WA­TER MANAGMENT

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Waikato Re­gional Coun­cil is call­ing for changes to a new lo­cal govern­ment bill. A sub­mis­sion on the Lo­cal Govern­ment Act 2002 Amend­ment Bill (No 2) 2016 was ap­proved by coun­cil­lors.

The sub­mis­sion says the bill fails to carry for­ward pro­vi­sions in cur­rent law that en­cour­age han­dling flood­ing and wa­ter man­age­ment is­sues on a wholeof-catch­ment ba­sis­ern­ment re­or­gan­i­sa­tions.

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