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Pipeline finalist in wellbeing awards


The Waitaki District Council's construction of a 34km pipeline from Oamaru to Hampden to supply safe and reliable drinking water to outlying communities has been named a finalist for a Local Government New Zealand award.

The Excellence Award for economic wellbeing is awarded to a council project that "enhances the economic wellbeing of its community, is responsible for sustained improvements in performance while building organisational capability, or demonstrates strong adaptive ability to ensure effective performance in different contexts over time", a council statement yesterday said. Read more