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Water meters needed now

New Plymouth district councillor Richard Handley was an early adopter of water meters, having one fitted outside his home. The council needs to move the rest of us onto them if we want to save money in the long term. (Image: Stuff)

Stuff/Daily News column for October 17, 2020


THE BIG DREDGE

The lakes at Pukekura Park – New Plymouth’s most prized tourist attraction – have looked decidedly murky over the past few years. NP District Council is spending $2.4m to dredge them clean. This video shows how it’s being done.

About Jim Tucker

Supposed to be retired, after quitting journalism teaching in 2013 (after 25 years, preceded by 22 years as a newspaper journalist and editor), but find myself busier than ever with various book projects, advising law firms, and writing articles for magazines like North & South and Live.
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