18 Feb 2020

Wellington's water contamination woes

From Lately, 10:20 pm on 18 February 2020

Wellington's mayor has called an emergency meeting over the state of water after a summer of problems plagued the city.  In some of the worst polluted locations, faecal contamination has been leaking into streams and beaches for decades without action from water authorities. Owhiro Bay resident, Eugene Doyle, joins Karyn to explain how high the levels of contamination are in his neighbourhood.

Annoyed that sewage and other contaminants are polluting area's waterways

Photo: RNZ / Rachel Thomas