titi (Muttonbird) Islands off the northeast coast of Stewart Island.
Thursday, 13 January 2011
Kākāpō males 'boom' on as legendary bird dies STEWART ISLAND
— A legendary kākāpō which played a vital role in the recovery of the species has been found dead.
Monday, 21 June 2010
Stewart Island levy bill under way STEWART ISLAND
— The Southland District Council (Stewart Island Visitor Levy) Empowering Bill 2010 had its first reading in Parliament last week and now goes to the Local Government and Environment Committee.
Tuesday, 9 February 2010
Māori v Pakeha in national day rugby face-off STEWART ISLAND
— From the far north to the deep south, New Zealanders turned out on Saturday (6.02.10) to celebrate the nation’s 170th birthday.
Wednesday, 9 April 2008
Ballet bonus for Stewart Island STEWART ISLAND
— The Royal New Zealand Ballet will perform for the first time in Stewart Island this Sunday.
Thursday, 22 November 2007
SDC and Right House announce project to 'green' Stewart Island power supply STEWART ISLAND
— Southland District Council (SDC) and Meridian subsidiary Right House have launched a project to replace the current diesel electricity system with renewable generation.
Saturday, 3 November 2007
Stewart Island hut break-ins may be work of hermit STEWART ISLAND
— A hermit living rough in the wilderness of Stewart Island is thought to be responsible for break-ins at Department of Conservation maintenance huts there.
Thursday, 1 November 2007
Thief breaks into huts on Stewart Island STEWART ISLAND
— Police are looking for a man who is believed to have broken into numerous huts on Stewart Island recently.
Thursday, 4 October 2007
Family member upset at sea disaster findings STEWART ISLAND
— A family member of one of the six people who died in one of New Zealand's worst recent sea tragedies is angry at some of the early findings into the disaster.
Wednesday, 14 March 2007
Big Fluffy's death a blow to penguin survival study STEWART ISLAND
— The last of 32 yellow-eyed penguins hatched on Stewart Island this summer has died -- a real blow to those trying to fathom the bird's declining population.
Monday, 12 March 2007
Ministry highlights seeps in Great South Basin STEWART ISLAND
— The potential of the Great South Basin to the east of Stewart Island as a source of oil and gas is being talked up by the government ahead of a tender for exploration permits.