More on the criminal acts and environmental disasters my Local Council are causing in this area … mongrels!
This article is thorough and detailed and a bloody interesting read … warning, it aslo may leave you more than a little pissed off!!!
Article by Pam Vernon of Rangitikei Enviromental Health Watch.
“The tactics Horowhenua District Council used to discourage people from commenting on sewage spills is long-standing and insidious … the whole thrust of one workshop was aimed at undermining the credibility of WECA (Water and Environmental Care Assn Inc.) members”
“We were given a plausible explanation from staff” and then urged to “get [the message] out there because these people who were complaining didn’t know what they were talking about … as I was generally kept out of the loop, only occasionally did I hear what tactics they were planning to use to discredit these people”
Former HDC Councillor, Anne Hunt
In our previous articles on the topic of the Horowhenua District Council’s role in pollution of its waterways with inadequately treated sewage (see links to articles below) former Councillor Anne Hunt described how Mayor Brendan Duffy had coerced Councillors into supporting the Council CEO’s assertion that HDC was not guilty…
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