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Bid to scupper huge sewer tunnel

Date: 01/03/2016

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

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