17 Jan 2019

Week of water woes for people living in Marton

From Five O'clock Report, 5:35 pm on 17 January 2019

It's been a week of water woes for the small Rangitikei town of Marton. First the townsfolk experienced foul-smelling brown water running from their taps. Some people complained on social media that they had developed rashes after showering in the brown water, while others said they had experienced a burning sensation in their mouths.