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Special report: World comes to Tauranga to stop sewage polluting harbour


A specialist workforce from 14 countries is racing against the clock on a project to stop sewage polluting Tauranga Harbour in big storms.

The trickiest bit of the $99 million Southern Pipeline project involved 52 people from every corner of the globe harnessing their skills to finish a project essential to the development of the city's booming southern suburbs.

Brian Perry Civil, a division of Fletcher Group, won a $21m contract to drill and then winch a 916mm diameter steel outer pipe to a peak depth of 35m under Tauranga Harbour. See more