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Environmental remediation projects

This section provides information about major environmental remediation projects that the Ministry for the Environment has been involved in.

In this section

  • The work the local community, and local and central government have done to help minimise the effects of the Rena vessel grounding on the Bay of Plenty marine environment. Links to the Rena Long-term Environmental Recovery Plan.
  • The history and challenges of cleaning up a pesticide-contaminated site at Mapua, formerly owned by the Fruitgrowers' Chemical Company. Links to reports of the site clean up, and a booklet on the history of the site contamination and clean up published by the Ministry for the Environment.
  • The funding and work phases of the Tui Mine remediation project. Links to resources about the Tui Mine project, including information brochures and Waikato District Council reports.