3 Aug 2015

Iwi not told about whey washed into a Bay of Plenty river

From Te Manu Korihi, 5:50 pm on 3 August 2015

A Bay of Plenty runanga says it's disappointed the region's council never informed it that Fonterra had spilled 11-thousand litres of whey into the Rangitaiki River last year. The dairy giant has been fined over 170-thousand dollars for polluting the river through four failures of its wastewater irrigation system and two overflows into the stormwater pipes. Te Manu Korihi's Alexa Cook reports:

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