22 Sep 2021

Waka Kotahi used builder's foam to block potential bat roosts

From Morning Report, 8:50 am on 22 September 2021

Waka Kotahi contractors have been using builder's foam to fill in potential bat roosts on the route of the proposed Mt Messenger bypass in Taranaki.

The revelation comes a month after the agency said no roosts or potential roosts of the endangered long-tail bat would be disturbed before the project on State Highway 3 got underway.

Taranaki Whanganui reporter Robin Martin has more.