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Author: Rex Sturmey

Listen to the common sense of farmers

After reading Malcolm Campbell’s article Issue 1099 2/4/24 “The common sense of farmers not often in a local authorities’ actions” I can see how people with any common sense would get into strife with the Waikato Regional Council (WRC). The WRC seem to pick and choose what they are responsible for and why they are not. I have personally had dealings with WRC staff about the removal of logs from the Kaueranga River entrance to what is locally referred to as the Sewer Beacon. Their reply was that it wasn’t their responsibility. I thought they were responsible for clearing the channel to the Thames...

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