The numbers: Ruataniwha dam

By James Russell


The number of pages in DoC's famous 'lost' submission on the environmental impacts of the Hawke's Bay Regional Council's planned irrigation dam at Ruataniwha.

?The submission was substituted for just two paragraphs.

Official Information Act (OIA) requests are meant to be met within 20 working days.

The number of days it took for Forest & Bird to receive the full document, finally delivered on the day evidence to the Board of Inquiry was due.

The Hastings-Havelock North Branch of Forest & Bird are to make public the original DoC submission at the hearings of a Board of Inquiry meeting in November.

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