Posts tagged "Tasman District Council"

TDC hopes Provincial Growth Fund will plug $18m hole in Waimea dam plan

[6 August/Stuff] Tasman District Council has applied to the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund in relation to the proposed Waimea dam. A guide to the fund specifically had an exclusion for water and large-scale irrigation, so it may preclude the dam project which had received funding commitments from Crown Irrigation Investments. It was to provide the...

Waimea Irrigators extend water share sale deadline by two more weeks

[25 March/Stuff] Waimea Irrigators Limited originally intended to close its offer on its water shares on 22 March, however they announced that it would stay open for a further two weeks. WIL Board Member, Julian Raine, said the board had received enough feedback that people needed more time to consider the offer and that six...

Sustainable Seas Science Challenge studies collapse of scallop industry

[29 July/ Business Day: NZ Farmer] The collapse of Nelson’s scallop industry through exploitation would be studied by scientists as part of the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge to find out how marine resources could be better managed. Sustainable Seas Director, Julie Hall said the study would not only look at environmental and biological sciences,...