Cromwell Wastewater Treatment Plant
Big picture thinking delivers huge savings to Central Otago District Council.
Central Otago is the country’s most inland region, set amongst a stunning backdrop that is both vast and undulating. The Central Otago District Council services an area of 9969 km2 and has one of the lowest population densities...
A farmer-centric approach to addressing rural waste
Fraser Scott and Simon Andrew call for strong local partnerships with territorial local authorities to address rural waste issues. They were speaking at the WasteMINZ annual conference.
Inorganic rural waste in New Zealand is a serious problem. Research undertaken in Canterbury, Waikato and the...
February 18 – 19
JLT Risk Management Forum. James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington
Environmental Law Conference. Crowne Plaza, Auckland
LGNZ Localism Symposium. Harbourside Function Centre, Wellington
LGNZ Stakeholder Function. Foxglove, Wellington
Homeowners in many parts of the country have been wasting tens of thousands of dollars installing failing wastewater units while some regional and district councils have turned a blind eye, says Noel Roberts. He reports on steps to address the problem.
Ray Hedgland is the manager of the On-site Effluent Treatment National Testing Programme...
Overseas governments are getting tougher with manufacturers and producers of products and packaging. But New Zealand is lagging behind. Marty Hoffart sketched the arguments for change at the recent WasteMINZ Conference. He says there is no reason why a container deposit scheme could not be introduced here.
SOLGM CEO Karen Thomas reflects on the 2018 local government year and predicts what the incumbent government will bring about next.
This time last year I wrote a similar predictions piece against a backdrop of a newly-elected parliament, a change of government (in some ways unexpected) and a policy community coming to grips with what it...