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Referendum on water meters not required

Thursday 15 Sep 2011

Council will be conducting an extensive consultation process on the issue of water meters as part of its Long Term Plan in the April/May period next year, says Mayor Jenny Rowan.  “Some residents have called for a referendum on meters. However, it is...

Waikanae library and gallery options still open

Friday 15 Jul 2011

Council has still to confirm the designs and costings for the Waikanae Library and its connection to the neighbouring gallery

Petition will be considered says Mayor

Thursday 17 Nov 2011

Council will consider the issue of a referendum along with all the other information it is gathering on water meters, said Mayor Jenny Rowan. “We acknowledge the right of residents to call for a referendum, and we have an open mind on this. “The petiti...

Council plans for the future - significant land purchase

Tuesday 06 Dec 2011

Council has purchased a highly strategic 35.57 hectares of farmland beside the Waikanae River for future use as sports fields and passive open space. The area is known as the “Howarth Block”. Mayor Jenny Rowan hailed the move as significant. “This is...

Milestone reached on land purchase for a dam

Monday 21 Nov 2011

A significant milestone has been reached on the purchase of land for a dam that will future-proof the water supply for Waikanae, Paraparaumu and Raumati residents. “I am very pleased to announce that agreement in principle has been reached with Ikaham...

Next step taken on water meters

Thursday 02 Jun 2011

Kāpiti Coast District Council took the next step in the process of introducing water meters today with approval in principle of the proposed Amendment to the Long Term Plan. But councillors made it clear this was the start of a 12 month long process an...

On-line water gauging resumes

Wednesday 12 Jan 2011

Quick work by the Greater Wellington Regional Council water team has restored the on-line real time gauging of the Waikanae River flow cut off when vandals burned connections and access to the gauging tower last Wednesday. The real time graph showing...

Water supply security unaffected

Monday 10 Jan 2011

Waikanae River flows continue to be accurately measured in spite of loss of permanent gauging system

Residents deserve certainty says Mayor

Thursday 03 Feb 2011

Kāpiti residents deserved certainty over the proposed Mackays Crossing to Peka Peka expressway, said Mayor Jenny Rowan. “I fully appreciate Councillor Gurunathan’s concern for the Main Road residents who may lose their properties under the option...

Water meters – are they a sensible option?

Friday 11 Mar 2011

Kāpiti Coast District Council’s programme of leak detection throughout the district has been effective at finding many leaks and water meters would quickly identify a whole lot more, Councillor Ross Church said today. “This Council is concerned about t...

Water meters under consideration

Tuesday 08 Mar 2011

Council to consult on introduction of water meters