7 May 2021

North Auckland locals fight to keep sand

From Morning Report, 8:49 am on 7 May 2021

Pakiri locals are fighting to keep their sand as a resource consent hearing enters its third day north of Auckland today.

Sand mining company Kaipara Limited wants to take another two million cubic metres from the seabed, but locals are sick of having their "white gold" taken.

Here's reporter Farah Hancock with the story.