An Infrastructure News article.
Despite council opposition, four new entities will manage New Zealand’s water assets, so what happens next?
Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta announced that the three waters reform will be going ahead following eight weeks of consultation with local councils.
“The case for change is too compelling to ignore,” says Mahuta.
“It is clear that without the establishment of these publicly-owned entities we will continue to see a frail network and contaminated water in many communities.”