I am not sure, I believe Watercare's reason for closing water filling stations and reducing the flow rate at others. If it were true that the addition flow from tankers was reducing water pressure to the point that the fire fighters would not be able to have enough pressure to put out fires, how can new subdivisions be allowed adding thousands of homes, if each person uses 227 L (Learn NZ website) per day, with say 3 people per home 10,000 homes around AK = 6.81m L per day?
I'm working on a travel story for Stuff about the things that have surprised returning Kiwis about New Zealand. If you have recently returned from overseas or know someone who has, it would be great to hear about the things that have stood out for you, for better or for worse. Whether it's to do with the weather, the cost of things, the public transport, the food, the housing, the people or something else entirely, we'd be keen to hear about it. Please remember that your comment may be included in the article, unless you say you don't want it to be. Thank you.
One of the most scenic hot air balloon flights in the world - among the mountains in Queenstown - has slashed prices by a third to attract Kiwi travellers. Click the link below to read more.
Hi Neighbours, With one week until Auckland Councillors decide this year's rates rise, and the size of the Covid-19 hit Emergency Budget, public feedback on rates is fairly evenly split. How much do you think your's should rise? Read the story below: