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The Southland Regional Council is warning locals to keep their dogs away from the Winton Stream, after a significant amount of effluent was discharged into a tributary.
An Otago kindergarten has been given the all-clear over arsenic in its drinking water in the second of three tests.
Christchurch City Council denies sitting on its hands over chlorinating drinking water coming from wells that pose a high contamination risk. Christchurch Local Government reporter Conan Young… Video, Audio
The Canterbury DHB has asked for assurances that shallow bores in Christchurch's north-west are safe from contamination. Video
A Havelock North resident has organised a protest march as the town struggles to recover from the contamination of the town's water supply. Video, Audio
Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule has used a public meeting to apologise again for Havelock North's water contamination. Video
Christchurch's drinking water has been contaminated with E coli 125 times in the past four years, and councillors are being urged to "act urgently". Audio
Canterbury residents are worried their drinking water could be contaminated if an application by ten quarries to dig even deeper is granted. Audio
Patea residents have been told to boil water after E coli was discovered in the town's water supply.