District Council: has applied for a 35
yr consent to pipe sewerage 19kms from Te Anau to
spray onto land 4kms from Manapouri and less than
1km from nearby homes. Sewerage odour, pollution
of groundwater, waterways - including the Waiau R.
and L. Manapouri are noted in the Application, as
bird-strike risk at the adjacent airport. Not
mentioned: rates blow-out risk, public health
risks and, more appropriate - safer options that
ought to be explored.