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Waitakere Ranges Protection Society – Press Release

Waitakere Ranges Protection Society – Press Release

16 March, 2017 For immediate release Huia Treatment Plant Replacement The Waitakere Ranges Protection Society (WRPS) is concerned about the quality of the shortlist report and assessment of the proposed sites for the Huia Water Treatment Plant Replacement. “We are particularly concerned about the limited ecological and social assessment” said WRPS President John Edgar. The…

No Water Treatment Plant in Oratia says WRRA

No Water Treatment Plant in Oratia says WRRA

The people of Waiatarua are demonstrating full support of their close neighbours and friends of Oratia in the face of the Watercare threat.  The proposal to force an industrial scale water treatment plant on the border between Waiatarua and Oratia has shocked both communities. “The anxiety, confusion and panic that Watercare has brought to this…

Emails will prove Watercare was looking to sell Auckland park, David Cunliffe says

Emails will prove Watercare was looking to sell Auckland park, David Cunliffe says

David Cunliffe is sticking by his comments that Watercare was looking to sell a well-used Auckland public bush walk. The New Lynn MP said on March 1 the council-controlled organisation was preparing to sell Exhibition Drive in Titirangi to private developers. Watercare denied this, saying it was only looking to transfer ownership to Auckland Council –…

Titirangi joins Oratia’s uproar over Watercare
Watercare controls consultation on new west Auckland water treatment plant

Watercare controls consultation on new west Auckland water treatment plant

People who want to talk with Watercare at its next west Auckland water treatment plant consultation will have to book. The organisation said it would now give guided tours around its aging Huia Water Treatment Plant on March 25-26, from 9am to 4pm. At the end of each 10-person tour people could ask questions of its…

Titirangi residents join fight against water plant

Titirangi residents join fight against water plant

Titirangi residents have joined their neighbours in the small community of Oratia to oppose a proposed $300 million-plus water treatment plant. “The critical thing here is for the two communities to stand together against Watercare’s outrageous proposals to damage our communities,” said Titirangi Residents and Ratepayers Association chairwoman Mels Barton. “We are all communities of…

COMMUNITIES UNITED AGAINST WATERCARE PROPOSALS

COMMUNITIES UNITED AGAINST WATERCARE PROPOSALS

Press Release: For immediate release Monday 6 March 2017 COMMUNITIES UNITED AGAINST WATERCARE PROPOSALS The community in Titirangi is united with the residents of Oratia in opposing Watercare’s preferred site for a new water treatment plant in Parker Rd – and up in arms about their latest proposal to sell off Exhibition Drive in Titirangi….

A Message To Watercare

A Message To Watercare

A Message To Watercare Posted by Save Oratia on Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Paul Goldsmith On Breakfast News

Paul Goldsmith On Breakfast News

Paul Goldsmith on Breakfast TV this morning. Posted by Save Oratia on Wednesday, 1 March 2017