Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter has admitted she would only back Wellington's $6.4 billion transport programme if a mass public transport system was built before an extra Mt Victoria tunnel.
Genter released details of a letter she sent to Transport Minister Phil Twyford on March 26, in which she outlined her conditions for supporting the 20-year Let's Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) programme. Which project do you think should be first? www.stuff.co.nz...
53.9% Second Mt Victoria tunnel53.9% Complete
39% Mass public transport39% Complete
7.1% Neither7.1% Complete
Merry Christmas from the Courtenay Orthodontics and The Orthodontist team! We're taking a break over summer with our clinics closing on Friday 20th December and re-opening on Tuesday 21 January. Enjoy yourself over summer - remember to watch out for hard or sticky foods, wear your elastics (or retainer) and keep up the brushing (particularly after Christmas and New Year feasts!). Check out our tips for caring for your braces: www.theorthodontist.co.nz...
FEATHERSTON & GREYTOWN
After a planned water shutdown to install new treatment equipment for Greytown's Memorial Park bore yesterday, we were restoring supply when a power cut occurred.
The power cut affected the Waiohine Treatment plant, which supplies water to both Greytown and Featherston. The Waiohine reservoirs were already quite low, as they had been meeting demand during the planned water outage. Although the Memorial Park bore was operational during the power cut, it was not meeting Greytown's demand.
We organised water tankers to supplement the water remaining in the reservoirs. Fortunately power was restored at 9.30pm. This allowed us to begin re-filling the Waiohine-fed reservoirs for Featherston and Greytown.
Thank you to all residents who are responding to the request to cut back water use, especially outdoors, and to the Greytown Fire Service for helping spread the word.
While the reservoirs are being re-filled, the total outdoor water ban (in Featherston & Greytown) is still in effect. We will look to lift this ban when operations continue as normal. We are anticipating this will be lifted tomorrow at 9am. We will confirm this tomorrow morning.
From 10 December total outdoor water ban applies in Martinborough.
To keep updated on water supply and restrictions, please visit www.wellingtonwater.co.nz...
Are you affected by these recalls?:
1. Tegel brand Crumbed Chicken Burgers has been recalled as the product may contain foreign matter (small pieces of metal wire). Click here for more information and consumer advice.
2. Specific batches of its Countdown brand Trevally Fillets has been recalled as the product contains an elevated level of histamine. Click here for more information and consumer advice. Note: This product is sold in Countdown stores throughout the North Island and online.