Local Government Magazine

Category : 3 Waters

3 Waters

New foundation – Cementing in a place for Maori law in resource management

Jonathan Whittaker
Should the Resource Management Act be reformed to provide a stronger direction in recognising the importance of Maori law in resource consent decision-making? University of...
3 Waters

Making a splash – Wellington launches country’s first above-ground emergency water network.

Jonathan Whittaker
If the ‘big one’ had hit the capital a year ago, many Wellingtonians would have been without a water supply for 100 days or more....
3 Waters

Mariner Rise – Where ecology, children and stormwater meet

Jonathan Whittaker
A small piece of open land on Whangaparaoa Peninsula, north of Auckland, serves the very different needs of a community, ecologists and council’s stormwater management...
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Smart solutions: Laboratory testing

Ruth LePla
Reassurance on the quality of water supply is just one factor behind higher demand for faster and more accurate laboratory testing services. Patricia Moore talks...