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Denniston, New Zealand - Wikipedia

District: Buller District

History - Denniston Experience

Denniston of yesterday. The Denniston Plateau is home to one of the richest, high quality coal seams in New Zealand. For decades it was the country's largest producing coal mine, with an estimated 12 million ton carried down the incline during its operation from October 1879 to August 1967.

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Government blocks land sale on Denniston Plateau ,

2018-2-7 · Government blocks land sale on Denniston Plateau. 4:55 pm on 6 February 2018 was consistent with the government's policy of no new mining on a West Coast coal mine

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Questions and answers about the Denniston coal mine

2019-4-12 · Questions and answers about the Denniston coal mine agreement. No. This application was A 50 year predator and pest control programme over about 4,500 hectares of the Denniston Plateau and surrounding beech forest. The programme will target stoats and rats, along with pest weeds. It aims to support and enhance populations of threatened

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Escarpment Mine Project - Wikipedia

2019-3-30 · The Escarpment Mine Project is a proposed opencast coal mine planned for the Mount Rochfort Conservation Area on the Denniston Plateau on the West Coast of New Zealand in the vicinity of the disused Escarpment Mine.[1] Bathurst Resources Limited (through its subsidiary company Buller Coal Limited) intends to extract and export between one and

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Denniston area: Places to visit in the West Coast

2019-4-11 · Visit the dramatic location of the West Coast's leading coal mine. At Denniston Coalmining Historic Area, wonderful interpretation panels present historic stories and research about the area. Denniston offers magnifnt views down to the coastal plains

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Denniston Mine Experience - The Denniston Experience

..lived and ed in the windswept bleakness of Denniston`s infamous mountain plateau on New Zealand's wild West Coast. Midst the endless tapping of picks, creaking of props and earthy black soot of ever present coal dust from an 1880s coal mine, a proud and close-knit community formed within this remarkable land of contrasts. Plunge deep

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Mine , No mine: the fight for Denniston , Pundit

2011-9-21 · Mine , No mine: the fight for Denniston. by Claire Browning. The fight over the different kinds of wealth on the “impoverished” Denniston plateau is about more than just Denniston. Chances are, it could finish in the Supreme Court. [Bathurst] to mine coal from the Plateau, a series of further judicial challenges would be forthcoming to

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Denniston Incline , NZHistory, New Zealand history

My wife, Elizabeth, and I heard about the Bush walking on Denniston Plateau from good friends who owned the Top 10 Holiday Park in Westport. We drove our car to the top and walked the tracks. It was a vast area of abandoned coal mine infrastructure from the

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'Secret' coal mining plans on the West Coast alarm

2017-5-1 · 'Secret' coal mining plans on the West Coast alarm Forest & Bird. An open cast mine on Denniston Plateau. "The problem is, they're planning to take the highest value conservation land for coal

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PERMISSIONS MINING REPORT - doc.govt.nz

2018-5-25 · coal mine in the vicinity of the historic Escarpment underground coal mine on the Denniston Plateau. The proposal is referred to as the Escarpment Mine Project, or EMP. The Applicant holds a mining permit (MP 51279) over 199.2 hectares (ha) in respect of the species found no where else in New Zealand. The Denniston Plateau (approximately

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Denniston Plateau - Whale Oil Beef Hooked , Whaleoil

2015-12-15 · Forest and Bird’s appeal against the Denniston Plateau coal mine has been tossed out.. If he’s true to form we can no doubt expect Nasty Norman to threaten Bathurst with an instant closure of Denniston should the Greens form a government in 2014.

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Search the List , Denniston , Heritage New Zealand

Extent of List Entry. The historic place is part of the large Denniston coalfield on the Mt Rochford Plateau, east of Westport. Since the 1870s many mines have been ed to extract coal from the rich deposits which extend along the Papahaua Range.

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Denniston Plateau coal mine appeal thrown out

2013-6-6 · Forest and Bird’s appeal against the Denniston Plateau coal mine has been tossed out. If he’s true to form we can no doubt expect Nasty Norman to threaten Bathurst with an instant closure of Denniston should the Greens form a government in 2014. Comments please Damian O’Connor is it to be jobs for Coasters

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Bathurst Resources - SourceWatch

2019-2-25 · Bathurst Resources Limited (Bathurst) owns two opencast, operating coalmines in New Zealand: Takitimu in Southland, and Canterbury Coal near Coalgate in Canterbury, both mining sub-bituminous thermal coal.The company also has two non-operational opencast, bituminous coalmines: Cascade and Escarpment on the Buller Plateau.

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Denniston, New Zealand - Wikipedia

2019-3-29 · Denniston is a small settlement, 15 kilometres (9 miles) east of Westport, on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is situated on an exposed rocky plateau, 600 metres (2000 feet) above sea level, in the Papahaua Ranges.

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New Zealand Court Opens Denniston Plateau to Coal

2013-8-9 · New Zealand Court Opens Denniston Plateau to Coal Mining determined to mine for coal at Denniston from the outset, no matter what the environmental cost or the impact on our climate,” she

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Historic Denniston, New Zealand - About

Denniston was the location where coal from mines on the Denniston Plateau would come to be sorted and dispatched into "Q" Class Hopper wagons for shipment to industry. The wagons would descend the famous Denniston Incline, and the Incline is where Denniston gets its noteworthiness from.

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As Court approves Denniston mine, all eyes on

2013-10-25 · In the wake of the Environment Court’s approval of Bathurst’s opencast mine on the beautiful Denniston plateau, 350 Aotearoa and Coal As Court approves Denniston mine

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First Denniston coal due early next year - news.au

2013-11-26 · COAL miner Bathurst Resources expects to extract the first coal from its open-cast Escarpment mine on New Zealand's Denniston Plateau in late March or early April next year.

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Questions and answers about the Denniston coal mine

2019-4-12 · Questions and answers about the Denniston coal mine agreement. No. This application was A 50 year predator and pest control programme over about 4,500 hectares of the Denniston Plateau and surrounding beech forest. The programme will target stoats and rats, along with pest weeds. It aims to support and enhance populations of threatened

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Underground coal fire on Denniston Plateau , Scoop

2014-8-18 · Underground coal fire on Denniston Plateau Forest & Bird says one or more coal fires have broken out beneath the Denniston Plateau, and that the Department of

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Bathurst suspends mining operations at Denniston ,

2018-12-28 · Bathurst suspends mining operations at Denniston By Simon Hartley. Business; 0 which is left to rely on cashflow from only two small domestic South Island thermal coal mine operations. From about 2010 to 2014 Bathurst had spent about $300million preparing to mine around the Denniston plateau and fighting the legal objections to its

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Court clears the way for Denniston mine - news.au

2013-8-8 · NEW Zealand's Environment Court has cleared the way for Bathurst Resources to mine for coal on the West Coast's Denniston Plateau. Thursday's ruling allows Bathurst Resources to

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Forest & Bird decides against Denniston mine appeal ,

2013-11-13 · Environmental group Forest and Bird has decided it will not appeal against an Environment Court decision allowing an open-cast coal mine on South Island's West Coast. In October this year, the

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Wellington Mine (Sim's Drive), Denniston, Buller

Wellington Mine (Sim's Drive), Denniston, Buller District, West Coast Region, South Island, New Zealand : After coal had been discovered on the Denniston Plateau, Mulholland and party decided to try and mine coal at the plateau's base, as no-one had yet ed out how to get coal down from the higher

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Other mines will offset Denniston, court hears ,

2012-11-1 · Other mines will offset Denniston, court hears do environmental to offset its Escarpment mine on the Denniston Plateau, the Environment Court has heard. were no coal

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AMD Passive Treatment System: A Case Study

2018-2-1 · Escarpment Mine, Denniston Plateau C Robertson1, P. Weber2, and W. Olds2 1 Bathurst Resources Limited, 14-16 Palmerston Street, Westport 2 O'Kane Consultants (NZ) Ltd, 2 McMillan Street, Darfield. Abstract The Escarpment Mine is located on the Denniston Plateau north east of Westport within an area of historic coal

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Overview - db0nus869y26v.cloudfront.net

2019-3-20 · Denniston is a small settlement, 15 kilometres (9 miles) east of Westport, on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is situated on an exposed rocky plateau, 600 metres (2000 feet) above sea level, in the Papahaua Ranges.. During the first few decades of the 20th Century, up to 1400 people lived in the townships on the Denniston Plateau to serv the large coal mines there.

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Democracy in the face of disagreement:

This research explores how democracy is actualised or constrained through environmentalist opposition to decisions made about coal-mining on conservation land, including both informal and formal participation. Escarpment Mine is a proposal for an open cast coal mine on the Denniston Plateau on the West Coast of New Zealand.

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Denniston , offthemainroadnz

Once home to over 1500 people, today Denniston is a ghost town. The rocky plateau (494 meters above sea level) offers magnifnt views of coastal plains and ocean, the dramatic landscape is breathtaking. For many decades Denniston was New Zealand’s largest producing coal mine, yielding a premium quality coal from underground mines.

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Democracy in the face of disagreement:

This research explores how democracy is actualised or constrained through environmentalist opposition to decisions made about coal-mining on conservation land, including both informal and formal participation. Escarpment Mine is a proposal for an open cast coal mine on the Denniston Plateau on the West Coast of New Zealand.

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Wellington Mine (Sim's Drive), Denniston, Buller

Wellington Mine (Sim's Drive), Denniston, Buller District, West Coast Region, South Island, New Zealand : After coal had been discovered on the Denniston Plateau, Mulholland and party decided to try and mine coal at the plateau's base, as no-one had yet ed out how to get coal down from the higher

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Court clears the way for Denniston mine - news.au

2013-8-8 · NEW Zealand's Environment Court has cleared the way for Bathurst Resources to mine for coal on the West Coast's Denniston Plateau. Thursday's ruling allows Bathurst Resources to

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New Zealand - Don't Allow Coal Mining in Denniston

We the undersigned ask that you prevent plans to open an open-cast coal mine in Denniston Plateau from going ahead. This is a site of ecological importance, not to mention natural beauty and scientific interest. Open-cast coal mining is always destructive no matter how it is done.

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Scaled back mining to start at Denniston , Daily Mail

2014-6-18 · Bathurst Resources is to begin site s and extracting coal from a much reduced area of its Escarpment mine on the Denniston Plateau above Westport, after committing to

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350 AOTEAROA Westpac Denniston Coal

Westpac: Stop Financing Coal Mining on the Denniston Plateau. Bathurst Resources wants to turn the spectacular Denniston Plateau into a large open cast coal mine. And Westpac is helping finance them. Tell Westpac you want them to stop funding climate change, especially coal mining on the Denniston Plateau.

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Boom times as Denniston mine gets go ahead ,

Boom times as Denniston mine gets go ahead Richard Edwards October 24, 2013 News , Statistics No Comments It’s likely to be boom times ahead for heavy equipment suppliers as a new open-cast coalmine north of Westport is given the all clear by the Environment Court ending a long-running legal battle to stop the development.

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As Environment Court approves Denniston mine, all

In the wake of the Environment Court’s approval of Bathurst’s opencast mine on the beautiful Denniston plateau, 350 Aotearoa and Coal Action Net Aotearoa today renewed their call for Westpac Bank to drop its support for the mine.

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Chapter 7 Case studies - Case 7.1 Environmental

Buller Coal agreed to an extensive compensation package in return for being given the right to mine on the Denniston Plateau, including: a 35-year predator and pest control program in the Kahurangi National Park a 50-year predator and pest control program over the Denniston Plateau

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