Hawke’s Bay Regional Council Defers $260,000 Water Holdings Debt Payment

The first protesters arrive outside the regional council ahead of Wednesday’s meeting over unpaid fees for the CHB water storage system. Photo / Paul Taylor

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has voted to defer fees for Ruataniwha water storage permits from Water Holdings Hawke’s Bay.

Water Holdings is required to pay scientific freshwater royalties annually under Section 36 Authorizations.

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Elna M. Lemons