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Critics say Kurri Kurri plant makes no ‘commercial sense’

Outgoing NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes has signed off on the Kurri Kurri gas-fired power station as critics say the project makes no commercial sense.

Kurri Kurri Power Station approved

The NSW Government has approved an application from Snowy Hydro to build a new 660 mega-watt gas-fired power station in Kurri Kurri.

Firefighters battling blaze at Kurri Kurri

Residents have been urged to avoid the Kurri Kurri area as Fire and Rescue NSW crews battle a blaze at an industrial complex on Mitchell Avenue.

Hunter Valley conservationists battling to save critically-endangered Regent Honeyeater

Hunter Valley conservationists are battling to save the critically-endangered Regent Honeyeater by embarking on a mistletoe planting blitz – a vital food and nesting source for the threatened species – after most was destroyed by the intense 2019/20 bushfires.

Woman, dog rescued during house fire in Kurri Kurri

A Kurri Kurri woman and her dog are counting their lucky stars after they were rescued from a burning home.

Police officer charged after Hunter Valley assault

An officer has been charged with assault following an investigation into an alleged incident last year.

Kurri Kurri power plant draws fire from Hunter community

Australian energy minister Angus Taylor’s proposal to construct a gas-diesel power plant in Kurri Kurri has stirred up a hornet’s nest, both locally and nationally.

Hunter locals to appear on The Block 2021

When Hunter residents tune into this year’s season of The Block they may recognise a couple of the contestants.