Cost to ratepay­ers

Waihi Leader - - News -

In a re­cent me­dia re­lease West­ern Bay of Plenty Dis­trict Coun­cil state they have ac­cepted a $200,000 grant from Cen­tral Gov­ern­ment to trial a Ki­wicamp fa­cil­ity in Waihi Beach this sum­mer to help man­age free­dom camp­ing.

It will be set up in the car park of the Waihi Beach Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

Mayor Garry Webber says “it is a great op­por­tu­nity for Coun­cil to trial a Ki­wiCamp model — at very lit­tle cost to the ratepayer — to man­age the in­creas­ing de­mand from free­dom campers”. But Coun­cil staff es­ti­mate it could cost

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