23 May 2024

Around the motu : Robin Martin in Taranaki

From Nine To Noon, 10:50 am on 23 May 2024

The Environment Court has cleared the way for NZTA to acquire part of a Taranaki farm for the Mt Messenger project. Farmer Tony Pascoe says it’s a bitter pill to swallow.

There is discontent between seabed miners and the offshore wind sector in Taranaki, Robin has the details.

And a 100 metre long suspension bridge on Taranaki Maunga has been unveilled.

The 100m-long Manganui Gorge Bridge on Taranaki Maunga was officially opened on 14 May, 2024.

Manganui Gorge Bridge on Taranaki Maunga. Photo: RNZ / Robin Martin