This media release is put out on behalf of the Project Waireka Implementation Team
INFORMATION COLLECTION UNDERWAY FOR PROJECT WAIREKA
The Project Waireka
Implementation Team has started collecting household participation data
as part of the planning for the installation of water filtration units
in Raetihi homes affected by the September 2013 diesel spill.
Implementation Team has been going door-to-door to find out exactly who
wants to take part and getting those that do to complete a form that
will assist with scoping the project and identifying any potential
The form includes a declaration that confirms that they
understand that all on-going future filter maintenance and other costs
are the household’s responsibility.
People living in rented
accommodation who want to take part also need to obtain a signed
declaration from their landlord confirm that they are happy for filter
to be installed in their property.
Implementation Team chairperson Missy Biddle
said that this first stage of the project has been going really well
and she wanted to thank everyone for their participation and support of
“We have had a team of eight people going door-to-door around Raetihi since last Friday,” she said.
wanting to take part need to get their completed information and
declaration form to us by next Friday (22 April 16).”
“Anyone wanting a form can get one from the Raetihi council office or from their website or alternatively they can call me on 022 132 6960 and the team will come out to them.”
“People who don’t want a visit from the Implementation Team can drop their completed form back into council’s Raetihi office or post it to; Project Waireka, Freepost 492, Ruapehu District Council, Private Bag 1001, Taumarunui 3946.”
said it was important that households wanting to take part complete the
required form by Friday 22 April to allow the Implementation Team to
prepare the information for the next Governance Team meeting on
Wednesday 27 April.
“At this meeting we need to know the total number of households that want to take part and along with other details so we can organise contractual arrangements with suppliers.”
“Anyone with any queries can call or text me directly on 022 132 6960,” she said.
For household form and other info see: http://goo.gl/x69WbX
Project Waireka Implementation Team