Hi Amy

The Government recently announced that it will set up the new drinking water regulator as an independent stand-alone entity. Water New Zealand supports this decision and we look forward to working with Ministers and officials during the passage of the proposed Crown Entity (Water Services) Establishment Bill. Read further to see our media release.

Planning for our 2020 events is now well underway and we’re calling for abstracts for both the Modelling Symposium 2020 and the Stormwater Conference 2020. Details for both events can be found below. 

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We’re excited to advise the programme and registrations are open for the upcoming Australia-New Zealand YWP Conference 2020! 

Proposal to Change the Classification System for Hazardous Substances in New Zealand 

The Environmental Protection Authority is commencing consultation to update the current classification framework for hazardous substances to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), Revision 7 (2017).

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Fatbergs: 'Flushable' Wet Wipes are Creating an Environmental Catastrophe 

At a single Sydney Water site at Malabar, six dry tonnes of wipes are collected every day. 'People might think it's OK just to pour a little bit of oil down their sink or to flush a couple of wipes during the day but when you've got 5 million people living in your city, collectively that causes a major problem,' says Peter Hadfield, who is part of the 'Keep Wipes out of Pipes' action group. 

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Upcoming Events

Modelling Group Auckland Regional Meeting

13 November, Auckland

You are invited to a Modelling Regional Meeting in Auckland. 

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Water New Zealand WSMG Meeting

19 - 20 November, Auckland

WSMG members are reminded to register for the upcoming WSMG meeting.

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Modelling Group Wellington Regional Meeting

20 November, Wellington

The Modelling Group invites you to attend a Wellington Regional Meeting.

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Water New Zealand Wellington Regional Meeting - Climate Change Presentation and Discussion

21 November, Wellington

The road forward is clear. The power to change is in our hands. A sustainable future is in reach.

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Job Vacancies

Water & Wastes Manager 

Thames-Coromandel District Council

We need someone to lead our three waters and solid waste infrastructure service delivery, provide stewardship for these assets and manage a small team of staff.

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Unique Leadership Opportunity - Roading & Waters Asset Management 

Waipa District Council

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new Manager RATA to step up and take the reins, driving collaboration and innovation across the Waikato.

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