Bid to scupper huge sewer tunnel
Wayne Thompson - New Zealand Herald 28/1/2014
Manukau Harbour Protection Society incensed at having to take Waitemata wastewater.
Groups promoting Onehunga as a seaside town and the Manukau Harbour as a haven for recreation and wildlife are raising $140,000 for a court appeal against a $950 million sewer tunnel project.
"Come to our bake sale," said Bronwen Turner, of the Manukau Harbour Protection Society.
"It's a huge responsibility for a non-profit community organisation to take on but people are aghast when told about the project."
Last month, Auckland Council-owned Watercare Services was granted resource consents to start boring for the Central Interceptor Project in 2017