Date: 22 May 2012
The Department of Conservation supports Meridian Energy’s decision regarding the proposed Mokihinui hydro development.
Director General Al Morrison says DOC has worked closely with Meridian on issues surrounding the project for some years.
Mr Morrison says DOC has established a constructive working relationship with Meridian on a number of projects over recent years.
Mr Morrison says DOC welcomes Meridian’s decision on the Mokihinui River and looks forward to continuing to develop its relationship with Meridian.
Rory Newsam, +64 4 471 3104