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Beach digging still awaits a permit

Thursday 7 December 2017 | Published in Local

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Beach digging still awaits a permit
The National Environment Service says it is monitoring work at a sand mine between Rutaki and Vaimaanga. However, under current environmental law the activity does not require a permit. 17112404

Weeks after National Environment Service staff ordered a digger working on the beach beside the Tropical Sands resort to stop operating, the Rarotonga Environment Authority (REA) has yet to pass on a ruling on whether digging will in fact be permitted on the site.

Weeks after National Environment Service staff ordered a digger working on the beach beside the Tropical Sands resort to stop operating, the Rarotonga Environment Authority (REA) has yet to pass on a ruling on whether digging will in fact be permitted on the site.


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