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Port Otago Dredging

232 Signatures Goal: 250

We disagree with Port Otago's plans to dredge the Otago Harbour for the following reasons

- The large threat this dredging will have on local coastal habitats including many fish and plant species, affecting the lives of local fisherman and businesses.

- There are a number of potential ecological problems within harbour itself as a result of the works including sediment deposition and changes in the hydrodynamics of harbour.

-The future of the protected area of the Saltmarsh at Aramoana, saved by the historic defence against the aluminium smelter some 25 years ago may also be under threat.

-The dredging also poses threat to local sea animals including Hector's Dolphins, Blue Penguins, Yellow-Eye Penguins, Albatross Royal and Regular, Buller's Mollymawks and Regular. Sky Larks, Seals as well as a variety of other birds, fish and mammals.


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    Jonah Freedman United States
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    Karlene Nesbit New Zealand
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    Robert Williams Australia
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    fargkrmeyad Hong Kong
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    Claire Wilden New Zealand
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    Margot Nicolau New Zealand
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