430 days ago

$120,000 payout for community affected by 'bad smell'

Thomas Campbell Reporter from Piako Post

A Waikato dairy processing company has been convicted and fined almost $140,000 for producing odours that have been described as 'nauseating' - in some cases causing some individuals to seek medical attention.

The Waikato Regional Council recieved 109 complaints from local businesses and residents in Waharoa about odours discharged by Open Country Dairy Limited.

Should the penalties for environmental damages be harsher for New Zealand companies?

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3 hours ago

Hello every one

Ruth from Tahuna

Hello to you all how is day going. The Christmas thing right now I am not into it right now, it has come to fast. I feel like it is going to be to hard on a lot of people.

4 hours ago

Katikati Lions Moggies Christmas Market

Cherie from Katikati

9am - 1pm War Memorial Hall, Main Rd Katikati. This will be a big market and Santa will be in his Grotto in the Memorial Lounge, with goodie bags for the children. The winners of the decorated shop window, follow the Lion, and the Children's colouring competitions, will be announced at noon and receive their prizes. Come along and join the fun. You may also want to visit the Cafe or enjoy the sausage sizzle. Vaccination pass and masks are mandatory.