Lake Hawea. Following the meeting the group asked the regional council for all information and material relating to the alleged consent review. It was aware of local concerns about the effect of fluctuations in the levels of Lake Hawea on groundwater in the area, he said. The regional council detailed its work programme in the area, which began in August this year and would continue into 2018-19. Mr Walker said the group was considering what further steps it could take to have the ORC adhere to its statutory responsibilities.
Source: Otago Daily Times November 14, 2017 16:07 UTC