Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes District Council staff
are working on a plan that could lead to all the region's
sewage sludge being converted into fertiliser on one site.
But, as Mark Price reports, that could leave a QLDC proposal
for a Luggate sludge plant high and dry.
A group of 10 clients, four guides, 34 sherpas, one doctor
and a base-camp manager from Wanaka-based Adventure
Consultants is trekking through Nepal towards Mt Everest in
readiness for a summit attempt next month.