Kakanui

Camp and neighbours enter mediation

The future of the Kakanui Camp remains with the Environment Court as owners of a neighbouring property and the camp's owner work through a mediation process aimed at resolving outstanding issues to avoid a full hearing.

Protected gulls polluting river cannot be removed

A colony of nesting gulls responsible for polluting the Kakanui River and a popular North Otago swimming hole cannot be removed from the area because the colony contains protected bird life.

Community rivers not industrial sewers, councillor says

Community rivers not industrial sewers, councillor says

Community rivers are not industrial sewers, Otago regional councillor Bryan Scott says.

Dairy farmers wary of 'witch-hunt' over water

Federated Farmers is warning against a possible "witch-hunt" against dairy farmers, after a new study of water quality in the Kakanui catchment found it failed to meet national guidelines.

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