Chinese company drills water bore in Christchurch despite council warning

15 Mar 2018

A Newshub investigation has found a Chinese company drilled a 170m bore hole on a Christchurch site so it can bottle water for export.

The hole has been drilled despite a warning from the Christchurch City Council that it could interfere with the public water supply.

Officials have concerns the site may be contaminated, and that the new borehole may strike water used by Christchurch people. Read more.