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Heavy sentence for damaging wetlands

A landowner and her partner, on the Kāpiti Coast, have been convicted, fined (and one imprisoned), for repeatedly damaging wetlands on their property and other environmental offending, despite being told…

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Anlaby Road wetland damage

WELA offers a lifeline for Wairarapa

  • Published Date 16 Nov 2021
  • Tags Wairarapa

The increasing volatility of climate-change driven weather has thrown the spotlight on maintaining lifeline services following disruption and potential threats to people and assets from the consequences of natural disasters.

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Fine among the negative legacy of dumped tyres

  • Published Date 04 Nov 2021

Kevin Anderson and his company Combined Projects (2016) Limited have been convicted and fined for the illegal disposal of waste tyres at a Castlepoint property in Wairarapa.

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Stockpiled tyres

Planting is nature’s best medicine

  • Published Date 29 Oct 2021

A medicinal plant garden, or rongoā, has been established as part of Greater Wellington’s flood protection work on the Ōtaki River.

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Rivers advisory committee seeking new member

  • Published Date 28 Oct 2021

A member of the Wairarapa community, who resides in the Upper Ruamāhanga area, with an interest in the health of local rivers is being sought to join the Upper Ruamāhanga…

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Local leaders welcome 3 Waters decision

  • Published Date 28 Oct 2021

Source: Porirua City Council Porirua’s Mayor and the Greater Wellington Regional Council Chair welcome the Government decision on an "all in" approach to 3 Waters reforms as a positive step towards…

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