Business is booming in Taranaki, and much of the credit
for the region's jobs and wealth is being given to the oil
and gas industry. But, in quieter corners of the province,
opponents are counting the cost. Chris Morris reports.
As the hunt continues for oil and gas off the Otago coast,
Chris Morris visits Taranaki, the home of New Zealand's
hydrocarbon economy. In the first of a three-part series, he
gets a feel for the scale of the industry.
Excitement is growing about the potential for fresh
development of Dunedin's harbourside, including a new marine
science institute featuring a public aquarium being
considered by the University of Otago.