22 Nov 2019

Waitaha River hydro-power scheme continues to divide

From Morning Report, 7:55 am on 22 November 2019

Westland remains divided over a hydro-power scheme on the Waitaha River that was vetoed by the Environment Minister in August.

Oppostion leader Simon Bridges has stepped in with a promise to give the project the go-ahead if National's elected.

hat's being welcomed by electricity company Westpower and some locals, but exasperation by others.

Katie Todd reports.