Your Views

Have your say on the issues of the day

Should wastewater charges be user-pays or fixed?

43 comments
Photo / Lynda Feringa, Wairarapa Times-Age
Photo / Lynda Feringa, Wairarapa Times-Age

Citizens & Ratepayers is facing a fight within its own ranks over plans to introduce extensive user-pays for water under the Super City.

Water bills will soar by hundreds of dollars for thousands of North Shore, Waitakere and Manukau households under a user-pays' system for wastewater supported by C&R president John Slater and finance spokesman Doug Armstrong.

But former North Shore Mayor and C&R candidate George Wood has spoken out against the proposals that will result in about 34,000 residents on the Shore facing higher water bills.

Should wastewater charges be user-pays or fixed? Here is the latest selection of Your Views:

Have your say

We aim to have healthy debate. But we won't publish comments that abuse others. View commenting guidelines.

1200 characters left

Sort by
  • Oldest

© Copyright 2014, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on red akl_a2 at 27 Aug 2014 21:22:41 Processing Time: 801ms