13 Sep 2019

Former maintenance manager talks about rest home problems

From Morning Report, 6:17 am on 13 September 2019

Emails show the mayor of Lower Hutt was told in February that bad plumbing in a retirement complex was 'life-threatening'. All 96 apartments, worth up to 700 thousand dollars each, at the Masonic Woburn apartments had plumbing that investigators say was a severe or serious health risk Earlier this week, The complex's maintenance manager Robin White quit last November. He told Phil Pennington he left partly in disgust at what went on since he was alerted to the problem in May 2018.