23 Aug 2017

Insight: How Safe is Your Drinking Water?

Safe, clean drinking water is essential to public health and a core service of local authorities, but not all parts of New Zealand enjoy the luxury of being certain their water won't make them sick.

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Without changes, gastro crisis will happen again - Water NZ boss

A new Ministry of Health report shows more than 80,000 New Zealanders are receiving publicly-supplied water that has failed bacteria standards.

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NZ's drinking water compliance totally inadequate - Water NZ

Publicly supplied water for more than 80,000 people in New Zealand has failed on bacteria standards, an official review shows.

27 Jul 2017

The Department of Internal Affairs - Three Waters Review

The Government is reviewing how to improve the management of drinking water, storm water and waste water (three waters) to better support New Zealand’s prosperity, health, safety and environment.

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HNWI - Issue 3 Background Paper; Issues 8, 9, and 10 Discussion Paper

Please find below:

  1. A background paper for Issue 3.
  2. A discussion paper for Issues 8, 9, and 10.
June Report and Recommendations

View the Interim Report and Recommendations dated 14 July 2017.

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